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Social Networking
This timely series focuses on safe use of the Internet and social media, explaining each activity, noting pleasures as well as perils, and offering suggestions for minimizing risk.
Today's networking can hook up a potential homeowner with the right house, a lonely single person with the right life partner and a working mother with the right childcare facilities for her child. Networking Magic teaches readers how to find the best: Medical professionals; Legal experts; Financial counsellors; Personal care providers - from hairdressers to decorators; Schools, colleges and special programmes; Filled with resources, checklists and step-by-step instructions that readers can easily follow and apply, Networking Magic is a motivational reference that gives readers all the information they need to succeed.
A terrific book whether you're just starting out or are already blogging regularly, this book provides solid information on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and the tools you need to get started.
Start using Facebook right away—the QuickSteps way. In Facebook for Seniors QuickSteps, color photos and screenshots with clear instructions show you how to enjoy the benefits of the world’s most popular social networking site.
A thoroughly comprehensive toolkit to help you develop all the networking skills you want to know, practice, and utilize. The art of effective networking is absolutely vital to building solid business relationships and to finding, growing, and keeping your business and enhancing your life.
In this completely updated book, Erik Deckers and Kyle Lacy help you use social media to attract new business and job opportunities you’ll never find any other way. From Facebook to Pinterest to video sharing, this book is packed with new techniques and ideas that are practical, easy, and effective.
Social media is a powerful, mandatory tool for the job world. Career expert Miriam Salpeter illustrates its fullest potential in an updated and revised edition of her popular one-stop resource. Readers will learn how to create and promote an online brand and make themselves indispensible in the workforce.
Martin Yates shows you how to use his proven social networking strategies to build your brand and market your skills across an ever-growing network. Today, most employers use popular social media platforms like LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, and Twitter for recruitment. With millions of professionals also social networking, it's essential to create a brand that stands out.
This book provides needed Christian perspective on navigating today's social media culture. He interacts with major symbols, or "iGods," of our distracted age--Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Pixar, YouTube, and Twitter--to investigate the impact of the technologies and cultural phenomena that drive us.
Features like text-box definitions, logical but light-hearted prose, and practical step-by-step instructions guide readers through topics like computer basics (and its confusing lingo); and demystify digital devices ranging from smartphones, iPads and tablets, e-readers, televisions, DVRs, digital music and much more.This book easily explains social media, video calling, blogs, even how to simply create your own website.
Computer Security
Fully revised to include cutting-edge new tools for your security arsenal, Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Fourth Edition reveals how to protect your network from a wide range of nefarious exploits.
Weisman starts with a clear-eyed assessment of the problem, helping you understand just how much risk you face. Next, he helps you understand, anticipate, and prevent many frightening forms of identity theft.
Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.
This timely series focuses on safe use of the Internet and social media, explaining each activity, noting pleasures as well as perils, and offering suggestions for minimizing risk.
In The Practice of Network Security Monitoring, Mandiant CSO Richard Bejtlich shows you how to use NSM to add a robust layer of protection around your networks — no prior experience required. To help you avoid costly and inflexible solutions, he teaches you how to deploy, build, and run an NSM operation using open source software and vendor-neutral tools.
This guide to safe online gaming is a valuable resource for any teen gamer, as well as his or her parents. Written by a gaming blogger and longtime game enthusiast, it covers all of the bases of gaming safety.
Once considered a borderless and chaotic virtual landscape, the Internet is now home to the forces of international law and order. It’s not just computer hackers and cyber crooks who lurk in the dark corners of the Web—the cops are there, too.
WE ARE ANONYMOUS is the first full account of how a loosely assembled group of hackers scattered across the globe formed a new kind of insurgency, seized headlines, and tortured the feds-and the ultimate betrayal that would eventually bring them down.
Before smartphones, back even before the Internet and personal computer, a misfit group of technophiles, blind teenagers, hippies, and outlaws figured out how to hack the world’s largest machine: the telephone system.
Apple / Macintosh
With iPhoto '11 it's easy to organize and manage the thousands (maybe tens of thousands) of photos on your Mac by Faces, Places, and Events. iPhoto '11 also comes with editing and enhancement tools that rival those in expensive photo software. And finally Share what you shoot by publishing photos to your Facebook page and Flickr account or liven up someone's inbox with a beautiful email message designed with your photos.
