The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984
"Rich and compelling. . .Lynskey’s account of the reach of 1984 is revelatory.”
--George Packer, The Atlantic
An authoritative, wide-ranging, and incredibly timely history of 1984--its literary sources, its composition by Orwell, its deep and lasting effect on...
Digital Accounting: The Effects of the Internet And Erp on Accounting Digital Accounting: The Effects of the Internet and ERP on Accounting provides a foundation in digital accounting by covering fundamental topics such as accounting software, XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language), and EDI. The effects of the Internet and ERP on accounting are classified and presented for each accounting cycle, along with a... Windows Game Programming with Visual Basic and DirectX
I’ve been fascinated by computer games for years. Some of my first experiences date back to
the late 1960s when I was in junior high school. I was allowed to skip math class once a
week to use an old teletype terminal. I spent hours punching a tic-tac-toe game written in
BASIC onto paper tape so that I could play it when I...
Building IBM: Shaping an Industry and Its Technology
Beginning with the company's origins in the punched-card technology of the late nineteenth century, this wellresearched volume tells how IBM became so rapidly the dominant company in the computer industry. In doing so, it provides refreshing new insights on the origins and development of that industry.
Pythagoras' Revenge: A Mathematical Mystery
The celebrated mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras left no writings. But what if he had and the manuscript was never found? Where would it be located? And what information would it reveal? These questions are the inspiration for the mathematical mystery novel Pythagoras' Revenge. Suspenseful and instructive, Pythagoras'...
Astronomy Demystified (Demystified)
This book is for people who want to learn basic astronomy without taking a formal course. It also can serve as a supplemental text in a classroom, tutored, or home-schooling environment. I recommend that you start at the beginning of this book and go straight through.
In this book, we’ll go on a few “mind...
Smarter Homes: How Technology Will Change Your Home Life (Design Thinking)
Examine the history of smart homes, how technology shapes our lives, and ways you can think about the home when developing new products. This book presents the opportunities in the homespace that will come from understanding the history and multiple players that have contributed to the development of the home in general. ...
The Investigator's Guide to Computer Crime
In the past half-century we have gone from a world where computers were science fiction to a world where computers are everyday fact. Just thirty years ago the computer that flew with the first astronauts to the moon had less computing power than the computer on the average student’s desk today. Computers have grown in popularity,...
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - Biography
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is an Old Trafford legend. He blazed through a decade at Manchester United, scoring 126 goals in 366 appearances for the Red Devils.
The Norwegian striker became famous for his uncanny ability to score in the dying minutes of important games, often coming on as a 'super-sub' - most famously...
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