Computers & Technology

January 10, 2019

A Compassionate Guide For Social Robots

"A Compassionate Guide For Social Robots" by  Marcel Heerink

What’s the point of being human? How does one deal with elusive things like trust, fear, being in love, friendship, and a disastrous morning attitude? How can anyone handle the truth if there are so many different views on it? If you’re made to be of service to humans, you’ll be facing quite a few challenges, because humans are full of contradictions, they will usually be anything but rational, and horribly arrogant. But fortunately, they’re amazing at dressing things up, they can occasionally be truly compassionate, and they are gifted with a stunning ability called “suspension of disbelief.” These things are crucial, and this guide will tell you why, by addressing the challenges and possibilities of social robots, with a tasty blend of science and fiction — featuring a romantic, Italian love story; an enigmatic entity called P.; and an endearing, philosophical robot.

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December 21, 2018

How To Get A Technical Writing Job With Little or No Experience

"How To Get A Technical Writing Job With Little or No Experience" by Loren Robinson

Have you ever felt like earning 70k or more was just completely out of reach? This slim book is not a reference manual. However, it illustrates the skills and education you need to land a job in this well-paying field. According to U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings, Technical Writing is one of the 50 Best Jobs in America. About Author: Loren Robinson is an experienced technical writer. He has worked for Fortune 500 companies in the Technology and Financial Industries. He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, where he studied English.

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October 2, 2018

Diary of a Minecraft Deadpool

"Diary of a Minecraft Deadpool: Book 1: Initial Encounter With Zombies"  by CraftsMineShip

If you wonder how a Deadpool could survive the Minecraft world and fight zombies, this adventure diary book is for you!!! If you feel like hearing what this Minecraft Deadpool wants to say, read on below Hey boys and girls! It’s your good pal Deadpool, and I’m really hoping you will check out my book here. I recently found myself in a crazy place where everything was made of blocks. I met some great new friends in a town called Craftsville there and had an adventure unlike any I’ve ever had before. As I did, I scribbled all that happened in a diary, and that is what is in this book: the diary of my first three weeks in Craftsville. I know what you are saying: Deadpool, you have had all sorts of crazy adventures already. Sure I have, but none like this. I’d guarantee that… if my lawyers hadn’t told me to stop guaranteeing things.

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July 14, 2018

That Book on Blockchain

"That Book on Blockchain: A One-Hour Intro" by Jonathan Morley

If you need a time-saving and accurate start to the world of blockchain, this is the book for you! The average reader can consume around 200 words per minute. That Book on Blockchain is a blazing fast, one-hour introduction. Inside, you’ll find an overview of many prominent blockchain topics, including discussion of distributed ledgers, legal landscapes, industry adoption, and Bitcoin, proper. Additionally, you’ll examine several abstract, key concepts through easily worded thought experiments. We certainly can’t cover every topic in an hour! But, whether you’re brand new to the crypto-space or a well-seasoned guru, That Book on Blockchain is guaranteed to pique your interest and serve as a motivator for further exploration.

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