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  • 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

  • Gamestorming

    A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers

    by Dave Gray and 2 more

    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

  • The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google

    by Nicholas Carr

    “Magisterial. . . . Draws an elegant and illuminating parallel between the late-19th-century electrification of America and today’s computing world.”—SalonHailed as “the most influential book so far on the cloud computing movement” (Christian Science Monitor), The Big Switch makes a simple and profound statement: Computing is turning into a utility, and the effects of this transition will ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • What Is to Be Done

    political engagement and saving the planet

    by Barry Jones

    A follow-up to the author’s prescient bestseller, first published in 1982, that alerted the public to the likely impacts of information technologies and the emergence of a post-industrial society.When Sleepers, Wake! was released in Australia, it immediately became influential around the world: it was read by Deng Xiaoping and Bill Gates; was published in China, Japan, South Korea, and Sweden; and ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Deconstructing Cloud

    by A Knoblauch

    Cloud isn't simply a marketing term. It’s not technology or hype either. Cloud is a new way to look at how organizations operate. From finance to marketing, from operations to IT, using cloud methodology can help make your organization more nimble, streamlined, innovative and more profitable while better enabling your employees to work more effectively and less restrained by your current IT ... Read more


  • Hackers & Painters

    Big Ideas from the Computer Age

    by Paul Graham

    "The computer world is like an intellectual Wild West, in which you can shoot anyone you wish with your ideas, if you're willing to risk the consequences. " --from Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age, by Paul GrahamWe are living in the computer age, in a world increasingly designed and engineered by computer programmers and software designers, by people who call themselves hackers. ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD

  • Why Information Grows

    The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies

    by César Hidalgo

    In Why Information Grows, rising star César Hidalgo offers a radical interpretation of global economicsWhile economists often turn to measures like GDP or per-capita income, César Hidalgo turns to information theory to explain the success or failure of a country's economic performance. Through a radical rethinking of what the economy is, Hidalgo shows that natural constraints in our ability to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Idea Makers

    Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People

    by Stephen Wolfram

    This book of thoroughly engaging essays from one of today's most prodigious innovators provides a uniquely personal perspective on the lives and achievements of a selection of intriguing figures from the history of science and technology. Weaving together his immersive interest in people and history with insights gathered from his own experiences, Stephen Wolfram gives an ennobling look at some of ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Logician and the Engineer

    How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created the Information Age

    by Paul J. Nahin

    Boolean algebra, also called Boolean logic, is at the heart of the electronic circuitry in everything we use--from our computers and cars, to our kitchen gadgets and home appliances. How did a system of mathematics established in the Victorian era become the basis for such incredible technological achievements a century later? In The Logician and the Engineer, best-selling popular math writer Paul ... Read more

    $22.87 AUD

  • Information Architecture

    For the Web and Beyond

    by Louis Rosenfeld and 2 more

    Information architecture (IA) is far more challenging—and necessary—than ever. With the glut of information available today, anything your organization wants to share should be easy to find, navigate, and understand. But the experience you provide has to be familiar and coherent across multiple interaction channels, from the Web to smartphones, smartwatches, and beyond.To guide you through this ... Read more

    $39.59 AUD

  • The Cathedral & the Bazaar

    Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

    by Eric S. Raymond

    Open source provides the competitive advantage in the Internet Age. According to the August Forrester Report, 56 percent of IT managers interviewed at Global 2,500 companies are already using some type of open source software in their infrastructure and another 6 percent will install it in the next two years. This revolutionary model for collaborative software development is being embraced and ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Building Machine Learning Powered Applications

    Going from Idea to Product

    by Emmanuel Ameisen

    Learn the skills necessary to design, build, and deploy applications powered by machine learning (ML). Through the course of this hands-on book, you’ll build an example ML-driven application from initial idea to deployed product. Data scientists, software engineers, and product managers—including experienced practitioners and novices alike—will learn the tools, best practices, and challenges ... Read more

    $51.91 AUD

  • Understanding Context

    Environment, Language, and Information Architecture

    by Andrew Hinton

    To make sense of the world, we’re always trying to place things in context, whether our environment is physical, cultural, or something else altogether. Now that we live among digital, always-networked products, apps, and places, context is more complicated than ever—starting with "where" and "who" we are.This practical, insightful book provides a powerful toolset to help information architects, ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Web Mapping Illustrated

    Using Open Source GIS Toolkits

    by Tyler Mitchell

    With the help of the Internet and accompanying tools, creating and publishing online maps has become easier and rich with options. A city guide web site can use maps to show the location of restaurants, museums, and art venues. A business can post a map for reaching its offices. The state government can present a map showing average income by area.Developers who want to publish maps on the web ... Read more

