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    • Emerging pervasive information and communication technologies (PICT) : ethical challenges, opportunities and safeguards
      Emerging pervasive information and communication technologies (PICT) : ethical challenges, opportunities and safeguards
      Kenneth D. Pimple, editor.
      This book provides a wide and deep perspective on the ethical issues raised by pervasive information and communication technology (PICT)-- small, powerful, and often inexpensive Internet-connected computing devices and systems. It describes complex and unfamiliar technologies and their implications, including the transformative potential of augmented reality, the power of location-linked information, and the uses of "big data", and explains potential threats, including privacy invaded, security violated, and independence compromised, often through widespread and lucrative manipulation. PICT is changing how we live, providing entertainment, useful tools, and life-saving systems. But the very smartphones that connect us to each other and to unlimited knowledge also provide a stream of data to systems that can be used for targeted advertising or police surveillance. Paradoxically, PICT expands our personal horizons while weaving a web that may ensnare whole communities. Chapters describe particular cases of PICT gone wrong, but also highlight its general utility. Every chapter includes ethical analysis and guidance, both specific and general. Topics are as focused as the Stuxnet worm and as broad as the innumerable ways new technologies are transforming medical care. Written for a broad audience and suitable for classes in emerging technologies, the book is an example of anticipatory ethics-- "ethical analysis aimed at influencing the development of new technologies" (Deborah Johnson 2010). The growth of PICT is outpacing the development of regulations and laws to protect individuals, organizations, and nations from unintended harm and malicious havoc. This book alerts users to some of the hazards of PICT; encourages designers, developers, and merchants of PICT to take seriously their ethical responsibilities-- if only to "do no harm"--Before their products go public; and introduces citizens and policy makers to challenges and opportunities that must not be ignored -- Source other than Library of Congress.
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    • Write modern web apps with the MEAN stack : Mongo, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js
    • The Rails 4 way
      The Rails 4 way
      Obie Fernandez, Kevin Faustino.

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    • Professional C++
    • JavaFX rich client programming on the NetBeans Platform
    • Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls
      Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls
      Hendrik Ebbers.
      Create custom JavaFX Controls for cross-platform applications.
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    • Mastering lambdas : Java programming in a multicore world
    • jQuery UI in action
    • System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager : supplement to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM)
    • Git in practice
    • Android security internals : an in-depth guide to Android's security architecture
    • Teach yourself visually android phones and tablets : [the fast and easy way to learn]
    • OS X Yosemite all-in-one for dummies
    • Chromebook for dummies
    • Android phones for dummies
    • My iPad
      My iPad
      Gary Rosenzweig.
      My iPad, Seventh Edition, helps you quickly get started with your new tablet, and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.
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    • My iPad for seniors
      My iPad for seniors
      Gary Rosenzweig, Gary Jones.

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    • My iPad mini
    • Teach yourself visually iPhone
      Teach yourself visually iPhone
      by Guy Hart-Davis.
      A visual guide to the world's most popular mobile device, "Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone" is your practical and accessible guide to mastering the powerful features and functionality of Apple's iPhone. For new iPhone users and long-time customers alike, this excellent resource features visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you understand all of your iPhone's capabilities--from the most basic to the most advanced. Most consumers gravitate toward the iPhone and Apple products in general because they "just work." But you may not have been getting the most out of your iPhone, until now. With "Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone," you'll learn how to access and download books, apps, music, and video content as well as send photos and e-mails, edit movies, sync with Apple devices and services, and effectively use the current OS. All the new features and capabilities of the latest, cutting edge iPhone are covered. This practical guide will help you: Learn the features of iOS visually with 500 full-color screen shotsMaster the basic functions of your iPhone and customize your settings to ensure you are getting optimal performance from your smartphone, understand how to find the best apps and services to fit your personal and business needs. Written for visual learners and anyone who is interested in either starting out with a brand new iPhone or learning about the latest features of the most recent revolutionary device from Apple, "Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone" is the ultimate visual guide to the world's favorite smartphone.
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    • My iPhone
    • iPhone for seniors for dummies
      iPhone for seniors for dummies
      by Nancy C. Muir.
      Once you get comfortable with your iPhone, you'll wonder how you lived without it! Muir cuts through the jargon to help you find your way around the homescreen, make calls, send texts and emails, fill your iPhone with games, movie, and music-- and much more!
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    • iPhone : the missing manual
    • Ipad : portable genius
    • Teach yourself visually Fire tablets
    • Raspberry Pi for dummies
      Raspberry Pi for dummies
      by Sean McManus and Mike Cook.

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    • Penetration testing : a hands-on introduction to hacking
      Penetration testing : a hands-on introduction to hacking
      by Georgia Weidman.
      "In Penetration Testing, security researcher and trainer Georgia Weidman provides you with a survey of important skills that any aspiring pentester needs. This beginner-friendly book opens with some basics of programming and helps you navigate Kali Linux, an operating system that comes preloaded with useful computer security tools like Wireshark and Metasploit. You'll learn about gathering information on a target, social engineering, capturing network traffic, analyzing vulnerabilities, developing exploits, and more. Hands-on examples discuss even advanced topics like mobile device security and bypassing anti-virus software"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Digital literacy for dummies
      Digital literacy for dummies
      by Faithe Wempen.
      Written in plain English for beginners just like you, this guide makes it easy to get a grip on computer basics, the Internet, the latest in digital lifestyle services, and so much more.
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    • Pro Apache Hadoop
      Pro Apache Hadoop
      Sameer Wadkar, Madhu Siddalingaiah, and Jason Venner.

