Category: Nonfiction

  • Experimenting with AVR Microcontrollers by Alan Trevennor

    By Alan Trevennor

    AVR is the mind that runs Arduino, yet you don't want the total Arduino board to do enjoyable initiatives. Experimenting with AVR Microcontrollers, from useful AVR Microcontrollers, indicates you the way to create a spiffy set of initiatives that you should construct to benefit extra approximately electronics, approximately AVR, and simply to generate new principles in your personal projects.

    Alan Trevennor will provide help to create a mystery panel undertaking, a equipment to force your pets loopy, a hallway lights approach, or even a small domestic automation community.
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  • The Upside Down Marriage: 12 Ways to Keep Your Marriage by Jim Keller

    By Jim Keller

    Nationally recognized marriage counselor, Jim Keller, offers unconventional recommendation for a profitable marriage in his new publication The the other way up Marriage.

    As the bride stands in the back of the church on her father's arm, her beaming groom watching for her, neither considered one of them think that their marriage might be whatever yet joyful an exhilarating experience of 2 humans sure by means of love. Oh definite, they don't presume that they are going to be easily yet theirs may be a union of pleasure and realizing. yet what occurs whilst the wedding turns into much less in regards to the greater and extra concerning the worse in their vows?

    Jim Keller, nationally identified speaker and counselor, addresses this factor in his new booklet, Upside Down Marriage: 12 how you can hold Your Marriage correct part Up. Having been counseling for greater than 25 years, Keller stocks his services and perception at the most sensible methods for dealing with the demanding situations of fit marriage to return jointly and make issues paintings. yet Upside Down Marriage is not only for already within the throes of a stricken dating, but in addition for these trying to retain a great marriage from heading down that path.

    The the wrong way up Marriage is for couples:
    • Already within the throes of a stricken relationship
    • trying to hold an outstanding marriage from heading down a foul path
    • Keller makes use of humor to proportion his services and perception at the problems with marriage.

    With distinct bankruptcy titles like: • Don't speak So Much
    • struggle More
    • settle for the truth that You re Average
    • Don't move domestic for Christmas

    For greater or Worse... suggestion for while a wedding turns into much less in regards to the higher and extra concerning the worse.
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  • Electromagnetic Simulation Using the FDTD Method (2nd by Dennis M. Sullivan

    By Dennis M. Sullivan

    An easy, easy-to-read advent to the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method
    Finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) is likely one of the basic computational electrodynamics modeling strategies on hand. because it is a time-domain strategy, FDTD ideas can hide a large frequency variety with a unmarried simulation run and deal with nonlinear fabric houses in a typical way.

    Written in an academic style, beginning with the easiest courses and guiding the reader up from one-dimensional to the extra advanced, three-d courses, this booklet offers an easy, but entire advent to the main everyday process for electromagnetic simulation. This totally up to date variation provides many new purposes, together with the FDTD strategy getting used within the layout and research of hugely resonant radio frequency (RF) coils frequently used for MRI. each one bankruptcy incorporates a concise rationalization of an important suggestion and guideline on its implementation into laptop code. initiatives that bring up in complexity are integrated, starting from simulations in unfastened house to propagation in dispersive media.

