Download E-books Social Media in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: Theory, Practice and Cases (New Directions in Tourism Analysis) PDF

By Marianna Sigala

Social media is essentially altering the way in which guests and travelers seek, locate, learn and belief, in addition to collaboratively produce information regarding tourism providers and tourism locations. offering state of the art conception, study and case experiences investigating net 2.0 functions and instruments that remodel the function and behavior of the recent new release of visitors, this ebook additionally examines the ways that tourism firms reengineer and enforce their enterprise types and operations, similar to new provider improvement, advertising and marketing, networking and data administration. Written through a global team of researchers well known for his or her services within the box of the web and tourism, chapters contain functions and case reviews in a variety of trip, tourism and rest sectors.

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Download E-books Innovation and Visualization: Trajectories, Strategies, and Myths (Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, Volume 1) PDF

By Amy Ione

Amy Ione's Innovation and Visualization is the 1st intimately account that relates the advance of visible photographs to strategies in paintings, verbal exchange, clinical learn, and technological increase. built-in case reviews let Ione to place apart C. P. Snow's "two culture" framework in prefer of cross-disciplinary examples that refute the science/humanities dichotomy. the topics, which diversity from cognitive technological know-how to illuminated manuscripts and media stories, will entice experts (artists, artwork historians, cognitive scientists, etc.) attracted to evaluating our photo saturated tradition with the environments of prior eras. The scope of the examples will attract the generalist.

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Download E-books Urban Farming: Sustainable City Living in Your Backyard, in Your Community, and in the World PDF

It does not take a farm to have the guts of a farmer. Now, because of a burgeoning sustainable-living move, you do not have to possess acreage to meet your dream of elevating your individual nutrition. pastime Farms city Farming, from pastime Farm Press and an analogous those that carry you pastime Farms and past-time Farm domestic journal, will stroll each urban and suburban dweller down the trail of self sustainability. city Farming will introduce readers to the techniques of gardening and farming from a high-rise condominium, partaking in a neighborhood backyard, vertical farming, and changing terraces and different small urban areas into fruitful, vegetableful actual property. This finished quantity will resolution each up and coming city farmer's questions on how, what, the place and why--a new eco-friendly ebook for the devoted citizen trying to lessen his carbon footprint and grocery bill.
Winner of the 2012 Benjamin Franklin Award in domestic & backyard from the self sustaining e-book Publishers organization (IBPA).

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Download E-books Elasticsearch: The Definitive Guide PDF

By Zachary Tong

Whether you wish full-text seek or real-time analytics of based data—or both—the Elasticsearch allotted seek engine is a perfect method to placed your facts to paintings. This functional advisor not just indicates you the way to go looking, learn, and discover facts with Elasticsearch, but in addition is helping you care for the complexities of human language, geolocation, and relationships.

If you’re a newcomer to either seek and dispensed structures, you’ll quick the right way to combine Elasticsearch into your program. more matured clients will decide up plenty of complicated suggestions. in the course of the booklet, you’ll stick to a problem-based method of examine why, while, and the way to take advantage of Elasticsearch features.

  • Understand how Elasticsearch translates facts on your documents
  • Index and question your facts to use seek suggestions comparable to relevance and note proximity
  • Handle human language in the course of the potent use of analyzers and queries
  • Summarize and workforce info to teach total developments, with aggregations and analytics
  • Use geo-points and geo-shapes—Elasticsearch’s ways to geolocation
  • Model your information to use Elasticsearch’s horizontal scalability
  • Learn the best way to configure and video display your cluster in production

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Download E-books Make: Getting Started with Arduino: The Open Source Electronics Prototyping Platform (3rd Edition) PDF

By Massimo Banzi, Michael Shiloh

Arduino is the recent open resource prototyping platform for artists, hobbyists, scholars, and someone who desires to create interactive actual environments. Getting begun with Arduino is co-authored by means of Arduino co-founder Massimo Banzi, and comprises his adventure in educating, utilizing, and growing Arduino.

