PC World (January 2015)

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MySQL Pocket Reference: SQL Statements, Functions and Utilities and more (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

By George Reese

To assist you be extra effective on your paintings, this useful pocket reference delivers immediate reminders on find out how to use vital MySQL services, specially together with key components of the LAMP open resource infrastructure. This strong database procedure is so wealthy in positive aspects that no administrator or programmer can remain acquainted with them all. MySQL Pocket Reference is a perfect on-the-job significant other, good prepared that can assist you locate and adapt the statements you wish -- quickly.

Updated for the most recent models of this renowned database, this version covers many complicated gains which were additional to MySQL 5.0 and 5.1, together with a piece devoted to kept methods and triggers. After a quick advent on install and preliminary setup, the booklet explains:

  • How to configure MySQL, akin to atmosphere the basis password
  • MySQL facts forms, together with numerics, strings, dates, and intricate types
  • SQL syntax, instructions, info forms, operators, and functions
  • Arithmetic, comparability and logical operators
  • Aggregate and common functions
  • Stored methods and triggers, together with strategy definition, method calls, process administration, cursors, and triggers

You wouldn't have time to prevent and thumb via an exhaustive reference if you find yourself not easy at paintings. This moveable and reasonable advisor is sufficiently small to slot into your pocket, and offers you a handy reference so that you can seek advice wherever. for those who succeed in a sticking aspect and want to get to an answer fast, the MySQL Pocket Reference is the publication you must have.

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DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You

"This terribly strong ebook demonstrates how completely we lack the shared supranational instruments had to struggle cybercrime. crucial reading." --Roberto Saviano, writer of Gommorah

The advantages of residing in a electronic, globalized society are huge, immense; so too are the hazards. the area has turn into a legislations enforcer’s nightmare and each criminal’s dream. We financial institution on-line; store on-line; date, research, paintings and reside on-line. yet have the associations that preserve us secure at the streets realized to guard us within the burgeoning electronic global? Have we develop into complacent approximately our own security—sharing our options, ideals and the main points of our day-by-day lives with a person who may possibly care to alleviate us of them?
 
during this attention-grabbing and compelling booklet, Misha Glenny, writer of the overseas top vendor McMafia, explores the 3 basic threats dealing with us within the twenty-first century: cybercrime, cyberwarfare and cyberindustrial espionage. Governments and the personal zone are wasting billions of greenbacks every year combating an ever-morphing, usually invisible and infrequently supersmart new breed of felony: the hacker.
 
Glenny has traveled and trawled the realm. through exploring the increase and fall of the legal site DarkMarket he has exposed the main shiny, alarming and illuminating tales. even if JiLsi or Matrix, Iceman, grasp Splynter or Lord Cyric; even if Detective Sergeant Chris Dawson in Scunthorpe, England, or Agent Keith Mularski in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Glenny has tracked down and interviewed all of the players—the criminals, the geeks, the police, the safety specialists and the victims—and he areas each person and every thing in a wealthy brew of politics, economics and historical past.
 
the result's easily unputdownable. DarkMarket is authoritative and fully engrossing. It’s a must-read for everybody who makes use of a working laptop or computer: the basic crime booklet for our occasions.

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Unit and Ubiquitous Internet of Things

By Huansheng Ning

Although the net of items (IoT) will play a key function within the improvement of subsequent iteration info, community, and verbal exchange applied sciences, many are nonetheless uncertain approximately what makes IoT diverse from comparable concepts.

Answering basic questions on IoT architectures and types, Unit and Ubiquitous web of Things introduces crucial IoT innovations from the views of mapping and interplay among the actual global and the cyber international. It addresses key matters reminiscent of method and schooling, rather round unit and ubiquitous IoT applied sciences. delivering a brand new viewpoint on IoT, the ebook covers rising tendencies and provides the newest growth within the box. It also:

  • Outlines a basic structure for destiny IoT including the IoT layered model
  • Describes numerous topological buildings, life types, and corresponding logical relationships
  • Establishes an IoT know-how method in keeping with the data of IoT medical problems
  • Provides an outline of the middle applied sciences, together with uncomplicated connotation, improvement prestige, and open challenges

The publication examines ubiquitous sensing, networking, and communications, in addition to info administration interested by unit IoT. It describes international IoT purposes and comprises assurance of ubiquitous, neighborhood, business, nationwide, and transnational IoT. providing precise case reports that illustrate numerous software situations, the textual content considers the most IoT helping applied sciences together with source administration, loop keep watch over in actuation, consultation administration, space-time consistency, defense and privateness, power administration, spectrum administration, nanotechnology, quantum know-how, and large data.

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Reflections on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident: Toward Social-Scientific Literacy and Engineering Resilience

This ebook specializes in nuclear engineering schooling within the post-Fukushima period. It used to be edited by way of the organizers of the summer season tuition held in August 2011 in collage of California, Berkeley, as a part of a collaborative software among the college of Tokyo and UC Berkeley. prompted by means of the actual relevance and significance of social-scientific techniques to numerous an important features of nuclear know-how, specific emphasis was once put on integrating nuclear technological know-how and engineering with social technology. The ebook contains the lectures given in 2011 summer time tuition and extra chapters that hide advancements long ago 3 years because the twist of fate. It offers an area for discussions to discover and create a renewed platform for engineering practices, and hence nuclear engineering schooling, that are crucial within the post-Fukushima period for nurturing nuclear engineers who must be either technically useful and depended on in society.

