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Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager Book
Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager

Farney, Tabatha, author.

Geometry Book
Geometry

Richard W. Fisher

America's Math Teacher, Richard W. Fisher, introduces Mastering Essential Math Skills GEOMETRY. This book will provide students with all the essential geometry skills. Vocabulary, points, lines, planes, perimeter, area, volume, and the Pythagorean theorem are just some of the topics that are learned and mastered. There is plenty of practical, real-life problem solving that shows students the importance of geometry in the real world.

Fractions Book
Fractions

Fisher, Richard W.

Problem solving Book
Problem solving

Richard W. Fisher

America's Math Teacher, Richard W. Fisher, introduces Mastering Essential Math Skills PROBLEM SOLVING. This book will ensure that students master the much-feared math word problem. Students learn how to apply the math operations they already know to real-life situations. Included are short reviews for whole numbers, fractions, and decimal operations. The book begins with simple one-step problems and progresses slowly to multi-step problems, with plenty of built-in-reviews to ensure mastery and success. Students will feel excitement and growing confidence as they see dramatic increases in their skill level.

Whole numbers and integers Book
Whole numbers and integers

Richard W. Fisher

Illustrated workbook for learning, practicing, and mastering elementary number theory in mathematics.

Errors, blunders, and lies : how to tell the difference Book
Errors, blunders, and lies : how to tell the difference

David Salsburg

We live in a world that is not quite "right." The central tenet of statistical inquiry is that Observation = Truth + Errorbecause even the most careful of scientific investigations have always been bedeviled by uncertainty. Our attempts to measure things are plagued with small errors. Our attempts to understand our world are blocked by blunders. And, unfortunately, in some cases, people have been known to lie. In this long-awaited follow-up to his well-regarded bestseller, The Lady Tasting Tea, David Salsburg opens a door to the amazing widespread use of statistical methods by looking at historical examples of errors, blunders and lies from areas as diverse as archeology, law, economics, medicine, psychology, sociology, Biblical studies, history, and war-time espionage. In doing so, he shows how, upon closer statistical investigation, errors and blunders often lead to useful information. And how statistical methods have been used to uncover falsified data. Beginning with Edmund Halley's examination of the Transit of Venus and ending with a discussion of how many tanks Rommel had during the Second World War, the author invites the reader to come along on this easily accessible and fascinating journey of how to identify the nature of errors, minimize the effects of blunders, and figure out who the liars are.

Teaching statistics using baseball Book
Teaching statistics using baseball

James Albert

This book illustrates basic methods of data analysis and probability models by means of baseball statistics collected on players and teams. The idea of the book is to describe statistical thinking in a context that will be familiar and interesting to students. The second edition of Teaching Statistics follows the same structure as the first edition, where the case studies and exercises have been replaced by modern players and teams, and the new types of baseball data from the PitchFX system and fangraphs.com are incorporated into the text.

STREAMING, SHARING, STEALING : big data and the future of entertainment. Book
STREAMING, SHARING, STEALING : big data and the future of entertainment.

Michael D. Smith, Rahul Telang

"[The authors explain] gently yet firmly exactly how the internet threatens established ways and what can and cannot be done about it. Their book should be required for anyone who wishes to believe that nothing much has changed." -- The Wall Street Journal "Packed with examples, from the nimble-footed who reacted quickly to adapt their businesses, to laggards who lost empires." -- Financial Times Traditional network television programming has always followed the same script: executives approve a pilot, order a trial number of episodes, and broadcast them, expecting viewers to watch a given show on their television sets at the same time every week. But then came Netflix's House of Cards. Netflix gauged the show's potential from data it had gathered about subscribers' preferences, ordered two seasons without seeing a pilot, and uploaded the first thirteen episodes all at once for viewers to watch whenever they wanted on the devices of their choice. In this book, Michael Smith and Rahul Telang, experts on entertainment analytics, show how the success of House of Cards upended the film and TV industries -- and how companies like Amazon and Apple are changing the rules in other entertainment industries, notably publishing and music. We're living through a period of unprecedented technological disruption in the entertainment industries. Just about everything is affected: pricing, production, distribution, piracy. Smith and Telang discuss niche products and the long tail, product differentiation, price discrimination, and incentives for users not to steal content. To survive and succeed, businesses have to adapt rapidly and creatively. Smith and Telang explain how. How can companies discover who their customers are, what they want, and how much they are willing to pay for it? Data. The entertainment industries, must learn to play a little "moneyball." The bottom line: follow the data.

