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  • Introduction to Algorithms

    Introduction to Algorithms
    av Thomas H. Cormen

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262033848

    The latest edition of the essential text and professional reference, with substantial new material on such topics as vEB trees, multithreaded algorithms, dynamic programming, and edge-based flow.Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete;…

  • Energy and Civilization

    Energy and Civilization
    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536165

    A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through today's fossil fuel-driven civilization."I wait for new Smil books the way some people wait for the next 'Star Wars' movie.…

  • Energy and Civilization

    Energy and Civilization
    av Vaclav Smil

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035774

    A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through today's fossil fuel-driven civilization."I wait for new Smil books the way some people wait for the next 'Star Wars' movie.…

  • Growth

    Growth
    av Vaclav Smil

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042833

    A systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations.Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of…

  • Growth

    Growth
    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262539685

    A systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations.Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of…

  • Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

    Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python
    av John V. Guttag

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529624

    The new edition of an introductory text that teaches students the art of computational problem solving, covering topics ranging from simple algorithms to information visualization.This book introduces students with little or no prior programming exp…

  • Deep Learning

    Deep Learning
    av Yoshua Bengio

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035613

    An introduction to a broad range of topics in deep learning, covering mathematical and conceptual background, deep learning techniques used in industry, and research perspectives."Written by three experts in the field, Deep Learning is the only comp…

  • Data Feminism

    Data Feminism
    av Catherine D'Ignazio

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044004

    A new way of thinking about data science and data ethics that is informed by the ideas of intersectional feminism.Today, data science is a form of power. It has been used to expose injustice, improve health outcomes, and topple governments. But it h…

  • Blueprint

    Blueprint
    av Robert Plomin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537988

    A top behavioral geneticist makes the case that DNA inherited from our parents at the moment of conception can predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses.In Blueprint, behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin describes how the DNA revolution has…

  • Making Design Theory

    Making Design Theory
    av Johan Redstroem

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036658

    A new approach to theory development for practice-driven research, proposing that theory is something made in and through design.Tendencies toward "academization" of traditionally practice-based fields have forced design to articulate itself as an a…

  • Zizek's Jokes

    Zizek's Jokes
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535304

    Zizek as comedian: jokes in the service of philosophy."A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes."-Ludwig WittgensteinThe good news is that this book offers an entertaining but enlightening compilation of Zi…

  • Machine Learning

    Machine Learning
    av Kevin P. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262018029

    A comprehensive introduction to machine learning that uses probabilistic models and inference as a unifying approach.Today's Web-enabled deluge of electronic data calls for automated methods of data analysis. Machine learning provides these, develop…

  • Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

    Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
    av Robert Plomin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039161

    A top behavioral geneticist makes the case that DNA inherited from our parents at the moment of conception can predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses.In Blueprint, behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin describes how the DNA revolution has…

  • The Alchemy of Us

    The Alchemy of Us
    av Ainissa Ramirez

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043809

    In the bestselling tradition of Stuff Matters and The Disappearing Spoon: a clever and engaging look at materials, the innovations they made possible, and how these technologies changed us. In The Alchemy of Us, scientist and science writer Ainissa…

  • The Theory of Industrial Organization

    The Theory of Industrial Organization
    av Jean Tirole

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262200714

    The Theory of Industrial Organization is the first primary text to treat the new industrial organization at the advanced-undergraduate and graduate level. Rigorously analytical and filled with exercises coded to indicate level of difficulty, it prov…

  • Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities

    Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities
    av Nick Montfort

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262034203

    A book for anyone who wants to learn programming to explore and create, with exercises and projects to help the reader learn by doing.This book introduces programming to readers with a background in the arts and humanities; there are no prerequisite…

  • Think Tank Aesthetics

    Think Tank Aesthetics
    av Pamela M. Lee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043526

    How the approaches and methods of think tanks-including systems theory, operational research, and cybernetics-paved the way for a peculiar genre of midcentury modernism.In Think Tank Aesthetics, Pamela Lee traces the complex encounters between Cold…

  • Alien Agency

    Alien Agency
    av Chris Salter

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262028462

    An investigation into what happens in creative practice when the materials of art and research behave and perform in ways beyond the creators' intentions.In Alien Agency, Chris Salter tells three stories of art in the making. Salter examines three w…

  • Characteristics of Games

    Characteristics of Games
    av George Skaff Elias

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262017138

    Understanding games-whether computer games, card games, board games, or sports-by analyzing certain common traits.Characteristics of Games offers a new way to understand games: by focusing on certain traits-including number of players, rules, degree…

  • 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

    101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
    av Matthew Frederick