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Download E-books Teaching with iPad How-to PDF

By Shubhangi Harsha

Use your iPad creatively for daily educating projects in colleges and universities


  • Plan your classes on iPad and proportion notes quickly
  • Use unique iPad 3D assets for extra attractive learning.
  • Use your iPad for growing and giving presentations.

In Detail

The iPad is a brilliant educating instrument. it's an awesome eReader for having access to textbooks and journals. it's also nice for multimedia content material like movies, audio, shows, and 3D animations. most significantly Apple's app environment makes it very robust. you'll find apps for nearly any educating job in app shop and use them instantly.

You will begin with easy initiatives like developing displays and visualizations. quickly you'll be making interactive books and assets in addition to educating functional classes corresponding to song and art!.

"Teaching with iPad How-to" begins with the main uncomplicated job of making plans your classes. As you struggle through the booklet you are going to the way to 'carry' your textbooks on Little Books, create your individual assets and eventually submit your courseware.

Be it organizing your notes, growing charts and shows, or simply recording attendance, this ebook might help you do most of these initiatives very successfully in your iPad. during this e-book, additionally, you will discover ways to create and distribute timetables, create your individual textbooks and make your periods attention-grabbing and entire of knowledge by utilizing the iPad’s 3D and subject-specific resources.

You will discover ways to make your instructing task attention-grabbing and fascinating to your scholars by utilizing iPad as your instructing and organizing tool.

What you'll study from this book

  • Planning your daily classes at the iPad and developing shows and charts
  • Managing attendance documents and scholar profiles at the iPad
  • Organizing your notes and sharing them via your iPad in addition to wearing your textbooks in your device
  • Creating and coping with your timetable at the iPad
  • Projecting the content material of your iPad on a wide monitor and interacting along with your category along
  • Creating and publishing your individual interactive books and instructing resources
  • Teaching scholars with certain wishes in a really powerful manner


Teaching with iPad How-To is a crisp and systematic consultant geared up into quite a few step by step recipes that might provide help to make the most of the ability of your iPad to make your day-by-day educating initiatives effortless and interesting.

Who this e-book is written for

This booklet is perfect for faculty and college academics who've entry to an iPad and are keen to make their career all of the extra enjoyable and straightforward for themselves. it truly is assumed that the reader has simple wisdom of the way to take advantage of the iPad, entry the Appstore and obtain apps.

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Download E-books Making Things Talk: Practical Methods for Connecting Physical Objects PDF

By Tom Igoe

Building digital tasks that have interaction with the actual international is nice enjoyable. but if units that you have outfitted begin to seek advice from one another, issues fairly begin to get fascinating. via a chain of straightforward tasks, you will the best way to get your creations to speak with each other through forming networks of shrewdpermanent units that keep it up conversations with you and your atmosphere. no matter if you must plug a few sensors in your house to the net or create a tool that could have interaction wirelessly with different creations, Making issues Talk explains precisely what you need.

This booklet is ideal for individuals with little technical education yet loads of curiosity. probably you are a technology instructor who desires to convey scholars tips to computer screen climatic conditions at a number of destinations straight away, or a sculptor who desires to degree a room of choreographed mechanical sculptures. Making issues Talk demonstrates that after you determine how gadgets converse -- no matter if they are microcontroller-powered units, e-mail courses, or networked databases -- you will get them to interact.

Each bankruptcy in includes directions on how one can construct operating initiatives that assist you just do that. You will:

  • Make your pet's mattress ship you email
  • Make your personal seesaw video game controller that communicates over the Internet
  • Learn tips on how to use ZigBee and Bluetooth radios to transmit sensor facts wirelessly
  • Set up conversation among microcontrollers, own desktops, and net servers utilizing 3 easy-to-program, open resource environments: Arduino/Wiring, Processing, and PHP.
  • Write courses to ship info around the web according to actual job at your residence, place of work, or backyard
  • And a lot more

With a bit electronics knowledge, easy (not inevitably in easy) programming abilities, a few low-cost microcontroller kits and a few community modules to lead them to converse utilizing Ethernet, ZigBee, and Bluetooth, you will get begun on those initiatives instantly. With Making issues Talk, the probabilities are essentially endless.

