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Download E-books The Definitive Guide to MongoDB: A complete guide to dealing with Big Data using MongoDB (Expert's Voice in Open Source) PDF

By David Hows, Peter Membrey

The Definitive consultant to MongoDB, moment variation, is up-to-date for the most recent model and contains all the most recent MongoDB beneficial properties, together with the aggregation framework brought in model 2.2 and hashed indexes in model 2.4. MongoDB is the preferred of the "Big info" NoSQL database applied sciences, and it truly is nonetheless growing to be. David Hows from 10gen, besides skilled MongoDB authors Peter Membrey and Eelco Plugge, supply their services and adventure in educating you every little thing you want to comprehend to develop into a MongoDB pro.

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Download E-books The Everything Feng Shui De-Cluttering Book: Simplify Your Environment and Your Life PDF

By Katina Z. Jones

In our fast paced, high-tech international, progressively more everyone is discovering themselves beaten by way of "stuff." From previous outfits and receipts to unused home equipment and damaged electronics, messes are available all sizes and styles. Overcrowded closets, bursting bureaus, and desks of disarray impact the environment and stifle our actual, emotional, and non secular well-being.

The every little thing Feng Shui Decluttering Book indicates you the way to arrange your assets, create area, and advertise optimistic strength circulate in your house or workplace utilizing uncomplicated feng shui ideas. From selecting muddle and letting visit growing all-new garage and paintings areas, this sensible consultant exhibits how clearing the environment of junk can result in higher productiveness, prosperity, and wellness.

Also comprises invaluable information for:

  • Defining litter and opting for its actual, emotional, and religious effects
  • Applying feng shui ideas with out sacrificing convenience
  • Arranging areas to reinforce overall healthiness, wealth, and relationships
  • Eliminating muddle nightmares within the bed room for a legitimate, restful sleep
  • Conducting a muddle audit within the workplace so readers can get right down to business

Fun and straightforward to stick with, The every thing Feng Shui Decluttering Book is a must have for somebody trying to create confident residing and dealing spaces.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Deception PDF

The Encyclopedia of Deception examines mendacity from a number of views drawn from the disciplines of social psychology, sociology, background, company, political technological know-how, cultural anthropology, ethical philosophy, theology, legislations, relatives stories, evolutionary biology, philosophy, and extra. From the “little white lie,” to mendacity on a resume, to the grandiose lies of presidents, this two-volume reference explores the phenomenon of mendacity in a multidisciplinary context to explain this universal element of our day-by-day lives. not just a cultural phenomenon traditionally, mendacity is a common prevalence in our daily lives. study exhibits that we're prone to lie or deliberately misinform others numerous instances an afternoon or in a single out of each 4 conversations that lasts greater than 10 mins.

Key Features:

  • More than 360 authored by means of key figures within the box are prepared A-to-Z in volumes, that are on hand in either print and digital codecs.
  • Entries are written in a transparent and obtainable variety that invitations readers to discover and think of using mendacity and self-deception.
  • Each article concludes with pass references to similar entries and additional readings.

This educational, multi-author reference paintings will function a basic, non-technical source for college kids and researchers inside of social and behavioral technological know-how courses who search to raised comprehend the historic position of mendacity and the way it truly is hired in glossy society.

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Download E-books Blender 2.5 Lighting and Rendering PDF

Each one bankruptcy develops a unique element of a Blender procedure. The booklet is basically a step by step instructional, which builds up your wisdom all through. It has functional examples akin to lighting fixtures a tricycle in open area, lighting fixtures a wine bottle on a desk, and lights a room that has a lamp in addition to solar coming in during the window. those examples will assist you enforce the various Blender suggestions on your paintings. while you're a Blender person and also you are looking to enhance the standard of your renders, this ebook is for you. you want to have event in Blender and understand your approach round the Blender interface. you can be a certified or freelancer or hobbyist prepared to extend the standard of your portfolio and attracted to including perfection in your renders.

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Download E-books Parallel Programming with Intel Parallel Studio XE PDF

By Stephen Blair-Chappell

Optimize code for multi-core processors with Intel's Parallel Studio

Parallel programming is speedily changing into a "must-know" ability for builders. but, the place to begin? This teach-yourself educational is a perfect place to begin for builders who already comprehend home windows C and C++ and are desirous to upload parallelism to their code. With a spotlight on making use of instruments, strategies, and language extensions to enforce parallelism, this crucial source teaches you the way to write down courses for multicore and leverage the ability of multicore on your courses. Sharing hands-on case stories and real-world examples, the authors research the demanding situations of every venture and assist you to triumph over them.

