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Author: Cory Doctorow
Publisher: Tor Book
Keywords: makers
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2009-10-27
ISBN-10: 0765312794
ISBN-13: 9780765312792

From the New York Times bestselling author of Little Brother, a major novel of the booms, busts, and further booms in store for America Perry and Lester invent things—seashell robots that make toast, Boogie Woogie Elmo dolls that drive cars. They also invent entirely new economic systems, like the “New Work,” a New Deal for the technological era. Barefoot bankers cross the nation, microinvesting in high-tech communal mini-startups like Perry and Lester’s. Together, they transform the country, and Andrea Fleeks, a journo-turned-blogger, is there to document it. Then it
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publicatio
Keywords: mobile, maximizing, development, communications, information
Number of Pages: 238
Published: 2012-08-15
ISBN-10: 0821389912
ISBN-13: 9780821389911

With some six billion mobile subscriptions now in use worldwide, around three-quarters of the world’s inhabitants now have access to a mobile phone. Mobiles are arguably the most ubiquitous modern technology in some developing countries, more people have access to a mobile phone than to clean water, a bank account or even electricity. Mobile communications now offer major opportunities to advance human development from providing basic access to education or health information to making cash payments and stimulating citizen involvement in democratic processes. This 2012 edition of the Wor
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Author: Philip J. Koopman Jr.
Publisher: Ellis Horwood Ltd , Publisher
Keywords: computers, series, applications, horwood, wave, new, stack, ellis
Number of Pages: 502
Published: 1989-04-01
ISBN-10: 0138379238
ISBN-13: 9780138379230

Published in 1989, this was the first book to explore the new breed of stack computers led by the introduction of the Novix NC4016 chip. The author commences with an overview of how stacks are used in computing, and a taxonomy of hardware stack support which includes a survey of approximately 70 stack machines past and present. Detailed descriptions, including block diagrams and instruction set summaries, are given for seven new stack processors from Harris Semiconductor, Novix, Johns Hopkins University/APL, MISC, WISC Technologies, and Wright State University. Major topics covered also includ
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Authors: Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen, Harry Lewi,
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Keywords: digital, explosion, happiness, liberty, bits, life, blown
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2008-06-16
ISBN-10: 0137135599
ISBN-13: 9780137135592

“If you want to understand the future before it happens, you’ll love this book. If you want to change the future before it happens to you, this book is required reading.” –Reed Hundt, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission   “There is no simpler or clearer statement of the radical change that digital technologies will bring, nor any book that better prepares one for thinking about the next steps.” –Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School and Author of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace   “Blown to Bits will blow you
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Author: William E. Shotts Jr.
Publisher: No Starch Pre
Keywords: introduction, complete, line, command, linux
Number of Pages: 480
Published: 2012-01-14
ISBN-10: 1593273894
ISBN-13: 9781593273897

You’ve experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer—now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line. The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell. Along the way you’ll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more. In addition to that practical knowledge, author William Shotts
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