Goes to full price June 15.22 years ago an unreliable spacecraft of dubious ownership crashed on Earth Seven. Regrettably, there were no survivors. Two young boys, Allor and Roan, found the wreckage.Now, years later one of them is about to unify the fractious groups on the planet under his rule. Allor will bring an end to the war. He will bring hope to a world that has been exhausted by violence. Allor will also heal people with the alien technology he salvaged from the wreckage. After years of trial and error and having mastered only a small fraction of the technology in his possession, he recently figured out the communications and even has an interstellar drive that is forbidden to be used within the solar system due to the huge exhaust area. He believes it is a weapon and is technically correct in his crude assumption of its possible uses. Allor's mother, Tal, leads a campaign to get people to worship her son as 'the one true, living god.' He, however, is not so happy about this. Koven Modi is a historian like his parents, despite his traumatic past. He is sent to Earth Seven to investigate the use of comms technology on a planet rated Primitive 3 and under contact quarantine.Being a field agent historian in the History Department at the University of Centrum Kath is the most dangerous job in the galaxy. Why? Historians are responsible for history past, present and future. To assist them in avoiding disaster (POCATFU in historian parlance), they operate the largest probability calculator in existence, the very famous and highly respected Calcus Majorus, which calculates the probability of all possible outcomes throughout the universe. Imagine all the possibilities. Calculating the odds of stubbing your toe the next time you walk into the kitchen? It that possible? Historians believe it is. All, except for Professor Lall. She thinks there are fundamental formulaic errors in logic and is working to test that hypothesis. The other professors shun her. All except Professor Wingut, the hero who single-handedly saved the universe from destruction a long time ago. Accidentally. But let's assume it works like it says on the box. Why do all this math?They use the results to choose their interventions in order to change history. Sometimes their interventions are a gentle helping hand at just the right time in someone's life. Sometimes those same gentle hands shove someone off the roof of a very tall building. But the pay and benefits are excellent.Unfortunately, Koven is a coward in a job where that can be fatal. OK, just a minute. What the heck is going on here?Who is The Final McGee and why is he so damned important? Who was The First McGee and what did she do? Was she the Architect? Why are thousands of historians desperately searching for a missing physicist and his dog?In a universe administrated by The University of Centrum Kath, the largest repository of knowledge and learning in the known universe, the History Department is in turmoil. Still, they can all agree on one thing, the enemy: Professor Trill and his damned Sociology Department. They must be stopped.Welcome to a slightly inefficient but well-catered universe.No parrot ever owned a pirate ship- The Final McGee (on agreeing with your boss)
Publication date: 06/01/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition
You must have been aware of power of modern days smartphonesthey can act like computers in any field,We just need to understand how.
Publication date: 05/23/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition
Mobile Applications Development with Android: Technologies and Algorithms presents advanced techniques for mobile app development, and addresses recent developments in mobile technologies and wireless networks. The book covers advanced algorithms, embedded systems, novel mobile app architecture, and mobile cloud computing paradigms.Divided into three sections, the book explores three major dimensions in the current mobile app development domain. The first section describes mobile app design and development skills, including a quick start on using Java to run an Android application on a real phone. It also introduces 2D graphics and UI design, as well as multimedia in Android mobile apps.The second part of the book delves into advanced mobile app optimization, including an overview of mobile embedded systems and architecture. Data storage in Android, mobile optimization by dynamic programming, and mobile optimization by loop scheduling are also covered. The last section of the book looks at emerging technologies, including mobile cloud computing, advanced techniques using Big Data, and mobile Big Data storage.About the AuthorsMeikang Qiu is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Pace University, and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. He is an IEEE/ACM Senior Member, as well as Chair of the IEEE STC (Special Technical Community) on Smart Computing. He is an Associate Editor of a dozen of journals including IEEE Transactions on Computers and IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. He has published 320+ peer-reviewed journal/conference papers and won 10+ Best Paper Awards. Wenyun Dai is pursuing his PhD at Pace University. His research interests include high performance computing, mobile data privacy, resource management optimization, cloud computing, and mobile networking. His paper about mobile app privacy has been published in IEEE Transactions on Computers.Keke Gai is pursuing his PhD at Pace University. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal or conference papers, and has received three IEEE Best Paper Awards. His research interests include cloud computing, cyber security, combinatorial optimization, business process modeling, enterprise architecture, and Internet computing..
