The Geek Atlas
128 Places Where Science and Technology Come Alive
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With this unique traveler's guide, you'll learn about 128 destinations around the world where discoveries in science, mathematics, or technology occurred or is happening now. Travel to Munich to see the world's largest science museum, watch Foucault's pendulum swinging in Paris, ponder a descendant of Newton's apple tree at Trinity College, Cambridge, and more. Each site in The Geek Atlas focuses on discoveries or inventions, and includes information about the people and the science behind them.
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by Michael Lopp
As a software engineer, you recognize at some point that there's much more to your career than dealing with code. Is it time to become a manager? Tell your boss he's a jerk? Join that startup? Author Michael Lopp recalls his own make-or-break moments with Silicon Valley giants such as Apple, Netscape, and Symantec in Being Geek - an insig...
Price: $19.28 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2010
by Mahesh Venkitachalam
Python is a powerful programming language that's easy to learn and fun to play with. But once you've gotten a handle on the basics, what do you do next?Python Playground is a collection of imaginative programming projects that will inspire you to use Python to make art and music, build simulations of real-world phenomena, and interact wit...
Price: $17.50 | Publisher: No Starch Press | Release: 2015
by Patrick Li
JIRA Agile is a plugin that adds agile project management to any JIRA project. It allows you to visualize your existing process and stimulate incremental improvement. JIRA Agile brings the power of agile methodology to Atlassian JIRA.With JIRA Agile Essentials you will dive straight into the action, exploring critical agile terminologies ...
Price: $23.99 | Publisher: Packt Publishing | Release: 2015
by Mark C. Chu-Carroll
Why do Roman numerals persist? How do we know that some infinities are larger than others? And how can we know for certain a program will ever finish? In this fast-paced tour of modern and not-so-modern math, computer scientist Mark Chu-Carroll explores some of the greatest breakthroughs and disappointments of more than two thousand years...
Price: $21.99 | Publisher: The Pragmatic Programmers | Release: 2013
by Michael Swaine, Paul Freiberger
In the 1970s, while their contemporaries were protesting the computer as a tool of dehumanization and oppression, a motley collection of college dropouts, hippies, and electronics fanatics were engaged in something much more subversive. Obsessed with the idea of getting computer power into their own hands, they launched from their garages...
Price: $23.94 | Publisher: The Pragmatic Programmers | Release: 2014
by Zed A. Shaw
Zed Shaw has perfected the world's best system for becoming a truly effective Python 3.x developer. Follow it and you will succeed - just like the tens of millions of programmers he's already taught. You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else.In Learn Python 3 the Hard Way, Zed Shaw taught y...
Price: $23.22 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2017
by Mark D. Hawker
In The Developer's Guide to Social Programming, Mark Hawker shows developers how to build applications that integrate with the major social networking sites. Unlike competitive books that focus on a single social media platform, this book covers all three leading platforms: Facebook, OpenSocial, and Twitter. Hawker identifies the characte...
Price: $3.74 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2010
by Jason Ouellette
Using Force.com, you can build enterprise applications with world-class value, scalability, and reliability - and do it in days or weeks, not months or years. In this book, top Force.com developer Jason Ouellette offers all the technical guidance and sample code you'll need to get outstanding results with the newest version of Force.com. ...
Price: $3.99 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2011