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  • Iterate

    av John Sharp

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039635

    How to confront, embrace, and learn from the unavoidable failures of creative practice; with case studies that range from winemaking to animation.Failure is an inevitable part of any creative practice. As game designers, John Sharp and Colleen Mackl…

  • Home Computers

    Home Computers
    av Alex Wiltshire

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044011

    A celebration of the early years of the digital revolution, when computing power was deployed in a beige box on your desk.Today, people carry powerful computers in our pockets and call them "phones." A generation ago, people were amazed that the pro…

  • Taming the Sun

    Taming the Sun
    av Varun Sivaram

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537070

    How solar could spark a clean-energy transition through transformative innovation-creative financing, revolutionary technologies, and flexible energy systems.Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fa…

  • An Underground Guide to Sewers

    An Underground Guide to Sewers
    av Stephen Halliday

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043342

    A global guide to sewers that celebrates the magnificently designed and engineered structures beneath the world's great cities.The sewer, in all its murkiness, filthiness, and subterranean seclusion, has been an evocative (and redolent) literary dev…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • All Data Are Local

    All Data Are Local
    av Yanni Alexander Loukissas

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039666

    How to analyze data settings rather than data sets, acknowledging the meaning-making power of the local.In our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, Yanni Loukissas argues in All Data Are Local, we should a…

  • Finding our Place in the Universe

    Finding our Place in the Universe
    av Helene Courtois

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039956

    How a team of researchers, led by the author, discovered our home galaxy's location in the universe.You are here: on Earth, which is part of the solar system, which is in the Milky Way galaxy, which itself is within the extragalactic supercluster La…

  • Critical Care

    Critical Care

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536837

    How architecture and urbanism can help to care for and repair a broken planet: essays and illustrated case studies.Today, architecture and urbanism are capital-centric, speculation-driven, and investment-dominated. Many cannot afford housing. Auster…

  • The Digital Plenitude

    The Digital Plenitude
    av Jay David Bolter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039734

    How the creative abundance of today's media culture was made possible by the decline of elitism in the arts and the rise of digital media.Media culture today encompasses a universe of forms-websites, video games, blogs, books, films, television and…

  • Artificial Unintelligence

    Artificial Unintelligence
    av Meredith Broussard

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537018

    A guide to understanding the inner workings and outer limits of technology and why we should never assume that computers always get it right.In Artificial Unintelligence, Meredith Broussard argues that our collective enthusiasm for applying computer…

  • Quantum Strangeness

    Quantum Strangeness
    av George S. Greenstein

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039932

    A physicist's efforts to understand the enigma that is quantum mechanics.Quantum mechanics is one of the glories of our age. The theory lies at the heart of modern society. Quantum mechanics is one of our most valuable forecasters-a "great predictor…

  • How Attention Works

    How Attention Works
    av Stefan Van der Stigchel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039260

    How we filter out what is irrelevant so we can focus on what we need to know.We are surrounded by a world rich with visual information, but we pay attention to very little of it, filtering out what is irrelevant so we can focus on what we think we n…

  • A Father

    A Father
    av Sibylle Lacan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039314

    The daughter of French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan tries to make sense of her relationship with her father."When I was born, my father was already no longer there." Sibylle Lacan's memoir of her father, the influential French psychoanalyst Jacques L…

  • From Darwin to Derrida

    From Darwin to Derrida
    av David Haig

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043786

    How the meaningless process of natural selection produces purposeful beings who find meaning in the world.In From Darwin to Derrida, evolutionary biologist David Haig explains how a physical world of matter in motion gave rise to a living world of p…

  • Aesthetics Equals Politics

    Aesthetics Equals Politics

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039437

    How aesthetics-understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity-might become the primary discourse for political and social engagement.These essays make the case for a reignited understanding of aesthetics-one that casts aesthetics not…

  • Experiencing the Impossible

    Experiencing the Impossible
    av Gustav Kuhn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039468

    How the scientific study of magic reveals intriguing-and often unsettling-insights into the mysteries of the human mind.What do we see when we watch a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat or read a person's mind? We are captivated by an illusion; we…

  • Algorithms for Optimization

    Algorithms for Optimization
    av Mykel J. Kochenderfer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039420

    A comprehensive introduction to optimization with a focus on practical algorithms for the design of engineering systems.This book offers a comprehensive introduction to optimization with a focus on practical algorithms. The book approaches optimizat…

  • Plastic Capitalism

    Plastic Capitalism
    av Amanda Boetzkes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039338