Atlas of knowledge : anyone can map Book
Atlas of knowledge : anyone can map

Katy Börner

The power of mapping: principles for visualizing knowledge, illustrated by many stunning large-scale, full-color maps.

An introduction to the theory of numbers Book
An introduction to the theory of numbers

Hardy, G. H. 1877-1947. (Godfrey Harold),

Web design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery set Book
Web design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery set

Jon Duckett

A two-book set for web designers and front-end developers This two-book set combines the titles HTML & CSS: Designing and Building Web Sites and JavaScript & jQuery: Interactive Front-End Development. Together these two books form an ideal platform for anyone who wants to master HTML and CSS before stepping up to JavaScript and jQuery. HTML & CSS covers structure, text, links, images, tables, forms, useful options, adding style with CSS, fonts, colors, thinking in boxes, styling lists and tables, layouts, grids, and even SEO, Google analytics, ftp, and HTML5. JavaScript & jQuery offers an excellent combined introduction to these two technologies using a clear and simple visual approach using diagrams, infographics, and photographs. A handy two-book set that uniquely combines related technologies Highly visual format and accessible language makes these books highly effective learning tools Perfect for beginning web designers and front-end developers

MOS 2016 study guide for Microsoft Excel Expert Book
MOS 2016 study guide for Microsoft Excel Expert

Paul McFedries

Hone your advanced Excel 2016 skills. And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Excel! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Excel Expert 2016 certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned Ready-made practice files Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Create and Manage Workbooks Apply Custom Formatting and Layouts Create Advanced Formulas Perform Data Analysis Create Advanced Charts and PivotTables

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Machine learning : the new AI Book
Machine learning : the new AI

Ethem Alpaydin

A concise overview of machine learning -- computer programs that learn from data -- which underlies applications that include recommendation systems, face recognition, and driverless cars.

Differential equations with applications and historical notes Book
Differential equations with applications and historical notes

George F. Simmons

Written by a highly respected educator, this third edition updates the classic text designed for a first course in differential equations. With an emphasis on modeling, this edition presents a new section on Gauss's bell curve and improved sections on Fourier analysis, numerical methods, and linear algebra. The text includes unique examples and exercises as well as interesting historical notes throughout.

Teach yourself visually WordPress Book
Teach yourself visually WordPress

Janet Majure

Get your blog up and running with the latest version of WordPress WordPress is one of the most popular, easy-to-use blogging platforms and allows you to create a dynamic and engaging blog, even if you have no programming skills or experience. Ideal for the visual learner, Teach Yourself VISUALLY WordPress, Second Edition introduces you to the exciting possibilities of the newest version of WordPress and helps you get started, step by step, with creating and setting up a WordPress site. Author and experienced WordPress user Janet Majure shares advice, insight, and best practices for taking full advantage of all that WordPress has to offer. Presents completely updated coverage of new mobile blogging solutions Shares advice on customizing sites through use of plug-ins and themes and custom site editing Details more advanced procedures for self-hosted bloggers, including buying a domain, getting a web host, and installing WordPress Demonstrates key points with examples from the author's own WordPress blogs Teach Yourself VISUALLY WordPress, Third Edition clears the air around any blog fog you may find yourself in and gets you started with creating your own dynamic WordPress blog today!

XQuery : search across a variety of XML data Book
XQuery : search across a variety of XML data

Priscilla Walmsley

With XQuery, you finally have a tool that will make it much easier to search, extract and manipulate information from XML content stored in databases. Updated for XQuery 3.0, this in-depth tutorial not only walks you through the XQuery specification, but also teaches you how to program with this highly practical query language. XQuery is for query writers who have some knowledge of XML basics, but not necessarily advanced knowledge of XML-related technologies. It can be used both as a tutorial, by reading cover to cover, and as a reference, by using the comprehensive index and appendixes. Either way, you will find the background knowledge in namespaces, schemas, built-in types and regular expressions that is relevant to writing XML queries. This second edition provides: A high-level overview and quick tour of XQuery New chapters on switch expressions, dynamic function calls, and other features Information to write sophisticated queries, without being bogged down by the details of types, namespaces, and schemas Advanced concepts for users who want to take advantage of modularity, namespaces, typing and schemas Guidelines for working with specific types of data, such as numbers, strings, dates, URIs and processing instructions A complete alphabetical reference to the built-in functions and types You'll also learn about XQuery's support for filtering, sorting, and grouping data, as well as how to use FLWOR expressions, XPath, and XQuery tools for extracting and combining information. Discover how to apply all of these tools to a wide variety of data sources, and how to recombine information from multiple sources into a single final output result.