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Oculus Rift in Action

By Bradley Austin Davis, Karen Bryla

Summary

Oculus Rift in Action introduces the strong Oculus Rift headset and teaches you ways to combine its many positive aspects into 3D video games and different digital fact stories. you are going to commence by means of realizing the functions of the Rift undefined. Then you are going to stick to fascinating and instantly-relevant examples that stroll you thru programming genuine functions utilizing the Oculus SDK. Examples are supplied for either utilizing the Oculus C API without delay and for utilizing solidarity, a favored improvement and 3D pix engine, with the Oculus solidarity integration package.

Purchase of the print e-book contains a loose booklet in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Book

Virtual fact has lengthy been the area of researchers and builders with entry to really expert and proprietary instruments. With the looks of the Oculus Rift VR headset, the sport has replaced. utilizing common programming instruments and the intuitive Oculus SDKs, you could carry robust immersive video games, simulations, and different digital reviews that at last nail the sensation of being in the course of the action.

Oculus Rift in Action teaches you the way to create 3D video games and different digital fact studies for the Oculus Rift. you will discover the Rift via examples of genuine functions utilizing the Oculus SDK and either the Oculus C API and the team spirit 3D pics engine. alongside the way in which, you will get sensible tips on find out how to use the Rift's sensors to provide fluid VR experiences.

Experience with C++, C#, or one other OO language is assumed.

What's Inside

  • Creating immersive VR
  • Integrating the Rift with the harmony 3D SDK
  • Implementing the math of 3D
  • Avoiding motion-sickness triggers

About the Authors

Brad Davis is an energetic VR developer who keeps a superb set of instance Rift functions on Github. Karen Bryla is a contract developer and author. Alex Benton is a lecturer in 3D snap shots on the college of Cambridge and a software program engineer at Google.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 GETTING STARTED
  1. Meet the Oculus Rift
  2. PART 2 utilizing THE OCULUS C API
  3. Creating your first Rift interactions
  4. Pulling info out of the Rift: operating with the pinnacle tracker
  5. Sending output to the Rift: operating with the display
  6. Putting all of it jointly: integrating head monitoring and 3D rendering
  7. Performance and quality
  8. PART three utilizing UNITY
  9. Unity: developing functions that run at the Rift
  10. Unity: tailoring your software for the Rift
  11. PART four THE VR consumer EXPERIENCE
  12. UI layout for VR
  13. Reducing movement ailment and discomfort
  14. PART five complicated RIFT INTEGRATIONS

  15. Using the Rift with Java and Python
  16. Case learn: a VR shader editor
  17. Augmenting digital reality

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The Philosophy of Computer Games: 7 (Philosophy of Engineering and Technology)

Computer video games became a tremendous cultural and fiscal strength, and an issue of in depth educational curiosity. Up formerly, even though, computing device video games have got fairly little cognizance from philosophy. looking to therapy this, the current number of newly written papers by way of philosophers and media researchers addresses more than a few philosophical questions regarding 3 problems with an important

importance for realizing the phenomenon of desktop video games: the character of gameplay and participant adventure, the ethical evaluability of participant and avatar activities, and the truth prestige of the gaming surroundings. by way of doing so, the e-book goals to set up the philosophy of laptop video games as a tremendous strand of computing device video games learn, and as a separate box of philosophical inquiry.

The publication is needed analyzing for somebody with a tutorial or expert curiosity in desktop video games, and also will be of price to readers thinking about the philosophical matters raised by means of modern electronic culture.

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CHIP (June 2012)

Das Computermagazin Chip (eigene Schreibweise: CHIP) wird in 15 Ländern Europas und Asiens herausgegeben und gehört in Deutschland zu den ältesten PC-Zeitschriften.
Im September 1978 erschien die erste Ausgabe. Neben allgemeinen Nachrichten rund um computing device- und Technikthemen teilt sich das Magazin in verschiedene Ressorts auf: pattern, attempt und Technik.
CHIP bedient mit seinen Artikeln ein breites Spektrum an Zielgruppen: Neben Einsteigern und Fortgeschrittenen können nach Verlagsmeinung auch Profis und IT-Entscheider auf ihre Kosten kommen.

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PC Pro [UK] (June 2012)

Laptop professional is the UK’s greatest promoting per thirty days computing device journal and your resource IT information, recommendation, experiences and assessments. workstation seasoned leads the way in which for unique experiences, making sure readers are regularly up to date with the most recent items and expertise tendencies. every one factor experiences extra and software program than the other journal and is a depended on resource for any severe know-how seller searching for a definitive and self sustaining research. workstation professional covers any expertise you want to find out about from the newest processors to tendencies in company, from in-depth software program publications to provocative gains, this journal offers perception and research in accordance with many years of expertise. A subscription to notebook professional journal will continue you recent with the most recent information, when thereviews might help you to prevent expensive procuring errors. Plus, with each factor of the DVD variation you’ll get loose software program functions and particular content material!

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