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October
Networked Life: 20 Questions and Answers - Mung ChiangHow does Google sell ad space and rank webpages? How does Netflix recommend movies and Amazon rank products? How can you influence people on Facebook and Twitter and can you really reach anyone in six steps? Why doesn't the Internet collapse under congestion and does it have an Achilles' heel? Why are you charged per gigabyte for mobile data and how can Skype and BitTorrent be free? How are cloud services so scalable and why is WiFi slower at hotspots than at home? Driven by twenty real-world questions about our networked lives, this book explores the technology behind the multi-trillion dollar
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October
Financial Accounting: A User Perspective 6th Canadian Edition - Robert E Hoskin, Maureen R Fizzell, Donald C Cherry"Financial Accounting: A User Perspective," Sixth Canadian Edition maintains its unique focus on the users of accounting information while presenting accounting concepts in a traditional framework. Students learn about underlying accounting concepts and accounting systems and get to apply that information from a user perspective. Unlike other books, "Financial Accounting" uses the analysis of real companies' financial information as the focal point for the user perspective. This unique approach has allowed all students, majors and non-majors alike, to gain the solid understanding of accounting
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October
Nonverbal Communication: Studies and Applications - Mark L. Hickson, Don W. Stacks, Nina-Jo MooreThis best-selling text offers complete coverage of the field's basic subcodes: Haptics (touch); Proxemics (space); Physical appearance; Kinesics (human body movement); Oculesics (face and eye); Vocalics (paralanguage); Olfactics (scent and smell); and Chronemics (time usage) The new edition features a greatly enhanced applications orientation. The text now integrates applications throughout each chapter. Observational Studies provide opportunities for students to either work with or experiment with each theory discussed. Questions to Ponder at the end of each chapter give students further
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October
An Invitation to Cognitive Science: Thinking - Edward E. SmithAn Invitation to Cognitive Science provides a point of entry into the vast realm of cognitive science, offering selected examples of issues and theories from many of its subfields. All of the volumes in the second edition contain substantially revised and as well as entirely new chapters.