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by Terry DomicoThe Great Cactus War is the true story of the greatest plant invasion in human history. It tells how a seemingly innocent cactus plant was introduced from American into Australia and how it became a plague of biblical proportions. At it peak the cactus covered an area larger than all of Great Britain and forced thousands of rural people out of their homes and off the land. Although every means mechanical and poisonous was tried to no avail, the solution to this crippling problem was discovered b... more
by Rob AlbaneseOscar is a lighthearted tour of the aquarium given by its resident frogfish. Children will enjoy the colorful illustrations as they learn about some classic aquarium residents while meeting other marine life they may have never heard of.
by Imani Ariana GrantDisco Balls of the Universe is a fun way to learn about the eight planets in the solar system from a child's perspective. Imani and friends meet the planets at a party in outer space.
by RS AmbleeRecord Heat Wave Kills 33 in Quebec Summer Sea Ice in The Arctic Is About Half as Thick as It Was in 1950 Global Warming Is Killing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The headlines are constant, confirming the obvious. In this book I have put together a comprehensive and practical approach to accelerate the fight against global warming through the power of artificial intelligence, which can be mankind’s partner in this epic battle to reverse our carbon footprint. Is AI a double-edged sword... more
by Ashok KundapurThe book has 12 chapters, covering history of solar cooking, parabolic, fresnel, plane mirrors, box, panel and funnel types of solar cookers. A chapter on solar cookers for commercial application. Full chapter on testing and reporting of solar cookers,. Ways to conserve and store solar heat, do-it-yourself projects and tips and finally and Epilogue including evolution of solar cookers, guidelines for further research. More details can be had from web page, https://www.solcooker.net/Treatis... more
by Dr. KingThis book provides an overview of the recent advancements in our scientific understanding of working of the mind. Starting from the fundamentals, the book gradually builds up this most intriguing subject – from simple neurons to consciousness. Making no assumptions about the prerequisites, it unfolds the fascinating story of the mind using simple analogies and easy to understand illustrations. Side by side it broadens the view by comparing the working of the mind with that of a modern computer a... more
by Steven Finlay
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are now mainstream business tools. They are being applied across many industries to increase profits, reduce costs, save lives and improve customer experiences. Organizations which understand these tools and know how to use them are benefiting at the expense of their rivals.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Business cuts through the hype and technical jargon that is often associated with these subjects. I... more
by Melissa-Sue JohnOlivia Connects teaches children about different ways people communicate. Olivia Lauren and her friends discuss communication styles and explore ancient and contemporary modes of communication. Children will increase their vocabulary, grow in curiosity about communication devices, and enhance their understanding about communication abilities (blindness, speech impaired, hearing impaired, wheelchair bound, cerebral palsy). Recommended Age: 6 to 12
by Melissa-Sue JohnOlivia Travels is a fun story about Olivia and her family that teaches young children about different ways that people travel. Olivia takes her readers on a journey through her own experiences with transportation. Children will increase their vocabulary, be exposed to rhyme and rhythm, and learn about homonyms.
by James D. SiderasThis book presents a strong case for the Christian faith by using scientific evidence and philosophical reasoning. Although an abundance of Christian apologetic textbooks exist, most are not easily accessible because they offer long and scholarly treatments of subject matter that may not appeal to lay readers. This book differs in two ways. First, it presents the case for Christianity in a friendly scholarly prose, which enables readers to plainly understand each reason to believe. Second, these... more
by Serge Van ThemscheWe all feel overwhelmed by the speed at which new computing technologies are being thrown at us, but we haven’t seen anything yet. With the upcoming breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence technology, today’s computers will look like prehistoric tools, within just a few years. Systems are likely to follow suit, bringing us closer to strong AI, a moment when machines will be as smart as any human being. The question many fear is what will happen if and when machines become much brighter than us?
by Patti Gill“Paddy’s Forest Trek” is an engaging and informative narrative nonfiction story about a young porcupine and his friend who spend a fun-filled day on a forest adventure, learning fascinating information about trees. The characters develop a genuine friendship as they pursue their quest. The question and answer format along with specific kid-friendly vocabulary is seamless to allow essential information to be delivered in a concise manner to enhance comprehension.
by Barry BoyceASTRONOMY & NATURAL HISTORY CONNECTIONS: FROM DARWIN TO EINSTEIN A New book by Barry Boyce 2 dynamic, in-depth courses in 1 - Essential reading for the ever-curious in both sciences that are effectively, and thoroughly presented by a proven outreach teaching method – lectures in the field, under the sky, and on the ocean – not in a classroom. The coverage is thorough - check out the table of contents. This is a single-source reference book with entertaining yet thorough discussions on relativ... more
by Tyler G. WarneThe creative, nonfiction tale contains the symbolic importance of an animal who represents protection, duty, and justice. The ideas taken from cats are interpreted into actions for people to adapt into their lives. Cultivation towards understanding the symbols in nature is the central focus of the list of ideas. Applications of technologies, methods, and logic present ways to develop cooperative communities furthering progress towards, peace, justice, and enlightenment.
by Mathijs BeckersIn an age of political expediency and ideological schisms it is best to consider the facts and let reason and science be the judge of what is right and wrong. Climate Zero Hour examines the world-wide energy dilemma from a position of reason and offers insight on how to move ahead on climate change and argues that a larger role for nuclear energy is required.
by Carol BasdeoSmart mouth K.C. and witty Kayla are exploring the subject of MATTER. Their curiosity for science is taking them on a fun learning experience.