Multi-Detector CT Imaging: Abdomen, Pelvis, and CAD Applications (Multi-Detector CT Imaging Handbook)

By Luca Saba

Developments in CT expertise over the last two decades have impressively more suitable its diagnostic possibilities. a part of a two-volume set that covers all facets of CT imaging, Multi-Detector CT Imaging: stomach, Pelvis, and CAD Applications comprises simply searchable medical strong point chapters that supply particular info with out want of an index. The insurance is going some distance past only a "how-to" or an encyclopedia of findings, besides the fact that. The authors have uniformly positioned thoughts, scientific findings, pathologic affliction displays, and medical implications in useful point of view.

It is not any ask yourself that with the serious function CT performs and the swift suggestions in desktop expertise that advances within the features and complexity of CT imaging proceed to adapt. whereas information regarding those advancements can be scattered approximately in journals and different assets, this two-volume set offers an authoritative, up to date, and academic reference that covets the whole spectrum of CT.

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Getting Started with Netduino: Open Source Electronics Projects with .NET

By Chris Walker

Start construction electronics tasks with Netduino, the preferred open resource platform that’s captured the mind's eye of makers and hobbyists world wide. This easy-to-follow publication offers the step by step counsel you must scan with Netduino and the .NET Micro Framework.

Through a suite of easy tasks, you’ll tips on how to create digital gadgets—including networked units that converse over TCP/IP. alongside the best way, hobbyists will choose up the fundamentals of .NET programming, and programmers will realize find out how to paintings with electronics and microcontrollers. stick to the tasks in series and examine concepts for construction your individual Netduino-based devices.

  • Get an summary of the Netduino microcontroller family
  • Install the unfastened visible Studio exhibit, .NET Micro Framework, and Netduino SDK
  • Write code that allows you to flip Netduino’s LED on and off
  • Learn find out how to elevate Netduino’s functions with a number of enlargement shields
  • Measure electronic and analog inputs with MakerShield
  • Make a mild seem dimmer or brighter with Pulse Width Modulation
  • Use electric pulses to play a tune and keep watch over the placement of a servo motor
  • Create an app to regulate your Netduino over the Web

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Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

By Jerry Kaplan

An insightful, attractive travel via a famous Silicon Valley insider of ways accelerating advancements in man made Intelligence will remodel the best way we are living and work

Selected as one of many 10 most sensible technology and expertise books of 2015 by way of The Economist
 
After billions of greenbacks and fifty years of attempt, researchers are ultimately cracking the code on synthetic intelligence. As society stands at the cusp of extraordinary switch, Jerry Kaplan unpacks the newest advances in robotics, laptop studying, and notion powering structures that rival or exceed human functions. Driverless automobiles, robot helpers, and clever brokers that advertise our pursuits have the capability to bring in a brand new age of affluence and relaxation — yet as Kaplan warns, the transition might be protracted and brutal except we tackle the 2 nice scourges of the fashionable built international: risky hard work markets and source of revenue inequality. He proposes leading edge, free-market alterations to our economy and social rules to prevent a longer interval of social turmoil. His well timed and available research of the promise and perils of synthetic intelligence is a must-read for enterprise leaders and coverage makers on each side of the aisle.

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Client-Side Data Storage: Keeping It Local

One of the main worthy gains of today’s glossy browsers is the facility to shop info correct at the user’s computing device or cellular gadget. whilst extra humans circulate towards the cloud, client-side garage can nonetheless retailer net builders loads of money and time, in case you do it correct. This hands-on advisor demonstrates a number of garage APIs in motion. You’ll learn the way and whilst to take advantage of them, their plusses and minuses, and steps for enforcing a number of of them on your application.

Ideal for knowledgeable net builders accustomed to JavaScript, this publication additionally introduces numerous open resource libraries that make garage APIs more straightforward to paintings with.

  • Learn how diverse browsers aid every one client-side garage API
  • Work with internet (aka neighborhood) garage for easy such things as lists or preferences
  • Use IndexedDB to shop approximately whatever you will want at the user’s browser
  • Learn how aid internet apps that also use the discontinued net SQL Database API
  • Explore Lockr, Dexie, and localForage, 3 libraries that simplify using garage APIs
  • Build an easy operating software that uses numerous garage techniques

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Mac OS X Lion: A Quick Reference Guide to Mastering your Mac

By Robin Williams, John Tollett

Mac OS X Lion: Peachpit studying Series
Peachpit studying sequence | 2011 | 480 Pages | ISBN: 0321777018 | PDF | 14 MB

The most recent replace of Robin Williams bestselling advisor could have you operating miracles very quickly with Mac OS X Lion. With this publication, you could study on your personal means, no matter if it's operating throughout the classes from begin to end, leaping directly to step by step workouts approximately new good points, or taking a look up simply what you want to be aware of at that second.

