Autori: Jon Duckett (Author) | Editura: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC | Anul aparitiei: 2014 | ISBN: 9781118531648 | Numar de pagini: 640 | Categorie: Computers
G. J. Verra, Adam Swift
How Not to Be a Hypocrite: School Choice for the Morally Perplexed Parent
How not to be a hypocrite: the indispensable guide to school choice that morally perplexed parents have been waiting for. Many of us believe in social justice and equality of opportunity - but we also want the best for our kids. How can we square our political principles with our special concern for our own children? This marvellous book takes us through the moral minefield that is school choice today. Does a commitment to social justice mean you have to send your children to the local comprehensive - regardless of its academic results? Is it hypocritical to disapprove of private schools and yet send your child to one? Some parents feel guilty but shouldn't. Others should feel guilty but don't. Read How Not to be a Hypocrite, then answer the questionnaire, and work out where you stand on this crucial issue.
The sophisticated methods used in recent high-profile cyber incidents have driven many to need to understand how such security issues work. Demystifying the complexity often associated with information assurance, Cyber Security Essentials provides a clear understanding of the concepts behind prevalent threats, tactics, and procedures. To accomplish this, the team of security professionals from VeriSign's iDefense(R) Security Intelligence Services supply an extensive review of the computer security landscape. Although the text is accessible to those new to cyber security, its comprehensive nature makes it ideal for experts who need to explain how computer security works to non-technical staff. Providing a fundamental understanding of the theory behind the key issues impacting cyber security, the book: Covers attacker methods and motivations, exploitation trends, malicious code techniques, and the latest threat vectors Addresses more than 75 key security concepts in a series of concise, well-illustrated summaries designed for most levels of technical understanding Supplies actionable advice for the mitigation of threats Breaks down the code used to write exploits into ...
Harprit Singh Sandhu
Programming the Propeller with Spin: A Beginner's Guide to Parallel Processing
Parallel Processing With the Propeller--Made Easy "This book should find a place on any Propellerhead's bookshelf, between Parallax's Propeller Manual and its Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller volumes." Make: 24 Programming the Propeller with Spin: A Beginner's Guide to Parallel Processing walks you through the essential skills you need to build and control devices using the Propeller chip and its parallel processing environment. Find out how to use each of the identical 32-bit processors, known as cogs, and make the eight cogs effectively interact with each other. The book covers Propeller hardware and software setup, memory, and the Spin language. Step-by-step projects give you hands-on experience as you learn how to: Use Propeller I/O techniques with extensive Spin code examples Display numbers with seven segment displays Create accurate, controlled pulse sequences Add a 16 character by two line LCO display Control R/C hobby servos Use motor amplifiers to control small motors Run a bipolar stepper motor Build a gravity sensor-based auto-leveling table Run DC motors with incremental encoders Run small AC motors You'll also find hundreds of lines of ...