    An argument for the centrality of the visual culture of waste-as seen in works by international contemporary artists-to the study of our ecological condition.Ecological crisis has driven contemporary artists to engage with waste in its most non-biod…

  • Cosmic Clouds 3-D

    Cosmic Clouds 3-D
    av David J. Eicher

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044028

    Amazing 3-D images take readers inside the birth and death of stars.This visually amazing volume, with text and 3-D images, takes readers inside the birthplace of stars--the cosmic clouds called nebulae. Nebulae (from the Latin for "cloud" or "fog")…

  • Mission Moon 3-D

    Mission Moon 3-D
    av David J Eicher

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039451

    The story of the lunar landing and the events that led up to it, told in text and visually stunning 3-D images.July 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11's epochal lunar landing, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the surface o…

  • Publishing Manifestos

    Publishing Manifestos

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537186

    Manifestos by artists, authors, editors, publishers, designers, zinesters explore publishing as artistic practice.Independent publishing, art publishing, publishing as artistic practice, publishing counterculture, and the zine, DIY, and POD scenes h…

  • Photo Forensics

    Photo Forensics
    av Hany Farid

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537001

    The first comprehensive and detailed presentation of techniques for authenticating digital images.Photographs have been doctored since photography was invented. Dictators have erased people from photographs and from history. Politicians have manipul…

  • Introduction to Deep Learning

    Introduction to Deep Learning
    av Eugene Charniak

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039512

    A project-based guide to the basics of deep learning.This concise, project-driven guide to deep learning takes readers through a series of program-writing tasks that introduce them to the use of deep learning in such areas of artificial intelligence…

  • Forms of Life

    Forms of Life
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536646

    A concise, accessible, and engaging guide for students and practitioners of sociology.In Forms of Life, Harry Collins offers an introduction to social science methodology, drawing on his forty-plus years of conducting high-profile sociological resea…

  • The Art of Naming

    The Art of Naming
    av Michael Ohl

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537032

    From Tyrannosaurus rex to Heteropoda davidbowie: scientific naming as a joyful and creative act.Tyrannosaurus rex. Homo sapiens. Heteropoda davidbowie. Behind each act of scientific naming is a story. In this entertaining and illuminating book, Mich…

  • Ways of Hearing

    Ways of Hearing
    av Damon Krukowski

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039642

    A writer-musician examines how the switch from analog to digital audio is changing our perceptions of time, space, love, money, and power.Our voices carry farther than ever before, thanks to digital media. But how are they being heard? In this book,…

  • Performing Image

    Performing Image
    av Isobel Harbison

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039215

    An examination of how artists have combined performance and moving image for decades, anticipating our changing relation to images in the internet era.In Performing Image, Isobel Harbison examines how artists have combined performance and moving ima…

  • Animal Beauty

    Animal Beauty
    av Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039949

    An illustrated exploration of colors and patterns in the animal kingdom, what they communicate, and how they function in the social life of animals.Are animals able to appreciate what humans refer to as "beauty"? The term scarcely ever appears nowad…

  • Pseudoscience


    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537049

    Case studies, personal accounts, and analysis show how to recognize and combat pseudoscience in a post-truth world.In a post-truth, fake news world, we are particularly susceptible to the claims of pseudoscience. When emotions and opinions are more…

  • Thermodynamic Weirdness

    Thermodynamic Weirdness
    av Don S. Lemons

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039390

    An account of the concepts and intellectual structure of classical thermodynamics that reveals the subject's simplicity and coherence.Students of physics, chemistry, and engineering are taught classical thermodynamics through its methods-a "problems…

  • Voice Leading

    Voice Leading
    av David Huron

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537384

    An accessible scientific explanation for the traditional rules of voice leading, including an account of why listeners find some musical textures more pleasing than others.Voice leading is the musical art of combining sounds over time. In this book,…

  • On the Brink of Paradox

    On the Brink of Paradox
    av Agustin Rayo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039413

    An introduction to awe-inspiring ideas at the brink of paradox: infinities of different sizes, time travel, probability and measure theory, and computability theory.This book introduces the reader to awe-inspiring issues at the intersection of philo…

  • Evolution or Revolution?

    Evolution or Revolution?