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    • Building an information security awareness program : defending against social engineering and technical threats
    • The book of PF : a no-nonsense guide to the OpenBSD firewall
    • Internet security you can afford : using Untangle as your internet gateway
      Internet security you can afford : using Untangle as your internet gateway
      Christopher Dawson.
      Untangle is an Internet gateway and firewall that provides a powerful solution for protecting computer networks, whether at home or on the job--stopping viruses, hackers, and other unwanted Internet traffic from interfering with your life. In its basic form, Untangle is free, so getting started is easy on the budget. Although the software is available in a variety of configurations, the free version of the Untangle Next Generation Firewall (Untangle NG) and its accompanying software modules can handily meet the Internet security needs of just about any home or small business. With INTERNET SECURITY YOU CAN AFFORD: USING UNTANGLE AS YOUR INTERNET GATEWAY, you will learn everything you need to know to secure your network, including downloading and installing Untangle, implementing network and user-protection best practices, scaling up your Untangle installation, and much more. --Publisher.
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    • Information assurance handbook : effective computer security and risk management strategies
      Information assurance handbook : effective computer security and risk management strategies
      Corey Schou, Steven Hernandez.
      "Information Assurance Handbook: Effective Computer Security and Risk Management Strategies discusses the tools and techniques required to prevent, detect, contain, correct, and recover from security breaches and other information assurance failures. This practical resource explains how to integrate information assurance into your enterprise planning and IT strategy and offers an organizational approach to identifying, implementing, and controlling information assurance initiatives for small business and global enterprises alike"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Search : how the data explosion makes us smarter
      Search : how the data explosion makes us smarter
      Stefan Weitz.
      "Search is as old as language. We've always needed to find something in the jumble of human creation. The first web was nothing more than passing verbal histories down the generations so others could find and remember how not to get eaten; the first search used the power of written language to build simple indexes in printed books, leading to the Dewey Decimal system and reverse indices in more modern times. Then digital happened. Besides having profound societal impacts, it also made the act of searching almost impossibly complex for both engines and searchers. Information isn't just words; it is pictures, videos, thoughts tagged with geocode data, routes, physical world data, and, increasingly, the machines themselves reporting their condition and listening to others'. Search: How the Data Explosion Makes Us Smarter holds up a mirror to our time to see if search can keep up. Author Stefan Weitz explores the idea of access to help readers understand how we are inventing new ways to search and access data through devices in more places and with more capabilities. We are at the cusp of imbuing our generation with superpowers, but only if we fundamentally rethink what search is, how people can use it, and what we should demand of it. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Build your own website : a comic guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress
    • Responsive mobile design : designing for every device
      Responsive mobile design : designing for every device
      Phil Dutson.
      Create Web designs that work perfectly on any device simply and beautifully! Billions of people access the web via smartphones, tablets, and devices of all types, using every imaginable interface and display. But they all want the same thing: the right information, right now, delivered in the most aesthetically pleasing way possible. Give them what they want with Responsive Mobile Design. Whether you're a developer, designer, or manager, Phil Dutson teaches you principles, techniques, and best practices for delivering a successful experience to all users on all devices. Dutson shows how to design sites that are responsive "from the start," while keeping development simple and flexible. Next, he delivers complete technical know-how for transforming responsive designs into responsive sites. You'll find coverage of key issues such as integrating media content, optimizing performance, and serving Retina or high-density displays. Throughout, he combines detailed and practical explanations with functional, easy-to-reuse code snippets. Coverage includes: Demonstrating why "mobile first" is still a best practice; Fusing content, structure, and beauty to deliver experiences users love; Using responsive images to improve speed and convey visual messages more effectively; Using grid systems without making it feel like your design is "locked in a box"; Mastering measurement values such as px, em, rem, and viewport units and understanding their crucial differences; Improving the finer details of your design with web fonts; Retrofitting current websites to prepare them for the future; Introducing web components into your HTML markup; Using built-in browser development tools to streamline debugging and "in-browser" prototyping. - Publisher.
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    • Rails crash course : a no-nonsense guide to Rails development
    • Solid-state electronic devices : an introduction
    • Mixing and mastering in the box : the guide to making great mixes and final masters on your computer
      Mixing and mastering in the box : the guide to making great mixes and final masters on your computer
      Steve Savage
      "Mixing and mastering, the two final steps in the complex process of sound engineering, require both artistic finesse and technical facility. Even the slightest difference in the way a sound is processed can lead to a shift in the overall aesthetic of a piece, and so sound engineers must work towards an understanding of sound engineering that is particularly oriented towards the artistic and aesthetic. In order to create effective mixes, a sound engineer must maintain a distinct set of artistic goals while drawing on an in-depth understanding of the software involved in the process. Creating final masters requires specialized aural skills and a similarly advanced understanding of the software in order to fine-tune the product with respect to these goals. Mixing and Mastering in the Box addresses the practical and technological necessities of these two final steps without neglecting the creative process that is integral to the creation of high-quality recordings. Savage focuses primarily on creating mixes and masters in the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), or "in the box," currently a popular platform in the field of sound engineering due to the creative advantages and advanced technological capabilities it offers to its users. However, much of the information presented in Mixing and Mastering in the Box is also applicable to analog mixing gear or a hybrid system of digital and analog tools. This book, which features over one hundred illustrations and a comprehensive companion website, is ideal for beginning or intermediate students in sound engineering with a focus on DAW, recording artists who do their own mixing and mastering, or musicians who wish to be better informed when collaborating on mixes and masters"-- Provided by publisher.
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