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262062664

    Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpac…

  • Digital Entrepreneurship in Africa

    Digital Entrepreneurship in Africa
    av Nicolas Friederici

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538183

    The hope and hype about African digital entrepreneurship, contrasted with the reality on the ground in local ecosystems.In recent years, Africa has seen a digital entrepreneurship boom, with hundreds of millions of dollars poured into tech cities, e…

  • Fascist Pigs

    Fascist Pigs
    av Tiago Saraiva

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035033

    How the breeding of new animals and plants was central to fascist regimes in Italy, Portugal, and Germany and to their imperial expansion.In the fascist regimes of Mussolini's Italy, Salazar's Portugal, and Hitler's Germany, the first mass mobilizat…

  • Fascist Pigs

    Fascist Pigs
    av Tiago Saraiva

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536158

    How the breeding of new animals and plants was central to fascist regimes in Italy, Portugal, and Germany and to their imperial expansion.In the fascist regimes of Mussolini's Italy, Salazar's Portugal, and Hitler's Germany, the first mass mobilizat…

  • The Infinite Playground

    The Infinite Playground
    av Bernard De Koven

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044073

    A play-centered invitation to experience the power and delight unlocked by imagination.Bernard De Koven (1941-2018) was a pioneering designer of games and theorist of fun. He studied games long before the field of game studies existed. For De Koven,…

  • The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture

    The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture
    av Pier Vittorio Aureli

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262515795

    Architectural form reconsidered in light of a unitary conception of architecture and the city.In The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture, Pier Vittorio Aureli proposes that a sharpened formal consciousness in architecture is a precondition for p…

  • The Contamination of the Earth

    The Contamination of the Earth
    av Francois Jarrige

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043830

    The trajectories of pollution in global capitalism, from the toxic waste of early tanneries to the poisonous effects of pesticides in the twentieth century.Through the centuries, the march of economic progress has been accompanied by the spread of i…

  • Memes in Digital Culture

    Memes in Digital Culture
    av Limor Shifman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525435

    Taking "Gangnam Style" seriously: what Internet memes can tell us about digital culture.In December 2012, the exuberant video "Gangnam Style" became the first YouTube clip to be viewed more than one billion times. Thousands of its viewers responded…

  • The Elements of Computing Systems

    The Elements of Computing Systems
    av Noam Nisan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262640688

    A textbook with a hands-on approach that leads students through the gradual construction of a complete and working computer system including the hardware platform and the software hierarchy.In the early days of computer science, the interactions of…

  • The Design of Everyday Things

    The Design of Everyday Things
    av Donald A. Norman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525671

    A fully updated and expanded edition of Don Norman's classic and influential work, which pioneered the application of cognitive science to design.Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or atte…

  • The Feeling of Life Itself

    The Feeling of Life Itself
    av Christof Koch

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042819

    An argument that consciousness, more widespread than previously assumed, is the feeling of being alive, not a type of computation or a clever hack.In The Feeling of Life Itself, Christof Koch offers a straightforward definition of consciousness as a…

  • The Distracted Mind

    The Distracted Mind
    av Adam Gazzaley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534437

    Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way."Brilliant and practical, just what we need in these techno-human times."-Jack Kornfield, author of The Wise HeartMost of us will…

  • The Distracted Mind

    The Distracted Mind
    av Adam Gazzaley

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262034944

    Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way."Brilliant and practical, just what we need in these techno-human times."-Jack Kornfield, author of The Wise HeartMost of us will…

  • Designed for Digital

    Designed for Digital
    av Jeanne W. Ross

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042888

    Practical advice for redesigning "big, old" companies for digital success, with examples from Amazon, BNY Mellon, LEGO, Philips, USAA, and many other global organizations.Most established companies have deployed such digital technologies as the clou…

  • Data Science

    Data Science
    av John D. Kelleher

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535434

    A concise introduction to the emerging field of data science, explaining its evolution, relation to machine learning, current uses, data infrastructure issues, and ethical challenges.The goal of data science is to improve decision making through the…

  • Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

    Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
    av Harold Abelson
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262510875

    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 progr…

  • The Little Schemer

    The Little Schemer
    av Daniel P. Friedman

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262560993

    The notion that "thinking about computing is one of the most exciting things the human mind can do" sets both The Little Schemer (formerly known as The Little LISPer) and its new companion volume, The Seasoned Schemer, apart from other books on LISP…

  • Vision and Brain

    Vision and Brain
    av James V. Stone

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517737

    An engaging introduction to the science of vision that offers a coherent account of vision based on general information processing principlesIn this accessible and engaging introduction to modern vision science, James Stone uses visual illusions to…

  • Collaborative Media

    Collaborative Media
    av Jonas Lowgren

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262019767

    A thorough analysis of contemporary digital media practices, showing how people increasingly not only consume but also produce and even design media. With many new forms of digital media-including such popular social media as Facebook, Twitter, and…

