Mahaffey, James

From the moment radiation was discovered in the late nineteenth century, nuclear science has had a rich history of innovative scientific exploration and discovery, coupled with mistakes, accidents, and downright disasters. Mahaffey, a long-time advocate of continued nuclear research and nuclear energy, looks at each incident in turn and analyzes what happened and why, often discovering where scientists went wrong when analyzing past meltdowns...

Gratton, Sarah-Jayne

Make the most of Twitter as a tool for creating a personal brand Twitter boasts more than 100 million active users with 50 million of them actively tweeting every day, making Twitter an indisputably powerful marketing platform. With this insightful book, author and Twitter guru Sarah-Jayne Gratton offers real-world examples and proven techniques for capturing a Twitter audience and using that audience to spread the word about you to build a...

Kelby, Scott

Anyone who uses Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for image management, editing, and workflow knows it is great software, and it has only gotten better with each new version. But there comes a time in every Lightroom user's life when they want to do something...and they just can't do it. While Lightroom covers the vast majority of a photographer's needs-many say it covers roughly 80% of a professional imaging workflow-it just can't do everything a...

Hart-Davis, Guy

Clear instructions to help visual learners get started with their MacBook Pro Covering all the essential information you need to get up to speed with your MacBook Pro, this new edition provides you with the most up-to-date information on performing everyday tasks quickly and easily. From basics such as powering on or shutting down the MacBook Pro to more advanced tasks such as running Windows applications, this visual guide provides the help...

Elad, Joel

Don't be left out ? link up with this fully updated introduction to the Internet's hottest professional networking tool With more than 225 million members from over 200 countries and territories worldwide, LinkedIn.com is an unbeatable self-marketing tool. "LinkedIn For Dummies" teaches you how to make the most of your LinkedIn.com profile and build connections and relationships within the world's largest professional network. This thorough...

Rutledge, Patrice-Anne

My LinkedIn(R) Step-by-stepinstructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to doHelpwhen you run into problems or limitations with LinkedInTips and Notesto help you take full advantage of LinkedIn Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through making the most of LinkedIn Learn how to: - Leverage the vast LinkedIn network, with hundreds of millions of members worldwide - Create your LinkedIn account, explore the LinkedIn site...

Bair, Amy Lupold, Gardner, Susannah

The best book on blogging, updated and better than ever! The blogosphere keeps changing and evolving, and so does this top blogging guide. A terrific book whether you're just starting out or are already blogging regularly, this book provides solid information on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and the tools you need to get started. You'll learn how to set up an account, find ample coverage of social plug-ins and emerging...

Kelby, Scott

Best-selling book, covering Adobe Photoshop for both CS6 and CC, shows the exact techniques digital photographers need to know to create beautiful images.--Scott Kelby is the best-selling photography book author in the world.-Digital photography continues to grow, and this book is a proven best-seller!-Addresses both versions of Photoshop on the market: CS6 (standalone product) and CC (Creative Cloud subscription product).In this book, Scott...

McFedries, Paul

This full color book offers the total beginner a soft entry into Windows 8.1. Using a Visual approach, "Windows 8.1 Simplified(R)" covers the new features of Windows 8.1 and provides step-by-step instructions for readers who are entirely new to the subject. Inside readers discover tasks on topics such as: Windows basics, creating movies, sharing their computer, working with and managing files, browsing the Web, and new ways to customize...

McFedries, Paul

Windows 8.1 reintroduces the Start button to the Windows ecosystem as well as adding many new and requested features that Windows users love. Updated to cover the latest release of Windows and show users how to use the best of the newest features. "Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 8.1" teaches readers the basics (and beyond) of Windows 8.1 in the familiar style of the popular Teach Yourself VISUALLY series: straightforward, step-by-step...