Download Technology and War: From 2000 B.C. to the Present by Martin Van Creveld PDF

By Martin Van Creveld

During this outstanding paintings, van Creveld considers man's use of know-how during the last 4,000 years and its effect on army association, weaponary, logistics, intelligence, communications, transportation, and command. This revised paperback version has been up to date to incorporate an account of the variety of expertise within the contemporary Gulf struggle. 12 images.

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Download Sensor Technologies: Healthcare, Wellness and Environmental by Michael J. McGrath, Cliodhna Ni Scanaill PDF

By Michael J. McGrath, Cliodhna Ni Scanaill

Sensor applied sciences: Healthcare, health and Environmental functions explores the major features of sensor applied sciences, masking stressed, instant, and discrete sensors for the explicit program domain names of healthcare, health and environmental sensing. It discusses the social, regulatory, and layout concerns particular to those domains.

The e-book offers an application-based procedure utilizing real-world examples to demonstrate the applying of sensor applied sciences in a pragmatic and experiential demeanour. The ebook publications the reader from the formula of the study query, during the layout and validation procedure, to the deployment and administration part of sensor functions. The tactics and examples utilized in the ebook are based mostly on examine performed by way of Intel or joint educational examine programs.

“Sensor applied sciences: Healthcare, well being and Environmental functions presents an in depth review of sensing applied sciences and their functions in healthcare, well being, and environmental tracking. From sensor to procedure purposes and case stories, this publication offers readers an in-depth figuring out of the applied sciences and the way they are often utilized. i'd hugely suggest it to scholars or researchers who're drawn to instant sensing applied sciences and the linked applications.”

Dr. Benny Lo

Lecturer, The Hamlyn Centre, Imperial university of London

“This well timed addition to the literature on sensors covers the extensive complexity of sensing, sensor varieties, and the immense variety of latest and rising purposes in a really essentially written and obtainable demeanour. it really is rather sturdy at taking pictures the intriguing percentages that may happen as sensor networks merge with cloud-based ‘big data’ analytics to supply a bunch of recent functions that would influence without delay at the person in methods we can't absolutely are expecting at this time. It fairly brings this domestic by using conscientiously selected case experiences that deliver the overpowering notion of 'big data' all the way down to the non-public point of person lifestyles and health.”

Dermot Diamond

Director, nationwide Centre for Sensor learn, central Investigator, readability Centre for Sensor internet applied sciences, Dublin urban University

"Sensor applied sciences: Healthcare, well being and Environmental functions takes the reader on an end-to-end trip of sensor applied sciences, protecting the basics from an engineering standpoint, introducing how the knowledge gleaned may be either processed and visualized, as well as supplying exemplar case reports in a few program domain names. it's a must-read for these learning any undergraduate path that contains sensor applied sciences. It additionally offers an intensive starting place for these keen on the study and improvement of utilized sensor structures. I hugely suggest it to any engineer who needs to expand their wisdom during this area!"

Chris Nugent

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, college of Ulster

What you’ll learn

The proper sensing ways and the and software program elements required to catch and interpret sensor data.
The significance of rules governing scientific devices.

A layout technique for constructing and deploying winning domestic- and community-based applied sciences, supported by means of correct case studies.

Health, health, and environmental sensing functions and the way they work.

The demanding situations and destiny instructions of sensing in those domains.

Who this ebook is for

Sensor applied sciences: Healthcare, well being and Environmental purposes is concentrated at medical and technical researchers, engineers, and scholars who are looking to comprehend the present cutting-edge in sensor purposes in those domain names. The reader earnings an entire information of the major technical and non-technical demanding situations that has to be addressed within the improvement of winning end-to-end sensor functions. Real-world examples support provide the reader sensible insights into the profitable improvement, deployment, and administration of sensor purposes. The reader also will enhance an realizing of the private, social, and moral impression of sensor purposes, now and sooner or later.

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Download The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms by Yochai Benkler PDF

By Yochai Benkler

With the novel adjustments in details construction that the net has brought, we stand at a big second of transition, says Yochai Benkler during this thought-provoking booklet. The phenomenon he describes as social creation is reshaping markets, whereas while delivering new possibilities to reinforce person freedom, cultural variety, political discourse, and justice. yet those effects are not at all inevitable: a scientific crusade to guard the entrenched business details economic system of the final century threatens the promise of today's rising networked details environment.

