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Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy
by , Neel Mehta

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English

Pages

347

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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<b>Authored by 3 Product Managers at Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, </b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i> is a comprehensive guide on the must-know concepts of technology and business strategy. <b>It is a must-read for anyone pursuing product management, design, marketing, consulting or business strategy roles in the tech industry.</b><br /><br />***Swipe to Unlock was updated in 2019 to <b>include over 40 pages of new content</b> to cover the latest developments in the world of tech.***<b> We highly recommend buying our book directly from Amazon rather than a third-party seller as it's the only way to ensure you get the latest version.</b><br /><br />This <b>#1 Amazon Business Bestseller won a medal </b>from the <b>North American Book Awards</b> and has been featured in <b>The Wall Street Journal</b>, <b>Forbes</b>, and <b>Business Insider. </b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i> was touted as <b>"our generation's Rosetta Stone for enabling anyone to peer into the technology changing everyday life"</b> by Jeremy Schifeling.<br /><ul><li>How does Spotify determine what songs to recommend to you?</li><li>How did KaiOS become the third largest mobile operating system in just two years since launching?</li><li>Why does Amazon offer free shipping with Prime if it loses them money?</li><li>How did a single typo take down 20% of the internet?</li><li>Why did Microsoft acquire LinkedIn?</li></ul>By answering real-world questions like this, <b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i> gives you a peek under the hood of the technology you use every day, decodes tech's biggest buzzwords, and shows you how technology is changing the society we live in for better or for worse.</b><br /><br /><b>Topics Covered: </b>Software Development, Business Models & Strategies, Economics, Hacking & Security, Hardware & Robots, The Internet, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Technology Policy, Emerging Markets, Future Trends, and much more!<br /><br /><b>Featured Companies: </b>Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Spotify, Uber, WeChat, Yelp, Tinder, Washington Post, Grab, Toyota, GoJek, Samsung, Salesforce, M-Pesa, Quora, KaiOS, Twitter, Tesla, ByteDance, Airbnb, Robinhood, Adobe, Alibaba, Netflix, Paytm, Target, and many more!<br /><br /><b>Unlock the answers you need to ace your tech interviews or become a better-educated digital citizen. Buy Swipe to Unlock today to understand why it's a Top Gifted Book of 2018!</b><br />
CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Seventh Edi...
by Mike Meyers

Language

English

Pages

956

Publication Date

June 22, 2018

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<p><b>Thoroughly revised for the new CompTIA Network+ exam, the Seventh Edition of this bestselling <i>All-in-One Exam Guide</i> delivers 100% coverage of the exam objectives and serves as a valuable on-the-job reference</b></p> <p>Take the latest version of the CompTIA Network+ exam with complete confidence using the fully updated information contained in this comprehensive self-study system. The book offers clear instruction and real-world examples from training expert and bestselling author Mike Meyers along with hundreds of accurate practice questions.</p> <p>Fulfilling the promise of the All-in-One series, this complete reference serves both as a study tool and a valuable on-the-job reference that will serve readers beyond the exam. <i>CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide</i>, <i>Seventh Edition (Exam N10-007)</i> also includes access to free video training and interactive hands-on labs and simulations that prepare you for difficult performance-based questions. A valuable pre-assessment test enables readers to gauge their familiarity with the test’s objectives and tailor an effective course for study.</p> <p>· Contains complete coverage of every objective for the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam</p> <p>· Written by CompTIA training and certification guru Mike Meyers</p> <p>· Electronic content includes the Total Tester exam simulator with over 100 practice questions, over an hour of training videos, and a collection of Mike Meyers’ favorite shareware and freeware networking utilities</p> <p><br /> </p> <p></p> <p><br /> </p>
The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence for Microsoft ...
by , Alberto Ferrari

