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We are living in a world in which cows send texts to farmers when they're in heat, where the most valuable real estate in New York City houses computers, not people, and some of humanity's greatest works are created by crowds, not individuals. We are in the midst of a networking revolution - set to transform the way we access the world's information and the way we connect with one another. Studying biological systems is perhaps the best way to understand such networks, and nature has a lesson for us if we care to listen: Bigger is rarely better in the long run. The deadliest creature is the mosquito, not the lion. It is the quality of a network that is important for survival, not the size, and all networks - the human brain, Facebook, Google, even the internet itself - eventually reach a breakpoint and collapse. That's the bad news. The good news is that reaching a breakpoint can be a step forward, allowing a network to substitute quality for quantity. In Breakpoint, brain scientist and entrepreneur Jeff Stibel takes listeners to the intersection of the brain, biology, and technology. He shows how exceptional companies are using their understanding of the Internet's brain-like powers to create a competitive advantage by building more effective websites, utilizing cloud computing, engaging social media, monetizing effectively, and leveraging a collective consciousness. Indeed, the result of these technologies is a more tightly connected world with capabilities far beyond the sum of our individual minds. Breakpoint offers a fresh and exciting perspective about the future of technology and its effects on all of us.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Robert David Grant. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/016219/bk_adbl_016219_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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Virtual classrooms happen to be one of the most important and rapidly growing phenomena in the computerization of higher education across the globe. It is an aspect of computing that has contributed greatly in easing the data storage and delivery of teaching and learning in higher institutions. Virtual classroom can be synchronous or asynchronous. Each has its merits and demerits. An ideal situation is a blended learning that combines the features of the two. This book demonstrates how an integrated virtual classroom that combines features of synchronous and asynchronous platforms can be practically designed and developed in easy steps. It gives an in-depth coverage of topics such as distance learning systems, virtual classrooms and online learning. The proposed virtual classroom has features like assignment, lesson, glossary, forum, audio, video, whiteboard, wiki and chat among others to mimic effectively the face-to-face classroom setting. The book is an ideal companion for both tutors and learners of higher institutions, especially where e-learning has been practically deployed. It will also serve as a gateway for institutions willing to embrace distance education.
There are many applications that require parallel and distributed processing to allow complicated engineering, business and research problems to be solved in a reasonable time. Parallel and distributed processing is able to improve company profit, lower costs of design, production, and deployment of new technologies, and create better business environments. The major lesson learned by car and aircraft engineers, drug manufacturers, genome researchers and other specialist is that a computer system is a very powerful tool that is able to help them solving even more complicated problems. That has led computing specialists to new computer system architecture and exploiting parallel computers, clusters of clusters, and distributed systems in the form of grids. There are also institutions that do not have so complicated problems but would like to improve profit, lower costs of design and production by using parallel and distributed processing on clusters. In general to achieve these goals, parallel and distributed processing must become the computing mainstream. This implies a need for new architectures of parallel and distributed systems, new system management facilities, and new application algorithms. This also implies a need for better understanding of grids and clusters, and in particular their operating systems, scheduling algorithms, load balancing, heterogeneity, transparency, application deployment, which is of the most critical importance for their development and taking them by industry and business.
After the lesson learned during last years and following the successful edition of EC-Web 2009, for its 11th edition EC-Web tried to provide a clearer description of the electronic commerce universe focusing on some relevant topics. The main focus was not only on Internet-related techniques and approaches. The aim of EC-Web 2010 was to also cover aspects related to theoretical foundations of e-commerce, business processes as well as new approaches exploiting recently emerged technologies and scenarios such as the Semantic Web, Web services, SOA architectures, mobile and ubiquitous computing, just to cite a few. Due to their central role in any realistic e-commerce infrastructure, security and privacy issues were widely considered, without excluding legal and regulatory aspects. The choice of the above relevant topics directly reflects the fact that electronic commerce (EC), in the last few years, has changed and evolved into a well-established and founded reality both from a technological point of view and from a scientific one. Nevertheless, together with its evolution, new challenges and topics have emerged as well as new questions have been raised related to many aspects of EC. Keeping in mind the experience of the last edition of EC-Web, we maintained, for its 11th edition, the structure and the scientific organization of EC-Web 2009, aiming to highlight the autonomous role of the different (sometimes heterogeneous) aspects of EC, without missing their interdisciplinary scope.
