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Split Second
  • Author : Kasie West
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780062117410
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Kasie West delivers nail-biting suspense and heart-pounding romance in the thrilling sequel to Pivot Point. Addie has always been able to see the future when faced with a choice, but that doesn't make her present any easier. Her boyfriend used her. Her best friend betrayed her. So when Addie's dad invites her to spend her winter break with him in the Norm world, she jumps at the chance. There she meets the handsome and achingly familiar Trevor. He's a virtual stranger to her, so why does her heart do a funny flip every time she sees him? But after witnessing secrets that were supposed to stay hidden, Trevor quickly seems more suspicious of Addie than interested in her. She wants to change that. Laila, her best friend, has a secret of her own: she can restore Addie's memories . . . once she learns how. But there are powerful people who don't want this to happen. Desperate, Laila tries to manipulate Connor, a brooding bad boy from school—but he seems to be the only boy in the Compound immune to her charms. And the only one who can help her.

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    Deadpool & Cable
  • Author : Fabian Nicieza
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9781302485580
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Call them a duo with a special kind of dynamics...call them the odd couple but with guns...call them 90s comics distilled down into two characters-DEADPOOL AND CABLE ARE BACK, BABY! That's right-The Merc with the Mouth and the Soldier with the Scowl are together again in this all-new series! When Cable gets a vision of a terrible future set off by the death of one man, he knows he must protect him no matter what! I'll get you three guesses who's been hired to kill that guy. Go on, guess. COLLECTING: DEADPOOL & CABLE: SPLIT SECOND (2015) #1-3.

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    Time Frame
  • Author : Douglas E. Richards
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN : 1983706574
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • SPLIT SECOND was the 27th bestselling Kindle book of 2017-out of almost 6 million titles. Now, this blockbuster continues with TIME FRAME, a standalone sequel that will leave you breathless. A daring attempt to go back a split second in time to destroy Kim Jong-un. A discovery so consequential it dwarfs even time travel. And a treacherous enemy bent on revenge. Lee Cargill is the head of Q5, a secret organization that can send objects a split second back into the past. And while this seems utterly useless, it turns out to be the most powerful capability the world has ever known. Those who control it can transform civilization-or destroy it entirely. When Cargill sends Aaron Blake, his most formidable operative, on an unauthorized mission to destroy Kim Jong-un, all hell breaks loose. As Blake battles for his life, his chances of thwarting the North Korean tyrant plummet. But they're about to get far worse. Because China has learned of Q5 technology, and they'll stop at nothing to hunt Blake down . . . And all the while, a powerful enemy has reemerged. An enemy who seeks to use time travel technology to achieve a twisted, psychopathic vision that will leave millions dead-starting with Lee Cargill and the entire Q5 team. TIME FRAME is a roller-coaster ride of a thriller, one packed with fascinating concepts that readers will be contemplating long after they've read the last page."Richards is a worthy successor to Michael Crichton." (SF Book.com)"Richards is an extraordinary writer," (Dean Koontz) who can "keep you turning the pages all night long." (Douglas Preston)Near Future Science Fiction Thrillers by Douglas E. RichardsWIRED (Wired 1)AMPED (Wired 2)MIND'S EYE (Nick Hall 1)BRAINWEB (Nick Hall 2)MIND WAR (Nick Hall 3) QUANTUM LENSSPLIT SECOND (Split Second 1)TIME FRAME (Split Second 2)GAME CHANGER INFINITY BORN-New in 2017!Kids Science Fiction Thrillers (9 and up, enjoyed by kids and adults alike)TRAPPED (Prometheus Project 1)CAPTURED (Prometheus Project 2)STRANDED (Prometheus Project 3)OUT OF THIS WORLDTHE DEVIL'S SWORD

