MYSQL in a Nutshell

By Russell Dyer

When you must locate the fitting SQL key-phrase or MySQL patron command-line alternative without delay, flip to this handy reference, recognized for a similar velocity and adaptability because the approach it covers so completely. MySQL is full of such a lot of services that the chances of remembering a selected functionality or assertion on the correct second are beautiful slender. With MySQL in a Nutshell, you get the main points you would like, day in and trip, in a single concise and very good geared up book.

the hot variation comprises all of the instructions and programming details for model 5.1, together with new positive factors and language interfaces. It's perfect for an individual utilizing MySQL, from newcomers who have to wake up to hurry to complicated clients who need a convenient reference. like every O'Reilly Nutshell references, it's effortless to exploit and hugely authoritative, written through the editor of the MySQL wisdom Base at MySQL AB, the author and proprietor of MySQL.

within, you'll locate:
* an intensive connection with MySQL statements, features, and administrative utilities
* numerous instructional chapters to aid rookies get started
* Programming language APIs for personal home page, Perl, and C
* short tutorials in the beginning of every API bankruptcy to assist a person, despite adventure point, comprehend and grasp unexpected territory
* New chapters on replication, triggers, and saved procedures
* lots of new examples of ways MySQL is utilized in practice
* worthy tips on how to assist you get during the so much tough subjects
even if you use MySQL in a mission-critical, heavy-use setting or for functions which are extra modest, this ebook places a wealth of easy-to-find info at your fingertips, saving you loads of hours of trial and blunder and tedious on-line looking. If you're able to benefit from every little thing MySQL has to supply, MySQL in a Nutshell has accurately what it takes.

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Make: Design for 3D Printing: Scanning, Creating, Editing, Remixing, and Making in Three Dimensions

By Samuel N. Bernier, Bertier Luyt, Tatiana Reinhard

France's Le FabShop has vast event trying out 3D printers and developing electronic types for them. From an articulated Makey robotic to a posable elephant version, Samuel N. Bernier and the remainder of Le FabShop's crew have created the various most-printed designs within the 3D printing international. This booklet makes use of their paintings to coach you ways to get expert effects out of a computing device 3D printer while not having to gain knowledge of in layout. via a sequence of tutorials and case stories, this e-book grants the suggestions to show a product inspiration right into a 3D version and a prototype. targeting loose layout software program and reasonable applied sciences, the routines during this publication are the correct develop to any newbie intending to start designing for 3D printing.

Designing for the device and discovering a great software to slot the design--these are on the middle of the product designer's task, and those are the instruments this ebook may help you master.

Foreword by means of Carl Bass, Autodesk's CEO, a passionate and prolific Maker.

In layout For 3D Printing, you'll:

examine the various 3D printing technologies
decide on the simplest computer 3D printer
become aware of unfastened 3D modeling software
familiarize yourself with 3D scanning solutions
tips to pass from a foul to a superb 3D resource dossier, one that's ready-to-print

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Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users

By Sam Kauffmann, Ashley Kennedy

Far greater than only a software program handbook, Avid modifying is your relied on advisor to uncovering the numerous layers of 1 of the world's most enjoyable crafts. This booklet weaves useful modifying rules including the powerful Avid workflow, delving deeply into effective enhancing suggestions and ideas. In an easy-to-read kind, you'll come across specified step by step directions for thousands of Avid methods, and greater than 500 pictures and display captures make advanced recommendations effortless to understand. You'll quickly start to understand the process out and in, all whereas enhancing your total enhancing approach and skillset.

Geared towards starting and intermediate Avid editors, this e-book publications you thru either narrative and documentary enhancing tasks. The accompanying DVD presents professionally shot pictures so that you can edit, supplying you with a hands-on, learn-as-you-go experience.

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Fundamentals of Digital Communication

By Upamanyu Madhow

This can be a concise presentation of the recommendations underlying the layout of electronic verbal exchange platforms, with out the aspect that may crush scholars. Many examples, from the elemental to the state of the art, exhibit how the speculation is utilized in the layout of recent structures and the relevance of this conception will encourage scholars. the idea is supported by way of sensible algorithms in order that the scholar can practice computations and simulations. cutting edge subject matters in coding and instant conversation make this a terrific textual content for college students taking only one direction at the topic. basics of electronic Communications has assurance of faster and LDPC codes in enough element and readability to permit hands-on implementation and function evaluate, in addition to 'just sufficient' info thought to let computation of functionality benchmarks to check them opposed to. different particular beneficial properties contain space-time communique and geometric insights into noncoherent verbal exchange and equalization.