Lesson planning in line with the new Primary National Curriculum! Phonics is taught every day in primary schools across England. It is fully embedded in the National Curriculum and is a huge part of teaching children to read. How do you ensure that you understand both what and how to teach? How do you separate good phonics teaching from the many phonics schemes that are used? What does a good phonics lesson look like? This text provides exemplar lessons in phonics and supports you to teach tricky words, alternative spellings, and pronunciation as well as addressing other phonics teaching challenges. It explores the most popular phonics schemes and shows you how good phonics teaching works across schemes. The adaptable and inspired lesson plans included, highlight how phonics teaching can be fun, offering ideas for teaching phonics outdoors, whole class phonics teaching and nonsense words. Did you know that this book is part of the Lessons in Teaching series? WHAT IS THE LESSONS IN TEACHING SERIES? Suitable for any teacher at any stage of their career, the books in this series are packed with great ideas for teaching engaging, outstanding lessons in your primary classroom. The Companion Website accompanying the series includes extra resources including tips, lesson starters, videos and Pinterest boards. Visit Books in this series: Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Number and Place Value in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Reading Comprehension in Primary Schools, Lesson in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schools
A century-old strategy holds the secret to toppling corporate giants. 'In a world where advantage increasingly depends upon movement rather than position, 'Judo Strategy' drills home the ultimate principle of strategy: maximize impact while minimizing effort. This is easy to say but difficult to accomplish. The authors provide pragmatic techniques and examples to help make this principle come alive. Don't enter the market without this book' - John Hagel, Author, 'Net Gain and Net Worth', and Chief Strategy Officer, 12 Entrepreneuring, Inc. Why do some companies succeed in defeating stronger rivals, while others fail? This is a question that, sooner or later, all ambitious competitors must face.Whether you're a tiny start-up taking on industry giants or a giant moving into markets dominated by powerful incumbents, the basic problem remains the same: How do you compete with opponents who have size, strength, and history on their side? The answer lies in a simple but powerful lesson: Rather than oppose strength to strength, successful challengers use their opponents' size and power to bring them down. This is the message at the heart of 'Judo Strategy'. Based on extensive research by Harvard Business School professor David Yoffie and research associate Mary Kwak, 'Judo Strategy' introduces a groundbreaking approach to competition that shows companies how to win against imposing odds. Using vivid examples from companies ranging from Wal-Mart and Charles Schwab to Juniper Networks and Palm Computing, the authors demonstrate how managers can translate the core principles of judo - a martial art that prizes skill not size - into a winning business strategy.By mastering movement, managers learn to seize the lead and make the most of their initial advantage. By maintaining balance, they can successfully engage with opponents and respond to rivals' attacks. And finally, by exploiting leverage, managers can transform their competitors' strengths into strategic liabilities. This book will help any company - large or small, new or old, virtual or physical - become a more effective competitor. In addition to developing the concept of judo strategy, it presents a defensive primer - in the form of 'sumo strategy' - for companies facing judo attacks.Packed with the insights of world-class managers and strategists, 'Judo Strategy' does double duty: it can help you become a giant-killer, while also teaching you to protect your hard-fought position from challengers in the wings.
Lesson planning in line with the new Primary National Curriculum! This book goes much further than explaining to teachers the knowledge that the new computing curriculum requires. It is about teaching and learning, rather than simply teaching computing as an academic subject. The new computing curriculum is explored in manageable chunks and there is no 'scary' language; everything is explained clearly and accessibly. You will find example lesson plans alongside every element of the curriculum as support and inspiration when planning your own lessons. It inspires an approach to teaching computing that is about creativity and encouraging learners to respond to challenges and problems using technology as a tool. Ideas for taking the lesson further, assessment and reflective questions for you are also included after each lesson. Did you know that this book is part of the Lessons in Teaching series? Algorithms and computational thinking in Key Stage 1/ Programming in KS1 / Manipulating digital data in KS1 / Programming in KS2 / Physical Computing in KS2 / Understanding computer networks in KS2 / Searching wisely for digital information in KS2 (Adam Scribbans) / Using technology purposefully in KS2 / Extending computing to meet individual needs in KS2 (Sway Grantham and Alison Witts) / Embedding computational thinking: moving from graphical to text-based languages (Mark Dorling) WHAT IS THE LESSONS IN TEACHING SERIES? Suitable for any teacher at any stage of their career, the books in this series are packed with great ideas for teaching engaging, outstanding lessons in your primary classroom. The Companion Website accompanying the series includes extra resources including tips, lesson starters, videos and Pinterest boards. Visit Books in this series: Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Number and Place Value in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Reading Comprehension in Primary Schools, Lesson in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schools