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  • The Design of Everyday Things

    The Design of Everyday Things
    av Donald A. Norman

    Häftad - 2014 - 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…

  • 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;…

  • Rethinking Cancer

    Rethinking Cancer
    av Bernhard Strauss

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262045216

    Leading scientists argue for a new paradigm for cancer research, proposing a complex systems view of cancer supported by empirical evidence.Current consensus in cancer research explains cancer as a disease caused by specific mutations in certain gen…

  • 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…

  • Growth

    Growth
    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262539685

    Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies; it shapes the capabilities of our extraordinarily large brains and the fortunes of our economies. Gr…

  • 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…

  • Autotheory as Feminist Practice in Art, Writing, and Criticism

    Autotheory as Feminist Practice in Art, Writing, and Criticism
    av Lauren Fournier

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262045568

    In the 2010s, the term "autotheory" began to trend in literary spheres, where it was used to describe books in which memoir and autobiography fused with theory and philosophy. In this book, Lauren Fournier extends the meaning of the term, applying i…

  • 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…

  • Sorting Things Out

    Sorting Things Out
    av Geoffrey C. Bowker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262522953

    A revealing and surprising look at how classification systems can shape both worldviews and social interactions.What do a seventeenth-century mortality table (whose causes of death include "fainted in a bath," "frighted," and "itch"); the identifica…

  • The Image of the City

    The Image of the City
    av Kevin Lynch

    Häftad - 1964 - 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.…

  • Reinforcement Learning

    Reinforcement Learning
    av Richard S. Sutton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039246

    The significantly expanded and updated new edition of a widely used text on reinforcement learning, one of the most active research areas in artificial intelligence.Reinforcement learning, one of the most active research areas in artificial intellig…

  • Behavioral Insights

    Behavioral Insights
    av Michael Hallsworth

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262539401

    Our behavior is strongly influenced by factors that lie outside our conscious awareness, although we tend to underestimate the power of this "automatic" side of our behavior. As a result, governments make ineffective policies, businesses create bad…

  • Tomorrow's Economy

    Tomorrow's Economy
    av Per Espen Stoknes

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044851

    How we can achieve healthy growth--more regenerative than destructive, restoring equity rather than exacerbating inequalities.In Tomorrow's Economy, Per Espen Stoknes reframes the hot-button issue of economic growth. Going beyond the usual dialectic…

  • Deep Learning

    Deep Learning
    av Ian Goodfellow

    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…

  • 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…

  • Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python, third edition

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

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542364

    The new edition of an introduction to the art of computational problem solving using Python.This book introduces students with little or no prior programming experience to the art of computational problem solving using Python and various Python libr…

  • Circuit Design with VHDL

    Circuit Design with VHDL
    av Volnei A. Pedroni

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042642

    A completely updated and expanded comprehensive treatment of VHDL and its applications to the design and simulation of real, industry-standard circuits.This comprehensive treatment of VHDL and its applications to the design and simulation of real, i…

  • Lectures on the Philosophy of Mathematics

    Lectures on the Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Joel David Hamkins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542234

    An introduction to the philosophy of mathematics grounded in mathematics and motivated by mathematical inquiry and practice.In this book, Joel David Hamkins offers an introduction to the philosophy of mathematics that is grounded in mathematics and…

  • The Sciences of the Artificial

    The Sciences of the Artificial
    av Herbert A. Simon

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537537

    Herbert Simon's classic work on artificial intelligence in the expanded and updated third edition from 1996, with a new introduction by John E. Laird.Herbert Simon's classic and influential The Sciences of the Artificial declares definitively that t…

  • 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…

  • Rules of Play

    Rules of Play
    av Katie Salen Tekinbas

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262240451

    An impassioned look at games and game design that offers the most ambitious framework for understanding them to date.As pop culture, games are as important as film or television-but game design has yet to develop a theoretical framework or critical…

  • The New Librarianship Field Guide

    The New Librarianship Field Guide
    av R. David Lankes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529082

    How librarians can be radical positive change agents in their communities, dedicated to learning and making a difference.This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities-…

  • Gut Feelings

    Gut Feelings
    av Alessio Fasano

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044271

    We are at the dawn of new scientific revolution. Our understanding of how to treat and prevent diseases has been transformed by knowledge of the microbiome--the rich ecosystem of microorganisms that is in and on every human. These microbial hitchhik…

  • 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…

  • Consciousness

    Consciousness
    av Christof Koch

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533508

    In which a scientist searches for an empirical explanation for phenomenal experience, spurred by his instinctual belief that life is meaningful.What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bioelectrical activity in the brain? Ho…

