Computers & Technology

February 12, 2017

How Computers Work: The Evolution of Technology, 10th Edition


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The Evolution of Technology

 

Having sold more than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How Computers Work is the definitive illustrated guide to the world of PCs and technology. In this new edition, you’ll find detailed information not just about PCs, but about how changes in technology have evolved the giant, expensive computer dinosaurs of last century into the smaller but more powerful smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing of today. Whether your interest is in business, gaming, digital photography, entertainment, communications, or security, you’ll learn how computing is evolving the way you live.

 

A full-color, illustrated adventure into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY

 

This full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of technology assumes nothing and explains everything. Only the accomplished and award-winning team of writer Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the unique ability to meld descriptive text with one-of-a-kind visuals to fully explain how the electronic gear we depend on every day is made possible. In addition to all the content you’ve come to expect from prior editions, this newly revised edition includes all-new coverage of topics such as:

 

•   How smartphones and tablet PCs put the power of a desktop computer in your hands–literally

•   How computing technology is linking our homes, work place, entertainment, and daily communications

•   How advances such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are expanding our universe of friends, knowledge, and opportunity

•   How increased miniaturization leads to new products, such as smartphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass

•   How computing technology takes advantages of quantum physics and innovations no one even imagined a few years ago

 

For two decades, How Computers Work has helped newbies understand new technology, while hackers and IT pros have treasured it for the depth of knowledge it contains. This is the perfect book about computing to capture your imagination, delight your eyes, and expand your mind, no matter what your technical level!

 

Beautifully detailed illustrations and jargon-free explanations walk you through the technology that is shaping our lives. See the hidden workings inside computers, smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, and the latest tech inventions.

 

 


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February 7, 2017

Barron’s AP Computer Science A, 7th Edition


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This updated manual presents computer science test takers with―
  • Three AP practice tests for the Level A course, including a diagnostic test
  • Charts detailing the topics for each test question
  • All test questions answered and explained


    A subject review covers static variables, the List interface, Integer. MAX_VALUE, and Integer. MIN_VALUE. The practice exams contain several new questions on two-dimensional arrays and reflect the new free-response style used on the 2012 AP exam. An optional book with CD-ROM presents two more model AP exams with answers, explanations, automatic scoring for multiple-choice questions, and a scoring chart.

    BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students who purchase this book or package will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online AP Computer Science A test with all questions answered and explained.
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  • February 2, 2017

    Computer Security: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition)


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    Computer Security: Principles and Practice, Third Edition, is ideal for courses in Computer/Network Security. It also provides a solid, up-to-date reference or self-study tutorial for system engineers, programmers, system managers, network managers, product marketing personnel, system support specialists.

     

    In recent years, the need for education in computer security and related topics has grown dramatically—and is essential for anyone studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering. This is the only text available to provide integrated, comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the broad range of topics in this subject.  In addition to an extensive pedagogical program, the book provides unparalleled support for both research and modeling projects, giving students a broader perspective. 

     

    It covers all security topics considered Core in the EEE/ACM Computer Science Curriculum. This textbook can be used to prep for CISSP Certification, and includes in-depth coverage of Computer Security, Technology and Principles, Software Security, Management Issues, Cryptographic Algorithms, Internet Security and more.

     

    The Text and Academic Authors Association named Computer Security: Principles and Practice, First Edition, the winner of the Textbook Excellence Award for the best Computer Science textbook of 2008.

     

    Teaching and Learning Experience

    This program presents a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. It will help:

    • Easily Integrate Projects in your Course: This book provides an unparalleled degree of support for including both research and modeling projects in your course, giving students a broader perspective. 
    • Keep Your Course Current with Updated Technical Content: This edition covers the latest trends and developments in computer security.
    • Enhance Learning with Engaging Features: Extensive use of case studies and examples provides real-world context to the text material.
    • Provide Extensive Support Material to Instructors and Students: Student and instructor resources are available to expand on the topics presented in the text.

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    January 28, 2017

    Computer Science: A Structured Programming Approach Using C (3rd Edition)


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    The third edition of Computer Science: A Structured Programming Approach Using C continues to present both computer science theory and C-language syntax with a principle-before-implementation approach. Forouzan and Gilberg employ a clear organizational structure, supplemented by easy-to-follow figures, charts, and tables. The new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the new C99 standard, and includes a revised chapter sequence to better aid student learning.Used Book in Good Condition
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