New Arrivals - Computer science, information, and general works
A revelatory history of the people who created the computer and the Internet. Discusses the process through which innovation happens in the modern world, citing the pivotal contributions of such figures as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing, Bill Gates, and Tim Berners-Lee.
"From journalist Robert Timberg, a memoir of the struggle to reclaim his life after being severely burned as a Marine lieutenant in Vietnam. In January 1967, Robert Timberg was a short-timer, counting down the days until his combat tour ended. He had thirteen days to go when his vehicle struck a Viet Cong land mine, resulting in third-degree burns of his face and much of his body. He survived, barely, then began the arduous battle back, determined to build a new life and make it matter"-- Provided by publisher.
"Learn to: understand key data mining concepts and best practices; create a data model and test its validity; interpret results and communicate your findings; make a business case for investing in data mining"--Cover.
Provides information for seniors on the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter, covering such topics as staying safe on the Internet, using email, setting up a Facebook profile, and finding trending topics on Twitter.