Big Red

Big Red Author Ellie S. Dias
ISBN-10 1941523064
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 264
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Letting go of things can be harder than you'd think . . . even when they're jammed into a suitcase the size and color of a fire engine.Seeking to experience simplicity and contentment in the "Happiest Place on Earth," Dias planned her trip of a lifetime to the Himalayas to the nth degree. Little did she know that nearly every step would be fraught with challenges, mishaps, and detours. Everything that could go wrong on her spiritual journey did. It was a fiasco that left her wondering whether the Universe--via her Big Red Suitcase--was trying to teach her something.



Adventure North

Adventure North Author Sean Bloomfield
ISBN-10 0997476826
Release 2016-09-10
Pages 226
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Two teenagers graduate high school early to embark on a 2200 mile canoe adventure from the Minneapolis suburbs to Hudson Bay.



Machine Learning Models and Algorithms for Big Data Classification

Machine Learning Models and Algorithms for Big Data Classification Author Shan Suthaharan
ISBN-10 9781489976413
Release 2015-10-20
Pages 359
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This book presents machine learning models and algorithms to address big data classification problems. Existing machine learning techniques like the decision tree (a hierarchical approach), random forest (an ensemble hierarchical approach), and deep learning (a layered approach) are highly suitable for the system that can handle such problems. This book helps readers, especially students and newcomers to the field of big data and machine learning, to gain a quick understanding of the techniques and technologies; therefore, the theory, examples, and programs (Matlab and R) presented in this book have been simplified, hardcoded, repeated, or spaced for improvements. They provide vehicles to test and understand the complicated concepts of various topics in the field. It is expected that the readers adopt these programs to experiment with the examples, and then modify or write their own programs toward advancing their knowledge for solving more complex and challenging problems. The presentation format of this book focuses on simplicity, readability, and dependability so that both undergraduate and graduate students as well as new researchers, developers, and practitioners in this field can easily trust and grasp the concepts, and learn them effectively. It has been written to reduce the mathematical complexity and help the vast majority of readers to understand the topics and get interested in the field. This book consists of four parts, with the total of 14 chapters. The first part mainly focuses on the topics that are needed to help analyze and understand data and big data. The second part covers the topics that can explain the systems required for processing big data. The third part presents the topics required to understand and select machine learning techniques to classify big data. Finally, the fourth part concentrates on the topics that explain the scaling-up machine learning, an important solution for modern big data problems.



Methods of Mathematics Applied to Calculus Probability and Statistics

Methods of Mathematics Applied to Calculus  Probability  and Statistics Author Richard W. Hamming
ISBN-10 9780486138879
Release 2012-06-28
Pages 880
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This 4-part treatment begins with algebra and analytic geometry and proceeds to an exploration of the calculus of algebraic functions and transcendental functions and applications. 1985 edition. Includes 310 figures and 18 tables.



WRONG

WRONG Author Richard S. Grossman
ISBN-10 9780199322190
Release 2013
Pages 266
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Presents an analysis of major economic crises over the past two hundred years.



Tally Erp 9 Power of Simplicity

Tally Erp 9  Power of Simplicity Author Shraddha Singh
ISBN-10 9350571315
Release 2014-02-22
Pages 184
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Tally.ERP 9 is the latest ERP offering of the Tally software series. This book gives you an in-depth knowledge of working with Tally.ERP 9 in a precise and easy to understand language with lots of examples and illustrations. It begins with the basic concepts of accounting so that the beginners in this field can get the desired knowledge before laying their hands on Tally.ERP 9. All the topics from creating a company in Tally.ERP 9 to adding Godowns, Stock Items, Ledger Accounts, etc. are covered in detail with examples. The book also covers the Payroll Inventory System and its related entries in an easy to understand language, and in the end, you are introduced to the basics of Tally.NET. Therefore, the book is a must read for all, who wish to learn the latest version of Tally, particularly, it's a boon in disguise for the students from commerce background.