  • Explores conversion of serial code to parallel
  • Focuses on enforcing Intel Parallel Studio
  • Highlights some great benefits of utilizing parallel code
  • Addresses mistakes and function optimization of code
  • Includes real-world eventualities that illustrate the strategies of complicated parallel programming situations

Parallel Programming with Intel Parallel Studio dispels any issues of trouble and will get you all started developing quicker code with Intel Parallel Studio.

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Download E-books Business Innovation Insights (Collection) (2nd Edition) PDF

By Craig M. Vogel, Jonathan Cagan, Luke M. Williams, Deepa Prahalad, Robert Brunner, Ravi Sawhney

Booklet Date: April 27, 2013

An up to date selection of suggestions for jumpstarting innovation in any marketplace, product, carrier, or process

Hot new rules for supercharging enterprise innovation in any marketplace, instantaneously: four outstanding books from world-renowned pioneers in all aspects of innovation!

This 4-book package deal brings jointly today’s quickest, strongest, so much reasonable recommendations for jumpstarting innovation -- no matter what you promote, no matter what you’re in! You’ll detect the best way to swap the enjoying box, leverage your customers’ insights and services, discover large unmet wishes, craft nice patron stories, and make innovation repeatable all through your company. In Predictable Magic, veteran commercial fashion designer Ravi Sawhney and company strategist Deepa Prahalad introduce a leap forward procedure for systematically growing deep emotional connections among shoppers and brands… seamlessly integrating company method with design… transcending the utilitarian (or even the “beautiful”) to construct items that powerfully attach, contact, and stream people... time and again! subsequent, in Do You Matter?, mythical business dressmaker Robert Brunner (who laid the foundation for Apple’s awesome layout language) and Stewart Emery assist you use layout to continuously create items, providers, and reports that subject to customers’ lives -- and thereby force robust, sustainable advancements in enterprise functionality. via case reports from leaders like Nike, Apple, BMW and IKEA, they introduce design-driven concepts for coping with your whole adventure chain… defining potent layout options and languages… handling design… utilizing (and now not abusing) research… extending layout values into advertising and manufacturing… encouraging layout techniques that open solely new markets! Then, in Disrupt: imagine the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation on your company, frog design’s Luke Williams exhibits tips on how to begin producing (and executing on) a gentle flow of disruptive innovations and unforeseen recommendations. Williams combines the fluid creativity of "disruptive thinking" with the analytical rigor that’s crucial to enterprise good fortune. the outcome: an easy but entire five-stage method for imagining a strong marketplace disruption, and reworking it right into a fact that catches your whole suddenly. eventually, within the highly-anticipated moment variation of making leap forward items: Revealing the secrets and techniques that force international Innovation, Jonathan Cagan and Craig Vogel provide an crucial roadmap for uncovering new possibilities, picking out what shoppers fairly worth this present day, and development services that rework markets. This version includes brand-new chapters on provider layout and international innovation, new insights and most sensible practices, and new case experiences starting from Navistar’s most up-to-date long-haul truck to P&G’s reinvention of natural Essence. you know the way the most important innovation has become… this four e-book package deal can help you infuse it all through all of your organization!

From world-renowned enterprise innovation specialists Deepa Prahalad, Ravi Sawhney, Robert Brunner, Stewart Emery, Russ corridor, Luke Williams, Jonathan Cagan, and Craig M. Vogel

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Download E-books Reinventing Reference: How Libraries Deliver Value in the Age of Google PDF

Uniquely situated to attach library clients to the knowledge they search, and therefore to the broader international, library employees who serve at the entrance strains of reference have either the ability and accountability to place the library as an establishment that is still correct and responsive. This assortment takes a severe examine the overarching tendencies that impact present library coverage and perform concerning the technique of supplying details providers, and the way components similar to public coverage, economics, and pop culture will proceed to impact these traits sooner or later. Library leaders and visionaries from around the spectrum of associations handle such issues as

-The background of reference librarianship and the way it pertains to the present panorama

-Privacy, censorship, and reference ethics

-The results of the born electronic library consumer at the goal and serve as of reference

-Strategic demanding situations for reference within the coming decade

-A reference forecast for 2025

Placing those concerns in old and cultural context, this e-book bargains useful ideas for brand spanking new paradigms of reference carrier for all clients.

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Download E-books Building Your Own Electronics Lab: A Guide to Setting Up Your Own Gadget Workshop (Technology in Action) PDF

By Dale Wheat

What should still an electronics hackerspace seem like? Is it on your bed room, storage, a school room, or perhaps a suitcase?

