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Internet: general works

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Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems

Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems

Author: Pardeep Kumar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

With the help of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics, the internet of things (IoT) is creating partnerships within industry where machines, processes, and humans communicate with one another. As this radically changes traditional industrial operations, this results in the rapid design, cheap manufacture, and effective customization of products. Answering the growing demand of customers and their preferences has become a challenge for such partnerships. Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems: Transforming the Conventional to Digital is a collection of innovative research that discusses development, implementation, and business impacts of IoT technologies on sustainable societal development and improved life quality. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as green technologies, wireless networks, and IoT policy, this book is ideally designed for technology developers, entrepreneurs, industrialists, programmers, engineers, technicians, researchers, academicians, and students.

Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems

Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems

Author: Pardeep Kumar Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/07/2020

With the help of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics, the internet of things (IoT) is creating partnerships within industry where machines, processes, and humans communicate with one another. As this radically changes traditional industrial operations, this results in the rapid design, cheap manufacture, and effective customization of products. Answering the growing demand of customers and their preferences has become a challenge for such partnerships. Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems: Transforming the Conventional to Digital is a collection of innovative research that discusses development, implementation, and business impacts of IoT technologies on sustainable societal development and improved life quality. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as green technologies, wireless networks, and IoT policy, this book is ideally designed for technology developers, entrepreneurs, industrialists, programmers, engineers, technicians, researchers, academicians, and students.

Kitten Clone

Kitten Clone

Author: Douglas Coupland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/07/2020

Network Neutrality and Digital Dialogic Communication

Network Neutrality and Digital Dialogic Communication

Author: Alison N. (Rowan University, USA) Novak, Melinda (Kutztown University, USA) Sebastian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

In the months after the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) 2017 decision to repeal network neutrality as US policy, it is easy to forget the decades of public, organizational, media and governmental struggle to control digital policy and open access to the internet. Using dialogic communication tactics, the public, governmental actors and organizations impacted the ruling through YouTube comments, the FCC online system and social network communities. Network neutrality, which requires that all digital sites can be accessed with equal speed and ability, is an important example of how dialogic communication facilitates public engagement in policy debates. However, the practice and ability of the public, organizations and media to engage in dialogic communication are also greatly impacted by the FCC's decision. This book reflects on decades of global engagement in the network neutrality debate and the evolution of dialogic communication techniques used to shape one of the most relevant and critical digital policies in history.

Wireless Internet Of Things: Principles And Practice

Wireless Internet Of Things: Principles And Practice

Author: Amoakoh (Federation Univ, Australia) Gyasi-agyei Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2020

This textbook metamorphosed from notes that the author has been using to teach at four universities in Australia and New Zealand. The book treats the physical principles and design of wireless Internet of Things (IoT) systems from engineering perspective. IoT enables communication between people, between people and things, and between things. The book highlights the wide scope of sensors used in IoT - including RFIDs, smart mobile phones, home consumer devices, autonomous cars, utility meters, car park meters, robots, satellites, radars and wireless positioning systems. Three features render the book practically accessible. First, each chapter is organised in sections, each of which ends with a set of authentic review questions to motivate reflection. This is complemented by numerous worked examples in each section. Third, the book introduces two popular industry software packages for hands-on practice - MATLAB (R) and CelPlanner (TM). With the growing popularity of softwarisation and cloudification, possessing expertise in these packages makes one useful to the industry. Parts of this book are taught in undergraduate curriculum, while the rest is taught in graduate courses. Both traditional and modern topics including C-RAN, network slicing, NFV, NB-IoT and 5G use cases in IoT are covered.Instructor's resources are provided for free to instructors who adopt the book as textbook for a unit/ course/subject/paper. Please send your request to sales@wspc.com.