21st century C : C tips from the new school Book
Mechanics of materials for dummies Book
Get Agile : Scrum for UX, design and development Book
Get Agile : Scrum for UX, design and development

Pieter Jongerius

Scrum introduction, advanced skills and everyday handbook in one.

The hitchhiker's guide to Python : best practices for development Book
The hitchhiker's guide to Python : best practices for development

Kenneth Reitz, Tanya Schlusser

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python takes the journeyman Pythonista to true expertise. More than any other language, Python was created with the philosophy of simplicity and parsimony. Now 25 years old, Python has become the primary or secondary language (after SQL) for many business users. With popularity comes diversity--and possibly dilution. This guide, collaboratively written by over a hundred members of the Python community, describes best practices currently used by package and application developers. Unlike other books for this audience, The Hitchhiker's Guide is light on reusable code and heavier on design philosophy, directing the reader to excellent sources that already exist.

Scrum : novice to ninja Book
Scrum : novice to ninja

M. David Green

Why should you use Scrum in your web projects? Simply put, it'll enable your team to get more done in less time. Scrum is the most popular agile project management methodology used in web projects today. While most Scrum books tend to be lengthy textbooks that cover every detail of Scrum for all types of organizations, this highly practical book concentrates solely on how best to apply Scrum in web and mobile development projects. In it, you'll learn: An overview of Scrum fundamentals for web and mobile projects Get familiar with Scrum's roles: Scrum master, product owner, team members, and interested observers Understand Scrum's rituals: sprint planning meetings, daily standups, work process, demos, and sprint retrospectives Gain a thorough understanding of the tools used in Scrum: burndown charts, story cards, sprint backlogs Troubleshoot typical Scrum issues

The road taken : the history and future of America's infrastructure Book
The road taken : the history and future of America's infrastructure

Henry Petroski

Physical infrastructure in the United States is crumbling. The American Society of Civil Engineers has, in its latest report, given American roads and bridges a grade of D and C+, respectively, and has described roughly sixty-five thousand bridges in the United States as "structurally deficient." This crisis--and one need look no further than the I-35W bridge collapse in Minnesota to see that it is indeed a crisis--shows little sign of abating short of a massive change in attitude amongst politicians and the American public. In The Road Taken, acclaimed historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from historical and contemporary perspectives and explains how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health. Recounting the long history behind America's highway system, Petroski reveals the genesis of our interstate numbering system (even roads go east-west, odd go north-south), the inspiration behind the center line that has divided roads for decades, and the creation of such taken-for-granted objects as guardrails, stop signs, and traffic lights--all crucial parts of our national and local infrastructure. His history of the rebuilding of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reveals the complex and challenging interplay between government and industry inherent in the conception, funding, design, and building of major infrastructure projects, while his forensic analysis of the street he lives on--its potholes, gutters, and curbs--will engage homeowners everywhere. A compelling work of history, The Road Taken is also an urgent clarion call aimed at American citizens, politicians, and anyone with a vested interest in our economic well-being. The road we take in the next decade toward rebuilding our aging infrastructure will in large part determine our future national prosperity.

The best American infographics 2015 Book
The best American infographics 2015

Maria Popova, Gareth Cook

The latest addition to the celebrated Best American series, featuring the most creative and effective visualizations of data from the past year, guest edited by Brain Pickings creator Maria Popova."

Mathematica by example Book
Mathematica by example

Abell, Martha L., 1962-

R for data science : Import, tidy, transform, visualize, and model data Book
R for data science : Import, tidy, transform, visualize, and model data

Garrett Grolemund, Hadley Wickham

Learn how to use R to turn raw data into insight, knowledge, and understanding. This book introduces you to R, RStudio, and the tidyverse, a collection of R packages designed to work together to make data science fast, fluent, and fun. Suitable for readers with no previous programming experience, R for Data Science is designed to get you doing data science as quickly as possible. Authors Hadley Wickham and Garrett Grolemund guide you through the steps of importing, wrangling, exploring, and modeling your data and communicating the results. You'll get a complete, big-picture understanding of the data science cycle, along with basic tools you need to manage the details. Each section of the book is paired with exercises to help you practice what you've learned along the way. You'll learn how to: Wrangle-transform your datasets into a form convenient for analysis Program-learn powerful R tools for solving data problems with greater clarity and ease Explore-examine your data, generate hypotheses, and quickly test them Model-provide a low-dimensional summary that captures true "signals" in your dataset Communicate-learn R Markdown for integrating prose, code, and results

