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Author: Stewart A. Baker
Publisher: Hoover Institution Pre
Keywords: hoover, inst, press, publication, terrorism, tomorrow’s, stilts, aren’t, stopping, skating
Number of Pages: 375
Published: 2010-06-15
ISBN-10: 0817911545
ISBN-13: 9780817911546

In the years after 9/11, officials scrambled to rethink security at the border and in the air—while privacy groups and foreign governments did their best to stop and then roll back security measures. As a result, we have only partially closed gaping security holes. Worse, the resistance has made it all but impossible to head off other disasters that are inherent in new technologies such as computer networks and biotech. In Skating on Stilts, Stewart A. Baker draws on his experience at Homeland Security to give the reader a ringside seat as the battle unfolds. In a lively memoir, he de
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Author: M. N. G. Duke
Publisher: IOS Pre
Keywords: cost, containment, affordability, prices, money, drugs
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2003-05-01
ISBN-10: 1586033344
ISBN-13: 9781586033347

Over the years, many countries have approached the World Health Organization for advice or information on the feasibility of measures to control the growth of expenditure on medicines. Such calls for help led the Organization to undertake a study as early as 1983. The report "Drugs and Money" was widely used and repeatedly updated. This edition aims to provide policy makers and regulators with a compact and practical review of the various approaches that have been developed and tested to date in an effort to contain the overall costs of pharmaceutical services and drug treatment. The true art
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Author: The Council of Economic Advisers of the President
Publisher: CreateSpace
Keywords: president, report, economic
Number of Pages: 462
Published: 2010-02-12
ISBN-10: 1441413413
ISBN-13: 9781441413413

The Economic Report of the President for 2010 is written by the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. An important vehicle for presenting the Administration’s domestic and international economic policies, it provides an overview of the nation’s economic progress with text and extensive data appendices. For more than sixty years, the Economic Report has provided a nearly contemporaneous record of how Administrations have interpreted economic developments, the motivation for policy actions, and the results of those interventions. This year’s volume has attempted to stay tr
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Author: Mark L. Murphy
Publisher: CommonsWare, LLC
Keywords: development, android, guide, coder’s
Number of Pages: 468
Published: 2009-02-06
ISBN-10: 0981678009
ISBN-13: 9780981678009

Welcome to the Book! Thanks! Thanks for your interest in developing applications for Android! Increasingly, people will access Internet-based services using so-called "non-traditional" means, such as mobile devices. The more we do in that space now, the more that people will help invest in that space to make it easier to build more powerful mobile applications in the future. Android is new – at the time of this writing, there are no shipping Android-powered devices – but it likely will rapidly grow in importance due to the size and scope of the Open Handset
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Author: Jono Baco
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Keywords: participation, new, building, community, art
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 2012-05-30
ISBN-10: 1449312063
ISBN-13: 9781449312060

Online communities provide a wide range of opportunities for supporting a cause, marketing a product or service, or building open source software. The Art of Community helps you recruit members, motivate them, and manage them as active participants. Author Jono Bacon offers experiences and observations from his 14-year effort to build and manage communities, including his current position as manager for Ubuntu. Discover how your community can become a reliable support network, a valuable source of new ideas, and a powerful marketing force. This expanded edition shows you how to keep community
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Author: Al SweigartBrand Brand AlbertSweigartCategory 
Publisher: Albert Sweigart
Keywords: python, games, computer, own, invent
Number of Pages: 438
Published: 2010-05-01
ISBN-10: 0982106017
ISBN-13: 9780982106013

"Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python" teaches you computer programming in the Python programming language. Each chapter gives you the complete source code for a new game and teaches the programming concepts from these examples. The book is available under a Creative Commons license and can be downloaded in full for free from http://inventwithpython.com "Invent with Python" was written to be understandable by kids as young as 10 to 12 years old, although it is great for anyone of any age who has never programmed before. This second edition has revised and expanded content, including usin
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