  • Whole Earth Field Guide

    Whole Earth Field Guide

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529280

    A source book for American culture in the 1960s and 1970s: "suggested reading" from the Last Whole Earth Catalog, from Thoreau to James Baldwin.The Whole Earth Catalog was a cultural touchstone of the 1960s and 1970s. The iconic cover image of the E…

  • A Brief History of Feminism

    A Brief History of Feminism
    av Sophie Patu

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262037112

    An engaging illustrated history of feminism from antiquity through third-wave feminism, featuring Sappho, Mary Magdalene, Mary Wollstonecraft, Sojourner Truth, Simone de Beauvoir, and many others.The history of feminism? The right to vote, Susan B.…

  • The Artist in the Machine

    The Artist in the Machine
    av Arthur I. Miller

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042857

    An authority on creativity introduces us to AI-powered computers that are creating art, literature, and music that may well surpass the creations of humans.Today's computers are composing music that sounds "more Bach than Bach," turning photographs…

  • Bicycling Science

    Bicycling Science
    av David Gordon Wilson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538404

    An updated edition of a classic: an indispensable companion for a new era in cycling.The bicycle is almost unique among human-powered machines in that it uses human muscles in a near-optimum way. This essential volume offers a comprehensive account…

  • Machine Learning

    Machine Learning
    av Ethem Alpaydin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529518

    A concise overview of machine learning-computer programs that learn from data-which underlies applications that include recommendation systems, face recognition, and driverless cars.Today, machine learning underlies a range of applications we use ev…

  • The Image of the City

    The Image of the City
    av Kevin Lynch

    Häftad - 1960 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262620017

    The classic work on the evaluation of city form.What does the city's form actually mean to the people who live there? What can the city planner do to make the city's image more vivid and memorable to the city dweller? To answer these questions, Mr.…

  • Quantum Computing for Everyone

    Quantum Computing for Everyone
    av Chris Bernhardt

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039253

    An accessible introduction to an exciting new area in computation, explaining such topics as qubits, entanglement, and quantum teleportation for the general reader.Quantum computing is a beautiful fusion of quantum physics and computer science, inco…

  • Quantum Computing for Everyone

    Quantum Computing for Everyone
    av Chris Bernhardt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262539531

    An accessible introduction to an exciting new area in computation, explaining such topics as qubits, entanglement, and quantum teleportation for the general reader.Quantum computing is a beautiful fusion of quantum physics and computer science, inco…

  • AI Ethics

    AI Ethics
    av Mark Coeckelbergh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538190

    An accessible synthesis of ethical issues raised by artificial intelligence that moves beyond hype and nightmare scenarios to address concrete questions.Artificial intelligence powers Google's search engine, enables Facebook to target advertising, a…

  • The Design Way

    The Design Way
    av Harold G. Nelson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526708

    A book that lays out the fundamental concepts of design culture and outlines a design-driven way to approach the world.Humans did not discover fire-they designed it. Design is not defined by software programs, blueprints, or font choice. When we cre…

  • Technology and Society

    Technology and Society

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262600736

    An anthology of writings by thinkers ranging from Freeman Dyson to Bruno Latour that focuses on the interconnections of technology, society, and values and how these may affect the future. Technological change does not happen in a vacuum; decisions…

  • How Not to Network a Nation

    How Not to Network a Nation
    av Benjamin Peters

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534666

    How, despite thirty years of effort, Soviet attempts to build a national computer network were undone by socialists who seemed to behave like capitalists.Between 1959 and 1989, Soviet scientists and officials made numerous attempts to network their…

  • Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire

    Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536349

    Accessible and essential coverage of today's challenging, speculative, cutting-edge science from Quanta Magazine.If you're a science and data nerd like me, you may be interested in "Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire" and "The Prime Number Conspira…

  • Sound Art

    Sound Art

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029667

    Essays and images that map art's new sonic cosmos, illustrated in color throughout.This milestone volume maps fifty years of artists' engagement with sound. Since the beginning of the new millennium, numerous historical and critical works have estab…

  • Contraception

    Contraception
    av Donna J. Drucker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538428

    The development, manufacturing, and use of contraceptive methods from the late nineteenth century to the present, viewed from the perspective of reproductive justice.The beginning of the modern contraceptive era began in 1882, when Dr. Aletta Jacobs…

  • The Power of Experiments

    The Power of Experiments
    av Michael Luca

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043878

    How organizations-including Google, StubHub, Airbnb, and Facebook-learn from experiments in a data-driven world.Have you logged into Facebook recently? Searched for something on Google? Chosen a movie on Netflix? If so, you've probably been an unwit…

  • His Master's Voice

    His Master's Voice
    av Stanislaw Lem

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538459

    Scientists attempt to decode what may be a message from intelligent beings in outer space.By pure chance, scientists detect a signal from space that may be communication from rational beings. How can people of Earth understand this message, knowing…