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This book offers an eagle's eye view of the Internet edge. It is about the experiences of those who encountered similar issues as they built precursors to the Net such as videotext, teletext, and the Source.
The Internet is not just for the youthful-it's for everyone!With plenty of leisure time and disposable income, the over 50s are the fastest growing segment of Internet users. From booking holidays to shopping, joining clubs and researching family history, the Internet is where the people over 50 can indulge in their favorite pastimes and stay in touch with friends and family.The Internet for the Older and Wiser is the ideal solution to get you up and running safely on the World Wide Web. This full-colour guide walks you step by step through the basics, while giving you the best advice on how to make the most of what the Internet has to offer.Shows you how to safely search and shop online; research your family tree; stay in touch with family; join social networks; and manage your financesWritten in full colour with explanatory screenshots and an easy-to-read fontIncludes brain-teaser sections, a glossary for easy reference, and a useful website directory.Uses the latest release of Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows XP, and Internet Explorer 8-updates, including Windows 7, and training tutorials can be found online at pcwisdom.co.ukIf you want to get started online but don't know how, you won't find a better guide than The Internet for the Older and Wiser.
Real case studies on Internet fraud written by real fraud examiners Internet Fraud Casebook: The World Wide Web of Deceit is a one-of-a-kind collection of actual cases written by the fraud examiners who investigated them. These stories were hand-selected from hundreds of submissions and together form a comprehensive, enlightening and entertaining picture of the many types of Internet fraud in varied industries throughout the world. Each case outlines how the fraud was engineered, how it was investigated, and how perpetrators were brought to justice Topics included are phishing, on-line auction fraud, security breaches, counterfeiting, and others Other titles by Wells: Fraud Casebook, Principles of Fraud Examination, and Computer Fraud Casebook This book reveals the dangers of Internet fraud and the measures that can be taken to prevent it from happening in the first place.
Deploy and support Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 with tools and technical information straight from the Microsoft IIS product team.
Get the definitive reference for deploying, managing, and supporting Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0. This official Microsoft® RESOURCE KIT provides comprehensive information and resources from Microsoft IIS Team experts who know the technology best. IIS, a service within the Windows Server® 2008 operating system, enables users to easily host and manage Web sites, create Web-based business applications, and extend file, print, media, and communication services to the Web. This RESOURCE KIT provides everything you need to know about IIS architecture, migrating servers and applications, capacity planning, performance monitoring, security features, top administration and troubleshooting scenarios, and IIS best practices. You also get an essential toolkit of resources on CD, including scripts, job aids, and a fully searchable eBook. A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to email@example.com.
Featuring all of Thorne's viral success, including "Missing Missy", The Internet Is a Playground culls together every article and e-mail from Thorne's wildly popular website 27bslash6.com, as well as enough new material, available only in these pages, to keep you laughing--and, indeed, crying--until Thorne's next stroke-of-genius prank. Or hilarious hoax. Or well-publicized almost-stint in jail (really).
Proven, task-based approach to developing winning internet marketing campaignsIf you've been seeking a practical, day-by-day, do-it-yourself plan for success in your Internet marketing, this is the book for you. The latest in the very popular Hour a Day series, this book gives you step-by-step instruction and clear action plans for all crucial aspects of successful internet marketing: SEO, website optimization, integration of social media and blogs, and pay-per-click strategies. Above all, it shows you how to use analytics effectively, so you can track and understand your results, then course-correct as you need.Provides step-by-step instruction to help you design, implement, and measure an internet marketing strategyUses the empowering and winning approach that has made the books in the Hour a Day series top sellersBreaks down intimidating topics into approachable, hour-a-day tasksCovers key topics in step-by-step detail, including SEO, website optimization and usability, analytics, blog integration, social media, and pay-per-click strategiesOffers expert guidance from an experienced and well-known internet marketer, Matt BaileyDrive targeted traffic to your site, keep them there, and convert them into happy customers with this refreshingly practical, roll-up-your-sleeves guide!
The book's accompanying Interactive learning environment on siteprebuilder.com gives you an online place to enhance and extend your practical experience through exercises, consolidate your learning and theoretical knowledge with marked quizzes, interaction with your WordPress marketing community, and fun and exciting extras such as challenges and competitions. This book is for people already using WordPress, who want more visitors, better visitors, and to convert more of them into paying customers. No prior marketing experience is required, although a basic understanding of either hosted or self-hosted WordPress blogs is assumed.
