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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A title that inspired the film The Imitation Game, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, and which has received eight Oscar nominations, including: Best film; Best Actor in a Leading Role; Best Supporting Actress; Best Adapted Screenplay; and Alan Turing was the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War.
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.
Uber and Airbnb are household names: redefining neighbourhoods, challenging the way governments regulate business and changing the way we travel. This is an account of a dawning age of tenacity, creativity, conflict and wealth. It shows how it all started, and how the world is wildly different than it was ten years ago.
Exam Ref 70-698 Configuring Windows 10 focuses on expertise modern Windows professionals need to implement Windows 10, configure core services, and manage and maintain Windows 10 devices in the enterprise.
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.
Suitable for senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students, this book covers the varied and interconnected aspects of Grid computing, including how to design a system infrastructure and Grid portal; job submission and scheduling; Grid security; Grid computing services and software tools; workflow editors; and, Grid-enabling applications.