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Hacking h(app)iness - why your personal data counts and how tracking it can change the world by Havens, John C.

Hacking h(app)iness - why your personal data counts and how tracking it can change the world

"In Hacking Happiness, futurist and contributing Mashable writer John C. Havens introduces you to your "quantified self"-your digital identity represented by gigabytes of data produced from tracking your activities on your smartphone and computer. Harvested by megacorporations such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, Havens argues that companies gather this data because of its immense economic value, encouraging a culture of "sharing" as they hoard the information based on our lives for private mo

Sep 26, 2014
Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch by Davies, Nick, 1953-

Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch

"The definitive book on how the News of the World phone-hacking scandal reached the highest echelons of power in the government, security, and the media in the UK, from the journalist who broke the story"--

Sep 29, 2014
Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch by Davies, Nick, 1953-

Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch

"The definitive book on how the News of the World phone-hacking scandal reached the highest echelons of power in the government, security, and the media in the UK, from the journalist who broke the story"--

Sep 25, 2014
Gun control in the Third Reich - disarming the Jews and "enemies of the state" by Halbrook, Stephen P., author.

Gun control in the Third Reich - disarming the Jews and "enemies of the state"

Sep 29, 2014
Great maps by Brotton, Jerry, author.

Great maps

Traces human development and culture through cartography, from early rock carvings to the latest geospatial technology.

Sep 26, 2014
Good manners for nice people - who sometimes say f*ck by Alkon, Amy.

Good manners for nice people - who sometimes say f*ck

Combining science with humor, an in-your-face modern guide to manners for regular people provides a new set of rules for the twenty-first century that shows how to avoid being rude and stand up to those who are.

Sep 25, 2014
Good manners for nice people - who sometimes say f*ck by Alkon, Amy.

Good manners for nice people - who sometimes say f*ck

We live in a world that's very different from the one in which Emily Post came of age. Many of us who are nice (but who also sometimes say "(f*ck)" are frequently at a loss for guidelines about how to be a good person who deals effectively with the increasing onslaught of rudeness we all encounter. To lead us out of the miasma of modern mannerlessness, science based and bitingly funny syndicated advice columnist Amy Alkon rips the doily off the manners genre and gives us a new set of rules for

Sep 29, 2014
Good grief! - life in a tiny Vermont village by Stimson, Ellen, 1962-

Good grief! - life in a tiny Vermont village

Sep 29, 2014
Good cheap eats - everyday dinners and fantastic feasts for $10 or less by Fisher, Jessica (Jessica Getskow)

Good cheap eats - everyday dinners and fantastic feasts for $10 or less

"In over 200 recipes, Jessica Fisher shows budget-conscious cooks how they can eat remarkably well without breaking the bank. Good Cheap Eats serves up 70 three-course dinners--main course, side, and dessert--all for less than ten dollars for a family offour. Chapters include "Something Meatier," on traditional meat-centered dinners, "Stretching It," which shows how to flavor and accent meat so that you are using less than usual but still getting lots of flavor, and "Company Dinners," which prov

Sep 26, 2014
Good cheap eats - everyday dinners and fantastic feasts for $10 or less by Fisher, Jessica (Jessica Getskow)

Good cheap eats - everyday dinners and fantastic feasts for $10 or less

In over 200 recipes, Jessica Fisher shows budget-conscious cooks how they can eat remarkably well without breaking the bank. Good Cheap Eats serves up 70 three-course dinners--main course, side, and dessert--all for less than ten dollars for a family of four.

Sep 29, 2014
Gone feral - tracking my dad through the wild by Carpenter, Novella, 1972-

Gone feral - tracking my dad through the wild

Describes the author's effort to connect with her long-estranged septuagenarian father, a homesteader, classical guitarist ,and war veteran whose views on freedom prompted a life of solitude.

Sep 25, 2014
Gone feral - tracking my dad through the wild by Carpenter, Novella, 1972-

Gone feral - tracking my dad through the wild

Describes the author's effort to connect with her long-estranged septuagenarian father, a homesteader, classical guitarist ,and war veteran whose views on freedom prompted a life of solitude.

Sep 29, 2014
Get Plucky With the Ukulele - A Quick and Easy Guide to Anything Uke by Grove-white, Will

Get Plucky With the Ukulele - A Quick and Easy Guide to Anything Uke

Sep 26, 2014
George H. W. Bush - Character at the Core by Smith, Curt

George H. W. Bush - Character at the Core

Sep 29, 2014
Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters by Valenti, Jessica, author.

Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters

Sep 29, 2014
Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters by Valenti, Jessica, author.

Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters

An Internet blogger presents a feminist perspectve on such issues as pop culture, reproductive rights, eating disorders, fashion, consumerism, and politics.

Sep 26, 2014
Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly

Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons

Sep 25, 2014
Fresh nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly (Kimi)

Fresh nourishing salads for all seasons

Sep 29, 2014
French vocabulary by Kurbegov, Eliane.

French vocabulary

Sep 29, 2014
Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists by Lowe, John (John Paul) author.

Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists

Offers an introduction to drawing creative comics, covering such topics as contour drawing, perspective, using photo reference, and adding digital patterns.

Sep 26, 2014