Pdf ebook: Beautiful Trouble

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Summary: Banksy, the Yes Men, Gandhi, Starhawk: the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest is now in the hands of the next generation of change-makers, t

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  • Publisher: OR Books
  • ISBN: 1939293162
  • Genre: Art
  • Number of Pages: 140
  • Language: English
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Description: Banksy, the Yes Men, Gandhi, Starhawk: the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest is now in the hands of the next generation of change-makers, thanks to Beautiful Trouble. Sophisticated enough for veteran activists, accessible enough for newbies, this compact pocket edition of the bestselling Beautiful Trouble is a book that’s both handy and inexpensive. Showcasing the synergies between artistic imagination and shrewd political strategy, this generously illustrated volume can easily be slipped into your pocket as you head out to the streets. This is for everyone who longs for a more beautiful, more just, more livable world – and wants to know how to get there. Includes a new introduction by the editors. Contributors include: Celia Alario • Andy Bichlbaum • Nadine Bloch • L. M. Bogad • Mike Bonnano • Andrew Boyd • Kevin Buckland • Doyle Canning • Samantha Corbin • Stephen Duncombe • Simon Enoch • Janice Fine • Lisa Fithian • Arun Gupta • Sarah Jaffe • John Jordan • Stephen Lerner • Zack Malitz • Nancy L. Mancias • Dave Oswald Mitchell • Tracey Mitchell • Mark Read • Patrick Reinsborough • Joshua Kahn Russell • Nathan Schneider • John Sellers • Matthew Skomarovsky • Jonathan Matthew Smucker • Starhawk • Eric Stoner • Harsha Walia


Pdf ebook: The Sound of Innovation

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Summary: How a team of musicians, engineers, computer scientists, and psychologists developed computer music as an academic field and ushered in the era of digital

  • Author : Andrew J. Nelson
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • ISBN: 0262328828
  • Genre: Education
  • Number of Pages: 248
  • Language: English
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Description: How a team of musicians, engineers, computer scientists, and psychologists developed computer music as an academic field and ushered in the era of digital music. In the 1960s, a team of Stanford musicians, engineers, computer scientists, and psychologists used computing in an entirely novel way: to produce and manipulate sound and create the sonic basis of new musical compositions. This group of interdisciplinary researchers at the nascent Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA, pronounced “karma”) helped to develop computer music as an academic field, invent the technologies that underlie it, and usher in the age of digital music. In The Sound of Innovation, Andrew Nelson chronicles the history of CCRMA, tracing its origins in Stanford's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory through its present-day influence on Silicon Valley and digital music groups worldwide. Nelson emphasizes CCRMA's interdisciplinarity, which stimulates creativity at the intersections of fields; its commitment to open sharing and users; and its pioneering commercial engagement. He shows that Stanford's outsized influence on the emergence of digital music came from the intertwining of these three modes, which brought together diverse supporters with different aims around a field of shared interest. Nelson thus challenges long-standing assumptions about the divisions between art and science, between the humanities and technology, and between academic research and commercial applications, showing how the story of a small group of musicians reveals substantial insights about innovation. Nelson draws on extensive archival research and dozens of interviews with digital music pioneers; the book's website provides access to original historic documents and other material.


Pdf ebook: A Gift of Fire

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Summary: This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

  • Author : Sara Baase
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
  • ISBN: 0133061787
  • Genre: Computers
  • Number of Pages: 528
  • Language: English
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Description: This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology, 4e is ideal for courses in Computer Ethics and Computers and Society. It is also a useful reference for computer science professionals or anyone interested in learning more about computing technology and its overarching impact. Sara Baase explores the social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional, and economic implications of computing and the controversies they raise. With a computer scientist's perspective, and with historical context for many issues, she covers the issues students will face both as members of a technological society and as professionals in computer-related fields. A primary goal is to develop computer professionals who understand the implications of what they create and how it fits into society at large.


Pdf ebook: My First Mickey Mouse Bedtime Storybook

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Summary: Read along with Disney! Featuring six classic Mickey Mouse tales, this collection of stories is perfect for little ones at bedtime or any time!

  • Author : Disney Books
  • Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
  • ISBN: 1368051049
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 72
  • Language: English
  • Views: 361
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Description: Read along with Disney! Featuring six classic Mickey Mouse tales, this collection of stories is perfect for little ones at bedtime or any time!


Pdf ebook: Hello, Friends! (Blue's Clues and You!)

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Summary: With this full-color storybook, boys and girls ages 0 to 3 will love meeting Blue, Josh, and the whole gang from the new Nickelodeon show Blue's Clues & Yo

  • Author : Nickelodeon Publishing
  • Publisher: Nickelodeon
  • ISBN: 1649120079
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 26
  • Language: English
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Description: With this full-color storybook, boys and girls ages 0 to 3 will love meeting Blue, Josh, and the whole gang from the new Nickelodeon show Blue's Clues & You! This Nickelodeon read-along contains audio narration.