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    Split Second
  • Author : Alex Kava
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781488038280
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Return to the pulse-pounding world of FBI special agent Maggie O’Dell, in book two of the bestselling series by Alex Cava. They dubbed him the Collector, so named for his ritual of collecting victims before disposing of them in the most heinous ways possible. FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell tracked him for two years, finally ending their game of cate and mouse. Now Albert Stucky has escaped from prison…and he is setting up a new game for Maggie. Some say Maggie O’Dell has lost her edge. Since capturing Stucky, she has been walking a tightwire, battling nightmares and guilt over the victims she couldn’t save. Now that Stucky is loose again, she’s been pulled out of the field. But as Stucky’s trail of victims leads closer and closer to Maggie, she is put back on the case under the supervision of Special Agent R. J. Tully. Together they race against the clock to hunt the killer, and Maggie finds herself pushed to the very edge. Has her desire to stop Albert Stucky become a matter of personal vengeance? Has she crossed the line? And has that been Stucky’s goal all along—to make her into a monster? Originally published in 2001

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    Pivot Point
  • Author : Kasie West
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780062117403
  • Reader Reviews : 37
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Perfect for fans of Sliding Doors, Kasie West's riveting novel Pivot Point follows a girl with the power to see her potential futures. Addison Coleman's life is one big "What if?" As a Searcher, a special type of clairvoyant, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she is able to look into the future and see both outcomes. So when her parents tell her they are getting a divorce and she has to pick who she wants to live with, a Search has never been more important. In one future Addie is living with her mom in the life she's always known and is being pursued by the most popular guy in school. In the other she is the new girl in school, where she falls for a cute, quiet artist. Then Addie finds herself drawn into a murder investigation, and her fate takes a darker turn. With so much to lose in either future, Addie must decide which reality she's willing to live through . . . and who she's willing to live without.

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    Split Second
  • Author : Douglas E. Richards
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN : 1517153158
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Physicists
  • "Nathan Wexler is a brilliant physicist who thinks he's found a way to send matter a split second back into the past. But before he can confirm his findings, he and his wife-to-be, Jenna Morrison, find themselves in a battle for their very lives. Because while time travel to an instant earlier seems useless, Jenna comes to learn that no capability in history has ever been more profound or far-reaching" -- back cover.

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    The Split Second
  • Author : Michael Wexler,John Hulme
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Pages : 165
  • ISBN : 9781408820919
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Becker Drane has still got the coolest job in the world, but being a Fixer in The Seems while trying to live a normal 13-year-old life is sometimes impossible. On the way to a family holiday, a bomb explodes in the Department of Time and Becker is called in to repair the damage. He discovers a path of destruction way beyond his wildest imagination and his faith in The Seems, as well as in his abilities as a Fixer, are shaken to the core. But help comes from a new and ambitious Fixer, as well as a legend from the past, and soon Becker is winning out in his battle against dark forces.

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    Alex Unlimited, Volume 2: Split-Second Sight
  • Author : Dan Jolley
  • Publisher : TOKYOPOP
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9781427864116
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • America has always been rife with "mediums," but now it looks as though one girl is the real deal: Amy Titus -- a spacey, New-Age hippie chick from San Francisco. If Amy really can contact spirits, then the government has either a major ally or a potential threat to national security. When Amy disappears mysteriously, it's up to teen secret agent Alex to track down the missing medium. Is Amy what she appears to be? And can she really communicate with the parents whose death orphaned Alex so many years ago?

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    Split Second
  • Author : Sophie McKenzie
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781471116001
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A heart-stopping YA thriller, from the author of the award-winning Girl, Missingand Close My Eyes. . . Bound together by the devastating consequences of a terrorist attack on a London market, teenagers Charlotte (Charlie) and Nat appear at first to have much in common. But, as Charlie gets closer to Nat and his family, she begins to wonder if perhaps he knows more about the attack than he has let on. Split Second is an action-packed thriller that shifts between the perspectives of its two main characters as their courage and their loyalties are tested to the limit.