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The Origin of (almost) Everything: from the Big Bang to Belly-button Fluff

Science is filled with astounding discoveries. do you know, for example, that in the event you have been to get too just about a black gap it'll suck you up like a noodle? it truly is referred to as 'Spaghettification'. Or why your keyboard is specified by QWERTY? it is not to enable you to type... Or even if the discovery of the wheel was once kind of very important to civilization than the discovery of the bag? take into consideration it...
Now the staff on the New Scientist, the world's hottest technological know-how journal, have teamed up with the hot York instances' award-winning dressmaker, Jennifer Daniel, to reply to those questions and extra. jointly they take us on a whistle-stop journey from the beginning of our universe (through the background of stars, galaxies, meteorites, the Moon and darkish power) to our planet (through oceans and climate to grease) and lifestyles (through dinosaurs to feelings and intercourse) to civilization (from towns to alcohol and cooking), wisdom (from alphabets to alchemy) finishing up with expertise (computers to rocket science). Witty essays discover the recommendations along enlightening infographics that zoom from what number of people have ever lived to exhibiting you the way a left-wing mind differs from a right-wing one.

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2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Think residing in 1958, and realizing that the built-in circuit--the microchip--was approximately to be invented, and could revolutionize the realm. Or think 1992, while the web was once approximately to rework nearly each point of our lives. awfully, this ebook argues that we stand at this kind of second correct now--and not only in a single box, yet in lots of.

In 2030, authors Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer interview over dozen clinical and technological specialists on subject matters of future health, sustainability and verbal exchange, asking them to seem ahead to the yr 2030 and touch upon the type of examine that may play an important position. If we all know what know-how may be primary in 2030, the authors cause, what do we do now to steer destiny breakthroughs?

Despite operating in diverse fields, the specialists known as upon within the publication - together with Hans Blix (Head of the UN research in Iraq), Craig Venter (explorer of the human DNA), and Susan Greenfield (a prime international authority at the human brain), between many others - all emphasize the interconnectedness of our international networks in know-how and communique, so tightly knit that the world's significant conflicts are by no means remoted incidents. A clean figuring out of the regularities underlying those advanced structures is extra vital than ever.

Using vivid, available language to debate themes of common curiosity and relevance, 2030 takes the placement that we will, in reality, impact the process historical past. It deals a brand new means of having a look ahead, a clean point of view on sustainability, balance and crisis-prevention. For somebody drawn to smooth technological know-how, this e-book will exhibit the applied sciences that would quickly switch the way in which we live.

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A Sense of Apocalypse: Technology, Textuality, Identity (Literary and Cultural Theory)

Attaining into the depths of the collective subconscious, A feel of Apocalypse explores and re-interprets one of many West’s primordial fears, specifically that of the apocalyptic closure of either cultural praxis and person adventure. but, unlike well known connotations of the time period, apocalypse is considered right here by way of a transitional narrative finding the topic on the intersection of technological determinism, pop-cultural mind's eye, postmodern urbanism and electronic textuality. a majority of these shape the parts of a brand new post-apocalyptic panorama, which not just produces a brand new identification trained via dissolving post-Enlightenment paradigms, but additionally inspires tricks at loads of existential chances brought on through late-capitalist applied sciences and their cultural results.

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A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention

An traditional Utah university scholar named Reggie Shaw fatally moves rocket scientists whereas texting and using. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel follows Reggie from the instant of the tragedy, in the course of the police research, the state's groundbreaking prosecution, and finally, Reggie's wrenching admission of accountability. Richtel parallels Reggie's trip with modern medical findings concerning human consciousness and the effect of expertise on our brains.

Remarkably, at the present time Reggie is a number one suggest who has helped spark a countrywide attempt concentrating on distracted using, and the arc of his tale presents a window during which Richtel pursues actionable recommendations to assist deal with this predicament separately and as a society. A propulsive hear full of attention-grabbing clinical element, riveting narrative pressure, and infrequent emotional intensity, A lethal Wandering is an audiobook that may switch - and retailer - lives.

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Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything

By Stephen Baker

“The position to head if you’re rather attracted to this model of the hunt for growing man made Intelligence (AI).”—Seattle Times

For centuries, humans have dreamed of constructing a computing device that thinks like a human. Scientists have made growth: pcs can now beat chess grandmasters and aid hinder terrorist assaults. but we nonetheless wait for a laptop that shows the wealthy complexity of human thought—one that doesn’t simply crunch numbers, or take us to a appropriate online page, yet is aware us and provides us what we want. With the construction of Watson, IBM’s Jeopardy! enjoying computing device, we're one step in the direction of that goal.

But how did we get the following? In ultimate Jeopardy, Stephen Baker lines the arc of Watson’s “life,” from its start within the IBM labs to its enormous evening at the podium. We meet Hollywood moguls and Jeopardy! masters, genius machine programmers and impressive scientists, together with Watson’s eccentric writer, David Ferrucci. We see how a brand new new release of Watsons may possibly remodel drugs, the legislations, advertising, even technological know-how itself, as machines approach large quantities of knowledge at lightning velocity, solution our questions, and doubtless get a hold of new hypotheses. As quickly and enjoyable because the online game itself, Final Jeopardy exhibits how clever machines will healthy into our world—and how they’ll disrupt it.

“Like Tracy Kidder’s Soul of a brand new computer, Baker’s booklet reveals us on the sunrise of a singularity. It’s a very good case research, and does reliable double responsibility as a Philip okay. Dick situation, too.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Baker’s narrative is either captivating and terrifying . . . an enjoyable romp in the course of the box of synthetic intelligence—and a sobering glimpse of items to come.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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