Algorithms unlocked Book
Algorithms unlocked

Thomas H. Cormen

Have you ever wondered how your GPS can find the fastest way to your destination, selecting one route from seemingly countless possibilities in mere seconds? How your credit card account number is protected when you make a purchase over the Internet? The answer is algorithms. And how do these mathematical formulations translate themselves into your GPS, your laptop, or your smart phone? This book offers an engagingly written guide to the basics of computer algorithms. In Algorithms Unlocked, Thomas Cormen -- coauthor of the leading college textbook on the subject -- provides a general explanation, with limited mathematics, of how algorithms enable computers to solve problems. Readers will learn what computer algorithms are, how to describe them, and how to evaluate them. They will discover simple ways to search for information in a computer; methods for rearranging information in a computer into a prescribed order ("sorting"); how to solve basic problems that can be modeled in a computer with a mathematical structure called a "graph" (useful for modeling road networks, dependencies among tasks, and financial relationships); how to solve problems that ask questions about strings of characters such as DNA structures; the basic principles behind cryptography; fundamentals of data compression; and even that there are some problems that no one has figured out how to solve on a computer in a reasonable amount of time.

Hidden figures Video
Hidden figures

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

How games move us : emotion by design Book
How games move us : emotion by design

Katherine Isbister

An engaging examination of how video game design can create strong, positive emotional experiences for players, with examples from popular, indie, and art games.

Atari to Zelda : Japan's videogames in global contexts Book
Atari to Zelda : Japan's videogames in global contexts

Mia Consalvo

The cross-cultural interactions of Japanese videogames and the West, from DIY localization by fans to corporate strategies of "Japaneseness."

Social machines : the coming collision of artificial intelligence, social networking, and humanity Book
Social machines : the coming collision of artificial intelligence, social networking, and humanity

James Hendler, Alice Mulvehill

Will your next doctor be a human being--or a machine? Will you have a choice? If you do, what should you know before making it?This book introduces the reader to the pitfalls and promises of artificial intelligence (AI) in its modern incarnation and the growing trend of systems to "reach off the Web" into the real world. The convergence of AI, social networking, and modern computing is creating an historic inflection point in the partnership between human beings and machines with potentially profound impacts on the future not only of computing but of our world and species.AI experts and researchers James Hendler--co-originator of the Semantic Web (Web 3.0)--and Alice Mulvehill--developer of AI-based operational systems for DARPA, the Air Force, and NASA--explore the social implications of AI systems in the context of a close examination of the technologies that make them possible. The authors critically evaluate the utopian claims and dystopian counterclaims of AI prognosticators. Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity is your richly illustrated field guide to the future of your machine-mediated relationships with other human beings and with increasingly intelligent machines. What Readers Will Learn What the concept of a social machine is and how the activities of non-programmers are contributing to machine intelligence How modern artificial intelligence technologies, such as Watson, are evolving and how they process knowledge from both carefully produced information (such as Wikipedia and journal articles) and from big data collections The fundamentals of neuromorphic computing, knowledge graph search, and linked data, as well as the basic technology concepts that underlie networking applications such as Facebook and Twitter How the change in attitudes towards cooperative work on the Web, especially in the younger demographic, is critical to the future of Web applications Who This Book Is For/divGeneral readers and technically engaged developers, entrepreneurs, and technologists interested in the threats and promises of the accelerating convergence of artificial intelligence with social networks and mobile web technologies.

What is a P-value anyway? : 34 stories to help you actually understand statistics Book
What is a P-value anyway? : 34 stories to help you actually understand statistics

Andrew Vickers

What is a p-value Anyway? offers a fun introduction to the fundamental principles of statistics, presenting the essential concepts in thirty-four brief, enjoyable stories. Drawing on his experience as a medical researcher, Vickers blends insightful explanations and humor, with minimal math, to help readers understand and interpret the statistics they read every day. Describing data; Data distributions; Variation of study results: confidence intervals; Hypothesis testing; Regression and decision making; Some common statistical errors, and what they teach us For all readers interested in statistics.

Symmetry : a very short introduction Book
Symmetry : a very short introduction

Ian Stewart

Symmetry is an immensely important concept in mathematics and throughout the sciences. In this Very Short Introduction, Ian Stewart highlights the deep implications of symmetry and its important scientific applications across the entire subject.

The smarter screen : surprising ways to influence and improve online behavior Book
The smarter screen : surprising ways to influence and improve online behavior

Shlomo Benartzi

A leading behavioral economist reveals the tools that will improve our decision making on screens Office workers spend the majority of their waking hours staring at screens. Unfortunately, few of us are aware of the visual biases and behavioral patterns that influence our thinking when we're on our laptops, iPads, smartphones, or smartwatches. The sheer volume of information and choices available online, combined with the ease of tapping "buy," often make for poor decision making on screens. In The Smarter Screen, behavioral economist Shlomo Benartzi reveals a tool kit of interventions for the digital age. Using engaging reader exercises and provocative case studies, Benartzi shows how digital designs can influence our decision making on screens in all sorts of surprising ways. For example: * You're more likely to add bacon to your pizza if you order online. * If you read this book on a screen, you're less likely to remember its content. * You might buy an item just because it's located in a screen hot spot, even if better options are available. * If you shop using a touch screen, you'll probably overvalue the product you're considering. * You're more likely to remember a factoid like this one if it's displayed in an ugly, difficult-to-read font. Drawing on the latest research on digital nudging, Benartzi reveals how we can create an online world that helps us think better, not worse. From the Hardcover edition.

SMARTER SCREEN : surprising ways to influence and improve online behavior. Book
SMARTER SCREEN : surprising ways to influence and improve online behavior.

Shlomo Benartzi

A leading behavioral economist reveals the tools that will improve our decision making on screens Office workers spend the majority of their waking hours staring at screens. Unfortunately, few of us are aware of the visual biases and behavioral patterns that influence our thinking when we're on our laptops, iPads, smartphones, or smartwatches. The sheer volume of information and choices available online, combined with the ease of tapping "buy," often make for poor decision making on screens. In The Smarter Screen, behavioral economist Shlomo Benartzi reveals a tool kit of interventions for the digital age. Using engaging reader exercises and provocative case studies, Benartzi shows how digital designs can influence our decision making on screens in all sorts of surprising ways. For example: * You're more likely to add bacon to your pizza if you order online. * If you read this book on a screen, you're less likely to remember its content. * You might buy an item just because it's located in a screen hot spot, even if better options are available. * If you shop using a touch screen, you'll probably overvalue the product you're considering. * You're more likely to remember a factoid like this one if it's displayed in an ugly, difficult-to-read font. Drawing on the latest research on digital nudging, Benartzi reveals how we can create an online world that helps us think better, not worse. From the Hardcover edition.

Trigonometry : a clever study guide Book
Trigonometry : a clever study guide

James Tanton

This guide covers the story of trigonometry. It is a swift overview, but it is complete in the context of the content discussed in beginning and advanced high-school courses. The purpose of these notes is to supplement and put into perspective the material of any course on the subject you may have taken or are currently taking. (These notes will be tough going for those encountering trigonometry for the very first time!)

The art of invisibility : the world's most famous hacker teaches you how to be safe in the age of Big Brother and big data Book
The art of invisibility : the world's most famous hacker teaches you how to be safe in the age of Big Brother and big data

Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous hacker, teaches you easy cloaking and counter-measures for citizens and consumers in the age of Big Brother and Big Data. Like it or not, your every move is being watched and analyzed. Consumer's identities are being stolen, and a person's every step is being tracked and stored. What once might have been dismissed as paranoia is now a hard truth, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand. In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick illustrates what is happening without your knowledge--and he teaches you "the art of invisibility." Mitnick is the world's most famous--and formerly the Most Wanted--computer hacker. He has hacked into some of the country's most powerful and seemingly impenetrable agencies and companies, and at one point he was on a three-year run from the FBI. Now, though, Mitnick is reformed and is widely regarded as the expert on the subject of computer security. He knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening. In THE ART OF INVISIBILITY Mitnick provides both online and real life tactics and inexpensive methods to protect you and your family, in easy step-by-step instructions. He even talks about more advanced "elite" techniques, which, if used properly, can maximize your privacy. Invisibility isn't just for superheroes--privacy is a power you deserve and need in this modern age.

Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 release Book
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 release

Maxim Jago

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2017 release) choose Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from Adobe Press. The 18 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro. Learn to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 and get the most out of your workflow. Take a project from beginning to end and learn to organize media, add audio, create transitions, produce titles, and add effects. Take your projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing footage, adjusting color, using advanced editing techniques, managing projects, working with 360 video for VR headsets, exporting, and much more. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download.

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