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    The Seems: The Split Second
  • Author : Michael Wexler,John Hulme
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury USA Childrens
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1599901307
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • WARNING: Anything can happen in a Split Second Becker Drane's still got the coolest job in The World, but it's getting harder and harder to live a normal life outside of The Seems. He's definitely feeling the strain of being a teenager (complete with mood swings and a newfound respect for sarcasm) and he can't stop thinking about Jennifer Kaley, the totally cool girl he met during his Mission in Sleep. Things don't get any easier when a bomb explodes in the Department of Time and Becker is called in to pick up the pieces after a more senior Fixer couldn't disarm the device. It's his toughest mission yet, and Becker finds himself going places in The Seems he never knew existed, and meeting people long thought dead. Yep, it's just another day in the life of Becker Drane. Let's hope he lives to Fix again . . . .

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    Alex Unlimited Volume 2: Split-Second Sight
  • Author : Dan Jolley
  • Publisher : TokyoPop
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1427801231
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • When Amy Titus, a new age hippie who claims to be able to communicate with parents who have died, mysteriously disappears, Alex, a secret teen agent who can summon parallel dimensions of herself to handle any task, must find her.

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    Every Second Counts
  • Author : Sophie McKenzie
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781481439282
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Charlie and Nat must expose a public official for who he truly is before he is elected prime minister in the riveting and romantic sequel to the explosive thriller, In a Split Second. Nat and Charlie are on the run and in more danger than ever before. Nowhere is safe and they can’t trust anyone but each other. Roman Riley’s networks could discover them at any time, so Charlie believes their only option is to go undercover in Riley’s team, but Nat doesn’t agree. So Charlie sneaks away to pursue her plan alone. Nat is desperate to find Charlie, but his family is relying on him, and he can’t leave them behind. Even if Nat and Charlie can find each other again, could being together be even more dangerous than being apart?

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    Back in Time: Split-Second Time Travel Story #2
  • Author : Ken Johns
  • Publisher : Split-Second Time Travel Stroi
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN : 1775358259
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Jess is the only member of her family to return from their time travel vacation and she has a lot of questions for the Split-Second Time Travel Company. The SSTTC rescue team is searching for her sister and her parents, but Jess is finding it hard to trust them. When she learns the truth, she'll have to go back in time to stop the SSTTC.

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    100 Bullets Vol. 2: Split Second Chance
  • Author : Brian Azzarello,Eduardo Risso
  • Publisher : DC
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781401240028
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • The second volume in the 100 BULLETS line, this book resumes the tale of the mysterious Agent Graves who offers ordinary wronged people the opportunity to kill with impunity using 100 bullets that he supplies them with. But even as Agent Graves continues to approach and manipulate his "clients," questions about the ghoulish agent start to arise as people from his past begin to appear, revealing interesting information about their former acquaintance. In the end though, these facts only lead to different questions as the mystery behind Agent Graves' motives deepens. Collects issues #6-14.

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    The Two Cultures
  • Author : C. P. Snow
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN : 9781107606142
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • The importance of science and technology and future of education and research are just some of the subjects discussed here.

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    Split Second
  • Author : David Baldacci
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780759507951
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Two Secret Service agents sworn to guard their protectees lost them in a single moment . . . and in this #1 New York Times bestseller, they're about to learn that the violence has just begun. Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin air. ​Sean King knows how the younger agent feels. Eight years earlier, the hard-charging Secret Service agent allowed his attention to be diverted for a split second. And the candidate he was protecting was gunned down before his eyes. Now Michelle and Sean are about to see their destinies converge. Drawn into a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, the two discredited agents uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making—and are a long way from over.

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    The David Story: A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel
  • Author : Robert Alter
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9780393070255
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Religion
  • "A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."—Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999 Acclaimed for its masterful new translation and insightful commentary, The David Story is a fresh, vivid rendition of one of the great works in Western literature. Robert Alter's brilliant translation gives us David, the beautiful, musical hero who slays Goliath and, through his struggles with Saul, advances to the kingship of Israel. But this David is also fully human: an ambitious, calculating man who navigates his life's course with a flawed moral vision. The consequences for him, his family, and his nation are tragic and bloody. Historical personage and full-blooded imagining, David is the creation of a literary artist comparable to the Shakespeare of the history plays.

