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COLLECTOR S EDITION BONUS Premium hardcover extra-large map poster and dedicated 16-page art sectionAT-A-GLANCE WALKTHROUGHS Annotated maps and screenshots show you the way through every quest and dungeon TOTALLY COMPREHENSIVE All side quests all Shrines of Trials and all information about collectable items each mapped out and ready for you to discover and complete Also includes optional challenges mini-games unlockables Easter eggs and more PUZZLE MASTER Every single puzzle and riddle unraveled with clear visual solutions EXPERT COMBAT STRATEGY Practical reproducible tactics to crush your enemies even the toughest bosses COMPREHENSIVE REFERENCE Exhaustive appraisals of all items and monsters including key parameters that are hidden in the game EXTRA LARGE MAP POSTER covering the entire game world QUALITY CONTROL carefully designed to avoid unnecessary story spoilers
Character Gallery Includes compelling artwork of the main characters and their personas plus personal data never before released in English Concept Art Loaded with initial character concepts rough sketches original drafts and illustrations a must-have for Persona fans Game Visuals Chronicles the inspiration behind graphics seen in the game including setting illustrations story scenarios and other key images Illustration Gallery Magazine covers and posters collected in one convenient location Creator Commentary Interspersed with exclusive details and little-known tidbits straight from character creator Shigenori Soejima
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
Written by three experts in the field Deep Learning is the only comprehensive book on the subject -- Elon Musk cochair of OpenAI cofounder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceXDeep learning is a form of machine learning that enables computers to learn from experience and understand the world in terms of a hierarchy of concepts Because the computer gathers knowledge from experience there is no need for a human computer operator to formally specify all the knowledge that the computer needs The hierarchy of concepts allows the computer to learn complicated concepts by building them out of simpler ones a graph of these hierarchies would be many layers deep This book introduces a broad range of topics in deep learning The text offers mathematical and conceptual background covering relevant concepts in linear algebra probability theory and information theory numerical computation and machine learning It describes deep learning techniques used by practitioners in industry including deep feedforward networks regularization optimization algorithms convolutional networks sequence modeling and practical methodology and it surveys such applications as natural language processing speech recognition computer vision online recommendation systems... bioinformatics and videogames Finally the book offers research perspectives covering such theoretical topics as linear factor models autoencoders representation learning structured probabilistic models Monte Carlo methods the partition function approximate inference and deep generative models Deep Learning can be used by undergraduate or graduate students planning careers in either industry or research and by software engineers who want to begin using deep learning in their products or platforms A website offers supplementary material for both readers and instructors more
The Legend of Zelda Art and Artifacts contains over four hundred pages of fully realized illustrations from the entire thirty-year history of The Legend of Zelda including artwork from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Every masterwork is printed on high-quality paper in an oversized format so you can immerse yourself in the fine details of each piece This book includes rare promotional pieces game box art instruction booklet illustrations official character illustrations sprite art interviews with the artists and much much more The Legend of Zelda Art and Artifacts collects many of your favorite masterpieces from the storied franchise as well as rare and never before seen content presented in one handsome hardcover Select artwork from the entirety of the franchise A nostalgic look at the past An exciting look at the future Interviews with some of the artists behind The Legend of Zelda series
Blizzard Entertainment and Dark Horse Books are thrilled to present the next installment of the wildly popular World of Warcraft Chronicle series Volume 2 will reveal more sought-after details about the game universe s history and mythology Showcasing lush all-new artwork from fan favorites such as Peter Lee Joseph Lacroix and Alex Horley this tome is sure to please all fans--casual and collector alike
People are now exposed to more information than ever before provided both by technology and by increasing access to every level of education These societal gains however have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues Today everyone knows everything with only a quick trip through WebMD or Wikipedia average citizens believe themselves to be on an equal intellectual footing with doctors and diplomats All voices even the most ridiculous demand to be taken with equal seriousness and any claim to the contrary is dismissed as undemocratic elitism As Tom Nichols shows in The Death of Expertise this rejection of experts has occurred for many reasons including the openness of the internet the emergence of a customer satisfaction model in higher education and the transformation of the news industry into a 24-hour entertainment machine Paradoxically the increasingly democratic dissemination of information rather than producing an educated public has instead created an army of ill-informed and angry citizens who denounce intellectual achievement Nichols has deeper concerns than the current rejection of expertise and learning noting that when... ordinary citizens believe that no one knows more than anyone else democratic institutions themselves are in danger of falling either to populism or to technocracy-or in the worst case a combination of both The Death of Expertise is not only an exploration of a dangerous phenomenon but also a warning about the stability and survival of modern democracy in the Information 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
Earth is Ours No More With a setting unlike any other to explore and mysteries lying buried waiting to be uncovered Horizon Zero Dawn is a game you ll want to dig deep into The terrain is rugged the machines are deadly and your tools are primitive This book will provide everything you need to overcome the odds get a deeper understanding of this unique world and see all that the adventure has to offer Get an Overview of How Things WorkOur breakdown of the game s systems is as in-depth as it gets You ll have the benefit of countless hours play at your fingertips with analysis of the skills crafting and rewards that makes knowing what to do next as clear as possible Plan Your Route Through the GameWe provide everything you need to plot out your own route through the game based on your way of playing Tackle the main quests side quests and activities in the order you want or follow our recommendations for an easy optimal experience Hone Your Combat SkillsAloy has a staggering repertoire of hunting tools and abilities to learn and master We ll provide all the information you need to choose the ones that suit you best The Hunting Guide chapter lays bare all the workings of the game s enemies weapons tools and combat Dig Beneath the... SurfaceOur focus on dissecting Horizon Zero Dawn extends deeply into the game s story and its mysteries This book is steeped in the game s lore and features design insights and artwork alongside interviews with the team at Guerrilla Games A Beautiful BonusTo really know everything about the world of Horizon Zero Dawn you ll need to explore its outer reaches and collect every artifact and trinket you can With that in mind we ve included a gorgeous world map poster to make sure you won t have trouble finding whatever you desire more
One of the most mesmerizing and important books I ve read in quite some time Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses our families and our sanity Adam Grant New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and TakeWelcome to the age of behavioral addiction an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior We obsess over our emails Instagram likes and Facebook feeds we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos we work longer hours each year and we spend an average of three hours each day using our smartphones Half of us would rather suffer a broken bone than a broken phone and Millennial kids spend so much time in front of screens that they struggle to interact with real live humans In this revolutionary book Adam Alter a professor of psychology and marketing at NYU tracks the rise of behavioral addiction and explains why so many of today s products are irresistible Though these miraculous products melt the miles that separate people across the globe their extraordinary and sometimes damaging magnetism is no accident The companies that design these products tweak them over time until they become... almost impossible to resist By reverse engineering behavioral addiction Alter explains how we can harness addictive products for the good to improve how we communicate with each other spend and save our money and set boundaries between work and play and how we can mitigate their most damaging effects on our well-being and the health and happiness of our children Adam Alter s previous book Drunk Tank Pink And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think Feel and Behave is available in paperback from Penguin more