What the Dormouse Said: How the 60s Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer

What the Dormouse Said: How the 60s Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer

None Most histories of the personal computer industry focus on technology or business. John Markoff’s landmark book is about the culture and consciousness behind the first PCs—the culture being counter– and the consciousness expanded, sometimes chemically. It’s a brilliant evocation of Stanford, California, in the 1960s and ’70s, where a group of visionaries set out to turn computers into a means for freeing minds and information. In these pages one encounters Ken Kesey and the phone hacker Cap’n Crunch, est and LSD, The Whole …

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Drawn to life: 20 golden years of Disney master classes: the Walt Stanchfield lectures

Drawn to life: 20 golden years of Disney master classes: the Walt Stanchfield lectures

V. 1 Basics — Gesture — Seeing — Analysis — Creativity — Thinking — V. 2 Innovation — Drawing — Expression. Discover the lessons that helped bring about a new golden age of Disney animation! Published for the first time ever, Drawn to Life is a two volume collection of the legendary lectures from long-time Disney animator Walt Stanchfield. For over twenty years, Walt helped breathe life into the new golden age of animation with these teachings at the Walt Disney Animation Studios and …

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Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes Volume 1

Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes Volume 1

Discover the lessons that helped bring about a new golden age of Disney animation! Published for the first time ever, Drawn to Life is a two volume collection of the legendary lectures from long-time Disney animator Walt Stanchfield. For over twenty years, Walt helped breathe life into the new golden age of animation with these teachings at the Walt Disney Animation Studios and influenced such talented artists as Tim Burton, Brad Bird, Glen Keane, and John Lasseter. These writings represent the quintessential refresher for …

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Crossing platforms a macintosh/windows phrasebook: a dictionary for strangers in a strange land

Crossing platforms a macintosh/windows phrasebook: a dictionary for strangers in a strange land

Like travelers in a foreign land, Mac users working in Windows or Windows users working on a Mac often find themselves in unfamiliar territory with no guidebook. Crossing Platforms: A Macintosh/Windows Phrasebook, with information presented in a translation dictionary-like format, offers users a handy way of translating skills and knowledge from one platform to the other. Whether it’s explaining the difference between Macintoshaliases and Windows shortcuts or explaining how a Windows user would go about setting up Internet access on a Mac, this book …

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3D machine techniques: where inspiration, techniques, and digital art meet

3D machine techniques: where inspiration, techniques, and digital art meet

Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Section 1 Previz for Machines; Chapter 1; Software choice Get the right software tool for the job; Composition Present the objects for maximum impact; Render camera lenses Different focal lengths change the image; Using depth-of-field When to go shallow for creative effect; Colour temperature What temperatures suit which machine types; Stereoscopic imagery When you really want to enter the third dimension; Section 2 Machine Masters at Work; Chapter 2 Cars; Tutorial Creating the …

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Cisco CyberOps Associate CBROPS 200-201 Official Cert Guide (Certification Guide)

Cisco CyberOps Associate CBROPS 200-201 Official Cert Guide (Certification Guide)

Modern organizations rely on Security Operations Center (SOC) teams to vigilantly watch security systems, rapidly detect breaches, and respond quickly and effectively. To succeed, SOCs desperately need more qualified cybersecurity professionals. Cisco’s new Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification prepares candidates to begin a career working as associate-level cybersecurity analysts within SOCs. It demonstrates their knowledge about creating, operating, and working within computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs) and product security incident response teams (PSIRTs); the incident response lifecycle, and cyber forensics. To earn this …

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More agile testing learning journeys for the whole team

More agile testing learning journeys for the whole team

Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin pioneered the agile testing discipline with their previous work, Agile Testing. Now, in More Agile Testing, they reflect on all they’ve learned since. They address crucial emerging issues, share evolved agile practices, and cover key issues agile testers have asked to learn more about. Packed with new examples from real teams, this insightful guide offers detailed information about adapting agile testing for your environment; learning from experience and continually improving your test processes; scaling agile testing across teams; and …

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Agile testing a practical guide for testers and agile teams

Agile testing a practical guide for testers and agile teams

None Testing is a key component of agile development. The widespread adoption of agile methods has brought the need for effective testing into the limelight, and agile projects have transformed the role of testers. Much of a tester’s function, however, remains largely misunderstood. What is the true role of a tester? Do agile teams actually need members with QA backgrounds? What does it really mean to be an “agile tester?” Two of the industry’s most experienced agile testing practitioners and consultants, Lisa Crispin and …

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Dear hacker: letters to the editor of 2600

Dear hacker: letters to the editor of 2600

Actual letters written to the leading hackers’ magazine For 25 years, 2600: The Hacker Quarterly has given voice to the hacker community in all its manifestations. This collection of letters to the magazine reveals the thoughts and viewpoints of hackers, both white and black hat, as well as hacker wannabes, technophiles, and people concerned about computer security. Insightful and entertaining, the exchanges illustrate 2600’s vast readership, from teenage rebels, anarchists, and survivalists to law enforcement, consumer advocates, and worried parents. Dear Hacker is must …

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The best of 2600: a hacker odyssey

The best of 2600: a hacker odyssey

Since 1984, the quarterly magazine 2600 has provided fascinating articles for readers who are curious about technology. Find the best of the magazine’s writing in Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey, a collection of the strongest, most interesting, and often most controversial articles covering 24 years of changes in technology, all from a hacker’s perspective. Included are stories about the creation of the infamous tone dialer “red box” that allowed hackers to make free phone calls from payphones, the founding of the Electronic Frontier …

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