Across the planet, humans spend more of their free time watching video than doing anything else. But increasingly it's not TV they're watching, but online video. In this book, YouTube's Chief Business Officer gets to the heart of this creative revolution through behind-the-scenes stories of its biggest stars.
Always wondered about the best exercises to improve hand-eye co-ordination? Struggling to find a one-handed gaming snack that won't get your console greasy? This book is full of funny fitness and lifestyle tips as well as advice to improve your gaming experience.
Shows the contemporary use of enterprise-wide business systems. This text focuses on teaching the managers the potential effect on business of the various IT technologies such as the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets for enterprise collaboration, and how IT contributes to competitive advantage, problem solving, and decision-making.
This guide offers the essentials on connecting a computer to the Internet, choosing an Internet service provider and doing popular Internet activities including browsing the Web, sending and reading e-mail, and chatting online with other Internet users.
This text has been bought the text up to date (especially the object-oriented programming and networking chapters, HTML and ASP, networking (TCP/IP and sun-nets) and coursework. It is arranged in five modules corresponding to the AQA specification. Exercises and questions from exam papers are given at the end of each chapter.
This bestselling dictionary has been fully revised, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative reference of its kind. Providing comprehensive coverage of computer applications in industry, school, work, education, and the home, it is the ideal reference for students, professionals, and anyone who uses computers.
Forming groups is easier than it's ever been: unpaid volunteers build Wikipedia together in their spare time, and one man with a laptop can raise an army to help recover a stolen phone. This book explores how the unifying power of the internet is changing the character of human society.
Computers form a vital part of most people's lives. But what is the nature of the computer? How does it work? What will the next generations of computers look like? Darrel Ince looks at the basic concepts behind all computers; the range of their uses, the effects of computers in the workplace, and novel forms such as quantum computers.
This text provides readers with everything they need to know to get the most out of Microsoft Windows 7: including mastering, customising and administering Windows 7; using features like Windows Aero; and sharing files and media on a HomeGroup or network.
When you're working on your PC and come up against a problem that you're unsure how to solve, where do you look? This work allows you to find the info you need and guides you through the task using a step-by-step approach. It also includes "Did you know?..." sections that alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice.
For one or two-semester, undergraduate or graduate-level courses in Artificial Intelligence. The long-anticipated revision of this best-selling text offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the theory and practice of artificial intelligence. View chapters 3 and 4 from the Third Edition.
Using the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, 'Head First Design Patterns' loads patterns into your brain in a way that sticks. In a way that makes you better at solving software design problems, and better at speaking the language of patterns with others on your team.
This work contains experiments and examples from everyday life as well as computer systems, such as memory tests. It provides a list of electronic resources at the end of each chapter, and covers essential elements of a standard HCI course, including artificial intelligence and psychology.
Intended for the "non-techy" business manager who is thinking about creating a business website, this book explains the ways in which small businesses can benefit from a website, and shows how to build a website to achieve those benefits. It offers advice on system set-up, design, content, e-commerce and site administration.
Illustrates the benefits of a user-centered approach to the design of software, computer systems and web sites, and provides a discussion of developing interaction design from user requirements, and user interface evaluation. This work covers the design of graphical user interfaces, web sites and interfaces for embedded systems.
This book explains what consultants and IT Services firms do. By using plain language and drawing comparisons from everyday life and other industries, the book makes complex concepts accessible to the general reader.
This In Depth guide to Microsoft Windows 7 offers comprehensive coverage, with detailed solutions; breakthrough techniques and shortcuts that are unavailable elsewhere; practical, real-world examples; troubleshooting help for tough problems readers can't fix on their own; and more.
Presents information in forensic computing and IT security. This volume offers practical insight to security and its importance in design, implementation, and the maintenance of systems. It provides guidance on creating systems that allow data to be gathered for future investigation of an event.
The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will replace them. In an internet-enhanced society, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, lawyers, and many others, to work as they did in the 20th century.
Teaching fundamental programming concepts, this book builds a foundation for novice programmers to move on to the more specialised and advanced technologies that use Java. It covers structured programming and Object-based programming. It also describe OOP concepts and explains how they are applied.
Explains that, rather than a systemic collapse, the Internet era represents a fundamental change in the methods we have for understanding the world around us. This title argues that our notions of expertise - what it is, how it works, and how it is cultivated - are out of date, rooted in our pre-networked culture and assumptions.
A comprehensive research guide for both quantitative and qualitative research methods Written by a team of authorities in human-computer interaction (HCI) and usability, this pedagogical guide walks you through the methods used in HCI and examines what are considered to be appropriate research practices in the field.
What does it mean to be a modern family when dinner table conversations take place over smartphones? What happens to privacy when we readily share our personal lives with friends and corporations? This title uncovers how much humanity has - and hasn't - changed because of our increasingly co-dependent relationship with the computer.
Specifically written to cover AQA's Product Design (3-D Design) specification , the student book takes a focused look at design and manufacturing processes, providing a visual insight into specific products and industries to help motivate students.