Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
"A gifted and thoughtful writer, Metzl brings us to the frontiers of biology and technology, and reveals a world full of promise and peril." ? Siddhartha Mukherjee MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene
Passionate, provocative, and...
Pimped: The Shocking True Story of the Girl Sold for Sex by Her Best Friend
By the age of thirteen, vulnerable Sheffield teenager Samantha Owens had fallen through the cracks in the care system. Bounced around numerous foster carers after her home life became too chaotic, Samantha thought she had found a friend in the streetwise Amanda Spencer. The older girl bought her clothes, styled her hair and found her places to... I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution
From The New Yorker’s fiercely original, Pulitzer Prize-winning culture critic, a provocative collection of new and previously published essays arguing that we are what we watch.
“Emily Nussbaum is the perfect critic—smart, engaging, funny, generous, and insightful.”—David...
Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion
While orthodox religion by its very nature is conservative, philosophy at its best is inherently radical. It challenges authority, tradition, and the whole idea of "dogma." For this reason, philosophy of religion can be explosively controversial. It is bound to disturb those who peddle incontrovertible truth and fascinate...
Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services: 15th International Conference, GECON 2018, Pisa, Italy, September 18–20, 2018, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (11113))
This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 15th International Conference on the
Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services (GECON 2018). GECON is a
long-held conference that annually brings together economics and computer science
researchers, with the ultimate aim of building a strong...
Microservices for the Enterprise: Designing, Developing, and Deploying
Understand the key challenges and solutions around building microservices in the enterprise application environment. This book provides a comprehensive understanding of microservices architectural principles and how to use microservices in real-world scenarios.
Architectural challenges using microservices with service...
Programming Microsoft Office 2000 Web Components
When I first started developing information systems at Microsoft, I often looked at Microsoft Excel and lamented that it was not packaged as a collection of reusable components that I could simply pick up and integrate into my applications. At that time, the current version of Excel had a new revolutionary user interface element called a...
Designing a Data Warehouse : Supporting Customer Relationship Management
The main subject of this book is data warehousing. A data warehouse is a special kind of database that, in recent years, has attracted a great deal of interest in the information technology industry. Quite a few books have been published about data warehousing generally, but very few have focused on the design of data...
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