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Rather Outspoken

Author : Dan Rather
ISBN : 9781455502424
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This memoir by Dan Rather is told in a straightforward and conversational voice, and covers all the important moments of his journalistic career, including a frank accounting of his dismissal from CBS, the Abu Ghraib story, the George W. Bush Air National Guard controversy, new insights on the JFK assassination, the origin of "Hurricane Dan" as well as inside stories about all the U.S. Presidents he covered and all the top personalities Dan has either interviewed or worked with over his distinguished career. The book will also include Dan's thoughts on the state of journalism today and what he sees for its future, as well as never-before-revealed personal observations and commentary.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

User Centered Interaction Paradigms For Universal Access In The Information Society

Author : Christian Stary
ISBN : 9783540301110
Genre : Computers
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The 8th ERCIM Workshop “User Interfaces for All” was held in Vienna, Austria, on 28–29 June 2004, building upon the results of the seven previous workshops held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 30–31 October 1995; Prague, Czech Republic, 7–8 Nov- ber 1996; Obernai, France, 3–4 November 1997; Stockholm, Sweden, 19–21 October 1998; Dagstuhl, Germany, 28 November – 1 December 1999; Florence, Italy, 25–26 October 2000; and Paris (Chantilly), France, 24–25 October 2002. The concept of “User Interfaces for All” targets a proactive realization of the “- signforall”principleinthe?eldofhuman-computerinteraction(HCI),andinvolvesthe developmentof user interfaces to interactiveapplicationsand e-services, which provide universalaccess andusabilityto potentiallyall users. In thetraditionofits predecessors, the 8th ERCIM Workshop “User Interfaces for All” aimed to consolidate recent work and to stimulate further discussion on the state of the art in “User Interfaces for All” and its increasing range of applications in the upcoming Information Society. The emphasis of the 2004 event was on “User-Centered Interaction Paradigms for Universal Access in the Information Society. ” The requirement for user-centered u- versal access stems from the growing impact of the fusion of the emerging techno- gies and from the different dimensions of diversity that are intrinsic to the Information Society. These dimensions become evident when considering the broad range of user characteristics, the changing nature of human activities, the variety of contexts of use, the increasing availability and diversi?cation of information, knowledge sources and e-services, the proliferation of technological platforms, etc.
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Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services
ISBN : UOM:39015036023805
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Island Intrigue

Author : Wendy Howell Mills
ISBN : 9781590582176
Genre : Fiction
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Traveling to tiny, remote Comico island to recover from a cancer scare and the loss of her mother, Sabrina Dunsweeney becomes caught up in a local legend about the two hundred-year-old ghost of pirate Walk-the-Plank Wrightly, politician Brad Tittletott's campaign for the position of president of the island sanitary commission, and murder.
Category: Fiction

How To Fail As A Therapist

Author : Bernard Schwartz
ISBN : 1886230706
Genre : Psychology
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How to Fail as a Therapist is a manual for practicing clinicians and clinicians-in-training, detailing the fifty most common errors therapists make, and how to avoid them. Therapists will learn to avoid such failures as not recognizing one's limitations, performing incomplete assessments, ignoring science, injuring the client relationship, setting improper boundaries, terminating inappropriately, therapist burnout, and more. An indipensable resource for novices and seasoned therapists alike. Book jacket.
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Taken Over By The Billionaire

Author : Miranda Lee
ISBN : 9781460343500
Genre : Fiction
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Driven to distraction… Hotshot entrepreneur Benjamin Da Silva is used to being in the driver's seat, but when he finds himself in need of a chauffeur, beautiful, straight-talking Jess Murphy proves that sometimes taking his foot off the pedal can be equally pleasurable! Jess isn't impressed by his wealth, but each glimpse in the rearview mirror has her aching to climb into the backseat and submit to Benjamin's every command. His recent takeover cost her her job, and she knows she should steer clear—so why can't she get off the collision course leading right toward Benjamin?
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People Resourcing

Author : Stephen Taylor
ISBN : 0852929374
Genre : Business & Economics
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This textbook is aimed at students taking the CIPD professional qualification. It has been fully revised and rewritten to take account of the new academic standards that will be taught from September 2002.
Category: Business & Economics

Genius In The Shadows

Author : William Lanouette
ISBN : 9781628734775
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Well-known names such as Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Edward Teller are usually those that surround the creation of the atom bomb. One name that is rarely mentioned is Leo Szilard, known in scientific circles as “father of the atom bomb.” The man who first developed the idea of harnessing energy from nuclear chain reactions, he is curiously buried with barely a trace in the history of this well-known and controversial topic. Born in Hungary and educated in Berlin, he escaped Hitler’s Germany in 1933 and that first year developed his concept of nuclear chain reactions. In order to prevent Nazi scientists from stealing his ideas, he kept his theories secret, until he and Albert Einstein pressed the US government to research atomic reactions and designed the first nuclear reactor. Though he started his career out lobbying for civilian control of atomic energy, he concluded it with founding, in 1962, the first political action committee for arms control, the Council for a Livable World. Besides his career in atomic energy, he also studied biology and sparked ideas that won others the Nobel Prize. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, where Szilard spent his final days, was developed from his concepts to blend science and social issues.
Category: Biography & Autobiography