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    Split Second
  • Author : David Baldacci
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1538720043
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Two Secret Service agents sworn to guard their protectees lost them in a single moment . . . and in this #1 New York Times bestseller, they're about to learn that the violence has just begun. Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment -- and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin air. Sean King knows how the younger agent feels. Eight years earlier, the hard-charging Secret Service agent allowed his attention to be diverted for a split second. The candidate he was protecting was gunned down before his eyes. Now, Michelle and Sean are about to see their destinies converge. Drawn into a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, the two discredited agents uncover a shocking truth: the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making -- and are a long way from over.

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    Split Second - Part 1
  • Author : Sophie McKenzie
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 75
  • ISBN : 9781471123009
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Nat and Charlie are about to discover that life can change in the blink of an eye - whether you're ready or not! This is PART ONE of THREE of the heart-stopping thriller, Split Secondby bestselling and award-winning author, Sophie McKenzie. It is not the whole book. PART TWO will be released on 17thJuly and PART THREE on 24thJuly. However, if you can't wait, THE WHOLE EBOOK IS ALSO AVAILABLE NOW!! Once you've read all three parts don't miss Sophie's fantastic sequel, Every Second Counts, out in ebook and paperback on 31st July 2014. "A terrifying, fast-paced thriller that you won't be able to put down." Teen Now, four-star review "Wow. Sophie McKenzie knows how to get her readers right on the edge of their seats. Split Secondis a rollercoaster of a read, full of twists and turns and betrayals … And the story will continue in Every Second Counts. I'll be watching this space for book two. With bated breath!" The Book Bag

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    Never Split the Difference
  • Author : Chris Voss,Tahl Raz
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780062407818
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home. After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss’s head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counterintuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life. Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner. Taking emotional intelligence and intuition to the next level, Never Split the Difference gives you the competitive edge in any discussion.

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    Split-Second Lifetime
  • Author : Denise Kahn
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1492839078
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • On a business trip from the U.S. to Paris, Jebby meets Dodi on a flight. Jebby is an ethnomusicologist, and Dodi is an international photographer. They are immediately attracted to each other, but from the very first moment Dodi triggers what seems like past life memories for Jebby of a poignant and passionate time they shared together. As Jebby tries to figure out if she is “losing it” or if past lives really do exist, they embark on a path of adventure and romance where lifetimes and cultures interweave in modern day Paris, Uzbekistan, and in the old Southwest. Jebby and Dodi live their unusually diverse and rich adventure and romance, surrounded by an international cast and superb musicians. At the same time Jebby discovers where the Hopi originated from, that death is not a finality, love transcends lifetimes, and music is eternal.

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    Iterative Methods for Sparse Linear Systems
  • Author : Yousef Saad
  • Publisher : SIAM
  • Pages : 537
  • ISBN : 9780898715347
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Mathematics
  • Mathematics of Computing -- General.

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    Lord of the Flies
  • Author : William Golding
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0399501487
  • Reader Reviews : 2903
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Golding’s iconic 1954 novel, now with a new foreword by Lois Lowry, remains one of the greatest books ever written for young adults and an unforgettable classic for readers of any age. This edition includes a new Suggestions for Further Reading by Jennifer Buehler. At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate. This far from civilization they can do anything they want. Anything. But as order collapses, as strange howls echo in the night, as terror begins its reign, the hope of adventure seems as far removed from reality as the hope of being rescued.

