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Product Design for the Web: Principles of Designing and Releasing Web Products
Randy J. Hunt
Web designers are no longer just web designers. To create a successful web product that’s as large as Etsy, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest–or even as small as a tiny app–you need to know more than just HTML and CSS. You need to understand how to create meaningful online experiences so that users want to come back again and again. In other words, you have to stop thinking like a web designer or a visual designer or a UX designer or an ...
Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data
Robin H. Lock
Patti Frazer Lock
This book incorporates the use of available technologies and modern methods of data analysis. The text focuses on providing conceptual understanding of the main themes of statistical inference, to provide a more solid grasp of the core ideas of statistics and make it relatively easy to apply those ideas to more theoretical and advanced statistics topics. Furthermore, the text offers cutting edge ideas like randomization and bootstrapping to ...
Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
E L James
When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian’s singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees. Now, Ana and Christian have it all—love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of ...
Luke M. Froeb
Brian T. McCann
Teach your MBA students how to use economics to solve business problems with this breakthrough text. MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS: A PROBLEM SOLVING APPROACH, 3E covers traditional material using a problem-based pedagogy built around common business mistakes. Models are used sparingly, and then only to the extent that they help students figure out why mistakes are made, and how to fix them. This edition's succinct, fast-paced presentation and ...
Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus: A Modern Approach
Hal R. Varian
W. W. Norton & Company
Rigorous and modern—now with calculus integrated into the main text. The #1 text is still the most modern presentation of the subject and gives students tools to develop the problem-solving skills they need for the course, and beyond.
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
W. W. Norton & Company
"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."— Entertainment Weekly Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good ...
25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know
Master Point Pr
It doesn't take long before beginning bridge players want to know more about bidding systems, and especially about conventions. The authors have selected 25 basic conventions and treatments that novice players can easily assimilate into their own methods. They explain clearly and concisely how to use each one, and how it fits into a standard bidding system. Each section ends with a summary chart as well as a self-quiz to ensure that the reader ...
Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS)
Michael J. Kavis
An expert guide to selecting the right cloud service model for your business Cloud computing is all the rage, allowing for the delivery of computing and storage capacity to a diverse community of end-recipients. However, before you can decide on a cloud model, you need to determine what the ideal cloud service model is for your business. Helping you cut through all the haze, Architecting the Cloud is vendor neutral and guides you in making ...
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)
J. K. Rowling
Arthur A. Levine Books
As the Harry Potter sequence draws to a close, Harry's most dangerous adventure yet is just beginning . . . and it starts July 16, 2005. We could tell you, but then we'd have to Obliviate your memory.
I Brake for Yard Sales: and Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Good Morning America correspondent Lara Spencer is a self-confessed frugalista with a passion for shopping at yard sales, thrift shops, and estate sales, and for decorating her home and friends’ homes with her fabulous finds. In I Brake for Yard Sales , Lara shares her secrets for bargain hunting and tells you where to shop, what to look for, how to pay for it, how to restore it, and finally, where to put it in your house. Looking for the ...
Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction (The Official Better Bridge Series)
Baron Barclay Bridge
Starts at the beginning, introducing the mechanics of the games. It covers bidding, play and defense.
William F. Samuelson
Stephen G Marks
The 7 th Edition of Managerial Economics continues to provide real-world examples and necessary decision-making skills for making thoughtful and advantageous managerial decisions. Samuelson & Marks build on their strong behavioral coverage to better target this current and "hot topic" in business. This new edition includes general updates and revisions throughout including updated sections on behavioral economics, game theory, and price ...
The Power of Noticing: What the Best Leaders See
Simon & Schuster
From Harvard Business School Professor and Co-Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership: A guide to making better decisions, noticing important information in the world around you, and improving leadership skills. Imagine your advantage in negotiations, decision-making, and leadership if you could teach yourself to see, and evaluate, information that others overlook. The Power of Noticing provides the blueprint ...
Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud
The Complete Guide to Optimizing Systems Performance Written by the winner of the 2013 LISA Award for Outstanding Achievement in System Administration Large-scale enterprise, cloud, and virtualized computing systems have introduced serious performance challenges. Now, internationally renowned performance expert Brendan Gregg has brought together proven methodologies, tools, and metrics for analyzing and tuning even the ...
The Rails 4 Way (3rd Edition) (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)
The “Bible” for Rails Development: Now Fully Updated for Rails 4.1 "When I read The Rails Way for the first time, I felt like I truly understood Rails for the first time.” —From the Foreword by Steve Klabnik Ruby on Rails 4 is leaner, tighter, and even more valuable to professional web developers. More than ever, it helps you focus on what matters most: delivering business value via clean and maintainable ...
Eric T. Freeman
As a study guide, this handbook really stands out. It explains the principles very clearly in a logical order and it uses a lot of examples and cases for students to practise the new techniques. The chapters start with a story to show the reallife relevance of the concepts, which is clearly appreciated by the students. Highly recommended for teaching first-year students! Dr Catherine Schaumans, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands
Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach (Ninth Edition)
Hal R. Varian
W. W. Norton & Company
Rigorous and modern—the #1 text for Intermediate Microeconomics from the chief economist at Google. This best-selling text is still the most modern presentation of the subject. The Varian approach gives students tools they can use on exams, in the rest of their classes, and in their careers after graduation.
90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life
As he is driving home from a minister's conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him spiritually. He hears beautiful music and feels true peace. Back on earth, a passing minister who had also been at the conference is led to pray for Don even though he knows the ...
A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
"An admirable and impressive work of synthesis that will give insight and satisfaction to thousands of lay readers." THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD In this stunningly intelligent book, Karen Armstrong, one of Britain's foremost commentators on religious affairs, traces the history of how men and women have perceived and experienced God, from the time of Abraham to the present. From classical philsophy and medieval mysticism to the Reformation, ...
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