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Download Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a by Fred Vogelstein PDF

By Fred Vogelstein

Behind the sour contention among Apple and Google—and how it’s reshaping the way in which we predict approximately technology

The upward push of smartphones and drugs has altered the enterprise of constructing pcs. on the middle of this modification are Apple and Google, businesses whose philosophies, leaders, and advertisement acumen have steamrolled the contest. within the age of Android and the iPad, those companies are locked in a feud that will play out not only on the market yet within the courts and on displays round the world.
Fred Vogelstein has stated in this competition for greater than a decade and has infrequent entry to its significant gamers. In Dogfight, he is taking us into the workplaces and board rooms the place corporation dogma interprets into ruthless company; at the back of outsize personalities like Steve Jobs, Apple’s now-lionized CEO, and Eric Schmidt, Google’s govt chairman; and contained in the offers, proceedings, and allegations that mildew the way in which we speak. Apple and Google are poaching every one other’s staff. They bid up the cost of every one other’s acquisitions for spite, they usually forge alliances with significant avid gamers like fb and Microsoft in pursuit of industry dominance.
Dogfight reads like a novel: vivid nonfiction with never-before-heard info. This is greater than a narrative approximately what units will exchange our phones and laptops. It’s approximately who will regulate the content material on these units and the place that content material will come from—about the way forward for media in Silicon Valley, long island, and Hollywood.

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Download Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Recognizing Threats, by Theresa M. Payton, Ted Claypoole PDF

By Theresa M. Payton, Ted Claypoole

Electronic units have made our busy lives a bit more straightforward and so they do good stuff for us, too – we get just-in-time coupons, instructions, and reference to household whereas caught on an aircraft runway. but, those units, although we like them, can invade our privateness in methods we aren't even conscious of. The electronic units ship and gather info approximately us each time we use them, yet that information isn't really constantly safeguarded the way in which we imagine it may be to guard our privateness. privateness is advanced and private. many folks have no idea the complete quantity to which information is amassed, saved, aggregated, and used. As fresh revelations point out, we're topic to a degree of information assortment and surveillance by no means sooner than that you can think of. whereas a few of these tools may well, actually, defend us and supply us with info and providers we deem to be necessary and wanted, others can develop into insidious and over-arching.

Privacy within the Age of huge facts highlights the various confident results of electronic surveillance and information assortment whereas additionally outlining these varieties of information assortment to which we don't constantly consent, and of which we're most likely unaware, in addition to the risks inherent in such surveillance and monitoring. Payton and Claypoole skillfully introduce readers to the various methods we're "watched" and the way to alter behaviors and actions to recapture and regain extra of our privateness. The authors recommend treatments from instruments, to behaviour alterations, to conversing out to politicians to request their privateness again. a person who makes use of electronic units for any cause probably want to learn this e-book for its transparent and no-nonsense method of the realm of massive info and what it capacity for we all.

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Download Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook by Derek Mock, Josh Diakun, Paul R. Johnson PDF

By Derek Mock, Josh Diakun, Paul R. Johnson

Over 70 useful recipes to realize operational information intelligence with Splunk Enterprise
About This Book

the way to use Splunk to successfully assemble, examine, and record at the operational information throughout your environment
Expedite your operational intelligence reporting, be empowered to offer info in a significant means, and shorten the Splunk studying curve
Easy-to-use recipes that will help you create strong searches, stories, and charts utilizing Splunk

Who This e-book Is For

This e-book is meant for clients of all degrees who're seeking to leverage the Splunk company platform as a worthwhile operational intelligence instrument. The recipes supplied during this booklet will entice participants from all aspects of a enterprise – IT, safeguard, Product, advertising, and plenty of more!

In Detail

This booklet comprises over 70 useful, task-oriented recipes to accumulate your wisdom of Splunk's many positive factors you can observe to real-world operational intelligence scenarios.

Right from the 1st bankruptcy, you'll stick to recipes that gradually construct upon each other. The recipes supplied will reveal easy methods to expedite supply of intelligence studies and empower you to offer information in a significant method via dashboards and through utilising visualizations on hand in Splunk firm. additionally, you will delve deeply into your information with transactions, subsearching, concurrency, and extra complex seek commands.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Play Time – Getting information In
Chapter 2: Diving into info – seek and Report
Chapter three: Dashboards and Visualizations – Make facts Shine
Chapter four: development an Operational Intelligence Application
Chapter five: Extending Intelligence – facts versions and Pivoting
Chapter 6: Diving Deeper – complex Searching
Chapter 7: Enriching facts – Lookups and Workflows
Chapter eight: Being Proactive – developing Alerts
Chapter nine: accelerate Intelligence – information Summarization
Chapter 10: Above and past – Customization, net Framework, leisure API, and SDKs

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Download Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: how to survive by Federico Pistono PDF

By Federico Pistono

You are approximately to turn into obsolete. you think that you're designated, certain, and that no matter what it really is that you're doing is most unlikely to exchange. you're flawed. immediately, thousands of algorithms created via computing device scientists are frantically operating on servers world wide, with one sole goal: do no matter what people can do, yet better.

that's the argument for a phenomenon known as technological unemployment, person who is pervading sleek society. yet is that truly the case? Or is it only a futuristic myth? what's going to turn into folks within the coming years, and what do we do to avoid a catastrophic cave in of society?

Robots Will thieve Your task, yet That's okay: how one can live to tell the tale the industrial cave in and be happy explores the impression of technological advances on our lives, what it ability to be happy, and gives suggestions on how one can stay away from a systemic collapse.

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Download Recent Advances in Textile Composites: Proceedings of the by Edited by: Christophe Binetruy, Ecole des Mines de Douai, PDF

By Edited by: Christophe Binetruy, Ecole des Mines de Douai, France and François Boussu, ENSAIT, Roubaix, France, Christophe Binetruy, François Boussu

· New study on nanofibers, preforms, complex braiding, multifunctional composites · helpful layout details and information for all stages of cloth composites improvement · Multiscale research, harm prediction, ballistics checking out, mechanical layout · Civil and army, structural and load-bearing functions -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This 578-page booklet is an unique and demanding selection of over sixty five by no means formerly released investigations within the fast-growing fabrics technological know-how box of fabric composites. New paintings is gifted lower than the next topic components: mechanical layout, modeling, complex production techniques, characterization of preforms, nanofibers and composites, mechanical/thermal habit, fabric composites and effect, numerical tools and simulation, and typical fibers. Chapters ready for the publication have been offered in the beginning on the 10th biennial Texcomp assembly, held in Lille, France, October 2010.TOCPartial TOC quantity 10 within the TexComp sequence contemporary Advances in cloth Composites court cases of the tenth overseas convention on cloth Composites October 26 28, 2010 Edited via: Christophe Binetruy, Ecole des Mines de Douai, France and François Boussu, ENSAIT, Roubaix, France

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Download Information Technology in Bio- and Medical Informatics: 4th by Filipe Portela, Manuel Filipe Santos, José Machado, António PDF

By Filipe Portela, Manuel Filipe Santos, José Machado, António Abelha, Álvaro Silva (auth.), Miroslav Bursa, Sami Khuri, M. Elena Renda (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 4th overseas convention on details expertise in Bio- and scientific Informatics, ITBAM 2013, held in Prague, Czech Republic, in August 2013, held along side DEXA 2013. The 7 revised lengthy papers offered including four brief papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from various submissions. The papers deal with the next issues: severe wellbeing and fitness and clever structures in clinical study, and obstetrics, neonatology and determination platforms in cardiology.

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