Wireless Internet Of Things: Principles And Practice

Wireless Internet Of Things: Principles And Practice

Author: Amoakoh (Federation Univ, Australia) Gyasi-agyei Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

This textbook metamorphosed from notes that the author has been using to teach at four universities in Australia and New Zealand. The book treats the physical principles and design of wireless Internet of Things (IoT) systems from engineering perspective. IoT enables communication between people, between people and things, and between things. The book highlights the wide scope of sensors used in IoT - including RFIDs, smart mobile phones, home consumer devices, autonomous cars, utility meters, car park meters, robots, satellites, radars and wireless positioning systems. Three features render the book practically accessible. First, each chapter is organised in sections, each of which ends with a set of authentic review questions to motivate reflection. This is complemented by numerous worked examples in each section. Third, the book introduces two popular industry software packages for hands-on practice - MATLAB (R) and CelPlanner (TM). With the growing popularity of softwarisation and cloudification, possessing expertise in these packages makes one useful to the industry. Parts of this book are taught in undergraduate curriculum, while the rest is taught in graduate courses. Both traditional and modern topics including C-RAN, network slicing, NFV, NB-IoT and 5G use cases in IoT are covered.Instructor's resources are provided for free to instructors who adopt the book as textbook for a unit/ course/subject/paper. Please send your request to sales@wspc.com.

Producing New and Digital Media

Producing New and Digital Media

Author: James (Molloy College, NY, USA) Cohen, Thomas (Molloy College, NY, USA) Kenny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/04/2020

Producing New and Digital Media is your essential guide to understanding new media, taking a deep dive into such topics as the cultural and social impacts of the web, the importance of digital literacy, and creating in an online environment. This cutting edge text provides an introductory, hands-on approach to creating user-generated content, coding, cultivating an online brand, and storytelling in new and digital media. In showing you how to navigate the world of digital media and complete digital tasks, this book not only teaches you how to use the web, but also helps you understand why you use it. Key features for the second edition include: Coverage of up-to-date forms of communication on the web: memes, viral videos, social media, and more pervasive types of online languages. New chapters on YouTube influencers and on-demand subscription television. Each chapter has media literacy sidebars, sample assignments, and activities. Updates to the companion website additional materials for students and instructors Thoughtful, entertaining, and enlightening, this is the fundamental textbook for students of new and digital media, digital culture and media literacy, as well as a useful resource for anyone wanting to understand and develop their presence in our digital world.

Producing New and Digital Media

Producing New and Digital Media

Author: James (Molloy College, NY, USA) Cohen, Thomas (Molloy College, NY, USA) Kenny Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/04/2020

Producing New and Digital Media is your essential guide to understanding new media, taking a deep dive into such topics as the cultural and social impacts of the web, the importance of digital literacy, and creating in an online environment. This cutting edge text provides an introductory, hands-on approach to creating user-generated content, coding, cultivating an online brand, and storytelling in new and digital media. In showing you how to navigate the world of digital media and complete digital tasks, this book not only teaches you how to use the web, but also helps you understand why you use it. Key features for the second edition include: Coverage of up-to-date forms of communication on the web: memes, viral videos, social media, and more pervasive types of online languages. New chapters on YouTube influencers and on-demand subscription television. Each chapter has media literacy sidebars, sample assignments, and activities. Updates to the companion website additional materials for students and instructors Thoughtful, entertaining, and enlightening, this is the fundamental textbook for students of new and digital media, digital culture and media literacy, as well as a useful resource for anyone wanting to understand and develop their presence in our digital world.

Keep Calm and Log On

Keep Calm and Log On

Author: Gillian Gus (Usability Researcher, Multimedia Producer, Product Owner, Oneiro, LLC) Andrews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

How to survive the digital revolution without getting trampled: your guide to online mindfulness, digital self-empowerment, cybersecurity, creepy ads, trustworthy information, and more. Feeling overwhelmed by an avalanche of online content? Anxious about identity theft? Unsettled by the proliferation of fake news? Welcome to the digital revolution. Wait-wasn't the digital revolution supposed to make our lives better? It was going to be fun and put the world at our fingertips. What happened? Keep Calm and Log On is a survival handbook that will help you achieve online mindfulness and overcome online helplessness-the feeling that tech is out of your control-with tips for handling cybersecurity, creepy ads, untrustworthy information, and much more. Taking a cue from the famous World War II morale-boosting slogan ( Keep Calm and Carry On ), Gus Andrews shows us how to adapt the techniques our ancestors used to survive hard times, so we can live our best lives online. She explains why media and technology stress us out, and offers empowering tools for coping. Mindfulness practices can help us stay calm and conserve our attention purposefully. Andrews shares the secret of understanding our own opinions'' family trees in order to identify misleading fake news. She provides tools for unplugging occasionally, overcoming feelings that we are bad at technology, and taking charge of our security and privacy. Andrews explains how social media algorithms keep us from information we need and why creepy ads seem to follow us online. Most importantly, she urges us to work to rebuild the trust in our communities that the internet has broken.

