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  • The Cryptopians

    Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze

    by Laura Shin ...
    The story of the idealists, technologists, and opportunists fighting to bring cryptocurrency to the masses.In their short history, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone through booms, busts, and internecine wars, recently reaching a market valuation of more than $2 trillion. The central promise of crypto endures—vast fortunes made from decentralized networks not controlled by any single ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Alan Turing: The Enigma

    by Andrew Hodges ...
    A new edition to celebrate Alan Turing's centenary, includes a new foreword by the author and a preface by Douglas Hofstadter.Alan Turing was the extraordinary Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma ciphers and transformed the Second World War. But his vision went far beyond this crucial achievement. Before the war he had formulated the concept of the universal ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • IBM Cognos TM1 Cookbook

    by Ankit Garg ...
    Each recipe comprises step-by-step instructions followed by an analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information. It is packed with useful screenshots to make your learning even easier. The book emphasizes on a learn-by-example approach so as to maximize learning. The book is intended for prospective TM1 developers or analysts who want to successfully build and manage a complete ... Read more

    $55.54 AUD

  • UiPath Associate Certification Guide

    The go-to guide to passing the Associate certification exam with the help of mock tests and quizzes

    A practical syllabus-based UiPath Associate certification guide to confidently passing your UiPath RPA Associate certification examination, covering real-world business cases, mock tests, and moreKey FeaturesGet certified successfully with this detailed syllabus-oriented examination guideWork with real-world business cases that will help you grasp RPA topics better using practical examplesPractice ... Read more

    $47.62 AUD

  • A Brief History of the Future

    by John Naughton ...
    The Internet is the most remarkable thing human beings have built since the Pyramids. John Naughton's book intersperses wonderful personal stories with an authoritative account of where the Net actually came from, who invented it and why and where it might be taking us. Most of us have no idea how the Internet works, or who created it. Even fewer have any idea what it means for society and the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Designing Data-Intensive Applications

    The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems

    Data is at the center of many challenges in system design today. Difficult issues need to be figured out, such as scalability, consistency, reliability, efficiency, and maintainability. In addition, we have an overwhelming variety of tools, including relational databases, NoSQL datastores, stream or batch processors, and message brokers. What are the right choices for your application? How do you ... Read more

    $34.31 AUD

  • The Falls

    From the iconic #1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES

    by Ian Rankin ...
    Book 1 - A Rebus Novel
    The twelfth Inspector Rebus bestseller - a powerfully gripping novel where past and present collide...From the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES'This is, quite simply, crime writing of the highest order' DAILY EXPRESS'The unopposed champion of the British police procedural' GUARDIANA student has gone missing in Edinburgh. She's not just any student, though, but the daughter of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • American Traitor

    A gripping military thriller from ex-Special Forces Commander Brad Taylor

    by Brad Taylor ...
    Book 15 - Taskforce
    An enemy is dangerous. A traitor is lethal.They call them the Taskforce. Designed to operate outside the bounds of law, trained to exist on the ragged edge of human capability, their existence is as essential as it is illegal. Recruited from top operators in the intelligence spheres and led by ex-Special Forces Operator Pike Logan, they're a formidable unit. Prepared for anything.And they need to ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Weapons of Math Destruction

    How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

    by Cathy O'Neil ...
    'A manual for the 21st-century citizen... accessible, refreshingly critical, relevant and urgent' - Financial Times'Fascinating and deeply disturbing' - Yuval Noah Harari, Guardian Books of the YearIn this New York Times bestseller, Cathy O'Neil, one of the first champions of algorithmic accountability, sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life -- and threaten to rip ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Life 3.0

    Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    by Max Tegmark ...
    ***'*This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark's thought-provoking book will help you join it' Stephen HawkingTHE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER. DAILY TELEGRAPH AND THE TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEARSELECTED AS ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2018**AI is the future - but what will that future look like? Will superhuman intelligence be our slave, or become our god?Taking us to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Island

    by Ben Coes ...
    Book 9 - Dewey Andreas Thrillers
    Dewey Andreas is the last line of defence. The latest in the New York Times bestselling series from Ben Coes.America is about to face the deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11. Iran has been planning revenge, with three goals in mind: assassinate the President. Bring America to its knees. And neutralize their most successful agent, Dewey Andreas.When the President arrives in New York to address ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

    A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives.In this dazzlingly interdisciplinary work, acclaimed author Brian Christian and cognitive scientist Tom Griffiths show us how the simple, precise algorithms used by computers can also untangle very human questions. Modern life is constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Superintelligence

