This is a comprehensive reference source on the theory, techniques, and application of the various forensic sciences.The past decade has seen an explosion of interest in the application of scientific techniques to investigations of crime. Television audiences have developed a seemingly insatiable appetite for shows such as CSI: Crime Scene...
Heroes: David Bowie and Berlin (Reverb)
In 1976, David Bowie left Los Angeles and the success of his celebrated albums Diamond Dogs
and Young Americans
for Europe. The rocker settled in Berlin, where he would make his “Berlin Trilogy”âthe albums Low
, and Lodger
, which are now considered some of the most critically...
The BIOS Companion: The book that doesn't come with your motherboard! The instructions that turn a PC into a useful machine come in three stages, starting with application programs, which are loaded by an operating system, which in turn is loaded by a bootstrap loader in the BIOS (the Basic Input/Output System). There are several in a PC, a good example being the one on the video card that controls the interface... JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters BRAND NEW HARDBACKWe can know the essential truth of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. That truth can set us free.
Thanks to the pioneer investigators into President Kennedy's murder, the truth-telling of many witnesses, and a recent flood of documents through the JFK Records Act, the truth is available. Not only can the...
Quantum Approach to Informatics An essential overview of quantum information
Information, whether inscribed as a mark on a stone tablet or encoded as a magnetic domain on a hard drive, must be stored in a physical object and thus made subject to the laws of physics. Traditionally, information processing such as computation occurred in a framework governed by laws of classical...
Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11
In this pathbreaking book, Amy Zegart provides the first scholarly examination of the intelligence failures that preceded September 11. Until now, those failures have been attributed largely to individual mistakes. But Zegart shows how and why the intelligence system itself left us vulnerable.
Zegart argues that after the Cold War...
Sustainable Solar Housing: Strategies and Solutions
This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production, heat storage, electricity, and control). Each...
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