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Download E-books The Future of Technology (The Economist) PDF

From the economic revolution to the railway age, throughout the period of electrification, the arrival of mass creation, and eventually to the data age, an identical development retains repeating itself. an exhilarating, shiny section of innovation and fiscal hypothesis is via a crash, and then starts off an extended, extra stately interval in which the expertise is de facto deployed properly. 

This number of surveys and articles from The Economist examines how some distance know-how has come and the place it really is heading.

Part one seems to be at issues equivalent to the “greying” (maturing) of IT, the growing to be significance of safety, the increase of outsourcing, and the problem of complexity, all of that have extra to do with implementation than innovation. 

Part appears on the shift from company computing in the direction of patron know-how, wherein new applied sciences now seem first in client instruments resembling cellphones. themes lined will contain the emergence of the cellular phone because the “digital Swiss military knife”; the increase of electronic cameras, which now outsell film-based ones; the becoming measurement and significance of the video games and its ever-closer hyperlinks with different extra conventional components of the leisure undefined; and the social effect of applied sciences reminiscent of textual content messaging, wireless, and digital camera phones. 

Part 3 considers which expertise will lead the following nice part of technological disruption and makes a speciality of biotechnology, strength expertise, and nanotechnology.

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Download E-books Beginning Perl Web Development: From Novice to Professional (Beginning: From Novice to Professional) PDF

By Steve Suehring

Beginning Perl net improvement: From beginner to Professional introduces you to the area of Perl web program improvement. This booklet tackles all components an important to constructing your first internet purposes and encompasses a robust mixture of real-world examples coupled with recommendation. issues diversity from serving and eating RSS feeds, to tracking web servers, to interfacing with electronic mail. You’ll the right way to use Perl with ancillary applications like Mason and Nagios.

Though no longer version-specific, this publication is a perfect learn when you have had a few grounding in Perl fundamentals and now are looking to movement into the realm of net program improvement. writer Steve Suehring emphasizes the safety implications of Perl, drawing on years of expertise instructing readers how you can imagine secure, steer clear of universal pitfalls, and convey well-planned, safe code.

Table of Contents

  1. The CGI Module
  2. Popular CGI Modules
  3. Databases and Perl
  4. System interplay
  5. LWP Modules
  6. Net:: instruments
  7. SOAP-Based internet prone
  8. Perl and RSS
  9. XML Parsing with Perl
  10. Apache and mod_perl
  11. Development with mod_perl
  12. The Template Toolkit
  13. Perl sites with Mason

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Download E-books How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World PDF

By Steven Johnson

From the recent York Times–bestselling writer of Where solid rules Come From and Everything undesirable is sweet for You, a brand new examine the facility and legacy of serious ideas.

In this illustrated heritage, Steven Johnson explores the background of innovation over centuries, tracing elements of recent lifestyles (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to call a number of) from their production by means of hobbyists, amateurs, and marketers to their unintentional ancient results. jam-packed with awesome tales of unintentional genius and significant mistakes—from the French writer who invented the phonograph ahead of Edison yet forgot to incorporate playback, to the Hollywood superstar who helped invent the expertise at the back of wireless and Bluetooth—How We received to Now investigates the key historical past in the back of the typical items of up to date life.
In his trademark type, Johnson examines unforeseen connections among likely unrelated fields: how the discovery of air-conditioning enabled the biggest migration of humans within the background of the species—to towns comparable to Dubai or Phoenix, which might rather be nearly uninhabitable; how pendulum clocks helped set off the commercial revolution; and the way fresh water made it attainable to fabricate laptop chips. observed via an important six-part tv sequence on PBS, How We bought to now could be the tale of collaborative networks development the fashionable global, written within the provocative, informative, and interesting variety that has earned Johnson fanatics round the globe.

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