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    The Great Hunt
  • Author : Robert Jordan
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 743
  • ISBN : 9780812517729
  • Reader Reviews : 104
  • Genre : Fiction
  • As Moiraine Sedai recognizes young Rand al'Thor as the Dragon Reborn, the prophesied hero who alone can stand against the power of the Dark One, the Horn of Valere, destined to play a key role in the final confrontation, is stolen

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    Beginning Python Visualization
  • Author : Shai Vaingast
  • Publisher : Apress
  • Pages : 379
  • ISBN : 9781430218449
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Computers
  • We are visual animals. But before we can see the world in its true splendor, our brains, just like our computers, have to sort and organize raw data, and then transform that data to produce new images of the world. Beginning Python Visualization: Crafting Visual Transformation Scripts discusses turning many types of small data sources into useful visual data. And, you will learn Python as part of the bargain.

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    Encyclopedia of Weird Detectives
  • Author : Paul Green
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781476678009
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • The detective genre has explored supernatural and paranormal themes throughout its colorful history. Stories of detectives investigating spiritualists, ghostly apparitions, the occult and psychics have spanned pulp fiction magazines, comic books, novels, film, television, animation and video games. This encyclopedia covers the history of the genre in its multiple forms and informs and adds to the knowledge of either the new or informed reader. Its A-Z format provides ready reference by title. Detective fans browsing for new discoveries will enjoy the entertaining style.

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    Learning Spark
  • Author : Holden Karau,Andy Konwinski,Patrick Wendell,Matei Zaharia
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Pages : 387
  • ISBN : 9781449359058
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Computers
  • Data in all domains is getting bigger. How can you work with it efficiently? Recently updated for Spark 1.3, this book introduces Apache Spark, the open source cluster computing system that makes data analytics fast to write and fast to run. With Spark, you can tackle big datasets quickly through simple APIs in Python, Java, and Scala. This edition includes new information on Spark SQL, Spark Streaming, setup, and Maven coordinates. Written by the developers of Spark, this book will have data scientists and engineers up and running in no time. You’ll learn how to express parallel jobs with just a few lines of code, and cover applications from simple batch jobs to stream processing and machine learning. Quickly dive into Spark capabilities such as distributed datasets, in-memory caching, and the interactive shell Leverage Spark’s powerful built-in libraries, including Spark SQL, Spark Streaming, and MLlib Use one programming paradigm instead of mixing and matching tools like Hive, Hadoop, Mahout, and Storm Learn how to deploy interactive, batch, and streaming applications Connect to data sources including HDFS, Hive, JSON, and S3 Master advanced topics like data partitioning and shared variables

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    New York
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : NWU:35556021830716
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : New York (N.Y.)
  • Read and download full book New York

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    Kamus Sinonim Bahasa Inggris
  • Author : Tim Bentang Pustaka
  • Publisher : PT Mizan Publika
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : 9791227950
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Kamus Sinonim Bahasa Inggris

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    Discovering the Brain
  • Author : National Academy of Sciences,Institute of Medicine,Sandra Ackerman
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Pages : 195
  • ISBN : 9780309045292
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Medical
  • The brain ... There is no other part of the human anatomy that is so intriguing. How does it develop and function and why does it sometimes, tragically, degenerate? The answers are complex. In Discovering the Brain, science writer Sandra Ackerman cuts through the complexity to bring this vital topic to the public. The 1990s were declared the "Decade of the Brain" by former President Bush, and the neuroscience community responded with a host of new investigations and conferences. Discovering the Brain is based on the Institute of Medicine conference, Decade of the Brain: Frontiers in Neuroscience and Brain Research. Discovering the Brain is a "field guide" to the brainâ€"an easy-to-read discussion of the brain's physical structure and where functions such as language and music appreciation lie. Ackerman examines: How electrical and chemical signals are conveyed in the brain. The mechanisms by which we see, hear, think, and pay attentionâ€"and how a "gut feeling" actually originates in the brain. Learning and memory retention, including parallels to computer memory and what they might tell us about our own mental capacity. Development of the brain throughout the life span, with a look at the aging brain. Ackerman provides an enlightening chapter on the connection between the brain's physical condition and various mental disorders and notes what progress can realistically be made toward the prevention and treatment of stroke and other ailments. Finally, she explores the potential for major advances during the "Decade of the Brain," with a look at medical imaging techniquesâ€"what various technologies can and cannot tell usâ€"and how the public and private sectors can contribute to continued advances in neuroscience. This highly readable volume will provide the public and policymakersâ€"and many scientists as wellâ€"with a helpful guide to understanding the many discoveries that are sure to be announced throughout the "Decade of the Brain."

