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There have been many books on a large and small scale about Steve Jobs one of the most famous CEOs in history But this book is different from all the others Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs The conventional one-dimensional view of Jobs is that he was half-genius half-jerk from youth an irascible and selfish leader who slighted friends and family alike Becoming Steve Jobs answers the central question about the life and career of the Apple cofounder and CEO How did a young man so reckless and arrogant that he was exiled from the company he founded become the most effective visionary business leader of our time ultimately transforming the daily life of billions of people Drawing on incredible and sometimes exclusive access Schlender and Tetzeli tell a different story of a real human being who wrestled with his failings and learned to maximize his strengths over time Their rich compelling narrative is filled with stories never told before from the people who knew Jobs best and who decided to open up to the authors including his family former inner circle executives and top people at Apple Pixar and Disney most notably Tim Cook Jony Ive Eddy Cue Ed Catmull John Lasseter... Robert Iger and many others In addition Brent knew Jobs personally for 25 years and draws upon his many interviews with him on and off the record in writing the book He and Rick humanize the man and explain rather than simply describe his behavior Along the way the book provides rich context about the technology revolution we all have lived through and the ways in which Jobs changed our world Schlender and Tetzeli make clear that Jobs s astounding success at Apple was far more complicated than simply picking the right products he became more patient he learned to trust his inner circle and discovered the importance of growing the company incrementally rather than only shooting for dazzling game-changing products A rich and revealing account that will change the way we view Jobs Becoming Steve Jobs shows us how one of the most colorful and compelling figures of our times was able to combine his unchanging relentless passion with a more mature management style to create one of the most valuable and beloved companies on the planet more
IMPORTANT UPDATE The page count is increased from 400 to 528 pages The Collector s Edition guide is delayed to include important game changes applied through the Day-One-Update ensuring that it will be up-to-date and that online-only elements are covered Thanks for your patience and understanding And so the nightly hunt begins From the same team that created the critically acclaimed Dark Souls II guide comes a new invaluable treasure We ve gone behind the scenes with Bloodborne s creators to unearth every secret hidden within the mysterious city of Yharnam Your hunt through the streets of Yharnam will be your most exciting and rewarding journey yet and the road will be hard But fear not This guide is your key to mastering the merciless challenges and navigating the darkest depths of the city BONUS CHEST Exclusive interview with Bloodborne s creator Hidetaka Miyazaki Lore index to aid in your research of this dark world The Art of Bloodborne -- every page is a masterpiece of its own Exclusive Dynamic Theme let the Hunter s Mark adorn your PS4Training ManualYharnam s no place for novice hunters Understanding how Bloodborne works starts here and anyone who doesn t arm themselves with understanding of its intricate systems will be... quickly cut down Hunting GroundsFrom the streets of Yharnam to the end of the nightmare critical routes and rewarding detours are plotted on detailed invaluable maps Text points highlight events encounters and tactics for each area s key landmarks This hunter s compendium leaves no paving stone unturned The BestiaryA good hunter knows his enemy s weaknesses He knows their behavior He knows what it takes to kill them efficiently Study your prey carefully and discover all of the elements that make them what they are -- and then the hunt is on Arsenal AttireYour weapon s only lethal if you know how to use it Here you ll learn about weapon properties hidden damage modifiers attack ranges swing speeds and much more Whether you re hunting beasts or other hunters you ll have the knowledge and the advantage The Chalice DungeonsThese mean labyrinths of death provide an unending treasure trove of discovery and despair Though the walls may shift and the denizens may change we have prepared exhaustive notes detailing the horrifying and mysterious Chalice Dungeons Their rewards are matched only by their challenge don t rush in unprepared Hunter s AppendicesThe world of Bloodborne is deep and populated by fascinating people and deadly creatures Finding all of the NPCs is a first step and completing their quests is another We offer more than that though here you will find behind the scenes info on the world and its characters from the people who created it If you seek 100 completion and total mastery of Yharnam search no further more
The FINAL FANTASY Type-0 HD Strategy Guide includes Bonus Lithograph Includes a lithograph of the characters Machina and Rem that is printed on high quality textured paper Find it All The detailed walkthrough ensures 100 completion of the first second and even third time through the game Labeled maps and step-by-step instructions show the optimal path and points of interest in each are Master Class Zero With over a dozen unique party members at your disposal we show you the best way to play each one to their full potential Know Your Enemy Our detailed bestiary will show you complete details on each enemy you will encounter including stats resistances and much more FREE eGuide Includes a code to access the mobile-friendly eGuide a digital version of the full strategy 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
