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            3D Printing Projects

            3D Printing Projects (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $18.74
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            Over 20 exciting 3D printing projects for kids to design and print their own toys, gadgets, models, and ornaments. Using freely available 3D modelling software and without the need for your own 3D printer, 3D Printing Projects has inspiration and instructions for a wide range of ...thrilling projects, from simple models you can print and assemble at home to more elaborate builds you can design on screen and then order online. Taking children 9 years old+ through how a 3D printer works and what type of 3D printers there are to 3D scanning and preparing files, this is the perfect introduction to this exciting and ever-expanding technology. Each projects consists of numbered steps that walk you through the 3D design process, from digital modelling and sculpting to slicing, printing, and painting so that children can make their own shark-shaped phone stand or a monster chess set! Join the 3D printing revolution today with DK's 3D Printing Projects book.
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            ISBN 9780241302217
            Released AU 2 Oct 2017
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            JavaScript: The New Toys
             

            JavaScript: The New Toys (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Crowder, T. J.

            • RRP: $46.99
            • $46.99
            • Pub Date
              3 Jun 20

            JavaScript: The New Toys begins with a high-level list of the new features of JavaScript in "ES2015" and "ES2016," along with a discussion of the new process by which new features are added to the language, who's responsible, how to keep track of what's coming, and how to get inv...olved. Setup information comes next as not all JavaScript environments have the new features yet. After that the bulk of the book covers point-by-point "just the facts" coverage of the new features, along with recommendations for how old habits can be updated to take advantage of them. In those chapters, when introducing a new feature, we open with examples of the problems it helps solve, then explore how the new feature solves them and the details (without getting too academic) of how it works. We end with a brief look ahead ES2017 and ES2018. Four key topics amongst the coverage are: New let and const declarations: Why they're useful, how to use them, some non-obvious things they do for us. Classes: What problems they solve, how they work, how they both are and are not new, syntax details. Arrow functions and lexical this: Why we want to use them, how to use them, details of how they work. Promises: What they do for us, how to use them, some common pitfalls, technical details. In all cases, source code will primarily be fairly brief examples demonstrating the syntax and behavior of the features being discussed.
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            ISBN 9781119367956
            Released AU 3 Jun 2020
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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            How to Speak Machine: Laws of Design for a Digital Age

            How to Speak Machine: Laws of Design for a Digital Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Maeda, John

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            John Maeda is one of the world's preeminent thinkers on technology and design, and in How to Speak Machine, he offers a set of simple laws that govern not only the computers of today, but the unimaginable machines of the future. Machines are already more powerful than we can comp...rehend, and getting more powerful at an exponential pace. Once set in motion, algorithms never tire. And when a program's size, speed and endlessness combine with its ability to learn and transform itself, the outcome can be unpredictable and dangerous. Take the seemingly instant transformation of Microsoft's chatbot into a hate-spewing racist, or how crime-predicting algorithms reinforce racial bias. How To Speak Machine provides a coherent framework for today's product designers, business leaders and policymakers to grasp this brave new world. Drawing on his wide-ranging experience from engineering to computer science to design, Maeda shows how businesses and individuals can identify opportunities afforded by technology to make world-changing and inclusive products while avoiding the pitfalls inherent to the medium.
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            ISBN 9780241976630
            Released AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Digital Photography For Dummies
             

            Digital Photography For Dummies (Paperback, 9th Edition)

            By King, Julie Adair

            • RRP: $38.99
            • $38.99
            • Internationally sourced

            Photographers! Your guide is here! The demand for high-quality photographs is higher than ever. Whether you're building your influencer rating online, capturing the moments of a child's life, or are looking for ways to improve your skills, photography know-how is a must-have ski...ll. Digital Photography For Dummies helps you do more than pointing, shooting, and hoping for the best or slapping a filter on a camera phone shot. This book introduces you to the camera settings and techniques that separate okay pictures from frame-worthy portraits. It then explains how to apply those skills to capturing your own portraits, landscape shots, and high-action photos. Develop a better eye for image composition Discover how to light photos better, including using natural light Learn to get quick results in auto settings or take full control in manual mode Discover the elements of exposure and how they influence the final product Find instructions on taking a formal or casual portrait Apply basic editing techniques to finalize your image Go beyond photo apps and apply the techniques pros use for their images.
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            ISBN 9781119609643
            Released AU 7 Feb 2020
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Coding For Kids For Dummies

