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Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook

Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Nick Jelley Narrator: Danny Campbell Release Date: June 2020

Energy is vital for a good standard of living, and much of the world's population does not have enough. Affordable and adequate sources of power that do not cause climate change or pollution are crucial; and renewables provide the answer. Wind and solar farms can now provide the cheapest electricity in many parts of the world. Moreover, they could provide all of the world's energy needs. But while market forces are fast helping the transition from fossil fuels to renewables, there are opposing pressures, such as the USA's proposed withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, and the vested interests in fossil fuels. This Very Short Introduction describes the main renewable sources of energy-solar, wind, hydropower, and biomass-as well as the less well-developed ones-geothermal, tidal, and wave. Nick Jelley explains the challenges of integrating renewables into electricity grids, and the need for energy storage and for clean heat; and discusses the opportunities in developing countries for renewable energy to empower millions. He also considers international efforts and policies to support renewables and tackle climate change; and explains recent innovations in wind and solar energy production, battery storage, and in the emerging power-to-gas provision for clean heating.

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La Révolution De l'Agriculture Urbaine Audiobook

La Révolution De l'Agriculture Urbaine

Author: Mohammed Mouhssine Narrator: Mohammed Mouhssine Release Date: June 2020

La Révolution De l’Agriculture Urbaine (Agriculture Urbaine t. 1 )L’agriculture urbaine ' réinvente à l’ère moderne. À l’ater d’autres filières alternatives, 'll 'possibilités d’une agriculture compétitive 't respectueuse d’l’environnement. Volume de D’nô , v’u découvrirez : L 'phénomènes sociaux 't économiques à l’origine d’l’essor d’agriculture urbaine; Les multiples fonctions qu’il est en agriculture urbaine ; L 'séries d’logistiques 't économiques qu’il v’u’â devrez effectuer 'u moment d’choisir, concevoir, 't créer v’rt propre propre ferme urbaine; Les multiples partenaires qu’il a des alliés à l’œd d’œnô projet ; C’wd d’fermes urbaines à travers l’univers relèvent d’ores’t déà l’défi d’une nouvelle alimentation locale, saine, 't responsible.

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The Profitable Hobby Farm: How to Build a Sustainable Local Foods Business Audiobook

The Profitable Hobby Farm: How to Build a Sustainable Local Foods Business

Author: Sarah Beth Aubrey Narrator: Rachel Dulude Release Date: June 2020

No experience in farming? No problem! The Profitable Hobby Farm gives you all the tools you need to launch a thriving hobby-farm business. Based on the author's expert guidance and the motivating experiences of other small farmers, it shows you how to blend strategy, marketing, and money management in order to prosper.The Profitable Hobby Farm provides sound, friendly start-up advice on a variety of topics essential to making an initial foray into a local-foods venture. A supplemental PDF is included with this audiobook.

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Bezonomics: How Amazon Is Changing Our Lives, and What the World's Companies Are Learning from It Audiobook

Bezonomics: How Amazon Is Changing Our Lives, and What the World's Companies Are Learning from It

Author: Brian Dumaine Narrator: Dan Bittner Release Date: May 2020

Amazon is the business story of the decade. Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet, has built one of the most efficient wealth-creation machines in history. Like a giant squid, Amazon's tentacles are squeezing industry after industry and, in the process, upsetting the state of technology, the economy, job creation and society at large. So pervasive is Amazon's impact that business leaders in almost every sector need to understand how this force of nature operates and how they can respond to it. Saying you can ignore Jeff Bezos is equivalent to saying you could ignore Henry Ford or Steve Jobs in the early years of Ford and Apple. These titans monumentally changed how we do business, redefining the rules on a global scale. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the new disruptor on the block. He has created a 21st century algorithm for business and societal disruption. He has turned the retail industry inside out, is swiftly dominating cloud computing, media and advertising, and now has his sights trained on every other domain where money changes hands and business is transacted. But the principles by which Bezos has achieved his dominance - customer obsession, extreme innovation and long-term management, all supported by artificial intelligence turning a virtuous-cycle 'flywheel' - are now being borrowed and replicated. 'Bezonomics' is for some a goldmine, for others a threat, for still others a life-shaping force, whether they're in business or not. Brian Dumaine's Bezonomics answers the fundamental question: how are Amazon and its imitators affecting the way we live, and what can we learn from them?

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Golf's Holy War: The Battle for the Soul of a Game in an Age of Science Audiobook

