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The Dark Souls III Collector s Edition Guide includes Exclusive Darksign Journal Ashen One relax by the bonfire and take notes on the game or simply use this satin-touch 192 page lined journal to reflect on your accomplishments after a long day s toil Only in this Collector s Edition GuidePremium Hardcover Book a must-have for any fan Plus all of the strategy content of the standard guide Comprehensive Walkthrough with Detailed Maps Learn the location of every dangerous encounter trap shortcut and important item in every area of the game Equipment Spell and Item Data A full armory of items weapons spells armor and upgrades for your perusal Learn where the best equipment is located and how best to level it up Character Build Analysis and Strategies Use our authors extensive testing to your advantage We provide ideas and concepts for character builds to help you define your playstyle Enemy Tactics and Boss Strategies Tips and tricks for every encounter Learn the tells for everyattack that a major enemy makes so you can counter their strikes effectively Free mobile-friendly eGuide Includes a code to access the eGuide a web-access version of the complete guide optimized for a second-screen experience These limited edition guides will... only be printed once When they are sold out they will be gone forever more
I am not a recruiter I am a software engineer And as such I know what it s like to be asked to whip up brilliant algorithms on the spot and then write flawless code on a whiteboard I ve been through this as a candidate and as an interviewer Cracking the Coding Interview 6th Edition is here to help you through this process teaching you what you need to know and enabling you to perform at your very best I ve coached and interviewed hundreds of software engineers The result is this book Learn how to uncover the hints and hidden details in a question discover how to break down a problem into manageable chunks develop techniques to unstick yourself when stuck learn or re-learn core computer science concepts and practice on 189 interview questions and solutions These interview questions are real they are not pulled out of computer science textbooks They reflect what s truly being asked at the top companies so that you can be as prepared as possible WHAT S INSIDE 189 programming interview questions ranging from the basics to the trickiest algorithm problems A walk-through of how to derive each solution so that you can learn how to get there yourself Hints on how to solve each of the 189 questions just like what you would get in a real... interview Five proven strategies to tackle algorithm questions so that you can solve questions you haven t seen Extensive coverage of essential topics such as big O time data structures and core algorithms A behind the scenes look at how top companies like Google and Facebook hire developers Techniques to prepare for and ace the soft side of the interview behavioral questions For interviewers and companies details on what makes a good interview question and hiring process more
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Wildly entertaining Lyons has injected a dose of sanity into a world gone mad ---Ashlee Vance New York Times-bestselling author of Elon MuskFor twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession--until one Friday morning when he received a phone call Poof His job no longer existed I think they just want to hire younger people his boss at Newsweek told him Fifty years old and with a wife and two young kids Dan was in a word screwed Then an idea hit Dan had long reported on Silicon Valley and the tech explosion Why not join it HubSpot a Boston start-up was flush with 100 million in venture capital They offered Dan a pile of stock options for the vague role of marketing fellow What could go wrong HubSpotters were true believers They were making the world a better place by selling email spam The office vibe was frat house meets cult compound The party began at four thirty on Friday and lasted well into the night shower pods became hook-up dens a push-up club met at noon in the lobby while nearby in the content factory Nerf gun fights raged Groups went on walking meetings and Dan s absentee boss sent cryptic emails about employees who had graduated read been fired In the... middle of all this was Dan exactly twice the age of the average HubSpot employee and literally old enough to be the father of most of his co-workers sitting at his desk on his bouncy-ball chair Mixed in with Lyons s uproarious tale of his rise and fall at Hubspot is a trenchant analysis of the start-up world a de facto conspiracy between those who start companies and those who fund them a world where bad ideas are rewarded with hefty investments where companies blow money lavishing perks on their post-collegiate workforces and where everybody is trying to hang on just long enough to reach an IPO and cash out With a cast of characters that includes devilish angel investors fad-chasing venture capitalists entrepreneurs and wantrapreneurs bloggers and brogrammers social climbers and sociopaths Disrupted is a gripping and definitive account of life in the second tech bubble more
Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon Randall Munroe is here to help In Thing Explainer he uses line drawings and only the thousand or rather ten hundred most common words to provide simple explanations for some of the most interesting stuff there is including food-heating radio boxes microwaves tall roads bridges computer buildings datacenters the shared space house the International Space Station the other worlds around the sun the solar system the big flat rocks we live on tectonic plates the pieces everything is made of the periodic table planes with turning wings helicopters boxes that make clothes smell better washers and dryers the bags of stuff inside you cells How do these things work Where do they come from What would life be like without them And what would happen if we opened them up heated them up cooled them down pointed them in a different direction or pressed this button In Thing Explainer Munroe gives us the answers to these questions and so many more Funny interesting and always understandable this book is for anyone age 5 to 105 who has ever wondered how things work and why
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER One of America s most accomplished entrepreneurs a pioneer who made the Internet part of everyday life and orchestrated the largest merger in the history of business shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology Steve Case s career began when he cofounded America Online AOL in 1985 At the time only three percent of Americans were online It took a decade for AOL to achieve mainstream success and there were many near-death experiences and back-to-the-wall pivots AOL became the top performing company of the 1990s and at its peak more than half of all consumer Internet traffic in the United States ran through the service After Case engineered AOL s merger with Time Warner and he became Chairman of the combined business Case oversaw the biggest media and communications empire in the world In The Third Wave which pays homage to the work of the futurist Alvin Toffler from whom Case has borrowed the title and whose work inspired him as a young man Case takes us behind the scenes of some of the most consequential and riveting business decisions of our time while offering illuminating insights from decades of working as an entrepreneur an... investor a philanthropist and an advocate for sensible bipartisan policies We are entering as Case explains a new paradigm called the Third Wave of the Internet The first wave saw AOL and other companies lay the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet The second wave saw companies like Google and Facebook build on top of the Internet to create search and social networking capabilities while apps like Snapchat and Instagram leverage the smartphone revolution Now Case argues we re entering the Third Wave a period in which entrepreneurs will vastly transform major real world sectors like health education transportation energy and food and in the process change the way we live our daily lives But success in the Third Wave will require a different skill set and Case outlines the path forward The Third Wave is part memoir part manifesto and part playbook for the future With passion and clarity Case explains the ways in which newly emerging technology companies a growing number of which he argues will not be based in Silicon Valley will have to rethink their relationships with customers with competitors and with governments and offers advice for how entrepreneurs can make winning business decisions and strategies and how all of us can make sense of this changing digital age more
This bestselling on-the-job reference and test preparation guide has been fully revised for the new 2015 CompTIA A exam objectives for exams 901 902Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A certification and training this self-study book and CD has been thoroughly updated to cover 100 of the exam objectives on the 2015 CompTIA A exams New topics include managing and maintaining cellular devices including tablets configuring operating systems including Windows 8 Android and iOS and enhanced mobile-centered security and troubleshooting procedures The All-in-One Exam Guide enables you to take the test with complete confidence It also serves as a practical reference for IT support and technical personnel Electronic content includes Practice exams download for both exam 901 and 902 with hundreds of accurate practice exam questionsMore than an hour of online video training featuring Mike MeyersOnline performance-based simulations that prepare you for the performance-based exam questionsA link to Mike s favorite PC toolsA PDF copy of the bookKey Features Written with the in the trenches voice and clarity Mike Meyers is known forFeatures pre-assessment tests exam tips and Try This sections to reinforce difficult topicsIncludes a... coupon for 10 off of the exam fee a 37 valuemore
The overwhelming majority of a software system s lifespan is spent in use not in design or implementation So why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large-scale computing systems In this collection of essays and articles key members of Google s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build deploy monitor and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world You ll learn the principles and practices that enable Google engineers to make systems more scalable reliable and efficient lessons directly applicable to your organization This book is divided into four sections Introduction Learn what site reliability engineering is and why it differs from conventional IT industry practicesPrinciples Examine the patterns behaviors and areas of concern that influence the work of a site reliability engineer SRE Practices Understand the theory and practice of an SRE s day-to-day work building and operating large distributed computing systemsManagement Explore Google s best practices for training communication and meetings that your organization can use
