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Get Smart Fast: An analysis of Internet based collaborative knowledge environments for critical digital media autonomy
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Price: Free! Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
This study examines the interactive features of Internet based collaborative knowledge environments from a democratic media education perspective. Structural linguistic and semiotic analysis methods are used to develop an analysis framework for investigating the nature of interaction in online learning environments. Results enable critical thinking for users and designers of online learning.
User Generated Content Report
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Price: Free! Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / user generated content
A helpful and informative guide to the world of user-generated content. Covers everything from social media through to blogs, forums, rating systems, user commenting, user reviews and a whole heap more. Includes useful examples, hints and tips, insider knowledge, legal issues, pitfalls to watch-out for, and ways that will help transform any kind of website into a highly active user experience.
Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath
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Price: Free! Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Bestselling authors J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler discuss ebooks, self-publishing, and the future of the industry, in this 25,000 word dialog.
Step-by-Step Guide to Bodhi Linux
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Price: Free! Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems
Bodhi Linux is an elegant offshoot of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system. This guide is suitable for anyone migrating to Linux from Windows, and explains in easy steps how to install Bodhi Linux on your computer, how to customize and use it, and how to install a range of recommended applications. Bodhi Linux can transform your computer, and this guide will show you how to make it happen.
Midias sociais e seus impactos na nossa vida
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Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking
A computação social ou tecnologias de midias sociais ou mesmo redes sociais vem despertando muita atenção na mídia e vários livros tem sido escritos sobre o assunto. Serviços como Twitter, YouTube e Facebook já fazem parte de nossa vida diária. Nesta coletânea de posts abordo seu uso tanto em nossa vida pessoal como nas empresas.
Caindo na Real
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Price: Free! Words: 31,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers
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Mundos Virtuais, Pessoas Reais
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Price: Free! Words: 23,780. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 3, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking
Houve um momento, em torno de 2006 e 2007 que os mundos virtuais, principalmente o Second Life, estavam “bombando”. O SL saía nas capas de revistas, pipocavam seminários. Em 2008 este frenesi começou a arrefecer e hoje quase não se fala mais no SL. Sinal que acabou? Não, os mundos virtuais continuam evoluindo, não mais nas capas de revistas, mas em iniciativas mais consistentes.
De Smashwords Stijlgids
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 24,090. Language: Dutch. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
De Smashwords Stijlgids heeft duizenden schrijvers geholpen bij het produceren en publiceren van hoge kwaliteit eboeken. Deze gratis gids biedt eenvoudige stap-voor-stap instructies om eboeken te creëren, opmaken en publiceren. Het is verplicht leesvoer voor elke schrijver die een boek via Smashwords wil distribueren naar de grote eboek verkopers zoals de Apple iBookstore, Sony, B&N en anderen
Android, Inc. - A Brief 2011 Industry Analysis
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Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography
A very brief industry analysis of the Android operating system, starting with some company background, looking at the external environment as of October 2011, and then delving into a competitive analysis of the embedded OS ecosystem. This paper looks at the challenges Android faces not just from Apple and Microsoft, but from its own partners and desire to rush products into market.
The Future of the Written Word: "Always Write" Blog Posts from 2010
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Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers
This collection of blog posts from author David Derrico's "Always Write" Blog covers news & info about e-books, e-readers, and the publishing industry. It includes all his blog posts from the year 2010, a total of 103 posts spanning over 65,000 words, plus pictures. Topics include where to find free e-books, news and stats about e-books and e-book sales, and e-reader news, reviews, & information.
Strange Horizons Retrospective
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Price: Free! Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
Robotic implants and augmented reality. Wearable computing and toxic PC manufacturing. For five years, writing across the dot-com boom and bust, William Van Winkle syndicated a column on cutting edge technologies and their intersection with people and society. Now, he's updated those columns, looking at past issues and insights through the eyes of an internationally read journalist.
Kindle Buffet: Find and download the best free books, magazines and newspapers for your Kindle, iPhone, iPad or Android
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Price: Free! Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Buyer’s guides
(4.00 from 1 review)
One of the best things about Amazon's Kindle system is that many popular books are offered completely free of charge during brief promotional periods. If you manage to find and download a book while it’s offered free, it’s yours to keep—forever. It’s a great way to sample a new genre, or perhaps discover an author you hadn’t noticed before.
Create an EBook With Pages and Keynote
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Price: Free! Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
The book teaches how to produce, using Pages and Keynote (Apple's iWoks), an electronic book and shows the best layout, rich of interactive content and multimedia, using ePub standard for devices such as iPod / iPhone / iPad. Alberto Pian is Apple Distinghuised Educator and Apple Professional Development.
Virtual sociability: From Community to Communitas
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Price: Free! Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(3.00 from 1 review)
How do virtual communities come together? What makes them strong? What social theories can be used for explaining them? What rules and policies can be used to make virtual communities last? The book is the product of the Online Interaction Seminar, Purdue University. It includes 2d codes, which facilitate connecting the print version of the book to online resources.
Guide des Styles Smashwords
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 25,530. Language: French. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Le Guide des Styles Smashwords a permis à des milliers d'auteurs de produire et de publier des livres numériques de haute qualité. Ce guide vous explique, étape par étape, de manière simple et astucieuse, comment créer et formater un livre électronique. Pour tous les auteurs qui souhaitent que leurs livres soient distribués via Smashwords, par les principaux diffuseurs.
Computers Cause Migraines: Computer-Induced Headaches and Eye Strain
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Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Free Article: Is your computer giving you stress headaches, migraines, or eye strain? Pain and lost productivity aside, improper use of your computer can cause serious damage to your corneas and endanger your eyesight. Use these fast, easy tips to protect your sight, and prevent eye strain and unnecessary headaches.
Goodereader - The e-Reader Buyers Guide for 2011
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Price: Free! Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers
This guide is a compilation of reviews on more than fifty e-reader devices. While other forms of electronics are available on the market, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, digital reading technology still has a strong foothold in the world of ebooks. This title will help you weigh your needs versus the multitude of offerings on the market today.
How to Perform Nexus 10 Copy Files
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Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware
This document provides information on how to copy or transfer files from computer to your Nexus 10.
Proposals for Research
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Price: Free! Words: 189,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
This volume presents the narrative sections from grant proposals by Gerry Stahl to NSF and other funding sources. Included are proposals that won grants that supported his research at the University of Colorado and Drexel University. They propose multi-year research projects in computer-supported collaborative learning and related domains. Even those that were not funded provide visionary ideas.
Practical Steps for Uploading an E-Book to KDP/Kindle
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This e-booklet is designed to help folks who want to e-publish on Kindle and already have a completed book that has been correctly formatted in Microsoft Word (images included). This isn't an extensive tome about the nuts and bolts of e-publishing. Several good books already available cover that topic. This is simply a short tutorial for uploading your e-book to KDP/Kindle from Microsoft Word.