    Simple to learn and classroom-tested, Electromagnetic Simulation utilizing the FDTD technique is an invaluable reference for practising engineers in addition to undergraduate and graduate engineering scholars.
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  • Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    By Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling writer of The Black Swan and one of many best thinkers of our time, finds the right way to thrive in an doubtful world.
    simply as human bones get improved while subjected to emphasize and stress, and rumors or riots accentuate while an individual attempts to repress them, many stuff in lifestyles make the most of tension, sickness, volatility, and turmoil. What Taleb has pointed out and calls “antifragile” is that classification of items that not just achieve from chaos yet want it on the way to continue to exist and flourish. 
    In The Black Swan, Taleb confirmed us that hugely unbelievable and unpredictable occasions underlie nearly every little thing approximately our global. In Antifragile, Taleb stands uncertainty on its head, making it fascinating, even helpful, and proposes that issues be in-built an antifragile demeanour. The antifragile is past the resilient or powerful. The resilient resists shocks and remains an analogous; the antifragile will get larger and higher.
    moreover, the antifragile is resistant to prediction error and guarded from opposed occasions. Why is the city-state greater than the geographical region, why is debt undesirable for you, and why is what we name “efficient” now not effective in any respect? Why do executive responses and social guidelines safeguard the powerful and harm the susceptible? Why when you write your resignation letter prior to even beginning at the activity? How did the sinking of the Titanic store lives? The publication spans innovation via trial and blunder, lifestyles judgements, politics, city making plans, battle, own finance, monetary structures, and drugs. And all through, as well as the road knowledge of fats Tony of Brooklyn, the voices and recipes of historic knowledge, from Roman, Greek, Semitic, and medieval assets, are loud and clear.
    Antifragile is a blueprint for residing in a Black Swan world.
    Erudite, witty, and iconoclastic, Taleb’s message is innovative: The antifragile, and in basic terms the antifragile, will make it.

    Praise for Antifragile
    “Taleb takes on every thing from the errors of recent structure to the hazards of meddlesome medical professionals and the way overvalued formal schooling is. . . . An bold and thought-provoking learn . . . hugely entertaining.”—The Economist
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  • Mind Performance Hacks: Tips & Tools for Overclocking Your by Ron Hale-Evans

    By Ron Hale-Evans

    You're clever. This publication could make you smarter.

    Mind functionality Hacks offers real-life information and instruments for overclocking your mind and changing into a greater philosopher. within the more and more frenetic speed of today's info financial system, handling your lifestyles calls for hacking your mind. With this ebook, you'll reduce throughout the litter and track up your mind deliberately, correctly, and productively.

    Grounded in present examine and concept, yet supplying functional recommendations you could follow instantly, brain functionality Hacks is stuffed with lifestyles hacks that educate you to:
    * Use mnemonic tips to keep in mind numbers, names, dates, and different flotsam you must recall
    * positioned down your calculator and practice advanced math on your head, along with your hands, or at the again of a napkin
    * Spark your creativity with cutting edge brainstorming methods
    * Use powerful platforms to trap new principles prior to they get away
    * speak in artistic new ways-even utilizing man made languages
    * Make higher judgements by way of foreseeing difficulties and discovering astonishing solutions
    * enhance your psychological health with cool tips and games

    While the highly profitable Mind Hacks confirmed you ways your mind works, Mind functionality Hacks exhibits you the way to make it paintings better.
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  • Birder's Guide to Alabama and Mississippi by Ray Vaughan

    By Ray Vaughan

    Illustrations by means of Gail Diane Luckner.


    Ramble during the diversified habitats and noteworthy surroundings of Alabama and Mississippi with this extraordinary birding place guide.

    Here are all of the beneficial properties you wish in a bird-finding consultant: lots of position maps, particular using instructions, certain website descriptions, and beneficiant listings of the resident, migrant, and infrequent birds present in each zone of every nation in any season.
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  • Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition by Frances Yates

    By Frances Yates

    Putting Bruno—both complex thinker and magician burned on the stake—in the airtight culture, Yates's acclaimed examine provides an outline not just of Renaissance humanism yet of its interplay—and conflict—with magic and occult practices.

    "Among those that have explored the highbrow global of the 16th century nobody in England can rival leave out Yates. anyplace she seems to be, she illuminates. Now she has appeared on Bruno. This incredible ebook takes time to digest, however it is an highbrow event to learn it. Historians of rules, of faith, and of technology will examine it. a few of them, after examining it, must re-evaluate. . . . For pass over Yates has positioned Bruno, for the 1st time, in his culture, and has proven what that culture was."—Hugh Trevor-Roper, New Statesman

    "A decisive contribution to the knowledge of Giordano Bruno, this e-book will most likely eliminate lots of misrepresentations that also plague the tormented determine of the Nolan prophet."—Giorgio de Santillana, American historic Review