Published by: Chapman and Hall/CRC | Publication date: 10/14/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Can discovering sunshine trigger the next apocalypse?Elle is a typical doomsday bunker teenager, living under the crush of routine. She attends classes, tries to follow the rules, and endures the same petty jealousies and anxieties teens have endured since fire was used as the first hangout. But a crumbling section of tunnel exposes a big lie about her world, and Elle’s life quickly spirals downward.She’s harassed by the enigmatic Commander. She must ward off unwanted advances from older male survivors. And, as the ultimate insult, everyone seems to know more about her past than she does. Elle seeks freedom in the plague-ravaged wasteland outside her home, but discovers the true threat to her people, and her own future, lies coiled inside the dark tunnels she left behind.Can Elle uncover and expose the secrets buried with her underground home? Or will they fade away like the memories of everyone who thinks to oppose the Commander?Sky Dancers is a dystopian read that will have you turning the pages! If you like mysterious wastelands, abandoned bunkers, and strong female leads, you will love the Eternal Apocalypse series!
Published by: Isherwood Media | Publication date: 05/15/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 280 pages
What lengths would you go to, in the fight against tyranny and oppression in a society of unchecked capitalism and technology run rampant, if you knew you could free millions from subjugation and death?Recruited to the newly formed A.C.T. (Anti-Corporation Taskforce), Frankie, a full body cyborg, leads her team in a fight against the unchecked power of the Corporations in the city of Neo-London in 2124AD. A plan is formulated to inflict the first significant damage to the power of the Corporations and free millions from the grip of these capitalist overlords. Frankie and her team must travel the world, visiting the war zone that is America, the mega cities of the far east and the industrial heartlands of Europe in their quest to take on the Corporations, while remaining hidden from them at the same time. The stakes are raised when the corporations reveal the lengths they will go to, to protect their own interests. Frankie must fight her way through war zones, corporate operatives, battle mechs and sabotage if she is going to really hurt the Corporations and change the world for the better. This new Cyberpunk action thriller, a sequel to The New Prometheus, is a must read for fans of Ghost in the Shell, Blade Runner, Appleseed, Akira, The Matrix, Robocop and Total Recall.
Publication date: 05/07/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 241 pages
Shot and left for dead, you wake up in a new entirely cybernetic body, and now the Corporations want you dead. What would you do???In a world ruled by faceless, uncaring mega corporations, Frankie, a young woman who has resisted cybernetics, becomes the victim of a lethal “Jacker Gang” attack. Shot, and left to die in the slums of Neo-London, she is found by a genius cybernetic doctor who is on the run from a powerful Corporation. Seeing an opportunity to finish his latest cybernetic masterpiece, he transplants Frankie’s brain into a powerful prosthetic body.Frankie has barely woken up when the Corporation’s forces attack and kidnap the doctor, forcing Frankie to go on the run in her new cybernetic body. Pursued by corporation Special Forces, cybernetic agents and hulking Mechs, Frankie must fight to survive and choose what to do with her new body and its incredible abilities. Frankie must overcome the shock of her new body, survive ruthless attacks and figure out who to trust if she is to save the doctor's life and strike her first real blow against the tyrannical Corporations.This new Cyberpunk action thriller is a must read for fans of Ghost in the Shell, Blade Runner, Appleseed, Akira, The Matrix, Robocop and Total Recall.
Publication date: 02/05/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 164 pages
Android: Keeping you Secure is a practical and step by step guide to securing your Android device. Written in plain English by author David Lyon, this book focuses on explaining Android security measures, why they are important to you and how to implement them on your device. Some of the explained topics are:•Lock Screens•Encryption•Android Device Manager•Two Factor Authentication•Application Security•Wireless Network Security Each section is explained in detail with step-by-step instructions and screen shots to make securing your device easy. If you want to learn the importance of Android device and data security, look no further!