The Book Thief

The Book Thief Author Markus Zusak
ISBN-10 9781407033327
Release 2008-09-04
Pages 560
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HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH It's a small story, about: a girl an accordionist some fanatical Germans a Jewish fist fighter and quite a lot of thievery. ANOTHER THING YOU SHOULD KNOW - DEATH WILL VISIT THE BOOK THIEF THREE TIMES



Antifragile

Antifragile Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb
ISBN-10 9780679645276
Release 2012-11-27
Pages 544
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Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time, reveals how to thrive in an uncertain world. Just as human bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension, and rumors or riots intensify when someone tries to repress them, many things in life benefit from stress, disorder, volatility, and turmoil. What Taleb has identified and calls “antifragile” is that category of things that not only gain from chaos but need it in order to survive and flourish. In The Black Swan, Taleb showed us that highly improbable and unpredictable events underlie almost everything about our world. In Antifragile, Taleb stands uncertainty on its head, making it desirable, even necessary, and proposes that things be built in an antifragile manner. The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better. Furthermore, the antifragile is immune to prediction errors and protected from adverse events. Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, why is debt bad for you, and why is what we call “efficient” not efficient at all? Why do government responses and social policies protect the strong and hurt the weak? Why should you write your resignation letter before even starting on the job? How did the sinking of the Titanic save lives? The book spans innovation by trial and error, life decisions, politics, urban planning, war, personal finance, economic systems, and medicine. And throughout, in addition to the street wisdom of Fat Tony of Brooklyn, the voices and recipes of ancient wisdom, from Roman, Greek, Semitic, and medieval sources, are loud and clear. Antifragile is a blueprint for living in a Black Swan world. Erudite, witty, and iconoclastic, Taleb’s message is revolutionary: The antifragile, and only the antifragile, will make it. Praise for Antifragile “Ambitious and thought-provoking . . . highly entertaining.”—The Economist “A bold book explaining how and why we should embrace uncertainty, randomness, and error . . . It may just change our lives.”—Newsweek “Revelatory . . . [Taleb] pulls the reader along with the logic of a Socrates.”—Chicago Tribune “Startling . . . richly crammed with insights, stories, fine phrases and intriguing asides . . . I will have to read it again. And again.”—Matt Ridley, The Wall Street Journal “Trenchant and persuasive . . . Taleb’s insatiable polymathic curiosity knows no bounds. . . . You finish the book feeling braver and uplifted.”—New Statesman “Antifragility isn’t just sound economic and political doctrine. It’s also the key to a good life.”—Fortune “At once thought-provoking and brilliant.”—Los Angeles Times From the Hardcover edition.



How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World Author Marjorie Priceman
ISBN-10 9780307793126
Release 2014-05-28
Pages 40
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Illus. in full color. An apple pie is easy to make...if the market is open. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. This deliciously silly recipe for apple pie takes readers around the globe to gather ingredients. First hop a steamboat to Italy for the finest semolina wheat. Then hitch a ride to England and hijack a cow for the freshest possible milk. And, oh yes! Don't forget to go apple picking in Vermont! A simple recipe for apple pie is included. "Libraries should consider purchasing multiple copies since every preschool and primary-grade teacher in town will want a copy to read."--(starred) Booklist. From the Hardcover edition.



F ck Feelings

F ck Feelings Author Michael Bennett, MD
ISBN-10 9781476789996
Release 2015-09-01
Pages 384
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The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist and his comedy writer daughter, who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control—the first steps to managing all of life's impossible problems. Need to stop screwing up? Feel like you're under a loser's curse? Work with an ass? Want to clear your name or get justice, rescue an addicted person, get closure after childhood abuse, get a lover to commit, not ruin your kid? Although other self-help books claim to reveal the path to happiness, F*ck Feelings warns that convincing yourself that there is such a path will actually lead you to feel like a true failure. What the Bennetts can promise you is that you can manage any situation life throws at you if you can keep your sense of humor, bend your wishes to fit reality, restrain your feelings, manage bad behavior, and do what you think is right. Life is hard. It's not fair. Our feelings cloud our rationality, and we become tangled in our efforts to achieve the impossible or change the unchangeable. In this groundbreaking, entirely sensible, and funny book, the Bennetts open the shrinks' secret solution manual and show you how to find a new kind of freedom by working toward realistic goals and doing the best with what you can control. They address the most common problems Dr. Bennett's patients bring to his private practice—problems with family, love, work, self-esteem, garden variety assholes, and more—and give you a script for going forward. With no-bullshit advice from a Harvard-educated shrink freed of all jargon and patronization by his smart-ass, comedy writer daughter,F*ck Feelings is the cut-to-the-chase therapy session you've been looking for.



