Clarkesworld Magazine – Issue 22 Margaret Ronald et al.
The June 2008 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine.
This issue features fiction by Margaret Ronald (“When the Gentlemen Go By”) and Sergey Gerasimov (“The Glory of the World”), an interview with… More
Devices of the Soul Steve Talbott
“Self-forgetfulness is the reigning temptation of the technological era. This is why we so readily give our assent to the absurd proposition that a computer can add two plus two, despite the obvious fact that … More
Designing Web Navigation James Kalbach
Thoroughly rewritten for today’s web environment, this bestselling book offers a fresh look at a fundamental topic of web site development: navigation design. Amid all the changes to the Web in the past decade,… More
Wikipedia Reader’s Guide: The Missing Manual John Broughton
You don’t have to understand how to edit Wikipedia in order to find the information you need and join the conversation. This booklet gives you just what you need to know in friendly, concise form so you can research… More
Enterprise SOA Dan Woods et al.
Information Technology professionals can use this book to move beyond the excitement of web services and service oriented architecture (SOA) and begin the process of finding actionable ideas to innovate and create… More
Statistics Hacks Bruce Frey
Want to calculate the probability that an event will happen? Be able to spot fake data? Prove beyond doubt whether one thing causes another? Or learn to be a better gambler? You can do that and much more with 75 practical… More
Spam Kings Brian S McWilliams
More than sixty percent of today’s email traffic is spam, according to email filtering firm Brightmail. This year alone, five trillion spam messages will clog Internet users in-boxes, costing society an estimated… More
Mind Performance Hacks Ron Hale-Evans
You’re smart. This book can make you smarter.
Mind Performance Hacks provides real-life tips and tools for overclocking your brain and becoming a better thinker. In the increasingly frenetic pace of today’s… More
Digital Identity Phillip J. Windley
The rise of network-based, automated services in the past decade has definitely changed the way businesses operate, but not always for the better. Offering services, conducting transactions and moving data on the… More
We the Media Dan Gillmor
“We the Media, has become something of a bible for those who believe the online medium will change journalism for the better.” -Financial Times
Big Media has lost its monopoly on the news, thanks to the Internet.… More
Practical Development Environments Matthew B. Doar
This book doesn’t tell you how to write faster code, or how to write code with fewer memory leaks, or even how to debug code at all. What it does tell you is how to build your product in better ways, how to keep track of… More
Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing Andrew M. St. Laurent
If you’ve held back from developing open source or free software projects because you don’t understand the implications of the various licenses, you’re not alone. Many developers believe in releasing… More
Flex 3 Cookbook Joshua Noble et al.
The best way to showcase a powerful new technology is to demonstrate its real-world results, and that’s exactly what this new Cookbook does with Adobe Flex 3.
Wide ranging and highly practical, Flex 3 Cookbook… More
The Art of Agile Development James Shore et al.
The Art of Agile Development contains practical guidance for anyone considering or applying agile development for building valuable software. Plenty of books describe what agile development is or why it helps software… More
Painting the Web Shelley Powers
Do you think that only professionals with expensive tools and years of experience can work with web graphics? This guide tosses that notion into the trash bin.Painting the Web is the first comprehensive book on web graphics… More
Security and Usability Lorrie Faith Cranor et al.
Human factors and usability issues have traditionally played a limited role in security research and secure systems development. Security experts have largely ignored usability issues–both because they… More