Now in the 5th edition Cracking the Coding Interview gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview The book is over 500 pages and includes 150 programming interview questions and answers as well as other advice The full list of topics are as follows The Interview ProcessThis section offers an overview on questions are selected and how you will be evaluated What happens when you get a question wrong When should you start preparing and how What language should you use All these questions and more are answered Behind the ScenesLearn what happens behind the scenes during your interview how decisions really get made who you interview with and what they ask you Companies covered include Google Amazon Yahoo Microsoft Apple and Facebook Special SituationsThis section explains the process for experience candidates Program Managers Dev Managers Testers SDETs and more Learn what your interviewers are looking for and how much code you need to know Before the InterviewIn order to ace the interview you first need to get an interview This section describes what a software engineer s resume should look like... and what you should be doing well before your interview Behavioral PreparationAlthough most of a software engineering interview will be technical behavioral questions matter too This section covers how to prepare for behavioral questions and how to give strong structured responses Technical Questions 5 Algorithm Approaches This section covers how to prepare for technical questions without wasting your time and teaches actionable ways to solve the trickiest algorithm problems It also teaches you what exactly good coding is when it comes to an interview 150 Programming Questions and AnswersThis section forms the bulk of the book Each section opens with a discussion of the core knowledge and strategies to tackle this type of question diving into exactly how you break down and solve it Topics covered include Arrays and StringsLinked ListsStacks and QueuesTrees and GraphsBit ManipulationBrain TeasersMathematics and ProbabilityObject-Oriented DesignRecursion and Dynamic ProgrammingSorting and SearchingScalability and Memory LimitsTestingC and C JavaDatabasesThreads and LocksFor the widest degree of readability the solutions are almost entirely written with Java with the exception of C C questions A link is provided with the book so that you can download compile and play with the solutions yourself Changes from the Fourth Edition The fifth edition includes over 200 pages of new content bringing the book from 300 pages to over 500 pages Major revisions were done to almost every solution including a number of alternate solutions added The introductory chapters were massively expanded as were the opening of each of the chapters under Technical Questions In addition 24 new questions were added Cracking the Coding Interview Fifth Edition is the most expansive detailed guide on how to ace your software development programming interviews more
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art the full history of Hyrule the official chronology of the games and much more Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong Mario and The Legend of Zelda Shigeru Miyamoto this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link s adventures from the creators themselves As a bonus The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga Akira Himekawa
Here s what you ll find inside Data on more than 700 Pok mon Exclusive creator artwork of Mega Sceptile Mega Blaziken Mega Swampert Primal Kyogre Primal Groudon Cosplay Pikachu and more Crucial information on each Pok mon s moves Abilities locations stats and Evolutions Lists of all TMs HMs items and Mega Stones including where to find them A guide to how and where to find special Pok mon
NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEROne of the world s leading authorities on global security Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals corporations and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways but there is an ominous flip side our technology can be turned against us Hackers can activate baby monitors to spy on families thieves are analyzing social media posts to plot home invasions and stalkers are exploiting the GPS on smart phones to track their victims every move We all know today s criminals can steal identities drain online bank accounts and wipe out computer servers but that s just the beginning To date no computer has been created that could not be hacked a sobering fact given our radical dependence on these machines for everything from our nation s power grid to air traffic control to financial services Yet as ubiquitous as technology seems today just over the horizon is a tidal wave of scientific progress that will leave our heads spinning If today s Internet is the size of a golf ball tomorrow s... will be the size of the sun Welcome to the Internet of Things a living breathing global information grid where every physical object will be online But with greater connections come greater risks Implantable medical devices such as pacemakers can be hacked to deliver a lethal jolt of electricity and a car s brakes can be disabled at high speed from miles away Meanwhile 3-D printers can produce AK-47s bioterrorists can download the recipe for Spanish flu and cartels are using fleets of drones to ferry drugs across borders With explosive insights based upon a career in law enforcement and counterterrorism Marc Goodman takes readers on a vivid journey through