Big Data Application Architecture Q&A: A Problem – Solution Approach (Expert’s Voice in Big Data)
Big Data Application Architecture Pattern Recipes provides an insight into heterogeneous infrastructures, databases, and visualization and analytics tools used for realizing the architectures of big data solutions. Its problem-solution approach helps in selecting the right architecture to solve the problem at hand. In the process of reading through these problems, you will learn harness the power of new big data opportunities which various enterprises use to attain real-time profits. Big Data…
Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula
This book provides information relevant for the conservation of biodiversity and the sound management of the coastal and forest ecosystems of the Yucatan Peninsula in the face of global change. Various aspects of the biodiversity of the Yucatan Peninsula are analyzed in an integrative manner, including phenological, ecophysiological, ecological and conservation aspects of plants and animals and their relationships with humans in coastal and forest ecosystems.
Mind in Society
The great Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology. But somewhat ironically, his theory of development has never been well understood in the West. Mind in Society should correct much of this misunder…
Top 10 New York City (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
Newly revised, updated, and redesigned for 2016.True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 New York City covers all the city’s major sights and attractions in easy-to-use “top 10” lists that help you plan the vacation that’s right for you.This newly updated pocket travel guide for New York City will lead you straight to the best attractions the city has to offer, from unearthing archaeological treasures at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to biking through Central Park to discovering …
The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War
In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, conservatives, and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology–of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values. This mindset, the author warns, invites endless war and the ever-deepening militarization of U.S. policy. It promises not to perfect but to pervert American ideals and to accelerate the hollowing out of…
Reading-to-Write: Exploring a Cognitive and Social Process
The Social and Cognitive Studies in Writing and Literacy Series, is devoted to books that bridge research, theory, and practice, exploring social and cognitive processes in writing and expanding our knowledge of literacy as an active constructive process-as students move from high school to college.
This descriptive study of reading-to-write examines …
Survival Handbook: Endurance Essentials for the Great Outdoors
This is the ultimate adventurer’s guide to camping and wilderness skills. You can learn to stay alive with “The Survival Handbook from the Royal Marines Commandos”, now in paperback. Want to know what to do if you meet a bear in the woods, how to light a fire in the rain or what to do in shark-infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions with the ultimate guide to survival techniques. You can pick up survival basics, from staying fit, to planning your expedition and packi…
Geographic Information Science: 8th International Conference, GIScience 2014, Vienna Austria, September 24-26, 2014, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Geographic Information Science, GIScience 2014, held in Vienna, Austria in September 2014. The 23 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from various submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections such as information visualization, spatial analysis, user-generated content, semantic models, wayfinding and navigation, spatial algorithms, and spatial relations.
Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Differance of Desire (Texas Pan American Series)
Driven by an unfulfilled desire for the unattainable, ultimately indefinable Other, the protagonists of the novels and stories of acclaimed Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector exemplify and humanize many of the issues central to poststructuralist thought, from the nature of language, truth, and meaning to the unstable relationships between language, being, and reality. In this book, Earl Fitz demonstrates that, in turn, poststructuralism offers important and revealing insights into all aspects…
I Heart My Little A-Holes
When your son wakes you up at 3:00 A.M. because he wants to watch Caillou, he’s an a-hole. When your daughter outlines every corner of your living room with a purple crayon, she’s an a-hole. When your rug rats purposely decorate the kitchen ceiling with their smoothies, they’re a-holes. So it’s only natural to want to kill them sometimes. Of course you can’t because you’d go to prison, and then you’d really never get to poop alone again. Plus, there’s that whole loving them more than anything…