Golf's Holy War: The Battle for the Soul of a Game in an Age of Science

Author: Brett Cyrgalis Narrator: Kyle Tait Release Date: May 2020

Just as Michael Lewis's Moneyball captured baseball at a technological turning point, Brett Cyrgalis's Golf's Holy War takes us inside golf's clash between its beloved artistic tradition and its analytic future. The world of golf is at a crossroads. As tech­nological innovations displace traditional philosophies, the golfing community has splintered into two deeply combative factions: the old-school teachers and players who believe in feel, artistry, and imagination, and the technical minded who want to remake the game around data. In Golf's Holy War, Brett Cyrgalis takes readers inside the heated battle playing out from weekend hackers to PGA Tour pros. At the Titleist Performance Institute in Oceanside, California, golfers clad in full-body sensors target weaknesses in their biomechanics, while others take part in mental exercises designed to test their brain's psychological resilience. Meanwhile, coaches like Michael Hebron purge golfers of all technical infor­mation, tapping into the power of intuitive physical learning by playing rudimentary games. From historic St. Andrews to manicured Augusta, experimental com­munes in California to corporatized conferences in Orlando, William James to Ben Hogan to theoretical physics, the factions of the spiritual and technical push to redefine the boundaries of the game. And yet what does it say that Tiger Woods has orchestrated one of the greatest comebacks in sports history without the aid of a formal coach? But Golf's Holy War is more than just a book about golf—it's a story about modern life and how we are torn between resisting and embracing the changes brought about by the advancements of science and technology. It's also an exploration of historical legacies, the enriching bonds of education, and the many interpretations of reality.

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LEAN philosophy: Profitable Methods = Winning Business. LEAN | KAIZEN | KANBAN | SCRUM | AGILE. Six  Audiobook

LEAN philosophy: Profitable Methods = Winning Business. LEAN | KAIZEN | KANBAN | SCRUM | AGILE. Six

Author: Eric Liker Narrator: Kc Wayman, Perdens Studio, Ross Pipkin Release Date: May 2020

Create your ultimate business with the help of the proven Lean system.Are you looking for a ground-breaking guide for business success?  Do you want to revolutionize your project management, streamline your business operations, and drastically improve your company?  Then this audiobook is for you. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, the CEO of a small to medium enterprise, or a team leader looking to overhaul your skillsets, the secret to running a successful business lies in the Lean system.  This complete guide unveils the foundations of essential project and business management systems, drawing on tried-and-tested advice to bring you a comprehensive plan for success. Covering Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, Kanban, Scrum and Agile Project Management, this book is your ticket to an all-new business management system. - In part one, you’ll explore how Lean Six Sigma will help you analyze your business, improve what isn’t working, and streamline your process of operations. - In part two, you’ll discover how Kaizen and Kanban can revolutionize your business philosophy and improve your workflow fast. - In part three, you’ll uncover a step-by-step formula for implementing Scrum into your business and running a Scrum project. - In part four, you’ll learn how Agile Project Management can help you become a better project manager and supercharge your business productivity. Even if you’re new to these methodologies, inside you’ll find everything you need to know for a successful implementation. Whether you want to make more profits, secure more clients, or create faster, more streamlined projects, the Lean system is a vital tool for long-term business success. Buy now to uncover the benefits of the Lean system.

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The Planter of Modern Life: Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution Audiobook

The Planter of Modern Life: Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution

Author: Stephen Heyman Narrator: Robertson Dean Release Date: April 2020

Louis Bromfield was a World War I ambulance driver, a Paris expat, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist as famous in the 1920s as Hemingway or Fitzgerald. But he cashed in his literary success to finance a wild agrarian dream in his native Ohio. The ideas he planted at his utopian experimental farm, Malabar, would inspire America's first generation of organic farmers and popularize the tenets of environmentalism years before Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. A lanky Midwestern farm boy dressed up like a Left Bank bohemian, Bromfield stood out in literary Paris for his lavish hospitality and his green thumb. He built a magnificent garden outside the city where he entertained aristocrats, movie stars, flower breeders, and writers of all stripes. Millions savored his novels, which were turned into Broadway plays and Hollywood blockbusters, yet Bromfield's greatest passion was the soil. In 1938, Bromfield returned to Ohio to transform 600 badly eroded acres into a thriving cooperative farm, which became a mecca for agricultural pioneers and a country retreat for celebrities. This sweeping biography unearths a lost icon of American culture, a fascinating, hilarious and unclassifiable character who-between writing and plowing-also dabbled in global politics and high society.

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The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World's Most Glamorous Ship Audiobook

The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World's Most Glamorous Ship

Author: Greg King, Penny Wilson Narrator: David Colacci Release Date: April 2020

In the tradition of Erik Larson's Dead Wake comes The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria, about the sinking of the glamorous Italian ocean liner. In 1956, a stunned world watched as the famous Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria sank after being struck by a Swedish vessel off the coast of Nantucket. Unlike the Titanic, this sinking played out in real time across radios and televisions, the first disaster of the modern age. Audiences witnessed it all: the unthinkable collision of two modern vessels equipped with radar; perilous hours of uncertainty; the heroic rescue of passengers, and the final gasp as the pride of the Italian fleet slipped beneath the Atlantic, taking some fifty lives with her. Her loss signaled the end of the golden era of ocean liner travel. Now, Greg King and Penny Wilson offer a fresh look at this glittering liner and her untimely end. Andrea Doria represented the romance of travel, the possibility of new lives in the new world, and the glamour of 1950s art, culture, and life. Set against a glorious backdrop of celebrity and La Dolce Vita, Andrea Doria's last voyage comes vividly to life in a narrative tightly focused on her passengers – Cary Grant's wife; Philadelphia's flamboyant mayor; the heiress to the Marshall Field fortune; and brave Italian emigrants – who found themselves plunged into a desperate struggle to survive. The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria follows the effect this trauma had on their lives, and brings the story up to date with the latest expeditions to the wreck. Drawing on in-depth research and new interviews with survivors, many of which have never been published before, The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria offers a fresh look at this legendary liner and her tragic fate, in this vibrant story of fatal errors, shattered lives, and the triumph of the human spirit. A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press