And the place do you begin? What elements are crucial, and that are simply great to have? and the way do you manage it all?

Dale Wheat, the writer of Arduino Internals, will help you construct your personal electronics lab whole with instruments, components, and tool resources. you will tips on how to create a transportable lab, a small lab to save lots of house, or even a lab for small teams and school rooms.

you are going to research which components and instruments are vital it doesn't matter what style initiatives you are engaged on: which soldering irons are top, which instruments, cables, and trying out apparatus you will need. you are going to additionally find out about various chips, forums, sensors, strength assets, and which of them you should stick with it hand.

ultimately, you will learn how to collect every little thing for the kind of lab most fitted on your wishes. if you would like to hold every little thing in your neighborhood makerspace, you could construct the transportable Lab. should you plan to tinker at domestic or within the storage, there's the nook Lab. in case you are going to run your personal neighborhood makerspace otherwise you have to arrange a lab to coach others, there's the Small-Group Lab. 

it doesn't matter what your gadgeteering wishes might be, Building your individual Electronics Lab will exhibit you precisely how one can placed all of it jointly so that you have what you must get started.

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Download E-books Whatever it Takes: The Real Story of Gordon Brown and New Labour PDF

By Steve Richards

At the start of the monetary problem, in September 2008, Gordon Brown known as an emergency press convention during which he declared, 'we will do no matter what it takes to revive balance within the monetary markets'.

He used to be to repeated the word ‘whatever it takes’ regularly within the following weeks.

As Shadow Chancellor Brown may do no matter what it took to revive Labour's fiscal credibility. As leader-in-waiting he could do no matter what it took to procure the crown. As major Minister he may do no matter what it took to buttress his enfeebled regime, going as some distance instigating a rapprochement with Peter Mandelson, a determine he had come to despise. made up our minds, wilful, multi-layered in his complexity, Brown could constantly do no matter what it took to survive.

New Labour, as a political strength, rootless and shielding in its origins, may equally do no matter what it took to keep aid in what its founders considered as a conservative country.

Written by way of probably the most influential political commentators within the united kingdom, the Independent's leader political commentator, Steve Richards, this political divulge examines Gordon Brown's wildly oscillating profession and the ruthless and infrequently shallow pragmatism displayed via New Labour as a whole.

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Download E-books Netduino Home Automation Projects PDF

By Matt Cavanagh

With this booklet you might have the house of the next day to come, actually the next day. Its absolutely useful method is ideal for the hobbyist who desires to use Netduino to automate their domestic. packed with enjoyable initiatives and transparent instructions.


  • Automate your home utilizing a Netduino and a number of universal components
  • Learn the basics of Netduino to enforce them in virtually any project
  • Create cool tasks starting from self-watering crops to a do-it-yourself breathalyzer

In Detail

In contemporary years, electronics have long gone from anything that purely digital engineers can comprehend, to a typical pastime that's available to all. Netduino has grown to be part of this revolution, delivering a improvement board that's either effortless to take advantage of, and permits present .NET builders to construct on wisdom they already have.

Most builders have wild principles approximately the entire instruments they might increase to make the realm a greater (or more uncomplicated) position, yet don't know tips to get past blinking an LED. the subjects contained transcend what such a lot books conceal, taking an in-depth examine tips on how to use Netduino for useful projects.

This ebook starts via exhibiting you the way to do the “hello global” of electronics – fade an LED out and in. it is going to take you all through all of the basics, together with tips to keep an eye on quite a lot of digital sensors.

You will find out how effortless it's to automate a number of elements of your house. you'll methods to open your gate together with your telephone, instantly water your crops, get emailed while somebody invades your territory, attach up a keypad to free up your door, make your personal breathalyzer, regulate your house theatre, and masses more!

What you'll examine from this book

  • Write a few uncomplicated code for a Netduino
  • Use a microphone to figure out the noise point of the room
  • Power the sensors and elements with exterior strength supplies
  • Control present expertise and home equipment round your place with transistors and relays
  • Link your telephone on your Netduino with Bluetooth as a controller
  • Determine alcohol in your breath
  • Use servos to regulate actual objects
  • Use a matrix keypad to safe your place and lots more and plenty more


Netduino domestic Automation initiatives for Lazy Boys is written in a pragmatic and pleasant kind. examining this publication can be an adventure filled with enjoyable and studying as well.

Who this ebook is written for

This ebook is splendid for somebody who's attracted to domestic automation, has a few event in C#, and has used a Netduino prior to yet desires to discover extra complex issues. notwithstanding, the booklet starts off from the very fundamentals so it may be picked up even through novices.

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