All projects are explained in a step-by-step manner, always starting with the assembly of the hardware and followed by basic tests of every hardware component. You will then learn how to build exciting applications in a practical manner based on the details of the projects. This book is intended for people who already have some experience with the Arduino platform and who want to build more exciting applications, in particular to Internet of Things. You will need to have some basic experience in electronics, Arduino, and programming in general to follow the projects created in the book.
The classic survey design reference, updated for the digital age For over two decades, Dillman's classic text on survey design has aided both students and professionals in effectively planning and conducting mail, telephone, and, more recently, Internet surveys. The new edition is thoroughly updated and revised, and covers all aspects of survey research. It features expanded coverage of mobile phones, tablets, and the use of do-it-yourself surveys, and Dillman's unique Tailored Design Method is also thoroughly explained. This invaluable resource is crucial for any researcher seeking to increase response rates and obtain high-quality feedback from survey questions. Consistent with current emphasis on the visual and aural, the new edition is complemented by copious examples within the text and accompanying website. This heavily revised Fourth Edition includes: Strategies and tactics for determining the needs of a given survey, how to design it, and how to effectively administer it How and when to use mail, telephone, and Internet surveys to maximum advantage Proven techniques to increase response rates Guidance on how to obtain high-quality feedback from mail,electronic, and other self-administered surveys Direction on how to construct effective questionnaires,including considerations of layout The effects of sponsorship on the response rates of surveys Use of capabilities provided by newly mass-used media:interactivity, presentation of aural and visual stimuli. The Fourth Edition reintroduces the telephone-including coordinating land and mobile. Grounded in the best research, the book offers practical how-to guidelines and detailed examples for practitioners and students alike.
Internet Privacy Rights analyses the current threats to our online autonomy and privacy and proposes a new model for the gathering, retention and use of personal data. Key to the model is the development of specific privacy rights: a right to roam the internet with privacy, a right to monitor the monitors, a right to delete personal data and a right to create, assert and protect an online identity. These rights could help in the formulation of more effective and appropriate legislation, and shape more privacy-friendly business models. The conclusion examines how the internet might look with these rights in place and whether such an internet could be sustainable from both a governmental and a business perspective.
Written by international experts in the field, this book covers the standards, architecture and deployment issues related to IP-based emergency servicesThis book brings together contributions from experts on technical and operational aspects within the international standardisation and regulatory processes relating to routing and handling of IP-based emergency calls. Readers will learn how these standards work, how various standardization organizations contributed to them and about pilot projects, early deployment and current regulatory situation.Key Features:Provides an overview of how the standards related to IP-based emergency services work, and how various organizations contributed to themFocuses on SIP and IMS-based communication systems for the InternetCovers standards, architecture and deployment issuesInternational focus, with coverage of the major national efforts in this areaWritten by the experts who were/are involved in the development of the standards (NENA, EENA, 3GPP, IETF, ETSI, etc.)Accompanying website provides updates on standards and deployment (http://ip-emergency.net)This book is an excellent resource for vendors building software and equipment for emergency services, engineers/researchers engaged in development of networks and network elements and standardization, emergency services providers, standardization experts, product persons, those within the regulatory environment. Students and lecturers, infrastructure and application service providers will also find this book of interest.
The rapid growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web is transforming the way information is accessed and used. New models for distributing, sharing, linking, and marketing information are appearing. This volume examines emerging economic and business models for global publishing and information access, as well as the attendant transformation of international information markets, institutions, and businesses. It provides those in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors with a practical framework for dealing with the new information markets. Topics addressed include the effects of various technological factors and market environments on pricing; the relationship among classic production costs, transaction costs, and the economic value of intellectual property; the effects of different pricing practices for telecommunications and Internet services on the pricing of information; the bundling and unbundling of information services; changing cost structures and the allocation of rights among authors, publishers, and other intermediaries; the effects of markets for complementary products and services, including advertising, on the pricing and use of information; and policy implications of different pricing models. A Publication of the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project in Collaboration with the School of Information Management and Systems at the University of California at Berkeley.
This book is an ideal learning tool for a wide range of learners. It provides essential information about Internet research, including topics on search toolbars, intelligent search agents, and finding, evaluating and citing online sources.
