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Penrose, Roger, Pitici, Mircea
This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else--and you don't need to be a mathematician to enjoy them. These writings offer surprising insights into the nature, meaning, and practice of mathematics...
Lobel, Thalma
Color and temperature, darkness and light, rough and smooth textures-all these sensations influence your inner world and your actions with unexpected power. In Sensation , one of the world's leading experts on human behavior, Dr. Thalma Lobel, shares an exciting, completely new view of physical intelligence, or embodied cognition. She reveals that physical experiences unconsciously affect your everyday decisions and choices-with profound...
Hussey, Tris
More than 70 million websites and blogs run on WordPress: it's the world's #1 web development tool. Now, you can make the most of WordPress without becoming a technical expert. WordPress Absolute Beginner's Guide is the fastest way to get comfortable and productive with WordPress and its most powerful tools. Whether you're new to WordPress or not, this practical, approachable book will show you how to do exactly what you want, one incredibly...
Baig, Edward C., LeVitus, Bob
Big info about using the iPad mini! This fun-and-friendly full-color book gets you started with your iPad mini, walking you through using the multitouch interface, getting connected, going online, and packing your iPad mini with apps, games, e-books, photos, music, movies, and more. Expert authors and Mac gurus Edward C. Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus guide you through everything from powering up all the way to syncing your stuff with iCloud....
Clark, Josh, Thornsby, Jessica
Apple's iWork is more versatile than ever now that there are versions for Mac, iOS, and even iCloud. The only thing iWork doesn't include is its own how-to guide. That's where this friendly, jargon-free Missing Manual comes in. With complete instructions and helpful examples, you'll quickly learn how to create stunning documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets with iWork's Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. The important stuff you need to know: Create...
McFedries, Paul
Get up to speed on Apple's visionary new redesign of the desktop computer It has the sleek lines of a starship, all-Flash memory, rock-solid architecture, and connection ports galore. Now you can take a deep dive through all the killer new features and functions of Apple's visionary new Mac Pro desktop computer with our equally impressive new guide, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro . Clear screenshots and lessons show you how to tackle...
Blaser, Martin J.
A critically important and startling look at the harmful effects of overusing antibiotics, from the field's leading expert Tracing one scientist's journey toward understanding the crucial importance of the microbiome, this revolutionary book will take readers to the forefront of trail-blazing research while revealing the damage that overuse of antibiotics is doing to our health: contributing to the rise of obesity, asthma, diabetes, and certain...
Heinrich, Bernd
Acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has returned every year since boyhood to a beloved patch of western Maine woods. What is the biology in humans of this deep-in-the-bones pull toward a particular place, and how is it related to animal homing? Heinrich explores the fascinating science chipping away at the mysteries of animal migration: how geese imprint true visual landscape memory; how scent trails are used by many creatures, from...
Slingerland, Edward
A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity--an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand--and why it is so essential to our well-being nbsp; Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date? What is it about a politician who seems wooden or a comedian whose jokes fall flat or an athlete who chokes? In all of these cases...
Lindsell-Roberts, Sheryl
The best way to make your computer more efficient is to touch-type - to type without looking at the keyboard - and this book can teach you how to do just that. Mastering Computer Typing has been completely updated with all-new exercises and material on resumés, cover letters, email, blogs, instant messaging, and texting. Designed for self-instruction or classroom use, this book is the ideal choice for beginners who want to move from hunting-and-...