Published by: Innovative Geek | Publication date: 09/17/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 67 pages
The second book of the HADRON series. Life is a struggle. Especially so when power, food and transportation are lost. Much of the population has perished by starvation and murder. Hard choices have to be made. And now an alien species has arrived. They seem friendly and genuine in their offer to help. Should man trust them? Are they really here to save mankind? All may not be as it seems. Their benevolent actions and encouraging words may not hold true.Also available from this author:SODIUM SeriesA six-book series that takes Man from his first encounter with aliens all the way to a fight for our all-out survival. Do we have what it takes to rule the galaxy?AMP SeriesCast a thousand years into the future beyond SODIUM. This eight-book series chronicles the struggles of Don Grange, a simple package deliveryman, who is thrust into an unimaginable role in the fight against our enemies. Can we win peace and freedom after a thousand years of war?OMEGA SeriesCast a thousand years into the future beyond AMP. The Alliance is crumbling. When corruption and politics threaten to throw the allied galaxies into chaos, Knog Beutcher gets caught in the middle. Follow along as our hero is thrust into roles that he never expected or sought. Espionage, intrigue, political assassinations, rebellions and full-on revolutions, they are all coming to Knog Beutcher's world!HADRON SeriesHADRON is a modern day story unrelated to the SODIUM-AMP-OMEGA trilogy series. After scientists using the Large Hadron Collider discover dark matter, the world is plunged into chaos. Massive waves of electromagnetic interference take out all grid power and forms of communication the world over. Cities go dark, food and water supplies are quickly used up, and marauders rule the highways. One group of citizens takes a stand. Can they make a difference? And the devastating EM waves, where are they coming from? After months of starvation, a benevolent species arrive in their spaceships to rescue the Human race. Only, are they really so benevolent?ARMS SeriesARMS is set in the future after Earth was nearing an apocalyptic event. Two competing colony ships were built, taking five million inhabitants each through a wormhole to a pair of newly discovered planets. The planets were settled and not long after the colonies looked to the surrounding star systems for ownership and expansion, which led to a centuries long war between them. A truce was declared after the aggressor side began to lose ground.Tawnish Freely and Harris Gruberg are genetically engineered Biomarines. Their lives have been dedicated to fighting the war. They find themselves struggling to find work among a population that fears them. Work is found only by delving into the delivery of illegal arms to the outer colonies. Things go awry when they discover their illicit dealings may just be the catalyst that brings back the Great War. They are determined to prevent that from happening.
Published by: Stephen Arseneault | Publication date: 12/16/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 277 pages
ANDROID: Up and Running with Your First Android App! (Android Programming, Android Studio, Android Apps, Android Development)
Create and Android App From Scratch!Why Aren’t You Making Your Own Android Apps?The worldwide mobile app market is expected to exceed $77 billion in the next five years. That is a lot of money floating around. Every year more people buy mobile devices and they all crave one thing, more apps. There is not enough supply of great apps to satisfy the market.If you are a beginning programmer you can use this fast and easy guide to make your first Android app. After that, there is no limit on what you can accomplish.In this book you will learn:
- What is Development
- Basics of Android Development
- What is XML?
- What is Java?
- What is the Development Environment?
- Setting Up PATH for Windows or Mac OSX
- Creating Your Own Android App
- User Interface
- Android Manifest
- Creating a Virtual Device
- User Interface
- Fragments and Activities
- How to Specify the App’s Launcher
- Java Basics for Android Programming
- Classes and Objects
- Programming Languages and IDESs
Published by: android, android tablet, android programs, java android, programming android, android mobile, java android programming | Publication date: 09/08/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 120 pages
Humanity is at war with invading aliens, and the battle’s about to go galactic.Security chief Jas Harrington has exposed the secret invasion of Earth by hostile aliens called Shadows. She hopes the Transgalactic Council can come to Earth’s aid, and she and her companions await the Council’s arrival at Ganymede Outpost.The galactic adventurers have with them the enigmatic organisms they rescued from a military weapons research station. When the Council members hear Jas’ story, they realize that the stolen organisms may hold the secret to defeating the Shadows.Meanwhile, in the deepest regions of the galaxy, the Shadow battle has begun. Jas and her friends are forced to split up in order to fight alongside their galactic allies.Jas enlists with the galactic fleet and is sent to serve aboard the space battleship Infineon. As the battle rages, it becomes clear that the allies face more threats than just the enemy’s ships.Shadow Battle is book nine in the Shadows of the Void space opera serial.Sign up for a free copy of Starbound, the Shadows of the Void prequel, at JJ Green's mailing list: http://jjgreenauthor.com/
Published by: InfiniteBook | Publication date: 05/15/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 71 pages