Internet Research Skills is a clear, concise guide to effective online research for social science and humanities students. The first half of the book deals with publications online, devoting separate chapters to academic articles, books, official publications and news sources, which form the core secondary sources for social science research. The second half of the book deals with the open web, a vast and confusing realm of materials, many of which have no direct print counterpart. The third edition has been updated throughout and now includes: - coverage of cutting edge online services as well as newly developed approaches to using online materials - a new chapter on organising your research and internet research methods - additional material on the use of social networks for research. - illustrations, examples and short exercises to help you put what you learn into practice. Internet Research Skills is an invaluable guide for undergraduate students carrying out research projects and for postgraduate students working on theses and dissertations.
The Internet is almost synonymous with change--that's one of its charms, and one of its headaches. You may think you know the Internet, but are you really up to speed on internet telephones, movie and TV downloading, blogging, gaming, online banking, dating, and photosharing?This utterly current book covers:Getting Online. Readers will have all the information they need to decide what kind of broadband connection works best for them, which browser they should use, and what kind of spyware-fighting and virus-and spam-protection measures they need to protect themselves.Finding Information. Google may be the leading search site, but it's certainly not the only game in town. This book introduces a diverse and useful collection of sites that help uncover everything from health care information, to shopping, travel and finance, to dependable reviews and ratings.Movies, music, and photos. The Web's teeming with entertainment--and not just the sort of postage-stamp sized videos that only a geek could love. Learn where to download movies, watch TV online, listen to music, play games, and post and share photos with friends.Keeping in touch. Email's only the beginning. This book introduces readers to the many tools that make the modern Internet such a great way to stay connected. From Web-based discussion groups to instant messaging programs, and from blogs and podcasts to Internet-based phone calls, this book will help you join the conversation.Ideal for anyone just venturing into cyberspace, this book is also perfect for more experienced users who could use an update to today's most exciting internet applications.
This report presents findings of a workshop featuring representatives of Internet Service Providers and others with access to data and insights about how the Internet performed on and immediately after the September 11 attacks. People who design and operate networks were asked to share data and their own preliminary analyses among participants in a closed workshop. They and networking researchers evaluated these inputs to synthesize lessons learned and derive suggestions for improvements in technology, procedures, and, as appropriate, policy.
JOHN LAGO IS A HITMAN. HE HAS SOME RULES FOR YOU. AND HE' S ABOUT TO BREAK EVERY SINGLE ONE. John Lago is a very bad guy. But he's the very best at what he does. And what he does is infiltrate top-level companies and assassinate crooked executives while disguised as an intern. Interns are invisible. That's the secret behind HR, Inc., the elite "placement agency" that doubles as a network of assassins for hire who take down high-profile targets that wouldn't be able to remember an intern's name if their lives depended on it. At the ripe old age of almost twenty-five, John Lago is already New York City's most successful hit man. He's also an intern at a prestigious Manhattan law firm, clocking eighty hours a week getting coffee, answering phones, and doing all the grunt work actual employees are too lazy to do. He was hired to assassinate one of the firm's heavily guarded partners. His internship provides the perfect cover, enabling him to gather intel and gain access to pull off a clean, untraceable hit. Part confessional, part DIY manual, The Intern's Handbook chronicles John's final assignment, a twisted thrill ride in which he is pitted against the toughest--and sexiest--adversary he's ever faced: Alice, an FBI agent assigned to take down the same law partner he's been assigned to kill.
In Interop, technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser explore the immense importance of interoperability-the standardization and integration of technology-and show how this simple principle will hold the key to our success in the coming decades and beyond.The practice of standardization has been facilitating innovation and economic growth for centuries. The standardization of the railroad gauge revolutionized the flow of commodities, the standardization of money revolutionized debt markets and simplified trade, and the standardization of credit networks has allowed for the purchase of goods using money deposited in a bank half a world away. These advancements did not eradicate the different systems they affected; instead, each system has been transformed so that it can interoperate with systems all over the world, while still preserving local diversity.As Palfrey and Gasser show, interoperability is a critical aspect of any successful system-and now it is more important than ever. Today we are confronted with challenges that affect us on a global scale: the financial crisis, the quest for sustainable energy, and the need to reform health care systems and improve global disaster response systems. The successful flow of information across systems is crucial if we are to solve these problems, but we must also learn to manage the vast degree of interconnection inherent in each system involved. Interoperability offers a number of solutions to these global challenges, but Palfrey and Gasser also consider its potential negative effects, especially with respect to privacy, security, and co-dependence of states; indeed, interoperability has already sparked debates about document data formats, digital music, and how to create successful yet safe cloud computing. Interop demonstrates that, in order to get the most out of interoperability while minimizing its risks, we will need to fundamentally revisit our understanding of how it works, and how it can allow for improvements in each of its constituent parts.In Interop, Palfrey and Gasser argue that there needs to be a nuanced, stable theory of interoperability-one that still generates efficiencies, but which also ensures a sustainable mode of interconnection. Pointing the way forward for the new information economy, Interop provides valuable insights into how technological integration and innovation can flourish in the twenty-first century.
Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships provides comprehensive coverage of the field in the context of developing relationships. Grounded in both contemporary and classic scholarship, the experienced author team engages the reader through an abundance of relatable stories, accessible writing, and the thoughtful application of interpersonal communication research to everyday life. Focusing on communication's role in the growth and decay of human relationships, this text introduces interpersonal communication principles and theories through the use of common experiences. Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships aims to motivate readers to critically think about their own relational communication and those of others, and to peak interest and affinity for future social science research. A market leader for over twenty years, this Sixth Edition retains its classic features including the citations of the most current research from communication and social psychology; thorough coverage of dialogue, speech, and interaction patterns; true stories, executive summary boxes, cartoons, and diagnostic tests.
Recognized for its focus on being "other-oriented" - a focal point that highlights the importance interpersonal interactions -Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others enhances communication competence in a variety of interpersonal relationships and interpersonal contexts. This sixth edition emphasizes the expanding role of technology in interpersonal communication and the implication of its use in our daily relationships and communication with others. Relating to Others also offers exceptional coverage of cultural diversity, to help readers understand and adapt to these differences while learning how to establish common links with other individuals enabling them to build and strengthen relationships in their everyday lives.
Effective communication is an important element of success for every organization, leader, manager, supervisor, and employee. Good communication skills are a prerequisite for advancement in most fields and are key to exercising influence both within and beyond the work group. This edition retains the subject matter strengths of the previous version and augments them with content that reflects new understandings of interpersonal communications, new communication technologies, and new organizational practices that include wider spans of management control, greater employee empowerment, geographically dispersed work groups, and team-based activities. It also contains new material on persuasive communications, dialogue, and nominal group technique. New chapters on techniques for generating ideas and solutions and communicating in the multicultural workplace offer fresh perspectives on topics that have become increasingly important in today's workplace. Throughout the book, the authors provide assessments, exercises, and Think About It sections that offer readers numerous opportunities for practice and feedback. Any person can realize the benefits of improved communication skills. Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Workplace, Second Edition, provides the insight and expertise needed to achieve this goal. Readers will learn how to: * Solve common communication problems. * Communicate with different personality types. * Read non-verbal cues. * Improve listening skills. * Give effective feedback. * Be sensitive to cultural differences in communication.
Textbook examines the central principles of effective conflict management in a wide variety of contexts--from romantic relationships to the workplace. Its combination of up-to-date research and examples gives students a theoretical as well as a practical foundation in conflict management.
With Captain David Gold and an away team trapped on the other side of an interdimensional rift, Lieutenant Commander Kieran Duffy Þnds himself in command of the U.S.S. da Vinci just as the ship comes under attack by the Tholians. The enemy is armed with a new and improved version of their infamous energy web, and the da Vinci is badly outnumbered, but Þeeing the battle means abandoning the captain and the others to an uncertain fate outside this universe. There, marooned aboard a derelict vessel, Gold and his S.C.E. team struggle to keep the madness -- inducing effect of the rift from driving them to suicide and murder before they can Þnd a way to escape the realm of Interphase. The exciting conclusion of an all-new two-part adventure!
In recent decades the explosive growth of globalization and regional integration has fuelled parallel growth in multilingual conferences. Although conference interpreting has come of age as a profession, interpreter training programs have had varied success, pointing to the need for an instructional manual which covers the subject comprehensively. This book seeks to fill that need by providing a structured syllabus and an overview of interpretation accompanied by exercises in various aspects of the art. It is meant to serve as a practical guide for interpreters and as a complement to interpreter training programs in the classroom and online, particularly those for students preparing for conference interpreting in international governmental and business settings. This expanded second edition includes additional exercises and provides direct links to a variety of web-based resources and practice speeches, also including additional language combinations.
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