the darkest recesses of the Internet Reading like science fiction but based in science fact Future Crimes explores how bad actors are primed to hijack the technologies of tomorrow including robotics synthetic biology nanotechnology virtual reality and artificial intelligence These fields hold the power to create a world of unprecedented abundance and prosperity But the technological bedrock upon which we are building our common future is deeply unstable and like a house of cards can come crashing down at any moment Future Crimes provides a mind-blowing glimpse into the dark side of technological innovation and the unintended consequences of our connected world Goodman offers a way out with clear steps we must take to survive the progress unfolding before us Provocative thrilling and ultimately empowering Future Crimes will serve as an urgent call to action that shows how we can take back control over our own devices and harness technology s tremendous power for the betterment of humanity before it s too late more
You are under surveillance right now Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who s with you Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded and reveal if you re unemployed sick or pregnant Your e-mails and texts expose your intimate and casual friends Google knows what you re thinking because it saves your private searches Facebook can determine your sexual orientation without you ever mentioning it The powers that surveil us do more than simply store this information Corporations use surveillance to manipulate not only the news articles and advertisements we each see but also the prices we re offered Governments use surveillance to discriminate censor chill free speech and put people in danger worldwide And both sides share this information with each other or even worse lose it to cybercriminals in huge data breaches Much of this is voluntary we cooperate with corporate surveillance because it promises us convenience and we submit to government surveillance because it promises us protection The result is a mass surveillance society of our own making But have we given up more than we ve gained In Data and Goliath security expert Bruce Schneier offers another path one that values both security and privacy... He shows us exactly what we can do to reform our government surveillance programs and shake up surveillance-based business models while also providing tips for you to protect your privacy every day You ll never look at your phone your computer your credit cards or even your car in the same way again more
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira KnightleyIt is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing 1912-1954 saved the Allies from the Nazis invented the computer and artificial intelligence and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at age forty-one This New York Times bestselling biography of the founder of computer science with a new preface by the author that addresses Turing s royal pardon in 2013 is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and life Capturing both the inner and outer drama of Turing s life Andrew Hodges tells how Turing s revolutionary idea of 1936--the concept of a universal machine--laid the foundation for the modern computer and how Turing brought the idea to practical realization in 1945 with his electronic design The book also tells how this work was directly related to Turing s leading role in breaking the German Enigma ciphers during World War II a scientific triumph that was critical to Allied victory in the Atlantic At the same time this is the tragic account of a man who despite his wartime service was eventually arrested stripped of... his security clearance and forced to undergo a humiliating treatment program--all for trying to live honestly in a society that defined homosexuality as a crime The inspiration for a major motion picture starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley Alan Turing The Enigma is a gripping story of mathematics computers cryptography and homosexual persecution more
The bestselling CompTIA A reference and test preparation guide--fully revised for the new 2012 exam topics Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A certification and training the new edition of this trusted resource offers complete up-to-date coverage of CompTIA A exams 220-801 and 220-802 You ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter exam tips practice exam questions and in-depth explanations Prepare for the exams with confidence McGraw-Hill is a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day This comprehensive guide also serves as an essential on-the-job reference after certification Covers all exam objectives including how to Work with CPUs RAM BIOS settings motherboards power supplies and other PC components Install configure and troubleshoot hard drives Manage input devices and removable media Install upgrade and troubleshoot Windows XP Windows Vista and Windows 7 Troubleshoot all common PC problems Install video and multimedia cards Work with smartphones tablets and other mobile devices Install and configure wired and wireless networks Connect to the Internet Protect your PC and your network Install configure... and manage printers Work with virtualization technologies Understand safety and environmental issues Electronic content includes Practice exams for 801 802 with hundreds of questions More than one hour of free video training from Mike Meyers A collection of Mike s latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities Adobe Digital Edition eBook free download subject to Adobe s system requirements more
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