Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design,
Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design,...
Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity
Achieving decisive, accountable, value–adding, managerial leadership is critical to effective organizations. Jaques and Clement approach this leadership question in an entirely new way.
By clarifying the meaning of leadership within the organizational structure. they show that all managers must have leadership accountability, and that there con be no such thing as an effective manager who does not effectively discharge that accountability.
It is in this analysis of what makes for effective managerial leadership that Executive Leadership is at its most radical. Jaques and Clement reject the notion that particular groups of personality qualities and traits characterize effective leaders and instead focus on the requisite organizational structure for managerial leadership to occur.
Executive Leadership is a refreshingly practical approach to the development of decisive managerial leaders at all levels of the organization. It is essential reading for all concerned with organization development, leadership and human resource management....
"Perhaps the crux of all writing is to find the word that describes what the eye has seen and the mind imagined", says Josephson Nicholson in Rolling Stone. "Judged on that basis, Michael McClure's… most recent books are as good as anything going. Their advantage is Sheer Scope". In "Jaguar Skies" McClure reaffirms the biological intelligence, indeed the active principle, at the heart of his own work. As the book demonstrates so clearly, the exuberant resonances of his verse approach cosmic echoings, while the precise patterns mirror the intricate pulsations of molecules and stars. For McClure, "ecology" is not an ideal but the unalterable fact of all existence: it is how the universe breathes....
The Wanting Seed
The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world that overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world of spacelessness where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality ("It's Sapiens to be Homo . This time of the near future is eventually transformed into a chaos of cannibalistic dining-clubs, fantastic fertility rituals, and wars without enemies. The Wanting Seed is a novel both extravagantly funny and grimly serious....
In today's world, security is a top concern for businesses worldwide. Without a secure computer system, you don't make money, you don't expand, and - bottom line - you don't survive. Cryptography holds great promise as the technology to provide security in cyberspace. Amazingly enough, no literature exists about how to implement cryptography and how to incorporate it into real-world systems. With Practical Cryptography, an author team of international renown provides you with the first hands-on cryptographic product implementation guide, bridging the gap between cryptographic theory and real-world cryptographic applications.
This follow-up guide to the bestselling Applied Cryptography dives in and explains the how-to of cryptography. You'll find discussions on: Practical rules for choosing and using cryptographic primitives, from block ciphers to digital signatures
Implementing cryptographic algorithms and systems in a secure way on today's computers
A consistent design philosophy to ensure that every part of the system achieves the required security level
Why security affects every part of the system, and why it has to be a primary goal of the project
How simple interfaces for cryptographic primitives reduce system complexity and increase system security ...
The Wall Street Waltz
Remediation: Understanding New Media
Media critics remain captivated by the modernist myth of the new: they assume that digital technologies such as the World Wide Web, virtual reality, and computer graphics must divorce themselves from earlier media for a new set of aesthetic and cultural principles. In this richly illustrated study, Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin offer a theory of mediation for our digital age that challenges this assumption. They argue that new visual media achieve their cultural significance precisely by paying homage to, rivaling, and refashioning such earlier media as perspective painting, photography, film, and television. They call this process of refashioning "remediation," and they note that earlier media have also refashioned one another: photography remediated painting, film remediated stage production and photography, and television remediated film, vaudeville, and radio....
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Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs
Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs, Second Edition, provides an updated treatment from the point of view of medicinal chemistry and drug design, focusing on the mechanism of action of antitumor drugs from the molecular level, and on the relationship between chemical structure and chemical and biochemical reactivity of antitumor agents. Antitumor chemotherapy is a very active field of research, and a huge amount of information on the topic is generated every year. Cytotoxic chemotherapy is gradually being supplemented by a new generation of drugs that recognize specific targets on the surface or inside cancer cells, and resistance to antitumor drugs continues to be investigated. While these therapies are in their infancy, they hold promise of more effective therapies with fewer side effects. Although many books are available that deal with clinical aspects of cancer chemotherapy, this book provides a sorely needed update from the point of view of medicinal chemistry and drug design....
Microsoft® Office for the Older and Wiser
Microsoft® Office for the Older and Wiser...