    Paths, Dangers, Strategies

    by Nick Bostrom ...
    The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains. If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence could become very powerful. As the fate of ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking

    by Simon Singh ...
    The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum CryptographyFrom the best-selling author of Fermat’s Last Theorem, The Code Book is a history of man’s urge to uncover the secrets of codes, from Egyptian puzzles to modern day computer encryptions.As in Fermat’s Last Theorem, Simon Singh brings life to an anstonishing story of puzzles, codes, languages and riddles that reveals man’s continual ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Sea of Rust

    The post-apocalyptic science fiction epic about AI and what makes us human

    *One of Financial Times' Best Books of 2017*"SEA OF RUST is a 40-megaton cruise missile of a novel - it'll blow you away and lay waste to your heart . . . visceral, relentless, breathtaking" Joe Hill, Sunday Times bestselling authorAn action-packed post-apocalyptic thriller from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic.Humankind is extinct. Wiped out in a global ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Uncanny Valley: Seduction and Disillusionment in San Francisco’s Startup Scene

    by Anna Wiener ...
    ‘Joan Didion at a startup’ Rebecca Solnit ‘Impossibly pleasurable’ Jia Tolentino ‘This is essential reading’ StylistAt twenty-five years old, Anna Wiener was beginning to tire of her assistant job in New York publishing. There was no room to grow, and the voyeuristic thrill of answering someone else’s phone had worn thin.Within a year she had moved to Silicon Valley to take up a job at a data ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Accelerate

    The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations

    Winner of the Shingo Publication AwardAccelerate your organization to win in the marketplace.How can we apply technology to drive business value? For years, we've been told that the performance of software delivery teams doesn't matter―that it can't provide a competitive advantage to our companies. Through four years of groundbreaking research to include data collected from the State of DevOps ... Read more

    $15.28 AUD

  • Minecraft Redstone: 70 Top Minecraft Redstone Ideas Your Friends Wish They Know

    by Jason Scotts ...
    Mastering redstone is one of the more difficult challenges a Minecraft player can take on. It's confusing, complicated and tedious enough to make even the most dedicated players start pulling their hair out. Minecraft Redstone : 70 Top Minecraft Redstone Ideas Your Friends Wish They Know will explain some simple concepts that can give players a head start to understanding how this unusual red ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Arduino

    computer technology

    series computer technology
    This book " Arduino" introduces several options for adding communication features to the Arduino.Standard learning processes such as the Teach Pendant control most industrial robots. Accelerometer-based gesture recognition has become famous for the past decade. The advantages of the accelerometer are low to medium and small. The wireless sensor system (with the Wii Remote, based on accelerometer) ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau

    how Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped win the Pacific War

    by David Dufty ...
    A groundbreaking work of Australian military history, The Code-Breakers of Central Bureau tells the story of the country’s significant code-breaking and signals-intelligence achievements during the Second World War. It reveals how Australians built a large and sophisticated intelligence network from scratch, how Australian code-breakers cracked Japanese army and air force codes, and how the code ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Bill Gates

    The Path to the Future

    He is Thomas Edison and Henry Ford rolled into one -- except that William Henry Gates III maybe smarter and more successful than either.He is America's richest man, and on the corporate landscape, he may well be the most feared. In less than a generation, Bill Gates has done nothing less than change the way we live and work.Here is Bill Gate's story, taking you inside the mind of this brilliant ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Gamestorming

    A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers

    Great things don't happen in a vacuum. But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. How can you make it happen at your company? The answer may surprise you: gamestorming.This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas, insights, and strategies. The authors have identified tools and ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Ghost in the Wires

    My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker

    by Kevin Mitnick ...
    In this "intriguing, insightful and extremely educational" novel, the world's most famous hacker teaches you easy cloaking and counter-measures for citizens and consumers in the age of Big Brother and Big Data (Frank W. Abagnale).Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. He accessed computers and networks at the world's biggest companies -- and no matter how fast the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Corporation Wars: Dissidence

    by Ken MacLeod ...
    Book 3 - The Corporation Wars
    **'Prose sleek and fast as the technology it describes . . . watch this man go global' - Peter F. Hamilton'MacLeod's novels are fast, funny and sophisticated. There can never be enough books like these: he is writing revolutionary SF. A nova has appeared in our sky' - Kim Stanley Robinson'MacLeod is up there with Banks and Hamilton as one of the British sci-fi authors you absolutely have to read' ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD