The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

By Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

A New York Times Bestseller. A “fascinating” (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) examine how electronic know-how is remodeling our paintings and our lives.

lately, Google’s self reliant autos have logged hundreds of thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the simplest human Jeopardy! avid gamers. electronic technologies―with undefined, software program, and networks at their core―will within the close to destiny diagnose ailments extra effectively than medical professionals can, follow huge, immense facts units to remodel retailing, and achieve many initiatives as soon as thought of uniquely human.

In The moment computer Age MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee―two thinkers on the leading edge in their field―reveal the forces riding the reinvention of our lives and our economic climate. because the complete effect of electronic applied sciences is felt, we'll notice giant bounty within the type of extraordinary own know-how, complicated infrastructure, and near-boundless entry to the cultural goods that enhance our lives.

Amid this bounty can be wrenching swap. Professions of all kinds―from attorneys to truck drivers―will be endlessly upended. businesses can be compelled to remodel or die. contemporary fiscal signs replicate this shift: fewer individuals are operating, and wages are falling whilst productiveness and earnings soar.

Drawing on years of analysis and up to date tendencies, Brynjolfsson and McAfee determine the easiest options for survival and provide a brand new route to prosperity. those comprise revamping schooling in order that it prepares humans for the following financial system rather than the final one, designing new collaborations that pair brute processing energy with human ingenuity, and embracing regulations that make experience in a greatly reworked landscape.

A essentially positive ebook, The moment desktop Age alters how we predict approximately problems with technological, societal, and fiscal progress.

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A Guide to Conducting Online Research

By Ted J Gaiser

A consultant to utilizing know-how in study is designed to help scholars, lecturers, and practitioner researchers in utilizing know-how as a part of their examine. The ebook starts by way of taking a look at what inquiries to ask and the way to organize to behavior on-line examine, then concentrates on specific applied sciences and the way to hire them successfully, earlier than concluding with a dialogue of the peculiarities of engaging in examine within the on-line atmosphere.

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CMS Security Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Plone

By Tom Canavan

Learn to safe websites outfitted on open resource CMSs

Web websites equipped on Joomla!, WordPress, Drupal, or Plone face a few certain safety threats. If you’re accountable for certainly one of them, this complete defense consultant, the 1st of its style, deals exact counsel that can assist you hinder assaults, strengthen safe CMS-site operations, and fix your web site if an assault does take place. You’ll study a powerful, foundational method of CMS operations and safeguard from knowledgeable within the field.

  • More and extra websites are being outfitted on open resource CMSs, making them a well-liked target, thus making you prone to new kinds of attack
  • This is the 1st accomplished advisor taken with securing the commonest CMS systems: Joomla!, WordPress, Drupal, and Plone
  • Provides the instruments for integrating the website into enterprise operations, construction a safety protocol, and constructing a catastrophe restoration plan
  • Covers webhosting, set up defense concerns, hardening servers opposed to assault, developing a contingency plan, patching methods, log evaluation, hack restoration, instant concerns, and infosec policy

CMS defense Handbook is a vital reference for a person answerable for a website outfitted on an open resource CMS.

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Cognitive Networked Sensing and Big Data

Instant allotted Computing and Cognitive Sensing defines high-dimensional facts processing within the context of instant dispensed computing and cognitive sensing. This publication offers the demanding situations which are precise to this zone akin to synchronization brought on by the excessive mobility of the nodes. the writer will speak about the combination of software program outlined radio implementation and testbed improvement. The e-book also will bridge new examine effects and contextual reports. additionally the writer presents an exam of huge cognitive radio community; testbed; dispensed sensing; and disbursed computing.

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Puppet 2.7 Cookbook

By John Arundel

This publication is written in a Cookbook variety exhibiting you ways to establish and extend your Puppet infrastructure. It progresses via distinctive info at the language and contours, exterior instruments, reporting, tracking, and troubleshooting, and concludes with many particular recipes for dealing with renowned functions. The booklet assumes that the reader already has a operating Puppet set up and maybe has written a few easy manifests or tailored a few released modules. It additionally calls for a few event of Linux platforms management, together with familiarity with the command line, dossier method, and textual content enhancing. No programming adventure is needed.

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The Book of Xen: A Practical Guide for the System Administrator

By Chris Takemura

Xen, the open resource virtualization software, is a method administrator's dream. Xen is a unfastened, high-performance digital laptop visual display unit that permits you to consolidate your and at last positioned these unused cycles to use—without sacrificing reliability, functionality, or scalability.

The ebook of Xen explains every little thing you must understand on the way to use Xen successfully, together with deploy, networking, reminiscence administration, and virtualized garage. you will additionally tips on how to use Xen and conventional Linux instruments to take image backups, practice QoS operations on community site visitors, and restrict over-aggressive disk users.

Authors Chris Takemura and Luke S. Crawford exhibit you the way to:

  • Provide digital internet hosting for dozens of clients, every one with their very own person needs
  • Install and deal with a number of site visitors, together with a variety of flavors of Linux, NetBSD, Solaris, and Windows
  • Choose the best digital garage recommendations in your needs
  • Migrate your structures seamlessly and create new images
  • Tune and benchmark your structures to lead them to as quick as possible
  • Troubleshoot Xen's most typical difficulties like community and reminiscence management

Expert recommendation is useful by way of working a sophisticated open resource virtualization know-how like Xen. you will get the recommendation you wish in The ebook of Xen.

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Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014

By Ross Mistry

NOTE: This name is usually to be had as a loose publication at the Microsoft obtain middle. it's provided on the market in print structure as a convenience.

