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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
The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD Collector s Edition Guide includes Exclusive Cloth Map This beautiful collectible 18 x19 map charts the world of Hyrule on high-quality cloth that is suitable for display and it is available only in this Collector s Edition New Content Completely updated for the HD release including the new amiibo features Main Story Walkthrough We guide you through every turn as Link battles his way through foes obstacles puzzles and an amazing cast of characters on the way to victory Find Every Item Discover every Piece of Heart Stamp Golden Bug Hylian Hornet Nest Poe Soul and more All collectible locations are revealed Detailed Maps Detailed maps for every Dungeon and area in the game Always know where you are in Hyrule and find everything you need FREE Mobile-Friendly eGuide Use the enhanced eGuide for strategy on the go all 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
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
Fallout 4 Vault Dweller s Collector s Edition Survival Guide includes EXCLUSIVE MAP OF THE COMMONWEALTH This hardcover Vault Dweller s Survival Guide comes packaged with a premium physical map of the Commonwealth that highlights important points of interest valuable resources and essential locations VAULT-TEC POSTER PACK Inspire yourself and your friends to improve upon their seven S P E C I A L attributes with this handy poster pack from Vault-Tec Remember the keys to survival are a healthy mind body and spirit NAVIGATING THE WASTELAND - If you do choose to go aboveground we have provided an atlas of the surrounding area with as much detail and information as possible to satisfy your curiosity and dissuade you from ever venturing outside EQUIPMENT AND SURVIVAL GEAR - In the unfortunate event that you actually decide to leave the Vault this manual provides schematics and data for the types of weaponry you may be inclined to use while fighting for your life Again we urge you to reconsider going outside CRAFTING AND RESOURCES - Making good use of your surroundings is essential for survival should you make the poor decision to venture outside Vault 111 But just in case this guide contains schematics and data vital for creating and... repairing useful weapons and essential technology TIPS FOR DANGEROUS ENCOUNTERS - Nothing should deter you from leaving the safety of the Vault like the threat of good old-fashioned danger Be sure to study the data that our scientists have compiled about the radiated terrors that you might find outside the comforts of Vault 111 You have been warned FREE eGUIDE WITH INTERACTIVE MAPS- Unlock the enhanced eGuide for access to the complete digital guide with interactive maps and mobile-friendly features Locations Points of Interest Collectibles are called out in full color These limited edition guides will only be printed once When they are sold out they will be gone forever more
Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete others cover masses of material but lack rigor Introduction to Algorithms uniquely combines rigor and comprehensiveness The book covers a broad range of algorithms in depth yet makes their design and analysis accessible to all levels of readers Each chapter is relatively self-contained and can be used as a unit of study The algorithms are described in English and in a pseudocode designed to be readable by anyone who has done a little programming The explanations have been kept elementary without sacrificing depth of coverage or mathematical rigor The first edition became a widely used text in universities worldwide as well as the standard reference for professionals The second edition featured new chapters on the role of algorithms probabilistic analysis and randomized algorithms and linear programming The third edition has been revised and updated throughout It includes two completely new chapters on van Emde Boas trees and multithreaded algorithms substantial additions to the chapter on recurrence now called Divide-and-Conquer and an appendix on matrices It features improved treatment of dynamic programming and greedy algorithms and a new notion of edge-based flow in the... material on flow networks Many new exercises and problems have been added for this edition As of the third edition this textbook is published exclusively by the MIT Press more
A full-color introduction to the basics of HTML and CSS from the publishers of Wrox Every day more and more people want to learn some HTML and CSS Joining the professional web designers and programmers are new audiences who need to know a little bit of code at work update a content management system or e-commerce store and those who want to make their personal blogs more attractive Many books teaching HTML and CSS are dry and only written for those who want to become programmers which is why this book takes an entirely new approach Introduces HTML and CSS in a way that makes them accessible to everyone hobbyists students and professionals and it s full-color throughout Utilizes information graphics and lifestyle photography to explain the topics in a simple way that is engaging Boasts a unique structure that allows you to progress through the chapters from beginning to end or just dip into topics of particular interest at your leisure This educational book is one that you will enjoy picking up reading then referring back to It will make you wish other technical topics were presented in such a simple attractive and engaging way This book is also available as part of a set in hardcover - Web Design with HTML CSS JavaScript and... jQuery 9781119038634 and in softcover - Web Design with HTML CSS JavaScript and jQuery 9781118907443 more
Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books For the past three decades the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students With Microsoft Office 2013 we re continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today s students In this text you ll find features that are specifically designed to engage students improve retention and prepare them for future success Our trademark step-by-step screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of Microsoft Office 2013 software through experimentation critical thought and personalization With these enhancements and more the Shelly Cashman Series continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students
The fifth edition of Computer Organization and Design-winner of a 2014 Textbook Excellence Award Texty from The Text and Academic Authors Association-moves forward into the post-PC era with new examples exercises and material highlighting the emergence of mobile computing and the cloud This generational change is emphasized and explored with updated content featuring tablet computers cloud infrastructure and the ARM mobile computing devices and x86 cloud computing architectures Because an understanding of modern hardware is essential to achieving good performance and energy efficiency this edition adds a new concrete example Going Faster used throughout the text to demonstrate extremely effective optimization techniques Also new to this edition is discussion of the Eight Great Ideas of computer architecture As with previous editions a MIPS processor is the core used to present the fundamentals of hardware technologies assembly language computer arithmetic pipelining memory hierarchies and I O Instructors looking for fourth edition teaching materials should e-mail textbook elsevier com Winner of a 2014 Texty Award from the Text and Academic Authors AssociationIncludes new examples exercises and material highlighting the emergence... of mobile computing and the cloudCovers parallelism in depth with examples and content highlighting parallel hardware and software topics Features the Intel Core i7 ARM Cortex-A8 and NVIDIA Fermi GPU as real-world examples throughout the book Adds a new concrete example Going Faster to demonstrate how understanding hardware can inspire software optimizations that improve performance by 200 timesDiscusses and highlights the Eight Great Ideas of computer architecture Performance via Parallelism Performance via Pipelining Performance via Prediction Design for Moore s Law Hierarchy of Memories Abstraction to Simplify Design Make the Common Case Fast and Dependability via RedundancyIncludes a full set of updated and improved exercisesmore
This bestselling on-the-job reference and test preparation guide has been fully revised for the new 2015 CompTIA A exam objectives Written 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 CompTIA A Certification All-in-One Exam Guide Ninth Edition Exams 220-901 220-902 enables you to take the test with complete confidence It also serves as a practical reference for IT support and technical personnel The bonus CD-ROM includes practice exam for both exam 901 and 902 with hundreds of accurate practice exam questions more than an hour of Mike Meyers training videos performance based simulations free PC tools and a PDF copy of the book Written with the in the trenches voice and clarity Mike Meyers is known for Features pre-assessment tests exam tips and Try This sections to reinforce difficult topics Includes a coupon for 10 off of the exam fee a 37 value
For undergraduate and graduate courses in AIS The market-leading text with the most comprehensive flexible coverage of AIS available This market-leading text delivers the most comprehensive and flexible coverage of the our major approaches to teaching AIS while allowing instructors the flexibility to reorder chapters and focus the material to suit their individual course needs This new edition has been updated to cover all of the most recent developments in AIS and to show AIS has changed the roles of an accountant Teaching and Learning Experience This texts presents a better teaching and learning experience for you and your students Here s how Students see the concepts in action Up-to-date information covers critical topics Students get numerous opportunities to practice and hone their skills Instructors get the flexibility to tailor the material to fit their individual course needs