Hacker States

Hacker States

How hackers and hacking moved from being a target of the state to a key resource for the expression and deployment of state power. In this book, Luca Follis and Adam Fish examine the entanglements between hackers and the state, showing how hackers and hacking moved from being a target of state law enforcement to a key resource for the expression and deployment of state power. Follis and Fish trace government efforts to control the power of the internet; the prosecution of hackers and leakers (including such well-known cases as Chelsea Manning, Edward Snowden, and Anonymous); and the eventual rehabilitation of hackers who undertake ethical hacking for the state. Analyzing the evolution of the state's relationship to hacking, they argue that state-sponsored hacking ultimately corrodes the rule of law and offers unchecked advantage to those in power, clearing the way for more authoritarian rule. Follis and Fish draw on a range of methodologies and disciplines, including ethnographic and digital archive methods from fields as diverse as anthropology, STS, and criminology. They propose a novel boundary work theoretical framework to articulate the relational approach to understanding state and hacker interactions advanced by the book. In the context of Russian bot armies, the rise of fake news, and algorithmic opacity, they describe the political impact of leaks and hacks, hacker partnerships with journalists in pursuit of transparency and accountability, the increasingly prominent use of extradition in hacking-related cases, and the privatization of hackers for hire.

IoT Architectures, Models, and Platforms for Smart City Applications

IoT Architectures, Models, and Platforms for Smart City Applications

Author: Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Developing countries are persistently looking for efficient and cost-effective methods for transforming their communities into smart cities. Unfortunately, energy crises have increased in these regions due to a lack of awareness and proper utilization of technological methods. These communities must explore and implement innovative solutions in order to enhance citizen enrollment, quality of government, and city intelligence. IoT Architectures, Models, and Platforms for Smart City Applications provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of transforming cities into intelligent systems using IoT-based design models and sustainable development projects. This publication looks at how cities can be built as smart cities within limited resources and existing advanced technologies. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as cloud computing, human machine interface, and ad hoc networks, this book is ideally designed for urban planners, engineers, IT specialists, computer engineering students, research scientists, academicians, technology developers, policymakers, researchers, and designers seeking current research on smart applications within urban development.

A Social Media Survival Guide

A Social Media Survival Guide

Author: Melody Karle Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/02/2020

Are you trying to figure out how to safely use social media but finding yourself struggling? Here's a book specifically designed to help regular people figure out social media platforms. It begins with a chapter about social media basics: how they normally work, why people use them, and general safety tips. It is easy to get confused by the large number of options that are out there so this book breaks down each major network into its own chapter. Chapters are included for: *Facebook *Snapchat *Pinterest *LinkedIn *Instagram *YouTube *Twitter *Reddit, and *Tumblr. Because each social media platform has its their own rules, benefits, and challenges, each chapter gives a summary of the platform and tells the reader why people use it. Next, each chapter has a glossary of terms to explain language and slang that are used. This will help people who are new to social media learn about terminology like subreddits, retweets, and more. If readers decide to use the platform (or already use it and want to learn more), each chapter guides users through a how-to of using each platform. This includes the basic functionality, setting up profiles, settings, and odd features that even current users may not know about. Privacy and safety are also covered, with a platform-specific section devoted to these important issues in each chapter. Two final chapters cover other notable social media platforms that readers might want to know about and archiving tips for saving social media posts and information. This book can help people new to social media, people joining new social media, and people who are already on but want to learn how to better manage and protect their accounts.