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Father Once Glimpsed
By Thomas Davis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
A warrior Session just made it to the sleepmat before his body began to respond, and her pheromones paralyzed his mind and excited every nerve in his body. He felt the sting then and knew he'd lost all capacity to resist. Female Sessions for generations had sounded the call to battle and Merrick, like all males before him, responded with single-minded rage and speed.
Global Introduction to CSCL
By Gerry Stahl
Price: Free! Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Versions of “Computer-supported collaborative learning: An historical perspective” by Gerry Stahl, Timothy Koschmann and Daniel D. Suthers for a global audience: in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Romanian and German. An introduction to the educational research field of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning from an interactional perspective.
Miami, Only Worse
By Mario Sanchez
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
Based on true stories depicting Miami and it’s people in a comical Kafkaesque style. The story continually depicts a stream of near-hysterical encounters with business and societal practices implemented by Enron-Mafia-Marx Brothers characters. Dr. Sánchez has given us a clear, at times haunting, but always amusing, perspective on the times, on a city and related customs.
Taking Candy from the Devil
By Robert P. Kaye
Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
Chris Bly, burnt out and broke after an ill-conceived software startup, retreats to his father’s collection of geodesic domes on the western slope of Washington’s Cascades Mountains. Brother Trent is a Hollywood stunt coordinator dabbling in jewel theft. Fake Bigfoot tracks surface and a mysterious stranger arrives to exact revenge. Redemption arrives with romance, a trebuchet and explosions.
Kingdom Stewardship: Occasional Papers Prepared by the Lausanne Resource Mobilization Working Group for Cape Town 2010
By Arif Mohamed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010 by Christian's Library Press. Category: Nonfiction
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, an unprecedented opportunity exists to disciple the church in the fundamental biblical pattern of holistic stewardship. As the church becomes increasingly aware of issues of sustainability, seeks to understand and foster the role of business, and expands the message of the grace of giving. Edited by Arif Mohamed, Brett Elder, and Stephen Grabill.
Becoming a Technical Leader
By Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 5 · Consulting Secrets, Book 5 · Software Testing, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A personalized guide to developing the qualities that make a successful technical leader. We all possess the ingredients for leadership, some better developed than others. The book focuses on the problem-solving style–a unique blend of skills in 3 main areas: innovation, motivation, and organization. Ways to analyze your own leadership skills, with practical steps for developing those skills.
You and The Arts -- Why Art Matters
By Ruth Silnes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Did you ever wonder? Why the arts are essential besides the giving of pleasure? What makes an artist function? What do the arts all have in common? Do the arts really help our health, education and economy? The answers are in this book YOU AND THE ARTS -- Why Art Matters
Say for me Kaddish, An Engineer's Life and Advice
By Alan Wilcox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
This is the life story of an electrical engineer who began his career before tiny personal computers and instant world-wide communications. It describes why he wanted to become an engineer, his interests, and how they interrelate as his career and hobbies develop. The underlying theme is finding out what an engineer is like, and what issues are important in finding meaning and purpose in life.
Citizen Power and the Internet
By Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The rapid proliferation of technologies like the Internet has raised the question of whether they have had a positive or a negative effect upon democratic citizenship. This guide uses Steven Lukes' three-dimensional analysis of power to examine arguments of technological determinism that cast a negative light on the technology, and Castells' positive analysis of mass self-communication.
Open Our Eyes: Seeing the Invisible People of Homelessness
By Kevin Hendricks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
“We’re homeless, we’re not less human,” says Tish. Tish is one of 35 homeless people who share their story in the book, giving a glimpse of the reality of homelessness. Also included are reflections from social media experts, nonprofit heroes, technology executives and more. It's a manual to motivate action and all proceeds go to support the nonprofit InvisiblePeople.tv.