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Coders: Who They Are, What They Think and How They Are Changing Our World
Coders: Who They Are, What They Think and How They Are Changing Our World

Facebook’s algorithms shaping the news. Uber’s cars flocking the streets. Revolution on Twitter and romance on Tinder. We live in a world constructed of computer code. Coders – software programmers – are the people who built it for us. And yet their worlds and minds are little known to outsiders.

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On Mercy
On Mercy

Is mercy more important than justice?

Since antiquity, mercy has been regarded as a virtue. The power of monarchs was legitimated by their acts of clemency, their mercy demonstrating their divine nature. Yet by the end of the eighteenth century, mercy had become “an injustice committed against society . . ....

Hacking the Hacker: Learn From the Experts Who Take Down Hackers
Hacking the Hacker: Learn From the Experts Who Take Down Hackers

Meet the world's top ethical hackers and explore the tools of the trade

Hacking the Hacker takes you inside the world of cybersecurity to show you what goes on behind the scenes, and introduces you to the men and women on the front lines of this technological arms race. Twenty-six of the world's top white hat...

The Heartland: An American History
The Heartland: An American History
A history of a quintessentially American place--the rural and small town heartland--that uncovers deep yet hidden currents of connection with the world.

When Kristin L. Hoganson arrived in Champaign, Illinois, after teaching at Harvard, studying at Yale, and living in the D.C. metro area with various stints overseas,
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React Cookbook: Create dynamic web apps with React using Redux, Webpack, Node.js, and GraphQL
React Cookbook: Create dynamic web apps with React using Redux, Webpack, Node.js, and GraphQL

Over 66 hands-on recipes that cover UI development, animations, component architecture, routing, databases, testing, and debugging with React

Key Features

  • Use essential hacks and simple techniques to solve React application development challenges
  • Create native mobile...
30-Second Nutrition: The 50 most significant food-related facts, each explained in half a minute
30-Second Nutrition: The 50 most significant food-related facts, each explained in half a minute
If you only have 30 seconds, there is time – using this book – to bone  up on how to eat well. We’re served a daily diet of food facts, fads and often far-fetched claims for what we put on our plates, which makes it difficult to distinguish healthy from harmful. With obesity, heart disease,...
Introduction to Algorithms: A Creative Approach
Introduction to Algorithms: A Creative Approach
This book emphasizes the creative aspects of algorithm design by examining steps used in the process of algorithms development. The heart of this creative process lies in an analogy between proving mathematical theorems by induction and designing combinatorial algorithms. The book contains hundreds of problems and examples. It is designed to...
The Herbal Medicine Cookbook: Everyday Recipes to Boost Your Health
The Herbal Medicine Cookbook: Everyday Recipes to Boost Your Health

The Herbal Medicine Cookbook is the definitive kitchen reference to transform everyday meals into natural remedies.

Your kitchen is the heart of a holistic life. The Herbal Medicine Cookbook infuses everyday cooking with the healing power of everyday herbs to nourish your body with...

Muslim Women, Agency and Resistance Politics: The Case of Kashmir
Muslim Women, Agency and Resistance Politics: The Case of Kashmir
This book investigates agency in the historical resistance movement in Kashmir by initiating a fresh conversation about Muslim Kashmiri women. It exhibits Muslim women not merely as accidental victims but conscientious agents who choose to operate within the struggles of self-determination. The experience of victimization stimulates women to...
Northern Lights: One Woman, Two Teams, and the Football Field That Changed Their Lives
Northern Lights: One Woman, Two Teams, and the Football Field That Changed Their Lives

Life is hard in Barrow, Alaska. Football mom Cathy Parker first caught a glimpse of this far-away reality from the comfort of her Jacksonville, Florida, living room while watching a 2006 ESPN report on the Barrow Whalers, a high school football team consisting mostly of Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo natives playing in the most difficult of...

Me (The Art of Living)
Me (The Art of Living)

'Who am I?' In a world where randomness and chance make life transient and unpredictable, religion, psychology and philosophy have all tried, in their different ways, to answer this question and to give meaning and coherence to the human person. How we should construct a meaningful 'me' - and to make sense of one's life -...

Meshing, Geometric Modeling and Numerical Simulation, Volume 2: Metrics, Meshes and Mesh Adaptation (Geometric Modeling and Applications)
Meshing, Geometric Modeling and Numerical Simulation, Volume 2: Metrics, Meshes and Mesh Adaptation (Geometric Modeling and Applications)

Triangulations, and more precisely meshes, are at the heart of many problems relating to a wide variety of scientific disciplines, and in particular numerical simulations of all kinds of physical phenomena. In numerical simulations, the functional spaces of approximation used to search for solutions are defined from meshes, and in...

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