A New York Times BestsellerInstagram Whisper Yik Yak Vine YouTube Kik Ask fm Tinder The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media What it is doing to an entire generation of young women is the subject of award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales s riveting and explosive American Girls With extraordinary intimacy and precision Sales captures what it feels like to be a girl in America today From Montclair to Manhattan and Los Angeles from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky Sales crisscrossed the country speaking to more than two hundred girls ages thirteen to nineteen and documenting a massive change in the way girls are growing up a phenomenon that transcends race geography and household income American Girls provides a disturbing portrait of the end of childhood as we know it and of the inexorable and ubiquitous experience of a new kind of adolescence one dominated by new social and sexual norms where a girl s first crushes and experiences of longing and romance occur in an accelerated electronic environment where issues of identity and self-esteem are magnified and transformed by social platforms that provide instantaneous judgment What does it mean to be a girl in America... in 2016 It means coming of age online in a hypersexualized culture that has normalized extreme behavior from pornography to the casual exchange of nude photographs a culture rife with a virulent new strain of sexism and a sometimes self-undermining notion of feminist empowerment a culture in which teenagers are spending so much time on technology and social media that they are not developing basic communication skills From beauty gurus to slut-shaming to a disconcerting trend of exhibitionism Nancy Jo Sales provides a shocking window into the troubling world of today s teenage girls Provocative and urgent American Girls is destined to ignite a much-needed conversation about how we can help our daughters and sons negotiate unprecedented new challenges more
Atari is one of the most recognized names in the world Since its formation in 1972 the company pioneered hundreds of iconic titles including Asteroids Centipede and Missile Command In addition to hundreds of games created for arcades home video systems and computers original artwork was specially commissioned to enhance the Atari experience further enticing children and adults to embrace and enjoy the new era of electronic entertainment The Art of Atari is the first official collection of such artwork Sourced from private collections worldwide this book spans over 40 years of the company s unique illustrations used in packaging advertisements catalogs and more Co-written by Robert V Conte and Tim Lapetino The Art of Atari includes behind-the-scenes details on how dozens of games featured within were conceived of illustrated approved or rejected and brought to life Includes a special Foreword by New York Times bestseller Ernst Cline author of Armada and Ready Player One soon to be a motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg Whether you re a fan collector enthusiast or new to the world of Atari this book offers the most complete collection of Atari artwork ever produced For me revisiting the beautiful artwork presented in this... book is almost as good as taking a trip in Doc Brown s time machine back to that halcyon era at the dawn of the digital age But be warned viewing these images may leave you with an overwhelming desire to revisit the ancient pixelated battlefields they each depict as well -- from the Foreword by Ernest Cline author of READY PLAYER ONEmore
Your clear-cut easy-to-follow guide to Windows 10 If you re a first-time over-50 Windows 10 user looking for an authoritative accessible guide to the basics of this new operating system look no further than Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies Written by an all-around tech guru and the coauthor of Windows 8 1 For Seniors For Dummies it cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know navigating the interface with a mouse or a touchscreen customizing the desktop managing printers and other external devices setting up and connecting to simple networks and storing files in the Cloud Plus you ll find helpful instructions on sending and receiving email uploading editing and downloading pictures listening to music playing games and so much more Whether you re upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or instant messenger viewing videos or simply making your life more organized and streamlined all the guidance you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips Customize the desktop and set up a simple network Connect with family and friends online Work with apps like a pro Safely protect your data your computer and your identity With... large-print format for text figures and drawings there s no easier way to get up and running on the new Windows operating system than with Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies more