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Mac Basics in Easy Steps (In Easy Steps)
Mac Basics in Easy Steps (In Easy Steps)
by Drew Provan
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Covering the new OS X 10.9, Mac Basics in easy steps shows the reader how to get up and running on a Mac with minimal time and effort. Useful for anyone new to the world of Mac computing, such as those converting from Windows software, Mac Basics in Easy... (read more)

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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Vintage)
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Vintage)
by George Dyson
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A Wall Street Journal Best Business Book of 2012 A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012 In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of... (read more)

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The Computational Beauty of Nature: Computer Explorations of Fractals, Chaos, Complex Systems, and Adaptation
The Computational Beauty of Nature: Computer Explorations of Fractals, Chaos, Complex Systems, and Adaptation
by Gary William Flake
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"Simulation," writes Gary Flake in his preface, "becomes a form of experimentation in a universe of theories. The primary purpose of this book is to celebrate this fact."In this book, Gary William Flake develops in depth the simple idea that recurrent... (read more)

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Teach Yourself Visually iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c (Teach Yourself Visually)
Teach Yourself Visually iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c (Teach Yourself Visually)
by Guy Hart-davis
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Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show... (read more)

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Building the Perfect PC
Building the Perfect PC
by Robert Bruce Thompson
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' This popular Build-It-Yourself (BIY) PC book covers everything you want to know about building your own system: Planning and picking out the right components, step-by-step instructions for assembling your perfect PC, and an insightful discussion of why... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to PC Basics, Windows 7 Edition (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to PC Basics, Windows 7 Edition (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Joe Kraynak
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The down and dirty basics for computer newbies. For those with a blank slate when it comes to computer know-how, this guide teaches readers how to get started on a PC, including: easy instructions on starting, setting up, and organizing the PC... (read more)

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Laptops for Seniors for Dummies
Laptops for Seniors for Dummies
by Nancy C Muir
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Learn to:Choose the laptop that's right for you and discover how to use itGet up to speed on Windows® 8.1Browse the web, use e-mail, and connect to social mediaShare photos and videos Need to get started with your laptop? Start here with... (read more)

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Introduction To Computing Systems (2ND 04 Edition)
Introduction To Computing Systems (2ND 04 Edition)
by Yale N. Patt
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Introduction to Computing Systems: From bits & gates to C & beyond, now in its second edition, is designed to give students a better understanding of computing early in their college careers in order to give them a stronger foundation for later courses... (read more)

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Learning to Program with Alice
Learning to Program with Alice
by Wanda P. Dann
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Learning to Program with Alice, 3e is appropriate for all one-semester pre-CS1 and computer literacy courses, and for integration into the first weeks of many introductory CS1 courses. ¿ Alice was designed to make programming concepts easier to teach... (read more)

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Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing
Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing
by Jane Margolis and Allan Fisher
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andlt;Pandgt;The information technology revolution is transforming almost every aspect of society, but girls and women are largely out of the loop. Although women surf the Web in equal numbers to men and make a majority of online purchases, few are... (read more)

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Introduction To the Theory of Computation (3RD 13 Edition)
Introduction To the Theory of Computation (3RD 13 Edition)
by Michael Sipser
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Gain a clear understanding of even the most complex, highly theoretical computational theory topics in the approachable presentation found only in the market-leading INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY OF COMPUTATION, 3E. The number one choice for today's... (read more)

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New Hackers Dictionary 3RD Edition
New Hackers Dictionary 3RD Edition
by Eric S Raymond
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This new edition of the hacker's own phenomenally successful lexicon includes more than 100 new entries and updates or revises 200 more. Historically and etymologically richer than its predecessor, it supplies additional background on existing entries... (read more)

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Multiagent Systems, Artificial Societies, and Simulated Orga #12: Autonomy Oriented Computing: From Problem Solving to Complex Systems Modeling
Multiagent Systems, Artificial Societies, and Simulated Orga #12: Autonomy Oriented Computing: From Problem Solving to Complex Systems Modeling
by Jiming Liu
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Autonomy Oriented Computing is a comprehensive reference for scientists, engineers, and other professionals concerned with this promising development in computer science. It can also be used as a text in graduate/undergraduate programs in a broad range... (read more)

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The Discrepancy Method: Randomness and Complexity
The Discrepancy Method: Randomness and Complexity
by Bernard Chazelle
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Explores the link between discrepancy theory and randomized algorithms.... (read more)

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Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself for Dummies
Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself for Dummies
by Mark L. Chambers
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Do-it-Yourself Build the custom PC you want — just the way you want it — and have fun doing it! Are you frustrated because you can't buy the PC you want? Have you ever wanted to create your own custom PC but were unfamiliar with all of the... (read more)

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Structure & Interpretation of Computer Programs
Structure & Interpretation of Computer Programs
by Harold Abelson
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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs has had a dramatic impact on computer science curricula over the past decade. This long-awaited revision contains changes throughout the text.There are new implementations of most of the major programming... (read more)

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Macs All-In-One for Dummies (For Dummies)
Macs All-In-One for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Joe Hutsko
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Your all-in-one guide to unleashing your Mac’s full potential It’s a Mac world out there. But if you haven’t read the instruction manual, you may be neglecting some of your computer’s coolest features. Turn to Macs All-in-One For... (read more)

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Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis in Java
Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis in Java
by Clifford A Shaffer
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With its focus on creating efficient data structures and algorithms, this comprehensive text helps readers understand how to select or design the tools that will best solve specific problems. It uses Java as the programming language and is suitable for... (read more)

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Computer Science: An Overview
Computer Science: An Overview
by J. Glenn Brookshear
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  Computer Science: An Overview is intended for use in the Introduction to Computer Science course. It is also suitable for all readers interested in a breadth-first introduction to computer science.   Computer Science uses broad coverage and... (read more)

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Building a PC in Easy Steps: Covers Windows 8 (In Easy Steps)
Building a PC in Easy Steps: Covers Windows 8 (In Easy Steps)
by Stuart Yarnold
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Pre-built systems are often a compromise between what the manufacturers want to sell you and what you want to buy. One solution is to build it yourself. Acquiring a copy of Building a PC in Easy Steps is the first step in the right direction. Written in... (read more)

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