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The New Digital Age: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives (Vintage)
In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness. Eric Schmidt is one of Silicon Valley’s great leaders, having taken Google from a small startup to one of the world’s most influential companies. Jared Cohen ...
An Executive Summary of Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen's 'The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, ...
New Books in Brief, 2014
A full executive summary of 'The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business' by Eric Scmidt and Jared Cohen. This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
Revitalizing Retirement: Reshaping Your Identity, Relationships, and Purpose
Nancy K. Schlossberg
American Psychological Association (APA)
In preparation for retirement, we are often urged to build up our financial portfolio or perhaps down-size our home or move closer to family. Often neglected in this process, however, are the psychological ramifications that come with the transition into retirement. It is important for retirees to make a plan for their retirement financially, but also to take stock of their psychological portfolio at the same time. This means taking an honest ...
Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 3/E
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2012
Implement a Robust BI Solution with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Equip your organization for informed, timely decision making using the expert tips and best practices in this practical guide. Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Third Edition explains how to effectively develop, customize, and distribute meaningful information to users enterprise-wide. Learn how to build data marts and create BI Semantic Models, ...
Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community (Re:Lit)
"Church is not a meeting you attend or a place you enter," write pastors Tim Chester and Steve Timmis. "It's an identity that is ours in Christ. An identity that shapes the whole of life so that life and mission become 'total church.'" With that as their premise, they emphasize two overarching principles to govern the practice of church and mission: being gospel-centered and being community-centered. When these principles take precedence, say ...
Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness
Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure first became known to millions as a co-star on the hit ABC television series Full House . Today, like her brother Kirk Cameron ( Growing Pains, Fireproof ), she is the rare Hollywood actor who is outspoken about her Christian faith and how it helps overcome certain obstacles. Bure’s healthy lifestyle has been featured in US Weekly and People magazines as well as national talk shows including The View and NBC’s ...
Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life (A Free Press Paperbacks Book)
Richard J. Herrnstein
The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty.
From Belly Fat to Belly Flat: How Your Hormones Are Adding Inches to Your Waist and Subtracting Years from ...
C.W. Randolph M.D.
Discover the hidden culprit behind the 'middle-age spread'--and the simple plan that's helped hundreds of women over 30 break the fat cycle! It's an all-too-common problem once you hit thirty: Despite your best efforts, you just can't seem to lose the extra weight around your middle, and you look in the mirror wondering what month and year you lost your waistline. Medical research proves you're not alone--that the average American gains one to ...
Hidden Worldviews: Eight Cultural Stories That Shape Our Lives
Mark L. Sanford
Why do we buy what we buy, vote the way we vote, eat what we eat and say what we say? Why do we have the friends we have, and work and play as we do? It's our choice? Yes, but there are forces, often unseen, that shape every decision we make and every action we take. These hidden, life-shaping values and ideas are not promoted through organized religions or rival philosophies but fostered by cultural habits, lifestyles and the institutional ...
Total Truth (Study Guide Edition / Paperback Edition): Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity
Pearcey passionately argues that Christianity is truth about all reality, not just religious truth, and that to keep it privatized is stripping it of the power to challenge and redeem the whole of culture.
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services 4/E
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2012
The Definitive Guide to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Create, deploy, and manage business intelligence reports using the expert tips and best practices in this hands-on resource. Written by a member of the original Reporting Services development team, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services, Fourth Edition covers the complete process of building and distributing reports and explains how to maximize all of the powerful, ...
MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT AND DATA GOVERNANCE, 2/E
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2010
The latest techniques for building a customer-focused enterprise environment "The authors have appreciated that MDM is a complex multidimensional area, and have set out to cover each of these dimensions in sufficient detail to provide adequate practical guidance to anyone implementing MDM. While this necessarily makes the book rather long, it means that the authors achieve a comprehensive treatment of MDM that is lacking in previous ...
The Reshaping of Everyday Life: 1790-1840 (Everyday Life in America)
"Compact and insightful. "-- New York Times Book Review "Jack Larkin has retrieved the irretrievable; the intimate facts of everyday life that defined what people were really like."-- American Heritage
The Unfinished Revolution: Coming of Age in a New Era of Gender, Work, and Family
Oxford University Press, USA
In the controversial public debate over modern American families, the vast changes in family life-the rise of single, two-paycheck, and same-sex parents-have often been blamed for declining morality and unhappy children. Drawing upon pioneering research with the children of the gender revolution, Kathleen Gerson reveals that it is not a lack of "family values," but rigid social and economic forces that make it difficult to have a vibrant and ...
Data Manipulation with R (Use R!)
This book presents a wide array of methods applicable for reading data into R, and efficiently manipulating that data. In addition to the built-in functions, a number of readily available packages from CRAN (the Comprehensive R Archive Network) are also covered. All of the methods presented take advantage of the core features of R: vectorization, efficient use of subscripting, and the proper use of the varied functions in R that are provided ...
The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy
"A deeply though-provoking book about the dramatic changes we must make to save the planet from financial madness."--Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine Opening with Oscar Wilde's observation that "nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing," Patel shows how our faith in prices as a way of valuing the world is misplaced. He reveals the hidden ecological and social costs of a hamburger (as much as $200), ...
Tableau 8: The Official Guide
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2013
Present a unified view of complex BI using the entire Tableau 8 toolkit Create and distribute dynamic, feature-rich data visualizations and highly interactive BI dashboards—quickly and easily! Tableau 8: The Official Guide provides the hands-on instruction and best practices you need to meet your business intelligence objectives and drive better decision making. Discover how to work from the Tableau GUI, load BI from disparate sources, ...
SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 The Complete Reference 3/E
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2012
The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence—completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0. Unleash the full potential of business intelligence with fact-based decisions, aligned to business goals, using reports and dashboards that lead from insight to action. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference offers completely updated coverage of the latest BI platform. Find out how to work with the new ...
The World Through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East
Once a voiceless region dominated by authoritarian rulers, the Arab world seems to have developed an identity of its own almost overnight. The series of uprisings that began in 2010 profoundly altered politics in the region, forcing many experts to drastically revise their understandings of the Arab people. Yet while the Arab uprisings have indeed triggered seismic changes, Arab public opinion has been a perennial but long ignored force ...
Functional Occlusion: From TMJ to Smile Design
Peter E. Dawson DDS
This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to explain the origin of and possible solutions to many different occlusal problems. Dr. Peter E. Dawson guides the reader along the way providing balanced explanations of theory and technique. He also debunks many popular misconceptions through practical discussion of their origins and the deficiencies of the arguments behind them. Different sides of many philosophies are presented while guiding the ...
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