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039369

    Leading economists discuss post-financial crisis policy dilemmas, including the dangers of complacency in a period of relative stability.The Great Depression led to the Keynesian revolution and dramatic shifts in macroeconomic theory and macroeconom…

  • Einstein's Wife

    Einstein's Wife
    av Allen Esterson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039611

    Was Einstein's first wife his uncredited coauthor, unpaid assistant, or his unacknowledged helpmeet? The real "Mileva Story."Albert Einstein's first wife, Mileva Einstein-Maric, was forgotten for decades. When a trove of correspondence between them…

  • Vision

    av John E. Dowling

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536622

    Descriptions of basic visual mechanisms and related clinical abnormalities, by a neuroscientist and an ophthalmologist.Over the past fifty years, enormous progress has been made in understanding visual mechanisms and treating eye disorders. And yet…

  • A Course in Networks and Markets

    A Course in Networks and Markets
    av Rafael Pass

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039789

    A graduate-level, mathematically rigorous introduction to strategic behavior in a networked world.This introductory graduate-level text uses tools from game theory and graph theory to examine the role of network structures and network effects in eco…

  • Imperfect Markets and Imperfect Regulation

    Imperfect Markets and Imperfect Regulation
    av Thomas-Olivier Leautier

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039284

    The first textbook to present a comprehensive and detailed economic analysis of electricity markets, analyzing the tensions between microeconomics and political economy.The power industry is essential in our fight against climate change. This book i…

  • Dream City

    Dream City
    av Conrad Kickert

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039345

    Tracing two centuries of rise, fall, and rebirth in the heart of downtown Detroit.Downtown Detroit is in the midst of an astonishing rebirth. Its sidewalks have become a dreamland for an aspiring creative class, filled with shoppers, office workers,…

  • Energies in the Arts

    Energies in the Arts

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039383

    Investigating the concepts and material realities of energy coursing through the arts: a foundational text.This book investigates energies-in the plural, the energies embedded and embodied in everything under the sun- as they are expressed in the ar…

  • Sympathy for the Traitor

    Sympathy for the Traitor
    av Mark Polizzotti

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537025

    An engaging and unabashedly opinionated examination of what translation is and isn't.For some, translation is the poor cousin of literature, a necessary evil if not an outright travesty-summed up by the old Italian play on words, traduttore, tradito…

  • The Conceptual Mind

    The Conceptual Mind

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536677

    New essays by leading philosophers and cognitive scientists that present recent findings and theoretical developments in the study of concepts. The study of concepts has advanced dramatically in recent years, with exciting new findings and theoretic…

  • How Change Happens

    How Change Happens
    av Cass R. Sunstein

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039574

    The different ways that social change happens, from unleashing to nudging to social cascades."Sunstein's book is illuminating because it puts norms at the center of how we think about change."-David Brooks, The New York TimesHow does social change h…

  • Six Impossible Things

    Six Impossible Things
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043236

    A concise and engaging investigation of six interpretations of quantum physics.Rules of the quantum world seem to say that a cat can be both alive and dead at the same time and a particle can be in two places at once. And that particle is also a wav…

  • Novacene

    av James Lovelock

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043649

    The originator of the Gaia theory offers the vision of a future epoch in which humans and artificial intelligence together will help the Earth survive.James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia hypothesis and the greatest environmental thinker of our time,…

  • Walter Benjamin Reimagined

    Walter Benjamin Reimagined
    av Frances Cannon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039963

    An illuminated tour of Walter Benjamin's ideas; a graphic translation; an encyclopedia of fragments.Walter Benjamin was a man of letters, an art critic, an essayist, a translator, a philosopher, a collector, and an urban flaneur. In his writings, he…

  • The Science of Breaking Bad

    The Science of Breaking Bad
    av Dave Trumbore

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537155

    All the science in Breaking Bad-from explosive experiments to acid-based evidence destruction-explained and analyzed for authenticity.Breaking Bad's (anti)hero Walter White (played by Emmy-winner Bryan Cranston) is a scientist, a high school chemist…

  • Hume's Problem Solved

    Hume's Problem Solved
    av Gerhard Schurz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039727

    A new approach to Hume's problem of induction that justifies the optimality of induction at the level of meta-induction.Hume's problem of justifying induction has been among epistemology's greatest challenges for centuries. In this book, Gerhard Sch…

  • Being Ecological

    Being Ecological
    av Rita Shea Guffey Chair Timothy Morton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537124

    A book about ecology without information dumping, guilt inducing, or preaching to the choir.Don't care about ecology? You think you don't, but you might all the same. Don't read ecology books? This book is for you. Ecology books can be confusing inf…

  • Blended Learning in Practice

    Blended Learning in Practice

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039475

    A guide to both theory and practice of blended learning offering rigorous research, case studies, and methods for the assessment of educational effectiveness.Blended learning combines traditional in-person learning with technology-enabled education.…