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How Computers Work (How It Works)
The Evolution of Technology   Having sold more than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How Computers Work is the definitive illustrated guide to the world of PCs and technology. In this new edition, you’ll find detailed information not just about PCs, but about how changes in technology have evolved the giant, expensive computer dinosaurs of last century into the smaller but more powerful smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing of today. Whether your interest is in business, gaming, digital photography, entertainment, communications, or security, you’ll learn how computing is evolving the way you live.   A full-color, illustrated adventure into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY   This full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of technology assumes nothing and explains everything. Only the accomplished and award-winning team of writer Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the unique ability to meld descriptive text with one-of-a-kind visuals to fully explain how the electronic gear we depend on every day is made possible. In addition to all the content you’ve come to expect from prior editions, this newly revised edition includes all-new coverage of topics such as:   •   How smartphones and tablet PCs put the power of a desktop computer in your hands–literally •   How computing technology is linking our homes, work place, entertainment, and daily communications •   How advances such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are expanding our universe of friends, knowledge, and opportunity •   How increased miniaturization leads to new products, such as smartphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass •   How computing technology takes advantages of quantum physics and innovations no one even imagined a few years ago   For two decades, How Computers Work has helped newbies understand new technology, while hackers and IT pros have treasured it for the depth of knowledge it contains. This is the perfect book about computing to capture your imagination, delight your eyes, and expand your mind, no matter what your technical level!   Beautifully detailed illustrations and jargon-free explanations walk you through the technology that is shaping our lives. See the hidden workings inside computers, smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, and the latest tech inventions.    
Published by: Que Publishing | Publication date: 11/12/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 384 pages

Mind Palace - How to Memorize & Surmise Like Sherlock Holmes
What is it about Sherlock Holmes that draws us to him?He is charismatic, wise, funny, clever, intelligent and always wins. What can we learn from Sherlock and use in our own lives so we can be perceived as charismatic, wise, funny, clever, intelligent and always winning? This book by 2 time USA Memory Champion Ron White guides you through exactly those steps. You will be entertained as you learn how to think like Sherlock Holmes. What would it mean for you if you could indeed think like Sherlock Holmes.What is a mind palace? - USA memory champion reveals what a mind palace is and how to use it like Sherlock Holmes!This is stopping your memory from working - how to fix it in seconds3 secrets of the Sherlock mind palace - secrets anyone can start using now to develop an almost photographic memory!The 5 elements in Sherlock's deduction abilityHow to focus your brain like Sherlock HolmesHow to observe signs and put clues together like SherlockRead body language and detect lying like Sherlock HolmesAfter reading this book you will find yourself starting to think like Sherlock HolmesAbout the author:Ron White is a 2 time USA Memory Champion. He held the record for the fastest to memorize a deck of cards in the USA for 2 years at 1 minute 27 seconds. He held the record for most numbers memorized in the USA at 167 digits in 5 minutes. He has appeared on National Geographic Channel's Brain Games, Stan Lee's Superhumans, Discover Channel, Fox News, Good Morning America and dozens more tv programs. He is a veteran of the US Navy and served in Afghanistan in 2007. His greatest memory project is memorizing the 2,300+ fallen us military service members from the war in Afghanistan. It is over 7,000 words written out from memory.
Author: Ron White
Published by: Acepub | Publication date: 12/17/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 125 pages

Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
Read the critically acclaimed New York Times best-seller with more than one million copies in print. Same Kind of Different as Me is releasing as a major motion picture by Paramount in fall 2017.Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, this true story also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love. Meet Denver, raised under plantation-style slavery in Louisiana until he escaped the “Man” – in the 1960’s – by hopping a train. Non-trusting, uneducated, and violent, he spent another 18 years on the streets of Dallas and Fort Worth. Meet Ron Hall, a self-made millionaire in the world of high priced art deals -- concerned with fast cars, beautiful women, and fancy clothes. And the woman who changed their lives -- Miss Debbie: “The skinniest, nosiest, pushiest, woman I ever met, black or white.” She helped the homeless and gave of herself to all of “God’s People,” and had a way of knowing how to listen and helping others talk and be found – until cancer strikes. Same Kind of Different as Me is a tale told in two unique voices – Ron Hall & Denver Moore – weaving two completely different life experiences into one common journey where both men learn “whether we is rich or poor or something in between this earth ain’t no final restin’ place. So in a way, we is all homeless-just workin’ our way toward home.” The story takes a devastating twist when Deborah discovers she has cancer. Will Deborah live or die? Will Denver learn to trust a white man? Will Ron embrace his dying wife's vision to rescue Denver? Or will Denver be the one rescuing Ron? There's pain and laughter, doubt and tears, and in the end a triumphal story that readers will never forget. Continue this story of friendship in What Difference Do It Make?: Stories of Hope and Healing, available now. Same Kind of Different as Me also is available in Spanish,  
Published by: Thomas Nelson | Publication date: 03/09/2008
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 254 pages

