Computers & Technology

Protect, Clean Up and Speed Up Your Computer for Seniors (Computer Books for Seniors series)

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05About the Author
Studio Visual Steps is often a team of experienced professionals focused on producing useful and informative technology titles. The authors interact on the continuing development of Visual Steps books plus a team of editors. The name Studio Visual Steps means the excellent quality seen in every Visual Steps product. Whether that is really a book, booklet or software guide, you can be assured that they are always written and constructed based on the Visual Steps Method.
The Visual Steps Method (or Visual Steps concept) distinguishes itself in many ways from traditional instructional methods. Attention is built to the special needs and of the mature individual. Take a closer look at some from the features with the Visual Steps Method. Read the rest of this entry »


The Linux Problem Solver (with CD-ROM)

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04You’ve got Linux installed and running, but what should you do when the printer spits out lots of gibberish? Or you create a network but only guests can login and users can’t? Or it won’t get connected to the Web–no matter you try?

Solving the innumerable points that arise using a Linux machine or network can be quite a full-time job. Fortunately, Brian Ward has written The Linux Problem Solver to alleviate the pain. The Linux Problem Solver helps solve difficult Linux snafus by integrating troubleshooting techniques with clear explanations and tutorials of Linux tools. With the first half the book centering on configuration tools, and also the second half emphasizing maintenance, this book takes you through the maze of advanced conditions that confront any Linux user or system administrator. An indispensable quick reference, The Linux Problem Solver covers answers to over 100 problems, including the way to: Read the rest of this entry »

Servicing Personal Computers, Fourth Edition

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03This book sets your principles and employ of personal computer servicing inside a handy reference manual. It contains loads of information, including a large numbers of circuits and block diagrams. Some of the modern software diagnostic routines are already included along with listings and, where appropriate, actual screen dumps. This fourth edition has become completely rewritten to protect the latest technology like 32-bit microprocessors and serial communications servicing.

Although silicon technology is inherently very reliable, the complexity of today’s computers renders them vulnerable to failure from the number of common causes – plus some that are not quite so common! In addition, other areas of the system (including such peripherals as tape and disk drives, printers, modems and monitors) might require routine adjustment and preventive maintenance. This completely rewritten fourth edition still covers the full range of microcomputer equipment, however also provides a guide to developments and trends for instance the new generation of diagnostic software, code that is included from the book, and applications for instance serial communication, and memory and hard disk management. Read the rest of this entry »

Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Eighteen-Volume Set, Third Edition

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02Nine years has transpired since the 1992 second edition from the encyclopedia was published. This completely revised third edition, a university and professional level compendium of chemistry, molecular biology, mathematics, and engineering, is refreshed with plenty of articles about current research over these fields. For example, the modern edition has a increased increased exposure of information processing and biotechnology, reflecting the rapid expansion of these areas. The continuing Editor-in-Chief, Robert Meyers, and also the Board prepared a different topical outline of physical science to define complete coverage. Section editors can be Nobel Laureates or editors of key journals within their fields. Additional Board members representing the world scientific community were also recruited.

The new 18-volume edition on the Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, 3E, may have the added feature associated with an Index Volume, containing abstracts of all with the articles inside the encyclopedia. Read the rest of this entry »

Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics

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01The first edition of ELL (1993, Ron Asher, Editor) was hailed as “the field’s standard reference help a generation”. Now the all-new second edition matches ELL’s comprehensiveness and high quality, expanded for any new generation, while being the primary encyclopedia to essentially exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics.

* The most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive, and international reference source rolling around in its field
* An entirely new work, with new editors, new authors, new topics and newly commissioned articles having a handful of classic articles
* The first Encyclopedia to use the multimedia potential of linguistics with the online edition
* Ground-breaking and International in scope and approach
* Alphabetically arranged with extensive cross-referencing
* Available in print and internet based, priced separately. The online version would include updates as subjects develop Read the rest of this entry »

Microsoft Operations Framework: A Pocket Guide

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14If you are within a Microsoft-centric shop and wish to remain consistent with Microsoft’s procedure for operations and infrastructure management the following information will get you quickly up-to-speed. Note that the MOF relies in the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), and it is substantially aligned into it.
The guide can be an 88-page, small format booklet (6.25″ x 4″), along with full color. The information about the three core models – Process, Team, and Risk – is provided in this particular manner you will come away with a capable understanding of how these models interrelate, along with the key elements of each and every model. In fact, the guide is really a cross between an executive summary as well as a PowerPoint presentation, and uses graphics and tables to excellent convenience of convey the MOF without glossing over essentials and critical sides. Read the rest of this entry »

WordNet 1.6 CD-ROM (Language, Speech, and Communication)

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13in cooperation with all the Cognitive Science Laboratory at Princeton University

WordNet can be an on-line lexical reference system whose design is inspired by current psycholinguistic theories of human lexical memory; version 1.6 is among the most up-to-date version in the system. The WordNet CD-ROM is the complete WordNet system for PC and Macintosh computers, such as database and semantic concordance packages. Version 1.6 has the WordNet database, browser software, source code, and documentation. These packages for Unix platforms may also be included, and also additional packages like the Prolog version in the database. Read the rest of this entry »