Language

English

Pages

768

Publication Date

July 02, 2019

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<p>Now expanded and updated with modern best practices, this is the most complete guide to Microsoft’s DAX language for business intelligence, data modeling, and analytics. Expert Microsoft BI consultants Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari help you master everything from table functions through advanced code and model optimization. You’ll learn exactly what happens under the hood when you run a DAX expression, and use this knowledge to write fast, robust code. This edition focuses on examples you can build and run with the free Power BI Desktop, and helps you make the most of the powerful syntax of variables (VAR) in Power BI, Excel, or Analysis Services. Want to leverage all of DAX’s remarkable capabilities? This no-compromise “deep dive” is exactly what you need.</p> <p> <br /> </p> <p>Perform powerful data analysis with DAX for Power BI, SQL Server, and Excel</p> <p>·         Master core DAX concepts, including calculated columns, measures, and calculation groups</p> <p>·         Work efficiently with basic and advanced table functions</p> <p>·         Understand evaluation contexts and the CALCULATE and CALCULATETABLE functions</p> <p>·         Perform time-based calculations</p> <p>·         Use calculation groups and calculation items</p> <p>·         Use syntax of variables (VAR) to write more readable, maintainable code</p> <p>·         Express diverse and unusual relationships with DAX, including many-to-many relationships and bidirectional filters</p> <p>·         Master advanced optimization techniques, and improve performance in aggregations</p> <p>·         Optimize data models to achieve better compression</p> <p> </p> <p>·         Measure DAX query performance with DAX Studio and learn how to optimize your DAX </p>
CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide: Exam 100-105, Ex...
by Todd Lammle

Language

English

Pages

1137

Publication Date

October 17, 2016

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<p><b>Cisco has announced big changes to its certification program.</b></p> <p><b>As of February 24, 2020, all current certifications will be retired, and Cisco will begin offering new certification programs.</b></p> <p><i>The good news is if you’re working toward any current CCNA certification, keep going. You have until February 24, 2020 to complete your current CCNA. If you already have CCENT/ICND1 certification and would like to earn CCNA, you have until February 23, 2020 to complete your CCNA certification in the current program.  Likewise, if you’re thinking of completing the current CCENT/ICND1, ICND2, or CCNA Routing and Switching certification, you can still complete them between now and February 23, 2020. </i></p> <b><br /><br />Networking's leading authority joins Sybex for the ultimate CCNA prep guide</b> <p><i>CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide, 2<sup>nd</sup> Edition</i> is your comprehensive review for the CCNA exams. Written by the leading authority on networking technology, this guide covers 100% of all objectives for the latest ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA Composite exams. Hands-on labs help you gain experience in critical procedures and practices. Gain access to the Sybex online learning environment, featuring a robust set of study tools including: practice questions, flashcards, video instruction, and an extensive glossary of terms to help you better prepare for exam day. The pre-assessment test helps you prioritize your study time, and bonus practice exams allow you to test your understanding.</p> <p>The CCNA certification is essential to a career in networking, and the exam can be taken in two parts or as a composite. Whichever you choose, this book is your essential guide for complete review.</p> <ul> <li>Master IP data network operation</li> <li>Troubleshoot issues and keep the network secure</li> <li>Understand switching and routing technologies</li> <li>Work with IPv4 and IPv6 addressing</li> </ul> <p>Full coverage and expert insight makes <i>CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide</i> your ultimate companion for CCNA prep.</p>
Springer Handbook of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (Springe...
by Springer