Get a head begin comparing SQL Server 2014 - guided via specialists who've labored with the know-how from the earliest beta. in keeping with group know-how Preview 2 (CTP2) software program, this advisor introduces new beneficial properties and features, with functional insights on how SQL Server 2014 can meet the wishes of your enterprise. Get the early, high-level evaluation you must start getting ready your deployment now.

assurance includes:

  • SQL Server 2014 variations and engine enhancements
  • Mission-critical functionality enhancements
  • Hybrid cloud enhancements
  • Self-service company Intelligence improvements in Microsoft Excel
  • Enterprise info administration enhancements
  • Big facts solutions

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Windows Server 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP)

By Joseph Davies, Tony Northrup

Get the reliable source for deploying, administering, and troubleshooting home windows Server 2008 networking and community entry security (NAP) applied sciences, direct from the specialists who understand the applied sciences top. This definitive source from award-winning Microsoft® networking writer Joseph Davies and Microsoft most respected specialist (MVP) writer Tony Northrup additionally deals specialist insights direct from the home windows Server Networking group at Microsoft. You get designated information regarding all significant networking and community safeguard prone, together with the all-new community entry safeguard (NAP), authentication infrastructure, IPv4 and IPv6, distant entry, digital deepest networks, IP safety, caliber of provider, scalable networking, instant infrastructure and safety, DNS, DHCP, home windows® Firewall, and extra. you furthermore mght get a better half DVD with a completely searchable booklet model of the publication, plus e-book samples from figuring out IPv6 second variation, home windows Server 2008 TCP/IP Protocols and companies, and TCP/IP basics. This respectable Microsoft source provides what each home windows administrator must grasp home windows Server 2008 networking.

Key publication Benefits

Delivers in-depth technical advice for administering, home windows Server 2008 networking and NAP technologies

Features definitive product details from the specialists, with extra insights from the home windows Server staff at Microsoft and box consultants

Provides the special info that each home windows administrator wishes approximately NAP, IPv4 and IPv6, distant entry, digital inner most networks, IP safeguard, DNS, DHCP, home windows Firewall, and more

Includes a DVD with a completely searchable book of all seven volumes, plus bonus booklet samples from 3 extra networking books

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Java: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition

By Herbert Schildt

Essential Java Programming Skills--Made Easy!

Fully up-to-date for Java Platform, common variation eight (Java SE 8), Java: A Beginner's Guide, 6th version will get you began programming in Java right now. Bestselling programming writer Herb Schildt starts off with the fundamentals, similar to the way to create, bring together, and run a Java application. He then strikes directly to the key words, syntax, and constructs that shape the middle of the Java language. This Oracle Press source additionally covers a few of Java's extra complicated good points, together with multithreaded programming, generics, and Swing. in fact, new Java SE eight positive factors resembling lambda expressions and default interface tools are defined. An advent to JavaFX, Java's most recent GUI, concludes this step by step tutorial.

Designed for simple Learning:

  • Key abilities & suggestions -- Chapter-opening lists of particular abilities lined within the bankruptcy
  • Ask the specialist -- Q&A sections full of bonus info and important assistance
  • Try This -- Hands-on workouts that enable you to practice your talents
  • Self assessments -- End-of-chapter quizzes to augment your talents
  • Annotated Syntax -- instance code with observation that describes the programming ideas being illustrated

The book's code examples can be found loose for download.

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Internet of Things with the Arduino Yún

By Marco Schwartz

Projects that can assist you construct an international of smarter things

About This Book

  • Learn how one can interface quite a few sensors and actuators to the Arduino Yun and ship this information within the cloud
  • Explore the chances provided via the net of items through the use of the Arduino Yun to add measurements to Google medical doctors, add images to Dropbox, and ship stay video streams to YouTube
  • Learn the right way to use the Arduino Yun because the mind of a robotic that may be thoroughly managed through Wi-Fi

Who This e-book Is For

This e-book is meant for those that have already got a few adventure with the Arduino platform and who are looking to construct extra interesting functions, particularly to net of items. it is very important have a few easy event in electronics, Arduino, and programming generally to persist with the tasks created within the book.

What you'll Learn

  • Connect a number of sensors to the Arduino Yun
  • Send sensor measurements to Google medical doctors through Temboo
  • Interface the Arduino Yun to Twitter through Temboo
  • Create computerized email signals in line with measured data
  • Use the Arduino Yun to regulate domestic home equipment resembling lamps
  • Measure strength intake utilizing the Yun
  • Take photos with a USB digicam and add them to Dropbox
  • Build robots and keep an eye on them remotely through Wi-Fi

In Detail

Internet of items (IoT) is presently a transforming into pattern within the expertise house, and the Arduino Yun is the best board to start with construction IoT tasks. This ebook covers a number of the strong positive aspects of the Arduino Yun through 4 fascinating tasks. the 1st venture is all approximately sending climate measurements info to a Google medical doctors spreadsheet for simple on-line visualization. the second is ready development an strength intake meter and controlling units remotely. The 3rd specializes in the sphere of safety, through assisting you to construct a digicam that's caused by means of movement and that uploads photographs immediately to Dropbox. ultimately, the final undertaking is in relation with the sphere of robotics, and specializes in construction a robotic that's managed through Wi-Fi.

The major concentration of this ebook is to educate every thing you want to comprehend to construct advanced initiatives utilizing the Arduino Yun, equipped round the fields of domestic automation, safeguard, and robotics.

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