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The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World  Audiobook

The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World

Author: Katherine Sharp Landdeck Narrator: Gabra Zackman Release Date: April 2020

"With the fate of the free world hanging in the balance, women pilots went aloft to serve their nation. . . . A soaring tale in which, at long last, these daring World War II pilots gain the credit they deserve."-Liza Mundy, New York Times bestselling author of Code Girls When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Cornelia Fort was already in the air. At twenty-two, Fort had escaped Nashville's debutante scene for a fresh start as a flight instructor in Hawaii. She and her student were in the middle of their lesson when the bombs began to fall, and they barely made it back to ground that morning. Still, when the U.S. Army Air Forces put out a call for women pilots to aid the war effort, Fort was one of the first to respond. She became one of just over 1,100 women from across the nation to make it through the Army's rigorous selection process and earn her silver wings. The brainchild of trailblazing pilots Nancy Love and Jacqueline Cochran, the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) gave women like Fort a chance to serve their country-and to prove that women aviators were just as skilled as men. While not authorized to serve in combat, the WASP helped train male pilots for service abroad, and ferried bombers and pursuits across the country. Thirty-eight WASP would not survive the war. But even taking into account these tragic losses, Love and Cochran's social experiment seemed to be a resounding success-until, with the tides of war turning, Congress clipped the women's wings. The program was disbanded, the women sent home. But the bonds they'd forged never failed, and over the next few decades they came together to fight for recognition as the military veterans they were-and for their place in history.

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The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another Audiobook

The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

Author: Ainissa Ramirez Narrator: Allyson Johnson Release Date: April 2020

In The Alchemy of Us, scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez examines eight inventions-clocks, steel rails, copper communication cables, photographic film, light bulbs, hard disks, scientific labware, and silicon chips-and reveals how they shaped the human experience. Ramirez tells the stories of the woman who sold time, the inventor who inspired Edison, and the hotheaded undertaker whose invention pointed the way to the computer. She describes, among other things, how our pursuit of precision in timepieces changed how we sleep; how the railroad helped commercialize Christmas; and how a young chemist exposed the use of Polaroid's cameras to create passbooks to track black citizens in apartheid South Africa. Ramirez shows not only how materials were shaped by inventors but also how those materials shaped culture, chronicling each invention and its consequences-intended and unintended. Filling in the gaps left by other books about technology, Ramirez showcases little-known inventors who had a significant impact but whose accomplishments have been hidden by mythmaking, bias, and convention. Doing so, she shows us the power of telling inclusive stories about technology. She also shows that innovation is universal-whether it's splicing beats with two turntables and a microphone or splicing genes with two test tubes and CRISPR.

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Girl Decoded: My Quest to Make Technology Emotionally Intelligent – and Change the Way We Interact F Audiobook

Girl Decoded: My Quest to Make Technology Emotionally Intelligent – and Change the Way We Interact F

Author: Rana El Kaliouby Narrator: Rana El Kaliouby Release Date: April 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. We are entering an empathy crisis. Most of our communication is conveyed through non-verbal cues - facial expressions, tone of voice, body language - nuances that are completely lost when we interact through our smartphones and other technology. The result is a digital universe that's emotion-blind - a society lacking in empathy. Rana al Kaloubi discovered this when she left Cairo, a newly-married, Muslim woman, to take up her place at Cambridge University to study computer science. Many thousands of miles from home, she began to develop systems to help her better connect with her family. She started to pioneer the new field of Emotional Intelligence (EI). She now runs her company, Affectiva (the industry-leader in this emerging field) that builds EI into our technology and develops systems that understand humans the way we understand one another. In a captivating memoir, Girl Decoded chronicles el Kaliouby's mission to humanise technology and what she learns about humanity along the way. ©Rana el Kaliouby 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia Audiobook

High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia

Author: Will Doig Narrator: Will Doig Release Date: April 2020

The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project. Less than a decade ago, China did not have a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14,000 miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined. Now, China is pushing its tracks into Southeast Asia, reviving a century-old colonial fantasy of an imperial railroad stretching to Singapore; and kicking off a key piece of the One Belt One Road initiative, which has a price tag of $1 trillion and, reaches inside the borders of more than 60 countries. The Pan-Asia Railway portion of One Belt One Road could transform Southeast Asia, bringing shiny Chinese cities, entire economies, and waves of migrants where none existed before. But if it doesn't succeed, that would be a cautionary tale about whether a new superpower, with levels of global authority unimaginable just a decade ago, can pull entire regions into its orbit simply with tracks, sweat, and lots of money. Journalist Will Doig traveled to Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore to chronicle the dramatic transformations taking place -- and to find out whether ordinary people have a voice in this moment of economic, political, and cultural collision.

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