Language

English

Pages

1327

Publication Date

June 16, 2017

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<p>This Handbook presents a complete and rigorous overview of the fundamentals, methods and applications of the multidisciplinary field of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), providing an exhaustive, one-stop reference work and a state-of-the-art description of GNSS as a key technology for science and society at large. </p><p>All global and regional satellite navigation systems, both those currently in operation and those under development (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, IRNSS/NAVIC, SBAS), are examined in detail. The functional principles of receivers and antennas, as well as the advanced algorithms and models for GNSS parameter estimation, are rigorously discussed.  The book covers the broad and diverse range of land, marine, air and space applications, from everyday GNSS to high-precision scientific applications and provides detailed descriptions of the most widely used GNSS format standards, covering receiver formats as well as IGS product and meta-data formats. </p><p>The full coverage of the field of GNSS is presented in seven parts, from its fundamentals, through the treatment of global and regional navigation satellite systems, of receivers and antennas, and of algorithms and models, up to the broad and diverse range of applications in the areas of positioning and navigation, surveying, geodesy and geodynamics, and remote sensing and timing.</p><p> </p><p>Each chapter is written by international experts and amply illustrated with figures and photographs, making the book an invaluable resource for scientists, engineers, students and institutions alike.</p>
Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems
by , Jennifer Petoff

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English

Pages

552

Publication Date

March 23, 2016

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<p>The overwhelming majority of a software system’s lifespan is spent in use, not in design or implementation. So, why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large-scale computing systems?</p><p>In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google’s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world. You’ll learn the principles and practices that enable Google engineers to make systems more scalable, reliable, and efficient—lessons directly applicable to your organization.</p><p>This book is divided into four sections:</p><ul><li><b>Introduction</b>—Learn what site reliability engineering is and why it differs from conventional IT industry practices</li><li><b>Principles</b>—Examine the patterns, behaviors, and areas of concern that influence the work of a site reliability engineer (SRE)</li><li><b>Practices</b>—Understand the theory and practice of an SRE’s day-to-day work: building and operating large distributed computing systems</li><li><b>Management</b>—Explore Google's best practices for training, communication, and meetings that your organization can use</li></ul>
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Training Notes 2019: ...
by Neal Davis

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English

Pages

245

Publication Date

March 12, 2019

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The information in this AWS Certification ebook relates to the latest version of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect Associate (SAA-C01) exam that was released in February 2018. An updated version of the book is released each month to ensure the content is up-to-date.<br /><br />The SAA-C01 exam covers a broad set of AWS services and the aim of this AWS Solutions Architect Associate study guide is to provide a detailed list of the facts you need to know before you sit the exam. This will shortcut your study time and maximize your chance of passing the exam first time.<br /><br />The architect certifications, including the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification, are extremely valuable in the Cloud Computing industry today. Preparing to answer the associate level scenario-based questions requires a significant commitment in time and effort.<br /><br />AWS Solutions Architect and successful instructor, Neal Davis, has consolidated the information you need to be successful from numerous training sources and AWS FAQ pages. Master the details of the AWS Cloud so you can achieve exam success.<br /><br />In addition to the book, you are provided with access to a 65-question practice exam on an interactive exam simulator to evaluate your progress and ensure you’re prepared for the style and difficulty of the real AWS exam.<br /><br />This book can help you prepare for your exam in the following ways:<br /><br />• Deep dive into the SAA-C01 exam objectives with over 240 pages of detailed facts, tables, and diagrams – everything you need to know!<br />• Familiarize yourself with the exam question format with the practice questions included in each section<br />• Use our online exam simulator to evaluate progress and ensure you’re ready for the real AWS exam<br /><br />We hope you get great value from this AWS Training resource and wish you the best of luck with your AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam.
Weight Watchers Freestyle Cookbook: The Complete Guide With 200 W...
by Tony Mcain

Language

English

Pages

162

Publication Date

August 30, 2019

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<strong>Drop More Pounds and Eating Whatever You Want</strong>Sound Hard? But It Is True. With The New <h2>Weight Watchers Freestyle Cookbook</h2> has been designed for rapid weight loss and improving energy.<br />The reasons why people lose weight vary from person to person. Over the past two decades, obesity has greatly increased in the USA with statistics showing that more than a third of adults in the USA are overweight. <br />When one is overweight, he or she has a lot of physiological as well as emotional issues, hence people having varied reasons for wanting to lose weight: What this book is all about:★ The Best WW freestyle recipes★ Points values of all recipes★ Nutritional info of all recipes★ Easy to find ingredients★ Simple and Fast★ Servings & cooking infoGet your copy now! And enjoy most delicious meals and lose weight FAST!
101 Labs - Linux LPIC1: Includes Linux Essentials
by Paul Browning

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English

Pages

351

Publication Date

August 17, 2019

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<p><strong>101 Labs - Book Series</strong></p><p>Experts agree that we retain only 10% of what we read but 90% of what we do. Perhaps this explains why the global pass rate for most IT exams is a ghastly 40%. This is where the 101 Labs book series can help. We are revolutionizing how IT people train for their exams and the real world with our Learn - By - Doing teaching method.</p><p>101 Labs’ mission is to turn you into an IT expert by doing instead of reading. Using free software and free trials, our experts take you by the hand and walk you through every aspect of the protocols and technologies you will encounter in your IT career. We share our configuration tips and tricks with you as well as how to avoid the common mistakes many novice engineers make, which can quickly become career-ending.</p><p><strong>101 Labs – Linux LPIC1 (Includes Linux Essentials)</strong></p><p>Linux has been used to build the infrastructure of companies such as Google, Amazon and Facebook. It also runs on TVs, firewalls, smart devices and powers over 96% of web servers. Over 85% of organizations utilize Linux within their IT infrastructure so it represents a great opportunity for any IT person interested in learning open-source.</p><p>Growth in technology has been a huge increase in demand for engineers who can support Linux servers and computers. The open-source job market is booming with 79% of employers offering big incentives to candidates with this skill. Even exams from vendors such as Cisco Systems and CompTIA require you to understand Linux. There is a huge shortfall in Linux certified engineers and the Linux LIPC1 is currently ranked as the number 1 open source certification</p><p>101 Labs – Linux LIPC1 takes you through the beginner exam syllabus, the LPI Linux Essentials in case you are a novice and want to learn the basics of Linux or simply just brush up your skills. You then tackle all the main LPIC1 topics broken into the two exams 101 and 102.</p><p>Follow along with our instructor as he guides you through all the important commands, tools and utilities you need to know. We share our years of industry experience with you so you really feel prepared not only for the exams but the real world of Linux system administration.</p><p>Please use the free resources at www.101labs.net/resources which will help you with the labs.</p><p><strong>About the Author</strong></p><p>Paul Browning left behind a career in law enforcement in 2000 and started an IT consulting and training company. He's written over 15 best selling IT books and through his books, classroom courses, and websites he’s trained tens of thousands of people from all walks of life.</p><p>He's spent the last 16 years dedicated to training and teaching IT students from all walks of life to pass their exams and enjoy a rewarding career.</p><p>Arturo Norberto Baldo is a Linux enthusiast, network engineer at AS262187, freelance IT consultant since 2012, ISOC and IETF member.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
Data Science from Scratch: First Principles with Python
by Joel Grus

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English

Pages

408

Publication Date

April 12, 2019

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<p>To really learn data science, you should not only master the tools—data science libraries, frameworks, modules, and toolkits—but also understand the ideas and principles underlying them. Updated for Python 3.6, this second edition of Data Science from Scratch shows you how these tools and algorithms work by implementing them from scratch.</p><p>If you have an aptitude for mathematics and some programming skills, author Joel Grus will help you get comfortable with the math and statistics at the core of data science, and with the hacking skills you need to get started as a data scientist. Packed with new material on deep learning, statistics, and natural language processing, this updated book shows you how to find the gems in today’s messy glut of data.</p><ul><li>Get a crash course in Python</li><li>Learn the basics of linear algebra, statistics, and probability—and how and when they’re used in data science</li><li>Collect, explore, clean, munge, and manipulate data</li><li>Dive into the fundamentals of machine learning</li><li>Implement models such as k-nearest neighbors, Naïve Bayes, linear and logistic regression, decision trees, neural networks, and clustering</li><li>Explore recommender systems, natural language processing, network analysis, MapReduce, and databases</li></ul>

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