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Fundamentals of Computer Network Analysis and Engineering
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
Using this universal guide to basic logic, obtain or rediscover the perspective required to build technical knowledge by way of observation. The analogies in this book will help you build a foundation for facing any technical challenge, regardless of complexity. Take this guide with you -outside- of the computer network, and you may be surprised where else these rules apply.
Cold Duty: Selected Readings from the Diary of a Gelusian Repairman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
Manchester, 1860. Jamie Broadman is ripped from his comfortable life in the stables and inducted into the family business: protecting the secrets of the royal family while building a stronger Britain. Britain would never be the same. Courtesy of the British Museum and the Broadman Estate, these are the edited diaries of the man who single-handedly created the modern accident.
The Glass Galleon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,310. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A blimp flies silently over the London rooftops hidden by a thick fog. The mission for the soldiers it carries is to steal Her Majesty’s stealth ship, codenamed The Glass Galleon. The final pieces of the plan to destroy the British Empire are moving into place. The architect of this dastardly plot is the mysterious Olivia. But why does she also need to kidnap the daughter of a minor civil servant?
The Lost Journals of William Tanner
You set the price! Words: 134,590. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
William Tanner might have been the greatest scientist of the Nineteen Century -- if only he had spent less time dodging jealous husbands and pistol-wielding deceived lovers. Join his romp through the laboratories, bedrooms and bordellos of Victorian England. And on the way meet John Dalton, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Sam Clemens, Charles Babbage and (pistol-packing) Ada Lovelace.
Charles Babbage from the Beginning
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This is a three part story. Firstly Charles Babbage's ancestors through the ages, secondly, his own history - his life as a child and a teenager (and also his family life and his relationship with the remarkable Ada Bryon), and thirdly what inspired him to want to build a computer and his life as an inventor.