  • Learning From Las Vegas

    Learning From Las Vegas
    av Robert Venturi

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262720069

    "Learning from Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance in 1972, calling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of "common" people and less immodest in their erections of "heroic," self-aggrandizing monuments.T…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Critical Fabulations

    Critical Fabulations
    av Daniela K. Rosner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542685

    A proposal to redefine design in a way that not only challenges the field's dominant paradigms but also changes the practice of design itself.In Critical Fabulations, Daniela Rosner proposes redefining design as investigative and activist, personal…

  • The Prime Number Conspiracy

    The Prime Number Conspiracy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536356

    Quanta Magazine's stories of mathematical explorations show that "inspiration strikes willy-nilly," revealing surprising solutions and exciting discoveries.If you're a science and data nerd like me, you may be interested in "Alice and Bob Meet the W…

  • Sharenthood

    Sharenthood
    av Leah A. Plunkett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042697

    From baby pictures in the cloud to a high school's digital surveillance system: how adults unwittingly compromise children's privacy online.Our children's first digital footprints are made before they can walk-even before they are born-as parents us…

  • Contending Economic Theories

    Contending Economic Theories
    av Richard D. Wolff

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517836

    A systematic comparison of the three major economic theories, showing how they differ and why these differences matter in shaping economic theory and practice.Contending Economic Theories offers a unique comparative treatment of the three main theor…

  • Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence
    av John Haugeland

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262580953

    Presented in non-technical terms, this book explores the relationship between human thinking and machine computing

  • The Beauty of Chemistry

    The Beauty of Chemistry
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044417

    Chemistry is not just about microscopic atoms doing inscrutable things; it is the process that makes flowers and galaxies. We rely on it for bread-baking, vegetable-growing, and producing the materials of daily life. In stunning images and illuminat…

  • The Discipline of Organizing

    The Discipline of Organizing

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518505

    A framework for the theory and practice of organizing that integrates the concepts and methods of information organization and information retrieval.Organizing is such a common activity that we often do it without thinking much about it. In our dail…

  • Virtual Music

    Virtual Music
    av David Cope

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262532617

    Virtual Music is about artificial creativity. Focusing on the author's Experiments in Musical Intelligence computer music composing program, the author and a distinguished group of experts discuss many of the issues surrounding the program, includin…

  • Software Design for Flexibility

    Software Design for Flexibility
    av Chris Hanson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262045490

    Strategies for building large systems that can be easily adapted for new situations with only minor programming modifications.Time pressures encourage programmers to write code that works well for a narrow purpose, with no room to grow. But the best…

  • Blueprint, with a New Afterword

    Blueprint, with a New Afterword
    av Robert Plomin

    Övrigt - 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Agony of Eros

    The Agony of Eros
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533379

    An argument that love requires the courage to accept self-negation for the sake of discovering the Other.Byung-Chul Han is one of the most widely read philosophers in Europe today, a member of the new generation of German thinkers that includes Mark…

  • Metadata

    Metadata
    av Jeffrey Pomerantz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528511

    Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day. When "metadata" became breaking news, appearing in stories about surveillance by the National Security Agency, many mem…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • How to Write a Thesis

    How to Write a Thesis
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262527132

    Umberto Eco's wise and witty guide to researching and writing a thesis, published in English for the first time. By the time Umberto Eco published his best-selling novel The Name of the Rose, he was one of Italy's most celebrated intellectuals, a di…

  • Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences

    Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences
    av Alexander L. George

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262572224

    The use of case studies to build and test theories in political science and the other social sciences has increased in recent years. Many scholars have argued that the social sciences rely too heavily on quantitative research and formal models and h…

  • Paths to a Green World

    Paths to a Green World
    av Jennifer Clapp

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262515825

    A new edition of a book that takes a comprehensive look at the ways economic processes affect global environmental outcomes. This comprehensive and accessible book fills the need for a political economy view of global environmental politics, focusin…

  • Speculative Everything

    Speculative Everything
    av Anthony Dunne

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262019842

    How to use design as a tool to create not only things but ideas, to speculate about possible futures.Today designers often focus on making technology easy to use, sexy, and consumable. In Speculative Everything, Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby propose…

  • Nihilism

    Nihilism
    av Nolen Gertz

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537179

    An examination of the meaning of meaninglessness: why it matters that nothing matters.When someone is labeled a nihilist, it's not usually meant as a compliment. Most of us associate nihilism with destructiveness and violence. Nihilism means, litera…

  • Architecture Depends

    Architecture Depends
    av Jeremy Till

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518789

    Polemics and reflections on how to bridge the gap between what architecture actually is and what architects want it to be.Architecture depends-on what? On people, time, politics, ethics, mess: the real world. Architecture, Jeremy Till argues with co…