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Dan Lyons’ Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / computer industry, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Dan Lyons' Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble. With portraits of devilish angel investors, fad-chasing venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and wantrapreneurs, bloggers and brogrammers, DISRUPTED is a hilarious story of self-reinvention, as well as a sharp critique of life in the tech bubble, exposing what Lyons calls “the dark side of Silicon Valley.”
The Open Schoolhouse: Building a Technology Program to Transform Learning and Empower Students
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Open source
A candid story and practical guidebook for school administrators and educators seeking affordable and powerful technology programs. Follow Penn Manor School District's journey from the server room to the classroom. Learn how open source software and values helped the district cut costs, design a one-to-one laptop program, and create an internationally recognized student help desk.
When There Is No Wind, Row: One Woman's Retrospective on the Most Transformative Changes Over the Past 50 Years
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When There Is No Wind, Row tells about the remarkable 50-year career path the author traveled to become a lawyer. In the 60s social and cultural barriers were high – women were supposed to become wives and mothers not lawyers - forcing her to take many detours, “tacking” in sailing terms. Her stories are a vivid reminder of how far women have come since want ads were segregated by “Male/Female.”
In Lucem Solaria - Birth of Queen Bee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,110. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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In 2024 the world's first conscious super intelligence, Solaria, is developed by Dr. George Morris. For the rest of his life she will remain the worlds best kept secret. But the world is falling apart, humanity is on the cusp of extinction, The problem is humans are mortal, machines not so much. So if George is to avert disaster then Solaria must give him immortality.
The Krakow Klub
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Power vs power. The Krakow Klub has taken the White House, thereby controlling the US military; arguably the most potent military force on the planet. John Scott has the power to stop the takeover – but he is loathe to sacrifice the lives of innocent citizens and soldiers. The Krakow Klub is a battle between those who crave power and an individual who has absolute power - but fears to use it.
The C.E.O. and I.T. Department
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Information management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This book was written as a reference and workbook to create a bridge between the President, or any executive in a company, and their Information Technology Department. After reading this book, you will be able to quickly establish the status of your I.T. Department and determine if it is running as reliably and professionally as you need it to be.
Computerised You: How Wearable Technology Will Turn Us Into Computers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / human-computer interaction
In Computerised You, Shane Richmond considers how wearable technology could help us to lead healthier lives and make us more efficient and one day challenge our notions of what it means to be human.
A book about Nothing
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
This book will bore you to death!!!!!
Tired of I.T! - How I learned to stop worrying and love the bicycle
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Spend every waking minute staring at a computer screen. Throw in some self destructive habits. Stir. Repeat. This weekly routine nearly killed him. In a moment of insanity (clarity?), Dave Conroy quit his computer job, sold his belongings and, buying a bicycle, set forth around the world. He hadn't been on a bike in nearly 20 years but you never forget, right?