How to Remember Names and Faces the Easy Way
This is THE book on how to memorize names and faces. It's the only name memory book written by a 2 time USA Memory Champion. Using these techniques Ron White has memorized 128 names in 15 minutes at the 2011 USA Memory Championship. What if you could just learn 128 new names this year? You can. What would it do for your friendships and business if you developed a great memory for names and faces? This is the ONLY memory book that has images for 1600 world wide names! No other book offers that.This will save you MONTHS off your learning curve. In this book you will learn:The 5 step simple process to remember names and facesThis is stopping your memory from working and how to fix it in secondsHow to focus your brain instantlyHow I memorized a room full of names on National Geographic show Brain GamesMeet 30 people in 30 minutes and recall all their namesI promise you this book will eliminate you being from embarrassed by not remembering names!This is the only book on how to remember names written by a 2 time USA Memory Champion! What is the hardest part of remembering names? It's turning the names into pictures. This is the only book on name memory with 1600 names turned into pictures for YOU!! This book will save you months or work in developing pictures for names. Get better at remembering names faster with these 1600 images than any other book This is the only book you will ever need for remembering names and faces. Q & A with Ron White Q: Can anyone improve their memory?A: Yes, I have taught these techniques to a 6 year old and watched her memorize the names of the 44 presidents of the USA literally in just 90 minutes. I have also taught a World War II veteran and he was the star of the class. Some people will learn the techniques and become memory champions. Others will just get better at remembering anes Q: How long does it take to get good at remembering names?A: It depends but what takes the longest is turning names into pictures and getting pictures in your head for common names. It could take a year to turn 500 names into a picture. But this book does that work for you turning 1600 names into pictures Q: What is it like to compete in the USA Memory Championship and World Memory Championship?A: It is a TON of fun. I wish more people would start doing these tournaments. They are such incredible fun and the people you meet who are pushing their memories are just incredible. Q: When did you realize you had this special ability?A: I don't have a special ability. Anyone can learn this system. I'm a normal guy who learned a system Q: What is the most names you have memorized?A: 128 names in 15 minutes at the USA Memory Championships. As a veteran of the military and war in Afghanistan I also memorized all the fallen heroes from the us military. Itis over 2,300 names and took me about 10 months. Q: How many names could the average person remember?A: How about this: Set a goal for yourself to meet and remember 100 new names this year. Sounds like a lot but it is only 2 a week but just imagine how knowing 100 new people would change your relationships. If I can do 128 names in 15 minutes you can do 100 in 12 months. Oh, for the record you can do 128 in 15 minutes too but you don't believe me now. Get the book and then you will believe me. About the author:Ron White is a 2 time USA Memory Champion. He held the record for the fastest to memorize a deck of cards in the USA for 2 years at 1 minute 27 seconds. He held the record for most numbers memorized in the USA at 167 digits in 5 minutes. He has appeared on National Geographic Channel's Brain Games, Stan Lee's Superhumans, Discover Channel, Fox News, Good Morning America and dozens more tv programs. He is a veteran of the US Navy and served in Afghanistan in 2007. His greatest memory project is memorizing the 2,300+ fallen us military service members from the war in Afghan
Author: Ron White
Published by: Acepub | Publication date: 12/17/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 100 pages

The Parkhurst Years: My Time Locked Up with Britain’s Most Notorious Criminals
‘The next stage meant that there was no going back. An Irish prisoner stepped forward and slipped a blade into my hand. I felt the ice cold metal and pressed it against the governor’s cheek. I thought to myself: would they ever release me after this?’Bobby Cummines was only 28 when he passed through the grim gates of Parkhurst, Britain’s Alcatraz, as a category-A prisoner with a host of crimes to his name. Joining the most notorious gangsters and criminals of the day – from the Krays, the Yorkshire Ripper and Charles Bronson, to high ranking members of the IRA – nothing could have prepared him for the brutal regime, violent convicts, vindictive screws and riots on the inside. It’s the story of Britain’s most hellish prison, from one of its hardest inmates.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 05/04/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 320 pages

Memory Improvement: How To Improve Your Memory In Just 30 Days
The Problem Isn't Your Memory...* Have you ever walked into a room and couldn't remember what you went there for? * Have you ever grasped the hand of a potential client and then when the handshake broke, the name seemed to disappear from your memory? * Or have you ever left a prospect or an important meeting and as you drove away remembered a key point that you should have shared with them?The problem is NOT with your memory. The problem is with the "Filing System" your brain currently uses to store and retrieve memory items. Change the filing system and you'll double and even triple your memory comprehension.Two-time USA Memory Champion Ron White will teach you the same 2,000-year-old memory method that he has already taught thousands to:* Give presentations and speeches without notes...
 * Memorize chapters of books word for word...* Retain information from workshops or training classes…* Improve your grades and study skills…* Remember names and faces, even years later…* Routinely memorize 100 digit numbers after hearing them only once…* And lots more!--> Includes an offer for a FREE video of Easy As 1-2-3 Memory Tricks
Author: Ron White
Published by: Laurenzana Press | Publication date: 11/22/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 156 pages

