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            The Loop
              

            The Loop (Paperback)

            By Oliver, Ben

            • RRP: $17.99
            • $14.39
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            Luka Kane has been inside hi-tech prison the Loop for over two years. A death sentence is hanging over his head but his day-to-day routine is mind-numbingly repetitive. Then everything changes. Soon, Luka has to face a new reality: breaking out of the Loop might be his only chanc...e to save himself - and the world ...
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            ISBN 9781912626557
            Released AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The Loop
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            Graph Databases 2e

            Graph Databases 2e (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Robinson, Ian; Webber, Jim; Elfrem, Emil

            • RRP: $85.00
            • $85.00
            • In Stock US

            Discover how graph databases can help you manage and query highly connected data. With this practical book, you'll learn how to design and implement a graph database that brings the power of graphs to bear on a broad range of problem domains. Whether you want to speed up your res...ponse to user queries or build a database that can adapt as your business evolves, this book shows you how to apply the schema-free graph model to real-world problems.This second edition includes new code samples and diagrams, using the latest Neo4j syntax, as well as information on new functionality. Learn how different organizations are using graph databases to outperform their competitors. With this book's data modeling, query, and code examples, you'll quickly be able to implement your own solution.Model data with the Cypher query language and property graph modelLearn best practices and common pitfalls when modeling with graphsPlan and implement a graph database solution in test-driven fashionExplore real-world examples to learn how and why organizations use a graph databaseUnderstand common patterns and components of graph database architectureUse analytical techniques and algorithms to mine graph database information
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            ISBN 9781491930892
            Released AU 3 Jul 2015
            Publisher O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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            Light & How to Photograph It

            Light & How to Photograph It (Paperback)

            By Freeman, Michael

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            Learn how to interpret, approach, and master whatever lighting situation is thrown at you and always get the shot, no matter what.

            ISBN 9781781577776
            Released AU 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age General Audience
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            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse: What You Urgently Need To Know

            Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse: What You Urgently Need To Know (Paperback)

            By Schick, Nina

            • RRP: $32.99
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            The first book focusing on Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse and using the buzzwords in the title

            ISBN 9781913183523
            Released AU 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            How to Photograph Food
             

            How to Photograph Food (Hardback)

            By Lubas, Beata

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              26 Aug 20

            Make your food look as delicious as it tastes, with this complete course in culinary photography.

            ISBN 9781781576915
            Released AU 26 Aug 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker

            The Precipice: 'A book that seems made for the present moment' New Yorker (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ord, Toby

            • RRP: $29.99
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            We stand at a precipice - a point where the future is at stake. Humanity has come so far: ten thousand generations, each building on the work of their ancestors to reach the heights of culture and technology we see today. If we choose, we can continue this grand project, with eno...ugh time to end disease, poverty and injustice, and to fulfil our potential. But this future is at risk: for the first time, our power has grown so great that we have the ability to destroy ourselves. The Precipice is a clear-eyed look at the risks that we face, from the familiar, such as nuclear war and climate change, to the emerging, such as biotechnology and advanced artificial intelligence. It argues that ending these risks has become one of the most important moral issues of our time. What do we owe to the generations that follow us? This is an inspiring vision of human history, the legacy we will leave behind, and the steps we must take to work towards a brighter future.
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            ISBN 9781526600226
            Released AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines
             

            Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines (Hardback)

            By Dyson, George

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              17 Nov 20

            In Analogia, technology historian George Dyson presents a startling look back at the analog age and life before the digital revolution and an unsettling vision of what comes next.

            ISBN 9781846147449
            Released AU 17 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course: Learn Computer Programming the Easy Way
             

            Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course: Learn Computer Programming the Easy Way (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Learning to code has never been easier than with this innovative visual guide to computer programming for beginners. Coding skills are in high demand and the need for programmers is still growing. However, taking the first steps in learning more about this complex subject may see...m daunting and many of us feel left behind by the coding revolution. By using a graphic method to break code into small chunks, this book brings essential skills within reach. Terms such as algorithm, variable, string, function, and loop are all explained. The book also looks at the main coding languages that are out there, outlining the main applications of each language, so you can choose the right language for you. Individual chapters explore different languages, with practical programming projects to show you how programming works. You'll learn to think like a programmer by breaking a problem down into parts, before turning those parts into lines of code. Short, easy-to-follow steps then show you, piece by piece, how to build a complete program. There are challenges for you to tackle to build your confidence before moving on. Written by a team of expert coders and coding teachers, the Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course is the ideal way to get to grips with coding.
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            ISBN 9780241358733
            Released AU 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Visual Storytelling: The Art of Documentary Photography
             

            Visual Storytelling: The Art of Documentary Photography (Paperback)

            By Fitzmaurice, Deanne

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              8 Sep 20

            Great photography comes from sharing your perception of the world - this book shares Pulitzer Prize-winning methods for achieving that. Be inspired by the world-class, Pulitzer Prize-winning photography of Deanne Fitzmaurice with this stunningly visual record of her work and tips... for your own practice. Fitzmaurice discusses the photographs that made her career, and provides tips and inspiration for how you can improve your own photography of people in their environment. Embracing your own unique viewpoint is the key to visually telling the stories of people through photography.
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            ISBN 9781781577066
            Released AU 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Girl Decoded: My Quest to Make Technology Emotionally Intelligent - and Change the Way We Interact Forever

            Girl Decoded: My Quest to Make Technology Emotionally Intelligent - and Change the Way We Interact Forever (Hardback)

            By el Kaliouby, Rana

            • RRP: $39.99
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            We are entering an empathy crisis. So much of our communication is conveyed through non-verbal cues - facial expressions, tone of voice, body language - nuances that are completely lost when we interact through our smartphones and other technology. The result is a digital univers...e that's emotion-blind - a society lacking in empathy. Rana al Kaloubi discovered this when she left Cairo, a newly-married, Muslim woman, to take up her place at Cambridge University to study computer science. Many thousands of miles from home, she began to develop systems to help her better connect with her family. She started to pioneer the new field of Emotional Intelligence (EI). She now runs her company, Affectiva (the industry-leader in this emerging field) that builds EI into our technology and develops systems that understand humans the way we understand one another. In a captivating memoir, Girl Decoded chronicles el Kaliouby's mission to humanise technology and what she learns about humanity along the way.
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            ISBN 9780241451564
            Released AU 23 Apr 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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