On his deathbed, Alex Roy's father dropped tantalizing hints about the notorious Cannonball Run of the 1970s, the utterly illegal high-speed nonstop race from New York to L.A. that was nothing at all like the one portrayed in the Burt Reynolds movie.
Inspired by his father's dying words, and against the advice of his loyal,...
“The articles and columns in The Scandal of the Century demonstrate that his forthright, lightly ironical voice just seemed to be there, right from the start . . . He’s among those rare great fiction writers whose ancillary work is almost always worth finding . . . He had a way of connecting the souls in all his...
The Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technology (ICT) is a comprehensive resource describing the influence of information communication technology in scientific knowledge construction and spreading, with emphasis on the roles of product technologies, process technologies, and context technologies.
The author of this text coaches the business traveler on important cultural issues that can easily go awry: getting acquainted, making a good impression, eating and drinking together, discussing ethics and politics in the workplace, and much more.
For nearly twenty years, Gwyneth Olofsson has been helping people avoid the cultural gaffes...
The source of life is water. Life began in the
oceans, which represent the largest stock of water
on Earth. Much less water is stored below the land
surface in the form of fresh groundwater, amounting
to not quite 0.8% of the earth’s total water
reserves, while lakes and rivers combined only
contribute a further...
See how you can use C# to write Windows applications and much more!
Interested in the exciting possibilities of programming with C#? Well, look sharp! Even if you've never programmed before, you'll see how C# allows you to write code using the Visual Studio® 2005 interface. From...
We are delighted lo present the ECDL 2004 Conference proceedings from the
8th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Li-
braries at the University of Bath. Bath, UK. This followed an impressive and
geographically dispersed series of locations for previous events: Pisa (1997). ller-
This volume contains the 25 papers presented at the First International ICST
Conference on Theory and Practice of Algorithms in (Computer) Systems
(TAPAS 2011), held in Rome during April 18-20 2011, including three papers
by the distinguished invited speakers Shay Kutten, Kirk Pruhs and Paolo Santi.
Marcus Porcius Cato ("the Younger") is most famous for being Julius Caesar's nemesis. His sustained antagonism was in large part responsible for pushing the Romans towards civil war. Yet Cato never wanted war even though he used the threat of violence against Caesar. This strategic gamble misfired as Caesar, instead of...
Multimedia on Symbian OS is the only book available to discuss multimedia on Symbian OS at this level. It covers key areas of multimedia technology, with information about APIs and services provided by Symbian OS. Other key features include details of UI platform-specific APIs from S60 and UIQ.
At the heart of the Bible is a moral and ethical call to fight unjust superpowers, whether they are Babylon, Rome, or even America.
From the divine punishment and promise found in Genesis through the revolutionary messages of Jesus and Paul, John Dominic Crossan reveals what the Bible has to say about land and economy, violence and...