    "Yates's e-book is a crucial addition to our wisdom of Giordano Bruno. however it is much more vital, i feel, as a step towards figuring out the harmony of the 16th century."—J. Bronowski, New York evaluation of Books
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  • The muted I: Locating a narrator in the works of W.G. Sebald by Avi Kempinski

    By Avi Kempinski

    This dissertation probes the id and targets of the first-person narrator within the fictional works of W.G. Sebald (1944-2001). I posit that the typical narrator of Sebald's fiction is pushed by way of ontological and ancient wishes that align with points of his exilic interlocutors whereas looking to distance himself from the Nazi legacy that's obliquely yet unmistakably ascribed to a father determine. whereas stories of Sebald's works have mostly addressed overarching topics similar to exile and average and old disaster, I deal with quite how the texts' distinct descriptions and plentiful use of names and visible imagery display the first-person narrator's ongoing quest as a foundation for these greater subject matters and issues. by means of querying how his encounters with exilic and sometimes German-Jewish protagonists serve the narrator's reasons, my learn goals to reveal a extra covert narrative approach in Sebald's fiction, person who makes use of nominal and visible references to barter a post-Shoah German id. bankruptcy One addresses how the mother's identify and its symbolic configurations functionality as a resource for the narrator's id. I research this maternal constellation, and its connection to the narrator's alpine origins, in bankruptcy , the place I express the way it is inscribed onto the peripatetic narrator's a variety of locations, in addition to into the pictures and work that he encounters. bankruptcy 3 examines the narrator's means of setting up an id via his interlocutors. Focusing totally on Austerlitz , I handle how Sebald's so much expansive and ultimate paintings bargains a extra complicated size to the narrator's quest. In looking affinities together with his exilic interlocutors whereas distancing himself from the father's and his generation's Nazi legacy, Sebald's narrator, I finish, evinces commemorative ideas that inflect that legacy principally via its familial dimensions.
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  • Life Laughs: The Naked Truth about Motherhood, Marriage, and by Jenny McCarthy

    By Jenny McCarthy

    Jenny McCarthy, ny instances bestselling writer of child Laughs and stomach Laughs, speaks candidly concerning the demanding situations and the humor to be present in balancing motherhood and the ups and downs of marriage. Jenny McCarthy's honesty has made her a bestseller. In lifestyles Laughs, Jenny opens up approximately the entire issues nobody advised you sooner than you were given married and had young children. after all there's lots of Jenny's outrageous humor, yet she additionally writes brazenly and for the 1st time approximately doing all your most sensible while marriage falters and approximately her personal divorce, which made headlines whilst it was once introduced in the summertime of 2005. Jenny doesn't faux to be knowledgeable in her books; she is in its place whatever extra useful an excellent female friend. capture Jenny's tackle growing old, funds, PMS, intercourse, courting . . . and back, mommyhood. Jenny McCarthy is a relied on, brand-name, bestselling writer, and lifestyles Laughs is poised to be her greatest booklet but.
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  • Interconnections: Bridges, Routers, Switches, and by Radia Perlman

    By Radia Perlman

    Interconnections, moment variation is ready what is going on contained in the containers that circulate info round the net. those packing containers are variously known as bridges, routers, switches, and hubs. The booklet additionally describes the units that connect with the network.

    There is huge confusion during this region. many of the terminology is unwell outlined and is utilized in conflicting methods. The terminology and the requisites are typically daunting. a few wisdom is unfold between many various records; a lot is unwritten folks knowledge. including to the confusion is dogma. ideals are accredited as fact, and wondering any of the dogma is usually greeted with hostility. yet solid engineering calls for that we comprehend what we're doing and why, hold an open brain, and examine from experience.

    In Interconnections, moment variation, rather than diving correct into the main points of 1 protocol, I first concentrate on the issues to be solved. I research a variety of ideas to every of those difficulties and speak about the engineering trade-offs concerned. Then i glance at a number of recommendations which were deployed and evaluate the methods. I supply technical arguments for any critiques, and should you imagine i've got overlooked any arguments I welcome e mail dialogue. My e mail handle is in the back of the ebook, which i am hoping you will discover after having learn the ebook hide to hide.
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