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    Text Mining with R
  • Author : Julia Silge,David Robinson
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN : 9781491981627
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Computers
  • Chapter 7. Case Study : Comparing Twitter Archives; Getting the Data and Distribution of Tweets; Word Frequencies; Comparing Word Usage; Changes in Word Use; Favorites and Retweets; Summary; Chapter 8. Case Study : Mining NASA Metadata; How Data Is Organized at NASA; Wrangling and Tidying the Data; Some Initial Simple Exploration; Word Co-ocurrences and Correlations; Networks of Description and Title Words; Networks of Keywords; Calculating tf-idf for the Description Fields; What Is tf-idf for the Description Field Words?; Connecting Description Fields to Keywords; Topic Modeling.

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    Blackjack Blueprint–Second Edition
  • Author : Rick Blaine
  • Publisher : Huntington Press Inc
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781935396536
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Games
  • The most comprehensive book ever written on playing blackjack for profit, Blackjack Blueprint covers everything from basic strategy to counting cards, from maximizing potential going solo to playing on a blackjack team. Casino comps, location play, shuffle tracking, playing in disguise, outwitting the eye in the sky, and other advantage-play techniques—it’s all here. This revised edition contains new information on getting reimbursed for airline tickets, negotiating and optimizing rebates on gambling losses, hiding chips and disguising wins, security while on blackjack-related websites, protecting your personal privacy when making large cash transactions at casinos, and more.

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    Split-Second Persuasion
  • Author : Kevin Dutton
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780547545233
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Psychology
  • An “entertaining” look at the psychology and neuroscience behind the act of influencing others (Kirkus Reviews). People try to persuade us every day. From the news to the Internet to coworkers and family, everyone and everything wants to influence our thoughts in some way. And in turn, we hope to persuade others. Understanding the dynamics of persuasion can help us to achieve our own goals—and resist being manipulated by those who don’t necessarily have our best interests at heart. Psychologist Kevin Dutton has identified a powerful strain of immediate, instinctual persuasion, a method of influence that allows people to disarm skepticism, win arguments, and close deals. With a combination of astute methods and in-depth research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience, Dutton’s fascinating and provocative book: Introduces the natural super-persuaders in our midst: Buddhist monks, magicians, advertisers, con men, hostage negotiators, and even psychopaths. Reveals which hidden pathways in the brain lead us to believe something even when we know it’s not true. Explains how group dynamics can make us more tolerant or deepen our extremism. Illuminates the five elements of SPICE (simplicity, perceived self-interest, incongruity, confidence, and empathy) for instantly effective persuasion. “[Split-Second Persuasion] offers some powerful insights into the art and science of getting people to do what you want.” —New Scientist

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    Breaking Dawn
  • Author : Stephenie Meyer
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN : 9780316032834
  • Reader Reviews : 4318
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • In the explosive finale to the epic romantic saga, Bella has one final choice to make. Should she stay mortal and strengthen her connection to the werewolves, or leave it all behind to become a vampire? When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how could you not give it? If it was someone you truly loved? To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife have led her to the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or to pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the fates of two tribes hangs. This astonishing, breathlessly anticipated conclusion to the Twilight Saga illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic. It's here! #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with the highly anticipated companion, Midnight Sun: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. "People do not want to just read Meyer's books; they want to climb inside them and live there." -- Time "A literary phenomenon." -- The New York Times

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    I Need a New Bum!
  • Author : Dawn McMillan
  • Publisher : Scholastic
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN : 9781407196046
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Humor
  • The book behind the viral internet sensation of "The Scottish Granny" reading this story to her grandchild. A young boy suddenly notices a big problem - his bum has a huge crack! So he sets off to find a new one. Will he choose an armor-plated bum? A rocket bum? A robot bum? Find out in this silly, quirky tale with hilarious illustrations.