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Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 25 Projects (Build It Yourself series)

By Kathy Ceceri

This enjoyable and academic advent to the interesting box of robotics—the technology of designing, construction, and working robots—gives childrens the fundamental instruments for growing their very own robots utilizing usual craft fabrics and components salvaged from recycled toys and different family units. Early chapters train budding roboticists how one can create operating types of robotic palms and write “pencil and paper” machine courses, whereas later chapters convey them the way to construct robots that flow and react to mild or contact. a good gateway to getting children attracted to STEM matters (science, expertise, engineering, and math), the actions during this publication enable young children use all their skills to come back up with inventive options to difficult difficulties and determine how issues paintings.

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The Rocket Mass Heater Builder’s Guide: Complete Step-by-Step Construction, Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Heating with wooden is usually thought of a average and cost effective replacement to electrical energy or fossil fuels. in spite of the fact that, despite a reasonably new and effective woodstove, many cords of wooden are required for burning over the process a unmarried wintry weather, and incomplete combustion can give a contribution to negative air caliber. A rocket mass heater is an earthen masonry heating approach which gives fresh, secure, and effective heat on your domestic, all whereas utilizing 70 to ninety percentage much less gas than a conventional woodstove.

These distinctive and lovely installations offer sumptuous convenience 12 months around. In chilly climate a couple of hours of fresh, sizzling burning grants twenty or extra hours of regular heat, whereas the unit's huge thermal mass acts as a warmth sink, cooling your place on hot summer season days. full of hard-to-find details, The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's advisor includes:

entire layout, building, and deploy directions mixed with particular upkeep and troubleshooting advice

Brick-by-brick layouts, diagrams, and architectural plans augmented with distinct elements drawings and images for clarity

proper and updated code details and criteria that can assist you navigate the approval strategy with neighborhood construction departments

Earthen masonry heating structures are well-suited for average and standard developers alike. A super-efficient, wood-burning, rocket mass heater might be useful dramatically lessen your strength expenditures whereas bettering the wonder, price, and luxury of your home.

Erica Wisner and Ernie Wisner have outfitted over 700 super-efficient, clean-burning masonry stoves. they're devoted to the hunt for sustainable ideas and the hands-on educating of artistic, ecological, and functional skills.

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Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable

By Malcolm Harkins

Coping with chance and data safety: guard to allow, an ApressOpen identify, describes the altering possibility setting and why a clean method of details safeguard is required. simply because virtually each element of an firm is now depending on expertise, the point of interest of IT protection needs to shift from locking down resources to permitting the enterprise whereas handling and surviving chance. This compact publication discusses enterprise danger from a broader point of view, together with privateness and regulatory issues. It describes the expanding variety of threats and vulnerabilities, but additionally bargains concepts for constructing options. those comprise discussions of the way agencies can benefit from new and rising technologies—such as social media and the large proliferation of Internet-enabled devices—while minimizing risk.

With ApressOpen, content material is freely to be had via a number of on-line distribution channels and digital codecs with the objective of disseminating professionally edited and technically reviewed content material to the global community.

Here are a few of the responses from reviewers of this unprecedented work:

“Managing danger and knowledge safeguard is a perceptive, balanced, and infrequently thought-provoking exploration of evolving details hazard and safety demanding situations inside a enterprise context. Harkins essentially connects the wanted, yet often-overlooked linkage and conversation among the enterprise and technical worlds and gives actionable thoughts. The e-book includes eye-opening safety insights which are simply understood, even through the curious layman.”

Fred Wettling, Bechtel Fellow, IS&T Ethics & Compliance Officer, Bechtel

“As disruptive know-how techniques and escalating cyber threats proceed to create huge, immense details defense demanding situations, coping with possibility and knowledge safeguard: defend to let presents a much-needed point of view. This e-book compels info protection pros to imagine in a different way approximately techniques of danger administration with a view to be more desirable. the explicit and useful suggestions deals a fast-track formulation for constructing details defense ideas that are lock-step with company priorities.”

Laura Robinson, central, Robinson Insight

Chair, protection for company Innovation Council (SBIC)

Program Director, government safety motion discussion board (ESAF)

“The mandate of the data defense functionality is being thoroughly rewritten. regrettably such a lot heads of safety haven’t picked up at the swap, impeding their companies’ agility and talent to innovate. This e-book makes the case for why protection must swap, and exhibits how you can start. it is going to be considered as marking the turning aspect in info protection for years to come.”

