"Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinents along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. Among the many goods that found their way from East to West and vice versa were glass, wine, spices, metals like iron,...
I was first introduced to Balsamiq while working as the Director of User Experience
for a software company in Chicago. Until that point in my career, I had been
designing user interfaces and clickable prototypes using Photoshop, handcoding
layouts in HTML and CSS, and spending a lot of time learning prototype software
Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is an example–based book on managing Oracle Database in a Linux environment. Covering commonly used distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux, the book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a...
A custom wine cellar with bistro seating; an elegant den with built-in library walls; an electric steam-room in the master bath; a billiards room with a fun, retro wet bar; a custom closet as big as a bedroomàhomeowners dream of the special features that set a home apart and make it...
People often ask me why I chose to publish this work. Primarily, this book was
motivated by my experience in industry after having been in the academic world for
many years. We often hear about the need to bridge the gap between industry and
academia, but one can easily intellectually understand something without having
Six years have passed since the edition of our
Atlas of Practical Cardiac Applications of MRI.
Fortunately, the technique has experienced
during this time a continuous development
that demanded a new updated version of the
book. One of the consequences of this
growing process has been the adoption of the
Provides groundbreaking coverage in using 3D Studio Max for would-be computer game modelers and animators, as well as professionals already experienced with the software. Also features previously undocumented tips and tricks targeted specifically for advanced character creation.
Like most of my peers in the computer game industry,...
I cannot help but find striking resemblances between scientific communities and schools of fish. We interact in conferences and through articles, and we move together while a global trajectory emerges from individual contributions. Some of us like to be at the center of the school, others prefer to wander around, and a few swim in multiple...
"Filled with treasure and big ideas, this book will help you become exceptional." - SETH GODIN
In a tight market, your most powerful growth engine and your best protection from competitive inroads is this: put every thing you can into cultivating true customer loyalty. Loyal customers are less sensitive to...
Small businesses make up the economic engine that moves a nation forward, and all small
businesses must deal with a highly competitive marketplace, unpredictable economic cycles,
time pressures, and technological demands that are constantly exerting pressure on the bottom