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A Jornada Social by Flavio Mendes
Price: Free! Words: 34,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Technology
O livro conta uma parte da história do Grupo Estrela, empresa familiar, fundada por Jorge Henrique Estrela há 30 anos, que se transformou em um império nacional na área do varejo. Cobre, mais precisamente, eventos que ocorreram no ano de 2011, ainda sob reflexos da crise internacional de 2008/2009.
If I Was ... Analyzing Edward Snowden by Sukhraj Takhar
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: British English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography, Essay » Technology
This is an impartial review of Edward Snowden, the infamous NSA whistleblower, who in 2013, released a significant amount of classified documents into the public realm. The whole Edward Snowden affair reads like a hollywood blockbuster, and not the story of a young would-be geek, challenging the powers at be. Read the book and form your own views.
Headlong Into Darkness by Roger Russell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
We are on a fast track ride into the future. The speed of change is exponential and the predictions of just yesterday are today already outdated. In the light of new cyber technology space travel is unnecessary, the world has become a single massive brain and our ideas of how we will live in the future are completely invalid. This is not fiction. Some food for thought…
Beyond Freeways: Community, Commerce, and Contention along Los Angeles's 710 Corridor by Justin Gerdes
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Richard Risemberg. Categories: Essay » Technology
This is a report on the continuing controversy over Los Angeles officialdom's obsession with expanding and extending the 710 freeway corridor to accommodate freight traffic from the ports, despite the harm it already causes communities along the route, and in spite of the alternatives offered to more-of-the-same.
Musings, or We Could Be Much More Advanced, But We're Too Comfortable Embracing T he Illusion Of Knowledge by Tim Lynch, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
Mr. Lynch gives us much to think about with his fresh theories on topics that have puzzled us for centuries. He suggests a new direction for researchers that could propel us into a new age of technology, and explains why governments keep secret what they know about UFOs.
Is There a Way to Avoid the Flu? by Jonnelle Hayden
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Essay » Technology
Why is it that many people come down with the flu in winter months but flu is rare in the summer? Why then do new flu strains such as the recent swine flu epidemic affect people even in the summer months? Why is it that the flu shot is often less effect for the elderly?
Acupuncture: The Easy Way - Or the Hard Way by Thomas Blasejewicz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Acupressure & acupuncture, Essay » Technology
Why I think the "Japanese style" of acupuncture and moxibustion is better suited for most western foreigners than the Chinese form. While this is NOT a textbook, I try to explain the characteristics of a number of representative Japanese techniques. My "personal views" may academically not entirely be accurate.
Consulting 101: 101 Tips for Success in Consulting - 2nd Edition by Lew Sauder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Technology
Consulting 101 provides the reader with 101 tips to excel in a challenging and exciting career.
The Reluctant Mentor by Lew Sauder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Technology
Sauder and Porter explore the mentoring relationship between a successful baby boomer business owner and his Generation Y employee. They ultimately show that the optimal solution is multi-generational mentoring--each generation sharing knowledge with the other for better leadership development.
How to Play the Guitar by Ear (for Mathematicians and Physicists) by Joseph George Caldwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
This essay presents the theory of music associated with the guitar. It is intended to provide a technically oriented person an understanding of how musical chords are constructed and which chords “go together” in a musical piece. It is useful background in learning to play the guitar by ear (i.e., to play any song, in any key, by ear (i.e., without reference to musical notation)).
Solitude and Presence: Photo Reflections on Natural and Digital Ecologies by Kevin Healey
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays(5.00 from 1 review)
For over a year I, along with my wife and six-year-old daughter, have rented a small, mailbox-shaped house nestled among fifteen acres of private land in Durham, New Hampshire. During our time here the forest never lost its draw, and in fact has become an unexpected source of insight for my teaching and research in the areas of media, religion, and digital culture.
Easy Way To Integral Calculus by Animesh Dey
Price: Free! Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
I am really thankful to smashwords. I just scared for the format. My dream was to help to poor only.We need your blessings. Next time we will edit the format.
Restless Leg Syndrome (Willis-Ekbom Disease) : The Very Basics by Desertphile
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
Restless Leg Syndrome; Willis-Ekbom Disease; "Jimmy Legs:" the uncontrollable need to move one's legs and feet (some times arms) during periods of rest, to relieve discomfort. This pamphlet describes how RLS feels, how it is diagnosed, and offers suggestions on what you will wish to discuss with your health care provider if you suffer from the disorder.
Corrección y Lucha by Juan de la Cruz García García
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Political
Pensamientos acerca de la educación y etiqueta en Internet, de cómo mueve a los mercados y cómo debemos responder como usuarios y consumidores
Training Teachers about Differentiated Instruction by David Pollitt
Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology
This training program is designed to help teachers understand how to identify the learning preferences of students. This project supports jigsaw (cooperative) learning techniques as well as using CoPs with peer coaching to assist each other with teaching and learning. Technology is center-point in this project as well as the learning theories that connect practice to end results.
CrowdFunding in a Nutshell by Joy Alatta
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Technology
The power of the internet to harness and pull resources and information from like minded people has facilitated the generation of creative and alternative means of raising finance for just any venture. Crowdfunding is one of such alternative means of raising finance from the crowd. The internet has made geographical locations irrelevant because people connect virtually to collaborate and invest.
Test Automation Best Practices by George Ukkuru
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Business
In this brief, well-organized exposition, George breaks down and simplifies the primary aspects of Test Automation. He covers its cost effectiveness on software products, how that is affected by the maintenance life of the product, and how to prevent and protect features from breakage.