Dr. Jeremy Bergsman, perform supervisor, CEB

“The global we're liable to guard is altering dramatically and at an accelerating velocity. know-how is pervasive in almost each point of our lives. Clouds, virtualization and cellular are redefining computing – and they're just the start of what's to return. Your safeguard perimeter is outlined by means of at any place your details and other people take place to be. we're attacked by means of specialist adversaries who're larger funded than we are going to ever be. We within the info defense occupation needs to swap as dramatically because the setting we shield. we'd like new talents and new recommendations to do our jobs successfully. We actually have to switch the best way we think.

Written via the most effective within the company, coping with probability and data safety demanding situations conventional safeguard concept with transparent examples of the necessity for switch. It additionally offers specialist recommendation on find out how to dramatically raise the good fortune of your defense technique and strategies – from facing the misunderstanding of threat to how one can turn into a Z-shaped CISO.

Managing hazard and knowledge safety is the final word treatise on tips on how to carry powerful defense to the realm we are living in for the following 10 years. it's absolute needs to analyzing for an individual in our occupation – and will be at the table of each CISO within the world.”

Dave Cullinane, CISSP

CEO safety Starfish, LLC

“In this evaluate, Malcolm Harkins provides an insightful survey of the tendencies, threats, and strategies shaping info chance and safeguard. From regulatory compliance to psychology to the altering risk context, this paintings presents a compelling creation to a huge subject and trains worthwhile consciousness at the results of adjusting expertise and administration practices.”

Dr. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Professor, Stanford legislation School

Co-Director, Stanford middle for overseas defense and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University

“Malcolm Harkins will get it. In his new publication Malcolm outlines the most important forces altering the data defense chance panorama from a major photo viewpoint, after which is going directly to supply powerful equipment of coping with that possibility from a practitioner's point of view. the mix makes this publication specified and a needs to learn for an individual attracted to IT risk."

Dennis Devlin AVP, info safeguard and Compliance, The George Washington University

“Managing threat and knowledge safety is the first-to-read, must-read publication on details safeguard for C-Suite executives. it really is obtainable, comprehensible and actionable. No sky-is-falling scare strategies, no techno-babble – simply directly speak about a seriously vital topic. there isn't any higher primer at the economics, ergonomics and psycho-behaviourals of safety than this.”

Thornton may well, Futurist, govt Director & Dean, IT management Academy

“Managing chance and knowledge safeguard is a warning sign for info protection executives and a ray of sunshine for enterprise leaders. It equips businesses with the data required to rework their protection courses from a “culture of no” to 1 curious about agility, price and competitiveness. not like different courses, Malcolm presents transparent and instantly appropriate ideas to optimally stability the often opposing wishes of hazard aid and company progress. This publication could be required analyzing for a person at present serving in, or trying to in achieving, the position of leader info safeguard Officer.”

Jamil Farshchi, Senior company chief of Strategic making plans and projects, VISA

“For too decades, enterprise and protection – both actual or imagined – have been at odds. In handling threat and knowledge defense: defend to allow, you get what you predict – actual lifestyles useful how one can holiday logjams, have safety truly allow enterprise, and marries protection structure and enterprise structure. Why this ebook? It's written via a practitioner, and never simply any practitioner, one of many major minds in safety today.”

John Stewart, leader safeguard Officer, Cisco

“This publication is a useful consultant to aid safeguard execs handle danger in new methods during this alarmingly quickly altering atmosphere. filled with examples which makes it a excitement to learn, the e-book captures sensible methods a ahead pondering CISO can flip info safeguard right into a aggressive virtue for his or her business.

This publication presents a brand new framework for dealing with probability in an exciting and notion scary approach. it will swap the way in which safeguard execs paintings with their company leaders, and support get items to marketplace faster.

The 6 irrefutable legislation of data protection can be on a stone plaque at the table of each defense professional.”

Steven Proctor, vice chairman, Audit & possibility administration, Flextronics

What you’ll learn

The publication describes, at a administration point, the evolving company defense landscape
It offers suggestions for a management-level viewers approximately the right way to deal with and live to tell the tale risk
Who this ebook is for

The target market is constructed from CIOs and different IT leaders, CISOs and different info protection leaders, IT auditors, and different leaders of company governance and threat capabilities. in spite of the fact that, it deals large attract these within the probability administration and safeguard industries.

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