            Coding For Kids For Dummies (Paperback)

            By McCue, Camille

            • RRP: $46.99
            • $46.99
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            An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool.

            ISBN 9781118940327
            Released AU 21 Nov 2014
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series For Kids For Dummies
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            App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life, and Let Technology Work for You
             

            App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life, and Let Technology Work for You (Hardback)

            By Mureta, Chad

            • RRP: $38.99
            • $38.99
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            A guide to building wealth by designing, creating, and marketing a successful app across any platform Chad Mureta has made millions starting and running his own successful app business, and now he explains how you can do it, too, in this non-technical, easy-to-follow guide.

            ISBN 9781118107874
            Released AU 6 Mar 2012
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Sams Teach Yourself Silverlight 4 in 24 Hours
              

            Sams Teach Yourself Silverlight 4 in 24 Hours (Paperback)

            By Nichols, Laura; Leader, Gavin

            • RRP: $46.99
            • $46.99
            • Pub Date
              25 May 25

            In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Silverlight 4 in 24 Hours will help new and experienced rich application developers gain true mastery over Silverlight 4, and make the most of its powerful new enhancements. In this book's straightforward, step-by-step a...pproach, each lesson builds on everything that's come before, helping you learn all of Silverlight 4's core features from the ground up, and integrate them seamlessly to create more powerful user experiences for a wide variety of devices, including today's hot new Windows Phone 7 cell phones. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book covers everything you need to know, from the absolute basics to advanced Silverlight 4 controls and programming techniques. Step-by-step instructions carefully walks you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks...Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises help you build and test your knowledge... Did You Know? tips offer them insider advice and shortcuts...and Watch Out! alerts help you avoid problems. By the time they're finished with these lessons, you won't just understand Silverlight 4: they'll be comfortable using it in real-world projects.
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            ISBN 9780672335501
            Released AU 25 May 2025
            Publisher Pearson Education (US)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Computer: A Very Short Introduction
             

            The Computer: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Ince, Darrel

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $16.99
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            Computers form a vital part of most people's lives. But what is the nature of the computer? How does it work? What will the next generations of computers look like? Darrel Ince looks at the basic concepts behind all computers; the range of their uses, the effects of computers in ...the workplace, and novel forms such as quantum computers.
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            ISBN 9780199586592
            Released AU 6 Dec 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            Ruby For Kids For Dummies

            Ruby For Kids For Dummies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Haupt, Christopher; Dittrich, James; Walls, Brian

            • RRP: $46.99
            • $46.99
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            The fun way to introduce coding with Ruby to kidsIf you don't have the chance to take coding classes at school or in camp-or if you just want to learn on your own-Ruby For Kids gears you up to expand your technology skills and learn this popular programming language.

            ISBN 9781119055907
            Released AU 11 Feb 2016
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series For Kids For Dummies
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            Human-Robot Interaction: An Introduction
             

            Human-Robot Interaction: An Introduction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bartneck, Christoph; Belpaeme, Tony; Eyssel, Friederike; Kanda, Takayuki; Keijsers, Merel

            • RRP: $81.99
            • $81.99
            • Pub Date
              6 Jul 20

            The role of robots in society keeps expanding and diversifying, from manufacturing, to vacuuming, to companionship. This broad overview designed for graduate courses introduces the full range of multidisciplinary topics from robotics, artificial intelligence, psychology, sociolog...y, ethics, and design that are central to modern research in the area.
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            ISBN 9781108735407
            Released AU 6 Jul 2020
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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