War of the Networks

Author: Katie Cross
Publisher: Antebellum Publishing
ISBN: 0996624945
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Never Underestimate the Power of a Desperate WitchWith the Central Network teetering on the brink of destruction, eighteen-year-old Bianca Monroe is determined to defeat Mabel's powerful Almorran magic by finding the Book of Light. Then disaster strikes. Mabel kidnaps Bianca, keeping her prisoner in the hot sands of the Western Network, Bianca soon realizes that things are not as they seem. Mabel is more dangerous--and unhinged--than she's ever been before.Will Bianca escape the clutches of her greatest enemy in time to find the Book of Light and save her Network? Or will Mabel's madness consume Antebellum, making it burn in the raging black flames of Almorran magic?War of the Networks is the fourth and final book in the thrilling fantasy collection The Network Series. It's a gripping tale about compassion, forgiveness, and surviving against the odds.

Electrical Engineer s Reference Book

Author: G R Jones
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483292037
Format: PDF, Docs
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A long established reference book: radical revision for the fifteenth edition includes complete rearrangement to take in chapters on new topics and regroup the subjects covered for easy access to information. The Electrical Engineer's Reference Book, first published in 1945, maintains its original aims: to reflect the state of the art in electrical science and technology and cater for the needs of practising engineers. Most chapters have been revised and many augmented so as to deal properly with both fundamental developments and new technology and applications that have come to the fore since the fourteenth edition was published (1985). Topics covered by new chapters or radically updated sections include: * digital and programmable electronic systems * reliability analysis * EMC * power electronics * fundamental properties of materials * optical fibres * maintenance in power systems * electroheat and welding * agriculture and horticulture * aeronautic transportation * health and safety * procurement and purchasing * engineering economics

Programming for TV Radio The Internet

Author: Lynne Gross
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1136068864
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Where do program ideas come from? How are concepts developed into saleable productions? Who do you talk to about getting a show produced? How do you schedule shows on the lineup? What do you do if a series is in trouble? The answers to these questions, and many more, can be found in this comprehensive, in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of the electronic media programmer. Topics include: Network relationships with affiliates, the expanded market of syndication, sources of programming for stations and networks, research and its role in programming decisions, fundamental appeals to an audience and what qualities are tied to success, outside forces that influence programming, strategies for launching new programs or saving old ones. Includes real-life examples taken from the authors' experiences, and 250+ illustrations!

Distorting Defense

Author: Stephen P. Aubin
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275963033
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Aubin is connected with several military publications and organizations. He accuses the mainstream US television networks of deceiving the American people and undermining the government's Constitutional mandate to provide for the common defense by creating the impression that weapons that do not wor

Congressional Record

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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Sports for sale

Author: David A. Klatell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Format: PDF
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Examines the relationship between sports and television, detailing how the thirst for profits has changed what the viewers see, how they see it, and when, and offering profiles of major media figures

Principles of Secure Network Systems Design

Author: Sumit Ghosh
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387952130
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This book establishes a comprehensive framework for network security design, unifying the many concepts and aspects of network security and enabling all users to employ a common security foundation. It is presented from the perspective of fundamental principles underlying networking, network control algorithms and security. Using an accessible style and careful explanations, the principles and methodology address design concepts for current and future security concerns for networks. "Principles of Secure Network Systems Design" presents the topic in three basic parts. Part one covers the basic background of network security and the current scope for security in all types of networks and organizations. Part two focuses on the essential nature of network security and a scientific methodology for secure network design. Lastly, part three discusses concrete applications of the design concepts with real world networks, using three comprehensive case studies oriented around ATM networks.

Rebels on the Air

Author: Jesse Walker
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814784771
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Boring DJs who never shut up, and who don't even pick their own records. The same hits, over and over. A constant stream of annoying commercials. How did radio get so dull? Not by accident, contends journalist and historian Jesse Walker. For decades, government and big business have colluded to monopolize the airwaves, stamping out competition, reducing variety, and silencing dissident voices. And yet, in the face of such pressure, an alternative radio tradition has tenaciously survived. Rebels on the Air explores these overlooked chapters in American radio, revealing the legal barriers established broadcasters have erected to ensure their dominance. Using lively anecdotes drawn from firsthand interviews, Walker chronicles the story of the unsung heroes of American radio who, despite those barriers, carved out spaces for themselves in the spectrum, sometimes legally and sometimes not. Walker's engaging, meticulous account is the first comprehensive history of alternative radio in the United States. From the unlicensed amateurs who invented broadcasting to the community radio movement of the 1960s and 1970s, from the early days of FM to today's micro radio movement, Walker lays bare the hidden history of broadcasting. Above all, Rebels on the Air is the story of the pirate broadcasters who shook up radio in the 1990sand of the new sorts of radio we can expect in the next century, as the microbroadcasters crossbreed with the even newer field of Internet broadcasting.