From Teacher to Manager: Managing Language Teaching Organizations
This is a handbook for managers of language teaching organizations such as Directors and Assistant Directors of Studies, Academic Directors, and School Owners, including those moving into a management role from teaching or administration. It provides an introduction to key concepts required by managers of language teaching organizations, covering topics from strategic and operational financial management, sales and marketing and customer service through to academic and human resource management. This book is also suitable for candidates undertaking the Cambridge ESOL International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM).
Author: Ron White
Published by: Cambridge University Press | Publication date: 10/27/2008
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 295 pages

Jackets for Goalposts
Acknowledgments: This book would not be what it is without the contributions of many people who each played an important role during the storyline @Stupatterson;@JohnLippe;@GeorgeLawerance;@JohnScott;RobScott@SpencerHenderson;@JohnMcHARDY@BillyPatterrson@RobbieConnell@BruceRennie;@GaryCox;@BarryWilson@JohnStewart;@GeorgeWebster(GeographyTeacher)@BanffRugbyClub;@BanffRovers;@RothieRovers;@WhitehillsFC;@AulFifefc;@DeveronvaleFC;@BanffSwimmingPool;@TurriffSportscenter;@TurriffSwiminingPool;Special thanks to my mother Mary White who brought me up to give respect to people; Mandy White; Gillian White; Rosemary White; Kenneth White; James White and my extended Nieces, Nephews, Aunties and Uncles and anyone who knows me or knows of me.Thank you the Pencil Princess (Fivver) who Proofread the book for me.Big thanks to Antony Ritchie for designing his first e book cover.Also, a big thank you to Local Photographer Francis Masson for the nice pictures from my hometown of Banff.A special mention goes to a good friend of mine Gary Cox, who has endured a traumatic last few years since his beautiful daughter was diagnosed with Cancer, thankfully Abigail has this behind her and kicked the big C in the butt.Finally I would like to mention my Beautiful Indonesian wife Ratna and our precious little daughter Kania.
Published by: Ron White | Publication date: 10/21/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 161 pages

3500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White
Benjamin, a nine-year-old autistic boy with a love of Disney, was taking his first trip to Walt Disney World. The last thing his parents expected was to see him come alive. What followed was a remarkable tale of inspiration, heartbreak, dedication and joy as Benjamin's family relocated from Seattle to Orlando in order to capture that magic and put it to practical use. Amidst the daily challenges of life for an autistic child, Benjamin's passion for one particular theme park attraction would lead his family on a breathtaking journey of hope and discovery. How many rides does it take for an ending to become a new beginning? Cory Doctorow, New York Times best-selling author of Homeland, Little Brother, and Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom writes: "Brimming with heart and tragedy overcome, this is a book that captures the tribulations of parenthood, the magic of Disney World, and the wonderful online communities that allow us to lend aid and comfort to strangers around the world." Kevin Yee, author of Epcot: The First Thirty Years: An Unofficial Retrospective, and Walt Disney World Hidden History: Remnants of Former Attractions and Other Tributes writes: "'s a good book, the kind all of us should be reading. It's the kind of book that transcends its supposed subject matter and becomes about everything else that matters in life and love; the kind of book that makes you better for having read it. Above all, it's a book that addresses emotions straight on. The father's emotions, Ben's emotions, and even our own emotions as readers... ...Ben's final ride is a touching one that resonates deeply of parental anguish and reward. I won't spoil the details for you, but you should seek it out."
Author: Ron Miles
Publication date: 02/11/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 248 pages

The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread
Co-founder of the legendary Brother Juniper’s Bakery, author of the landmark books Brother Juniper’s Bread Book and Crust & Crumb, and distinguished instructor at the world’s largest culinary academy, Peter Reinhart has been a leader in America’s artisanal bread movement for over fifteen years. Never one to be content with yesterday’s baking triumph, however, Peter continues to refine his recipes and techniques in his never-ending quest for extraordinary bread.In The Bread Baker’s Apprentice, Peter shares his latest bread breakthroughs, arising from his study in several of France’s famed boulangeries and the always-enlightening time spent in the culinary academy kitchen with his students. Peer over Peter’s shoulder as he learns from Paris’s most esteemed bakers, like Lionel Poilâne and Phillippe Gosselin, whose pain à l’ancienne has revolutionized the art of baguette making. Then stand alongside his students in the kitchen as Peter teaches the classic twelve stages of building bread, his clear instructions accompanied by over 100 step-by-step photographs.You’ll put newfound knowledge into practice with 50 new master formulas for such classic breads as rustic ciabatta, hearty pain de campagne, old-school New York bagels, and the book’s Holy Grail–Peter’s version of the famed pain à l’ancienne. En route, Peter distills hard science, advanced techniques, and food history into a remarkably accessible and engaging resource that is as rich and multitextured as the loaves you’ll turn out. This is original food writing at its most captivating, teaching at its most inspired and inspiring–and the rewards are some of the best breads under the sun.
Published by: Ten Speed Press | Publication date: 04/06/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 320 pages
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