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    Understanding and Using C Pointers
  • Author : Richard M Reese
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : 9781449344559
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  • Genre : Computers
  • Improve your programming through a solid understanding of C pointers and memory management. With this practical book, you’ll learn how pointers provide the mechanism to dynamically manipulate memory, enhance support for data structures, and enable access to hardware. Author Richard Reese shows you how to use pointers with arrays, strings, structures, and functions, using memory models throughout the book. Difficult to master, pointers provide C with much flexibility and power—yet few resources are dedicated to this data type. This comprehensive book has the information you need, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced C or C++ programmer or developer. Get an introduction to pointers, including the declaration of different pointer types Learn about dynamic memory allocation, de-allocation, and alternative memory management techniques Use techniques for passing or returning data to and from functions Understand the fundamental aspects of arrays as they relate to pointers Explore the basics of strings and how pointers are used to support them Examine why pointers can be the source of security problems, such as buffer overflow Learn several pointer techniques, such as the use of opaque pointers, bounded pointers and, the restrict keyword

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    Game Theory, Alive
  • Author : Anna R. Karlin,Yuval Peres
  • Publisher : American Mathematical Soc.
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN : 9781470419820
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Game theory
  • We live in a highly connected world with multiple self-interested agents interacting and myriad opportunities for conflict and cooperation. The goal of game theory is to understand these opportunities. This book presents a rigorous introduction to the mathematics of game theory without losing sight of the joy of the subject. This is done by focusing on theoretical highlights (e.g., at least six Nobel Prize winning results are developed from scratch) and by presenting exciting connections of game theory to other fields such as computer science (algorithmic game theory), economics (auctions and matching markets), social choice (voting theory), biology (signaling and evolutionary stability), and learning theory. Both classical topics, such as zero-sum games, and modern topics, such as sponsored search auctions, are covered. Along the way, beautiful mathematical tools used in game theory are introduced, including convexity, fixed-point theorems, and probabilistic arguments. The book is appropriate for a first course in game theory at either the undergraduate or graduate level, whether in mathematics, economics, computer science, or statistics. The importance of game-theoretic thinking transcends the academic setting—for every action we take, we must consider not only its direct effects, but also how it influences the incentives of others.

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    Infinite Powers
  • Author : Steven Strogatz
  • Publisher : Eamon Dolan Books
  • Pages : 389
  • ISBN : 9781328879981
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  • Genre : History
  • From preeminent math personality and author of The Joy of x, a brilliant and endlessly appealing explanation of calculus - how it works and why it makes our lives immeasurably better. Without calculus, we wouldn't have cell phones, TV, GPS, or ultrasound. We wouldn't have unraveled DNA or discovered Neptune or figured out how to put 5,000 songs in your pocket. Though many of us were scared away from this essential, engrossing subject in high school and college, Steven Strogatz's brilliantly creative, down‑to‑earth history shows that calculus is not about complexity; it's about simplicity. It harnesses an unreal number--infinity--to tackle real‑world problems, breaking them down into easier ones and then reassembling the answers into solutions that feel miraculous. Infinite Powers recounts how calculus tantalized and thrilled its inventors, starting with its first glimmers in ancient Greece and bringing us right up to the discovery of gravitational waves (a phenomenon predicted by calculus). Strogatz reveals how this form of math rose to the challenges of each age: how to determine the area of a circle with only sand and a stick; how to explain why Mars goes "backwards" sometimes; how to make electricity with magnets; how to ensure your rocket doesn't miss the moon; how to turn the tide in the fight against AIDS. As Strogatz proves, calculus is truly the language of the universe. By unveiling the principles of that language, Infinite Powers makes us marvel at the world anew.

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    Coaching Soccer Tactics
  • Author : Phil Wymer
  • Publisher : Soccertactics.com
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN : 9780955007606
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  • Genre : Soccer
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