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The Ultimate Spanish 101: Complete First-Year Course

Description The Ultimate Beginner Program for Communicating in Spanish If your goal is to communicate in Spanish using authentic structures and a broad vocabulary, The Ultimate Spanish 101 is the program for you! More comprehensive than other language guides or mobile apps, and more concise than a traditional textbook, The Ultimate Spanish 101, complete with textbook and Language Lab app, leads beginning learners step-by-step to language fluency. This program consists of 16 lessons, equivalent to a first-year college course, that can be adapted to fit your own schedule. You will develop language skills essential for communication: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Numerous short dialogues, based on everyday situations and reinforced by...

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The Harvard Business Review Manager’s Handbook: The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand Out (HBR Handbooks)

Description The one primer you need to develop your managerial and leadership skills. Whether you’re a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizes–a direct report’s anxious questions, your boss’s last-minute assignment of an important presentation, or a blank business case staring you in the face. To reach your full potential in these situations, you need to master a new set of business and personal skills. Packed with step-by-step advice and wisdom from Harvard Business Review’s management archive, the HBR Manager’s Handbook provides best practices on topics from understanding key...

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Football For Dummies, 6th Edition

Description Are you ready for some football? New stadiums have been built, new stars have been born, and records have been broken since the last edition of Football For Dummies. This new edition is the fan’s ultimate, up-to-date guide to all things pigskin. Perfect for new and veteran fans of the sport alike, it covers everything you need to be the most knowledgeable spectator in the stadium. With deep explanations of every position, analysis of offense and defense, and detailed strategies for play, football legend Howie Long and established analyst John Czarnecki present the nuts and bolts of football for fans of all ages and...

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The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)

Description In the beginning, the World Wide Web was exciting and open to the point of anarchy, a vast and intimidating repository of unindexed confusion. Into this creative chaos came Google with its dazzling mission – “To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible” – and its much-quoted motto, “Don’t be evil”. In this provocative book, Siva Vaidhyanathan examines the ways we have used and embraced Google – and the growing resistance to its expansion across the globe. He exposes the dark side of our Google fantasies, raising red flags about issues of intellectual property and the much-touted Google Book Search. He assesses...

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Spoken English: Flourish Your Language

Description English is a universal language and it is understood all over the world. In fact, in today’s world speaking English has become a necessity. It is not only that but today’s generation looks down upon anyone who is unable to speak English. It has become more like a status symbol. All the companies are recruiting only those people who speak fluent and correct English. With the coming up of the call centre and Multinational companies the need for English language has increased ten folds. With all this happening one cannot afford to live without speaking English. This book does just that and that is...

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Metaprogramming Elixir: Write Less Code, Get More Done (and Have Fun!)

Description Write code that writes code with Elixir macros. Macros make metaprogramming possible and define the language itself. In this book, you’ll learn how to use macros to extend the language with fast, maintainable code and share functionality in ways you never thought possible. You’ll discover how to extend Elixir with your own first-class features, optimize performance, and create domain-specific languages. Metaprogramming is one of Elixir’s greatest features. Maybe you’ve played with the basics or written a few macros. Now you want to take it to the next level. This book is a guided series of metaprogramming tutorials that take you step by step to metaprogramming mastery. You’ll extend Elixir with powerful...

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The Manager’s Phrase Book

Description The Manager’s Phrase Book is a collection of thousands of ready-to-use phrases that will enable you to move into the ranks of today’s most competent managers. You will have control of any situation at a moment’s notice, regardless of your position in the corporate world. You will have all the weapons you need to succeed where vibrant, meaningful, appropriate, and, perhaps above all, precise language is required.With this passport to success, you will begin a new game in which you are among the charismatic, the untouchable–the elite. The Manager’s Phrase Book is an amazingly fast paced, easy-to-use reference book that will help you to:Use...

100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, 1st Edition 0

100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, 1st Edition

Description Thousands of designers, marketers, and product managers have come to rely on Susan Weinschenk’s original 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People as a “go-to book” for practical advice on how to use the latest findings in psychology and neuroscience to directly inform and improve their designs, brands, and products. Research hasn’t stopped since the book was written, and new design challenges have emerged. Weinschenk’s new book, 100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People applies the latest research in psychology, neuroscience, brain research, and social psychology to the design of technology products, including websites, apps, wearables, and artificial intelligence....

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The Subjects

Description As we got closer I could see behind the sandstone a curved concrete building: a purpose-built structure. But still no fence, no wire. Not a bar in sight. For this, I’d been told that morning, I should be grateful. This was a ‘lifeline…a last chance’. That is what the judge said. Daniel is a sixteen-year-old drug dealer and he is going to jail. Then he’s not. A courtroom intervention. A long car ride to a deluxe outback facility. Other ‘gifted delinquents’. Where are they? It’s not a jail. It’s not a psych unit. It’s not like any school he’s ever seen. He is sure...

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Hacker’s Delight, Second Edition

Description In Hacker’s Delight, Second Edition, Hank Warren once again compiles an irresistible collection of programming hacks: timesaving techniques, algorithms, and tricks that help programmers build more elegant and efficient software, while also gaining deeper insights into their craft. Warren’s hacks are eminently practical, but they’re also intrinsically interesting, and sometimes unexpected, much like the solution to a great puzzle. They are, in a word, a delight to any programmer who is excited by the opportunity to improve. Extensive additions in this edition include A new chapter on cyclic redundancy checking (CRC), including routines for the commonly used CRC-32 code A new chapter on error correcting codes...