In this entire social concept of the net and the networked info economic system, Benkler describes how styles of knowledge, wisdom, and cultural construction are changing—and exhibits that the best way details and information are made on hand can both restrict or magnify the methods humans can create and show themselves. He describes the variety of felony and coverage offerings that confront us and keeps that there's a lot to be gained—or lost—by the choices we make this day.

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Download When Google Met WikiLeaks by Julian Assange PDF

By Julian Assange

"A interesting dialog with the most far-sighted thinkers in expertise. Assange is continually prior to the curve." —Edward Snowden

"Assange has one of many sharpest technological brains there's; the Schmidt transcript demonstrates how a lot better his snatch of the internet is than even Google's govt chairman." —Rosie Kinchen, The Sunday Times (London)

"An fascinating and pithy research of Google’s dating with the USA government." —The self sustaining

In June 2011, Julian Assange obtained an strange customer: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from the USA at Ellingham corridor, the rustic place of dwelling in Norfolk, England the place Assange was once residing lower than condominium arrest.

For numerous hours the besieged chief of the world’s most famed rebel publishing association and the billionaire head of the world’s biggest info empire locked horns. the 2 males debated the political difficulties confronted through society, and the technological strategies engendered by way of the worldwide network—from the Arab Spring to Bitcoin. They defined extensively opposing views: for Assange, the releasing energy of the net is predicated on its freedom and statelessness. For Schmidt, emancipation is at one with US overseas coverage targets and is pushed by means of connecting non-Western nations to American businesses and markets. those ameliorations embodied a tug-of-war over the Internet’s destiny that has simply collected strength subsequently.

When Google Met WikiLeaks offers the tale of Assange and Schmidt’s stumble upon. either attention-grabbing and alarming, it comprises an edited transcript in their dialog and wide, new fabric, written through Assange in particular for this publication, supplying the simplest to be had precis of his imaginative and prescient for the way forward for the Internet.

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Download Dredge Drain Reclaim: The Art of a Nation by Johan Van Veen PDF

By Johan Van Veen

In the course of the profession of the Netherlands the Germans made it most unlikely to hold out any upkeep paintings on our seashores or any sounding, soil investiga­ tion or current-measurement paintings off the co ast, within the estuary of the Scheldt or within the channels among the Frisian Islands. The paintings ofDr. Johan van Veen, then chief of this survey, hence got here to astandstill. He then got here to me and requested me to provide him a few activity, in order that he, an indefatigable employee, may well proceed to have paintings, the simplest antidote opposed to the German poison, which affected basically completely unemployed males. I knew his love for the historical past of our conventional dealing with of the defence opposed to the water. An all-round research had by no means been released, for in basic occasions a guy with complete wisdom of this sort of paintings can't make time for the sort of learn, as water is our eternal enemy, which has to be saved below continuous elose remark. From Dr. van Veen's e-book it will likely be elear that the Dutch demeanour of dredging, draining and reelaiming is a mix of traditions inherited from our ancestors and utilized technology to deal with smooth calls for. this practice is in our blood. A extra intimate wisdom of it's going to, i am hoping, provide a kcy to so me of the salient issues in our nationwide personality.

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Download Advanced Materials in Japan. Source Book 1992 by COMLINE International Corp. PDF

By COMLINE International Corp.

Please observe this can be a brief publication.

Advanced fabrics in Japan: resource e-book 1992 bargains the reader information of all of the advancements that have taken position over the past 12 months. The Source Book is split into chapters in keeping with the divisions of stories in New fabrics in Japan – Metals & Alloys; Ceramics; Composites; digital & Optoelectronic fabrics; Magnetic fabrics; Plastics; fabrics & the surroundings; scientific fabrics and Textiles, each one brought by means of knowledgeable in those specific components and discussing the results of the data to non–Japanese industry.

In addition, the Source Book contains a bankruptcy dedicated to business/market details – corporation mergers acquisitions etc., including an summary of the japanese method of complex fabrics and highlighting all significant study projects, examine programmes and so forth

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