    $40.47 AUD

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

    Blockchain Technologies, #1

    by rodney cannon

    series Blockchain Technologies #1
    What do you need to know about Bitcoin, other crytocurrencies and the technology behind it known as Blockchain technology. While the world has been surprised and amazed at the growth of bitcoin and other crytocurrencies the real story may be Blockchain technology. This technology could not only change the way that we look at money, but more aspects of your life than you could possibly imagine.In ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Head First Data Analysis

    A learner's guide to big numbers, statistics, and good decisions

    by Michael Milton

    series Head First
    Today, interpreting data is a critical decision-making factor for businesses and organizations. If your job requires you to manage and analyze all kinds of data, turn to Head First Data Analysis, where you'll quickly learn how to collect and organize data, sort the distractions from the truth, find meaningful patterns, draw conclusions, predict the future, and present your findings to others ... Read more

    $40.47 AUD

  • Human + Machine

    Reimagining Work in the Age of AI

    by Paul R. Daugherty and 1 more

    AI is radically transforming business. Are you ready?Look around you. Artificial intelligence is no longer just a futuristic notion. It's here right now--in software that senses what we need, supply chains that "think" in real time, and robots that respond to changes in their environment. Twenty-first-century pioneer companies are already using AI to innovate and grow fast. The bottom line is this ... Read more

    $39.37 AUD

  • Hands-On Data Science with Anaconda

    Utilize the right mix of tools to create high-performance data science applications

    by James Yan and 1 more

    Develop, deploy, and streamline your data science projects with the most popular end-to-end platform, AnacondaKey Features-Use Anaconda to find solutions for clustering, classification, and linear regression-Analyze your data efficiently with the most powerful data science stack-Use the Anaconda cloud to store, share, and discover projects and librariesBook DescriptionAnaconda is an open source ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Machine Learning with R

    Expert techniques for predictive modeling to solve all your data analysis problems

    by Brett Lantz

    Build machine learning algorithms, prepare data, and dig deep into data prediction techniques with RAbout This BookHarness the power of R for statistical computing and data scienceExplore, forecast, and classify data with RUse R to apply common machine learning algorithms to real-world scenariosWho This Book Is ForPerhaps you already know a bit about machine learning but have never used R, or ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • The Digital Ape

    how to live (in peace) with smart machines

    by Nigel Shadbolt and 1 more

    How smart machines are transforming us all — and what we should do about it.The smart machines revolution is re-shaping our lives and our societies. Here, Nigel Shadbolt (one of Britain’s leading authorities on artificial intelligence) and Roger Hampson dispel terror, confusion, and misconception. We are not about to be elbowed aside by a rebel army of super-intelligent robots of our own creation. ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • Generative Deep Learning

    Teaching Machines to Paint, Write, Compose, and Play

    by David Foster

    Generative modeling is one of the hottest topics in AI. It’s now possible to teach a machine to excel at human endeavors such as painting, writing, and composing music. With this practical book, machine-learning engineers and data scientists will discover how to re-create some of the most impressive examples of generative deep learning models, such as variational autoencoders,generative ... Read more

    $60.71 AUD

  • Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks

    When Threads Unravel

    by Paul Butcher

    Your software needs to leverage multiple cores, handle thousands of users and terabytes of data, and continue working in the face of both hardware and software failure. Concurrency and parallelism are the keys, and Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks equips you for this new world. See how emerging technologies such as actors and functional programming address issues with traditional threads ... Read more

    $33.43 AUD

  • Machine Learning with R

    by Brett Lantz

    Written as a tutorial to explore and understand the power of R for machine learning. This practical guide that covers all of the need to know topics in a very systematic way. For each machine learning approach, each step in the process is detailed, from preparing the data for analysis to evaluating the results. These steps will build the knowledge you need to apply them to your own data science ... Read more

    $45.64 AUD

  • Cyber Security

    Deterrence and IT Protection for Critical Infrastructures

    by Maurizio Martellini

    series SpringerBriefs in Computer Science
    The experts of the International Working Group-Landau Network Centro Volta (IWG-LNCV) discuss aspects of cyber security and present possible methods of deterrence, defense and resilience against cyber attacks. This SpringerBrief covers state-of-the-art documentation on the deterrence power of cyber attacks and argues that nations are entering a new cyber arms race. The brief also provides a ... Read more

    $81.06 AUD