Using tons of illustrations and step-by-step explanations, Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air gets you up and running by clearly showing you how to do everything.
There’s never been a better time to switch to OS X—and there’s never been a better, more authoritative book to help you do it.
Need answers quickly? OS X Mountain Lion on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.
Now you can take a deep dive through all the killer new features and functions of Apple's visionary new Mac Pro desktop computer with our equally impressive new guide.
This all-new edition of How To Do Everything: iCloud fully covers iCloud’s versatile features and offers step-by-step directions on how to use each one, including Shared Photo Streams, the iWork for iCloud apps, and iCloud Keychain
Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is the ultimate guide to your Mac, fully updated to include information about the latest updates. The book walks you through troubleshooting, syncing mobile devices, integrating Windows, and more, so you can take advantage of everything Macs have to offer.
The 2011 version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite for the Mac sports major changes from what Mac users are accustomed to. This soup-to-nuts guide gets the Mac crowd up to date quickly and easily.
Using clear, step-by-step screenshots, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks shows you how to tackle not only beginning but also intermediate and more advanced functions.
Steve Jobs knew what he was doing. Long before others understood the potential of the personal computer, he saw its true power. But it was his visionary use of media to explain technology to a hungry culture that revealed his singular genius.
Computer Program Language
Beginning Programming takes the fear out of learning programming by teaching readers the basics with Python, an open-source (free) environment which is considered one of the easiest languages to learn.
Build mobile apps efficiently with Kivy, the Python-powered graphical toolkit for creating natural user interfaces with elegant multitouch support. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn step-by-step how to build and deploy a complete Kivy app for iOS and Android devices.
If you want to build your organization’s next web application with HTML5, this practical book will help you sort through the various frameworks, libraries, and development options that populate this stack. You’ll learn several of these approaches hands-on by writing multiple versions of a sample web app throughout the book, so you can determine the right strategy for your enterprise.
C++ is the workhorse of programming languages and remains one of the most widely used programming languages today. It's cross-platform, multi-functional, and updates are typically open-source. The language itself is object-oriented, offering you the utmost control over data usage, interface, and resource allocation.
C# in Depth, Third Edition updates the best-selling second edition to cover the new features of C# 5, including the challenges of writing maintainable asynchronous code. It preserves the uniquely insightful look into the tricky areas and dusty corners of C# that only expert Jon Skeet can provide.
The 3rd edition of the best-selling introduction to using PHP & MySQL to create dynamic, interactive websites - also includes coverage of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5. Learn how to build interactive, data-driven websites--even if you don't have any previous programming experience
In just a short time, you can learn how to use HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript together to design, create, and maintain world-class websites.
Open Source
In this comprehensive guide, one of the world’s leading Linux experts brings together all the knowledge and real-world insights you need to master and succeed with today’s versions of Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Professional engineer Mike Rigsby leads readers step-by-step through fourteen simple toy projects, each illustrated with screen caps of Autodesk 123D Design, the most common free 3D software available. The projects are later described using Sketchup, another free popular software package.
Spaces that have been designed to allow users to create, build, and learn new projects and technologies, makerspaces employ a variety of tools such as 3-D printers, AutoCAD design software, and even open-source hardware like Arduino Kits.
You'll learn how to set up your EPUB file, select fonts, add images, and even incorporate audio, video, interactivity, and more features with EPUB 3. The book explains how to convert your file for use on various devices, including the Kindle. The most popular free software for EPUB creation, such as Sigil and Calibre, is also discussed.
Computer Programs
With hands-on tutorials and coverage of every feature, you’ll learn to build, deploy, and manage sites whether you’re an experienced designer or just getting started.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 Classroom in a Book is the most thorough and comprehensive way for you to master all the new features in Adobe's top-rated consumer-targeted photo-editing software.
The long-awaited version of Microsoft Office for the iPad gives Office users the opportunity to use Excel, PowerPoint, and Word on their Apple tablet. In this practical, no fluff guide, author Tom Negrino gets straight to point, showing users how to get the most out of the Office apps on an iPad.
With this Missing Manual, you’re in control of QuickBooks 2014 for Windows. You get step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process.
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