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    • Amazon fire phone for dummies
      Amazon fire phone for dummies
      by Dan Gookin.
      "The Amazon Fire Phone is here, and the first smartphone designed by Amazon does not disappoint. Loaded with innovative features like Dynamic Perspective, Firefly, and Mayday, your Amazon Fire Phone is a truly unique offering in the Android market, and veteran For Dummies author Dan Gookin is here to offer his truly unique advice on how to blaze through your Fire Phone like a pro. You'll tackle the smartphone basics like making calls, texting, e-mailing, browsing the Internet, and shooting photos and video before taking on more advanced features like maps and navigation, built-in and add-on apps, movies, music, e-books, and syncing it all in the cloud"-- From publisher's description.
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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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    • Learning to program
      Learning to program
      Steven Foote.
      "Learning to Program will help you build a solid foundation in programming that can prepare you to achieve just about any programming goal. Whether you want to become a professional software programmer, or you want to learn how to more effectively communicate with programmers, or you are just curious about how programming works, this book is a great first step in helping to get you there"--Back cover.
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    • 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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    • SQL for MySQL : a beginner's tutorial
      SQL for MySQL : a beginner's tutorial
      Djoni Darmawikarta.
      "This introduction to SQL for MySQL begins by discussing exactly how data is stored and maintained in a relational database, familiarizing readers with SQL INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements. The guide then discusses how to construct basic queries, choose an appropriate output, and how to create and use groups. Readers will also learn how to use joins to query data from multiple tables, how to create predefined views that can be stored in a database, and how to utilize the metadata of a database. Appendices round out the book, covering the various indexing techniques available in MySQL and discussing how to install MySQL Community Edition and list the MySQL built-in data types."-- Provided by Publisher.
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    • Hello App Inventor! : Android programming for kids and the rest of us
      Hello App Inventor! : Android programming for kids and the rest of us
      Paula Beer, Carl Simmons.
      Introduces young readers to the world of mobile programming. Featuring more than 30 invent-it-yourself projects, this book starts with basic apps and gradually builds the skills you need to bring your own ideas to life.
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    • Minecraft mastery : build your own Redstone contraptions and mods
    • OS X Yosemite all-in-one 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
    • iPhone all-in-one for dummies
      iPhone all-in-one for dummies
      by Joe Hutsko and Barbara Boyd.

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    • My iPhone
    • iPhone : the missing manual
    • Creating iOS apps : develop and design
    • Teach yourself visually iPad
    • Ipad : portable genius
    • iPad for seniors for dummies
      iPad for seniors for dummies
      by Nancy Muir.
      Provides instructions and advice for seniors on how to use the iPad, including getting it ready to use, Internet searches, e-mail, Siri, iCloud, applications, social media, audio, video, photographs, electronic books, settings, troubleshooting, and accessories.
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    • Teach yourself visually Fire tablets
    • Raspberry Pi for dummies
      Raspberry Pi for dummies
      by Sean McManus and Mike Cook.

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    • Advanced persistent threat hacking : the art and science of hacking any organization
    • Building an information security awareness program : defending against social engineering and technical threats
    • 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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    • App Inventor 2 : create your own Android apps
      App Inventor 2 : create your own Android apps
      David Wolber, Hal Abelson, Ellen Spertus, and Liz Looney.

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    • High performance responsive design : building faster sites across devices
    • Build your own website : a comic guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress
    • Building valve amplifiers
    • 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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    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking for dummies