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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

    $25.99 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

    $24.99 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

    $25.99 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

    $20.99 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

    Free

  • 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

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Cathedral & the Bazaar

    Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

    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

    $14.99 AUD

  • Why Information Grows

    The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies

    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

  • Information Architecture

    For the Web and Beyond

    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

    $39.99 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

    $22.99 AUD

  • Idea Makers

    Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People

    series Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People
    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

    $14.66 AUD

  • Human + Machine

    Reimagining Work in the Age of AI

    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

    $37.99 AUD

  • The Reality Game

    A gripping investigation into deepfake videos, the next wave of fake news and what it means for democracy

    THIS ISN'T AN EPISODE OF BLACK MIRROR. THIS. IS. THE. FUTURE.'A mind-blowing and essential book for a future that's practically already here. This book scares the hell out of me, but if we listen to Woolley's wake-up call, then I also have hope.' Jane McGonigal, author of Reality is BrokenThe problem of online disinformation is only getting worse. Social media may well play a role in the US 2020 ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Web Mapping Illustrated

    Using Open Source GIS Toolkits

    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

    $40.99 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

    $20.99 AUD

  • Deep Learning for Coders with fastai and PyTorch

    Deep learning is often viewed as the exclusive domain of math PhDs and big tech companies. But as this hands-on guide demonstrates, programmers comfortable with Python can achieve impressive results in deep learning with little math background, small amounts of data, and minimal code. How? With fastai, the first library to provide a consistent interface to the most frequently used deep learning ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • Building Machine Learning Powered Applications

    Going from Idea to Product

    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

    $51.99 AUD

  • Grokking Algorithms

    An illustrated guide for programmers and other curious people

    "This book does the impossible: it makes math fun and easy!" - Sander Rossel, COAS Software SystemsGrokking Algorithms is a fully illustrated, friendly guide that teaches you how to apply common algorithms to the practical problems you face every day as a programmer. You'll start with sorting and searching and, as you build up your skills in thinking algorithmically, you'll tackle more complex ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

  • Head First Data Analysis

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

    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

    $40.99 AUD

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

    Blockchain Technologies, #1

    by rodney cannon ...
    Book 1 - Blockchain Technologies
    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Dream Machine

    Behind every great revolution is a vision, and behind perhaps the greatest revolution of our time, personal computing, is the vision of J. C. R. Licklider. He did not design the first personal computers or write the software that ran on them, nor was he involved in the legendary early companies that brought them to the forefront of our everyday experience. He was instead a relentless visionary who ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Machine Learning

    An Algorithmic Perspective, Second Edition

    A Proven, Hands-On Approach for Students without a Strong Statistical FoundationSince the best-selling first edition was published, there have been several prominent developments in the field of machine learning, including the increasing work on the statistical interpretations of machine learning algorithms. Unfortunately, computer science students ... Read more

    $133.99 AUD

  • Augmented Human

    How Technology Is Shaping the New Reality

    Augmented Reality (AR) blurs the boundary between the physical and digital worlds. In AR’s current exploration phase, innovators are beginning to create compelling and contextually rich applications that enhance a user’s everyday experiences. In this book, Dr. Helen Papagiannis—a world-leading expert in the field—introduces you to AR: how it’s evolving, where the opportunities are, and where it’s ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Quantum Chance

    Nonlocality, Teleportation and Other Quantum Marvels

    by Nicolas Gisin ...
    Quantum physics, which offers an explanation of the world on the smallest scale, has fundamental implications that pose a serious challenge to ordinary logic. Particularly counterintuitive is the notion of entanglement, which has been explored for the past 30 years and posits an ubiquitous randomness capable of manifesting itself simultaneously in more than one place.This amazing 'non-locality' is ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD