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  • The Singularity Is Nearer

    When We Merge with AI

    by Ray Kurzweil ...
    The noted inventor and futurist’s successor to his landmark book The Singularity Is Near explores how technology will transform the human race in the decades to comeSince it was first published in 2005, Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near and its vision of an exponential future have spawned a worldwide movement. Kurzweil's predictions about technological advancements have largely come true, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD


  • Token Supremacy

    The Art of Finance, the Finance of Art, and the Great Crypto Crash of 2022

    by Zachary Small ...
    **A New York Times investigative reporter wades into the murky, pixelated waters of the multibillion-dollar NFT market—the virtual casino that sprang up overnight in 2020 and came crashing down, with all its celebrity hucksters, just two years later. A vibrant and witty exploration of the increasingly blurry line between art and money, artist and con artist, value and worthlessness.“A perfect book ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Product Management in Practice

    by Matt LeMay ...
    Product management has become a critical function for modern organizations, from small startups to corporate enterprises. And yet, the day-to-day work of product management remains largely misunderstood. In theory, product managers are high-flying visionaries who build products that people love. In practice, they're hard-working facilitators who bring clarity and focus to their teams.In this ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • Artificial Unintelligence

    How Computers Misunderstand the World

    A software developer’s misadventures in computer programming, machine learning, and artificial intelligence reveal why we should never assume technology always get it right.In Artificial Unintelligence, Meredith Broussard argues that our collective enthusiasm for applying computer technology to every aspect of life has resulted in a tremendous amount of poorly designed systems. We are so eager to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • 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

    $36.99 USD

  • Introducing Python

    Modern Computing in Simple Packages

    Easy to understand and fun to read, this updated edition of Introducing Python is ideal for beginning programmers as well as those new to the language. Author Bill Lubanovic takes you from the basics to more involved and varied topics, mixing tutorials with cookbook-style code recipes to explain concepts in Python 3. End-of-chapter exercises help you practice what you’ve learned.You’ll gain a ... Read more

    $34.99 USD

  • The Coming Wave

    Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century's Greatest Dilemma

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgent warning of the unprecedented risks that AI and other fast-developing technologies pose to global order, and how we might contain them while we have the chance—from a co-founder of the pioneering artificial intelligence company DeepMind and current CEO of Microsoft AI“A fascinating, well-written, and important book.”—Yuval Noah Harari**“Essential reading.” ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Rule of the Robots

    How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Everything

    by Martin Ford ...
    The New York Times–bestselling author of Rise of the Robots shows what happens as AI takes over our livesIf you have a smartphone, you have AI in your pocket. AI is impossible to avoid online. And it has already changed everything from how doctors diagnose disease to how you interact with friends or read the news. But in Rule of the Robots, Martin Ford argues that the true revolution is yet to ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python, third edition

    With Application to Computational Modeling and Understanding Data

    The new edition of an introduction to the art of computational problem solving using Python.This book introduces students with little or no prior programming experience to the art of computational problem solving using Python and various Python libraries, including numpy, matplotlib, random, pandas, and sklearn. It provides students with skills that will enable them to make productive use of ... Read more

    $49.99 USD

  • The Unaccountability Machine

    Why Big Systems Make Terrible Decisions - and How The World Lost its Mind

    by Dan Davies ...
    'Entertaining, insightful ... compelling' Financial Times'Clear and compelling ... it will make you look at the world differently' Stephen BushWhen we avoid taking a decision, what happens to it? In The Unaccountability Machine, Dan Davies examines why markets, institutions and even governments systematically generate outcomes that everyone involved claims not to want. He casts new light on the ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Articulating Design Decisions

    by Tom Greever ...
    Talking to people about your designs might seem like a basic skill, but it can be difficult to do well. In many cases, how you communicate with stakeholders, clients, and other nondesigners may be more important than the designs themselves. Because if you canâ??t get their support, your work will never see the light of dayâ??no matter how good it is.This practical guide focuses on principles, ... Read more

    $30.99 USD

  • A Mind at Play

    How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

    Winner of the Neumann Prize for the History of Mathematics"We owe Claude Shannon a lot, and Soni & Goodman’s book takes a big first step in paying that debt." —San Francisco Review of Books"Soni and Goodman are at their best when they invoke the wonder an idea can instill. They summon the right level of awe while stopping short of hyperbole." —Financial Times"Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman make... ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Advanced API Security

    OAuth 2.0 and Beyond

    Prepare for the next wave of challenges in enterprise security. Learn to better protect, monitor, and manage your public and private APIs.Enterprise APIs have become the common way of exposing business functions to the outside world. Exposing functionality is convenient, but of course comes with a risk of exploitation. This book teaches you about TLS Token Binding, User Managed Access (UMA) 2.0, ... Read more

    $40.99 USD

  • Spring Cloud Data Flow

    Native Cloud Orchestration Services for Microservice Applications on Modern Runtimes

    Work with big data applications by using Spring Cloud Data Flow as a unified, distributed, and extensible system for data ingestion and integration, real-time analytics and data processing pipelines, batch processing, and data export. With this book you will develop a foundation for creating applications that use real-time data streaming by combining different technologies and use the full power ... Read more

    $71.99 USD

  • 1000+ Prompts for ChatGPT

    by Arnold Issac ...
    "1000+ Prompts for ChatGPT" is a comprehensive collection of creative prompts and exercises meticulously curated to inspire and unleash the full potential of ChatGPT, the revolutionary artificial intelligence model developed by OpenAI. Whether you're an aspiring writer, a seasoned professional, or simply curious about the capabilities of AI, this book offers a diverse array of prompts to spark ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Machine Learning in Java

    Helpful techniques to design, build, and deploy powerful machine learning applications in Java, 2nd Edition

    Leverage the power of Java and its associated machine learning libraries to build powerful predictive modelsKey FeaturesSolve predictive modeling problems using the most popular machine learning Java librariesExplore data processing, machine learning, and NLP concepts using JavaML, WEKA, MALLET librariesPractical examples, tips, and tricks to help you understand applied machine learning in ... Read more

    $28.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Azure Machine Learning Engineering

    Deploy, fine-tune, and optimize ML models using Microsoft Azure

    Fully build and productionize end-to-end machine learning solutions using Azure Machine Learning ServiceKey FeaturesAutomate complete machine learning solutions using Microsoft AzureUnderstand how to productionize machine learning modelsGet to grips with monitoring, MLOps, deep learning, distributed training, and reinforcement learningBook DescriptionData scientists working on productionizing ... Read more

    $30.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Deep Reinforcement Learning Hands-On

    Apply modern RL methods to practical problems of chatbots, robotics, discrete optimization, web automation, and more, 2nd Edition

    by Maxim Lapan ...
    New edition of the bestselling guide to deep reinforcement learning and how it's used to solve complex real-world problems. Revised and expanded to include multi-agent methods, discrete optimization, RL in robotics, advanced exploration techniques, and moreKey FeaturesSecond edition of the bestselling introduction to deep reinforcement learning, expanded with six new chaptersLearn advanced ... Read more

    $39.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Artificial You

    AI and the Future of Your Mind

    Hailed by the Washington Post as “a sure-footed and witty guide to slippery ethical terrain,” a philosophical exploration of AI and the future of the mind that Astronomer Royal Martin Rees calls “profound and entertaining”Humans may not be Earth’s most intelligent beings for much longer: the world champions of chess, Go, and Jeopardy! are now all AIs. Given the rapid pace of progress in AI, many ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • AI and Writing

    AI and Writing is an introduction to Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) and its emergent role as a tool for academic, professional, civic, and personal writing. Sid Dobrin examines GenAI from two perspectives: the conceptual and the applied. The conceptual approach addresses the function of GenAI and the ramifications of its use as a writing tool – especially the ethical, social, and ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon

    by Michael Lewis ...
    **AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne of the New Yorker's Best Books of 2023 • One of Pure Wow's 42 Book to Gift This Year • One of Fortune's Best Crypto Books of 2023"Going Infinite is in many ways Lewis at his best. He marshals a complex global story without losing sight of the delightful and revealing human details. He is a world-class noticer."—Jesse Armstrong, writer and creator of HBO ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Getting Started with Tableau 2019.2

    Effective data visualization and business intelligence with the new features of Tableau 2019.2, 2nd Edition

    Leverage the power of Tableau 2019.1's new features to create impactful data visualizationKey FeaturesGet up and running with the newly released features of Tableau 2019.1Create enterprise-grade dashboard and reports to communicate your insights effectivelyBegin your Tableau journey by understanding its core functionalitiesBook DescriptionTableau is one of the leading data visualization tools and ... Read more

    $20.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 2084

    Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity

    Will technology change what it means to be human?You don't have to be a computer scientist to have discerning conversations about artificial intelligence and technology. We all wonder where we're headed. Even now, technological innovations and machine learning have a daily impact on our lives, and many of us see good reasons to dread the future. Are we doomed to the surveillance society imagined ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Starting an eBay Business For Dummies

    The gold standard for eBay users who want to get serious about sellingWant to turn your eBay use into a steady revenue stream? Come to where everyone starts, with a copy of the latest edition of Starting an eBay Business For Dummies. EBay superstar author Marsha Collier packs the fourth edition of her mega-selling book with everything you need to know, from how to tap the explosive power of social ... Read more

    $17.00 USD