The Silver Suitcase

The Silver Suitcase Author Terrie Todd
ISBN-10 1503950492
Release 2016-01-26
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It's 1939, and Canada is on the cusp of entering World War II. Seventeen-year-old farm girl Cornelia is heartbroken when she learns that her beloved soldier, Henry, has been killed in a train wreck. Alone and carrying a heavy secret, she makes the desperate choice that will haunt her for years to come. Never telling a soul, Cornelia pours out the painful events of the war in her diary. Many decades later, Cornelia's granddaughter, Benita, is in the midst of her own crisis, experiencing several losses in the same week, including her job and the grandmother she adored. The resulting emotional and financial stress takes its toll on her and her husband, Ken, who is also unemployed. On the brink of divorce, she discovers Cornelia's diary. Now the secrets of her grandmother's past will lead Benita on an unexpected journey of healing, reunion, and renewed faith.



The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch Author Donna Tartt
ISBN-10 9781405529518
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 784
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014 Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an unbearable longing for his mother, and down the years clings to the thing that most reminds him of her: a small, strangely captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the criminal underworld. As he grows up, Theo learns to glide between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love - and his talisman, the painting, places him at the centre of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America and a drama of enthralling power. Combining unforgettably vivid characters and thrilling suspense, it is a beautiful, addictive triumph - a sweeping story of loss and obsession, of survival and self-invention, of the deepest mysteries of love, identity and fate.



Trees Tall As Mountains

Trees Tall As Mountains Author Rachel Devenish Ford
ISBN-10 0989596192
Release 2013-06-20
Pages 388
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In 2005, Rachel Devenish Ford, 25-year-old pregnant mother of two, moved with her husband to the woods of Northern California and began her blog, Journey Mama. In writing about her life-all the funny things, the sad things, and the beautiful- she found a way to see it again for the first time, and a way to cultivate joy in a life that had been overwhelming to her. In the process, she encouraged and inspired people around the world. The first in a series, Trees Tall as Mountains is a collection of the best posts of the first three years of Journey Mama. In them, Rachel Devenish Ford describes life in an intentional community, her love for her Superstar Husband, her dysfunctional relationship with large grocery stores, and the antics of her young children. As Rachel works to overcome sometimes crushing anxiety, love the people around her, and grow in her faith in God, she writes about it all with tenderness and humor. Funny and profound, Trees Tall as Mountains is a life-changing book.



The Gift of Clarity

The Gift of Clarity Author Richell Goulet
ISBN-10 1441560904
Release 2009-09-01
Pages 480
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The most unseeingly of strangers wonders into a place so secret, so hidden from the outside world that it had virtually gone unnoticed. It is also a place where strangers were not welcome despite its storybook picture of perfect or the occupants who appeared at first glance to be seemingly ordinary people living out their seemingly simple lives. But nothing is as simple as it appears in the town of Simplicity. It is what it is what lies beneath the surface that has drawn Emma there. Carrying only a time worn suitcase in her hand she has a story to tell that will open locked doors, shattering the illusion of their simplistic predetermined lives and changing the fate of Simplicity forever. Hidden secrets are told and torrid memories of the past surface as the dark history of Simplicity is revealed and Emma's story unfolds, launching a personal journey of discovery and rediscovery for a young librarian named Ross. A young mother named Sarah. And a little girl in a big red wheelchair.



Tally ERP 9 Training Guide

Tally  ERP 9 Training Guide Author Nadhani
ISBN-10 8183333397
Release 2009
Pages 260
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Ideal handbook for first time learners, professional & individuals, to maintain complete Accounting, Invoicing & Inventory system using Tally.ERP 9. Loaded with commented illustrations and examples for self learning. Objective Test Questions with solution added to help the students prepare for various certification courses on Tally. Numerous Frequently Asked Questions regarding commonly encountered problems and their solutions added to solve common practical problems.



The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness Author Brett McKay
ISBN-10 9781440308918
Release 2009-09-17
Pages 288
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Man Up! While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous. Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential. This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.



The Joy of Less

The Joy of Less Author Francine Jay
ISBN-10 1452155186
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 224
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Francine Jay pioneered the simple living movement with her self-published bestseller, The Joy of Less. In this fully redesigned and repackaged edition—featuring never-before- seen content—Jay brings her philosophy to more readers who are eager to declutter. Rather than the "crash diet" approach found in other tidying up books, Jay shares simple steps to cultivate a minimalist mindset and form new habits, paving the way to lasting success. Her easy-to-follow STREAMLINE method works in any space—from a single drawer to a closet, room, or entire house. What's more, it can be called upon during clutter-inducing life events such as moving, getting married, having kids, or downsizing. With an airy two-color interior design and lovely hardcover package, The Joy of Less is a refreshing and relatable approach to decluttering that belongs in every home.