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The Address of the Eye - Vivian Sobchack

Cinema is a sensuous object, but in our presence it becomes also a sensing, sensual, sense-making subject. Thus argues Vivian Sobchack as she challenges basic assumptions of current film theory that reduce film to an object of vision and the spectator to a victim of a deterministic cinematic apparatus. Maintaining that these premises ignore the material and cultural-historical situations of both the spectator and the film, the author makes the radical proposal that the cinematic experience depends on two "viewers" viewing: the spectator and the film, each existing as both subject and object of The Address of the Eye - Vivian Sobchack od authora Vivian Sobchack a nakladatelství za skvělé ce...

Political Tribes : Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations - Amy Chua

From the author of the international bestseller Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, a bracing and original look at the tension between our democratic egalitarian political ideals and our recalcitrant biology Human beings are tribal. We possess a fundamental desire to belong to groups, teams, clubs, a tribe – something larger than ourselves. Political Tribes explores the phenomenon of human groupishness: how identities are shaped and formed by belonging to a group. Groups unite us, fostering a sense of belonging and taking care of some of our most basic needs. They have also, throughout history, Political Tribes : Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations - Amy Chua od authora Amy Chua a nakladate...

Artificial Intelligence Revolution - Robin Li

The co-founder of Baidu explains how AI will transform human livelihood, from our economy and financial systems down to our daily lives. Written by Baidu cofounder Robin Li and prefaced by award-winning sci-fi writer Cixin Liu (author of The Three-Body Problem), Artificial Intelligence Revolution introduces Baidu's teams of top scientists and management as pioneers of movement toward AI. The book covers many of the latest AI-related ideas and technological developments, such as: Computational ability Big data resources Setting the basic standards of AI in research and development An in Artificial Intelligence Revolution - Robin Li od authora Robin Li a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-sh...

Monte Carlo Simulation with Applications to Finance - Wang Hui

Publikace: Monte Carlo Simulation with Applications to Finance - Wang Hui. Developed from the author's course on Monte Carlo simulation at Brown University, Monte Carlo Simulation with Applications to Finance provides a self-contained introduction to Monte Carlo methods in financial engineering. It is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students taking a one-semester course or for practitioners in the financial industry. The author first presents the necessary mathematical tools for simulation, arbitrary free option pricing, and the basic implementation of Monte Carlo schemes. He then describes variance reduction techniques, including control variates, stratification, conditio...

Selected Works of Alexander Hamilton

Publikace: Selected Works of Alexander Hamilton. The vital words of Alexander Hamilton, including essays, private correspondence, and public statements Alexander Hamilton is best known as the United States' first Secretary of the Treasury and the author of the majority of The Federalist Papers, a series of essays that outlined the basic concepts and premises of the U.S. Constitution. Since the founding of the nation, these essays have been used by the U.S. Supreme Court as an authoritative guide to the intentions of the Founding Fathers in cases involving constitutional interpretation. Included in this volume are five of the most important essays from The Federalist Papers, plus personal co...

Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies - Stephen R. Davis

Learn to program with C++ quickly with this helpful For Dummies guide Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you plain-English explanations of the fundamental principles of C++, arming you with the skills and know-how to expertly use one of the world's most popular programming languages. You'll explore what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, learn how to deal with standard programming challenges, and much more. Written by the bestselling author of C++ For Dummies, this updated guide explores the basic development concepts and techniques of C++ Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies - Stephen R. Davis od authora Stephen R. Davis a naklada...

Putting the Power of Your Subconscious Mind to Work - Joseph Murphy

All new, never-before-published? from the author of the phenomenal bestseller The Power of Your Subconscious Mind. When Dr. Joseph Murphy wrote his bestselling book The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, he set forth the basic techniques for enriching one?s life by programming the subconscious mind. This all-new book, based on forty years of previously unpublished research, shows how the subconscious mind can be used by people in their workplace when dealing with both routine and unexpected problems faced on the job. To illustrate Murphy?s principles, editor Arthur Pell has provided exampl Putting the Power of Your Subconscious Mind to Work - Joseph Murphy od authora Joseph Murphy a nakladate...

Everything Eyes - Bobbi Brown, Sara Bliss

Bestselling author and world-famous makeup artist Bobbi Brown reveals her expert techniques for creating show-stopping eyes-from everyday natural to smoky to party sparkle. To coincide with the launch of Bobbi's eyewear range and a brand-new eye makeup palette, Everything Eyes covers basic eye care, essential brushes and tools, and step-by-step tutorials for 10 stunning looks. Famous for her signature glasses look, Bobbi also shares her tried-and-true tips for selecting frames and wearing makeup with glasses. This chic, take-anywhere hardcover is the manual for all women who want gorgeous eyes Everything Eyes - Bobbi Brown, Sara Bliss od authora Bobbi Brown, Sara Bliss a nakladatelství za ...

Show and Tell - Dan Roam

For the vast majority of us, giving a presentation is an extremely difficult and nerve-racking process, whether we’re in a one-on-one meeting, a conference room with a dozen strangers, or a lecture hall in front of thousands. But according to Dan Roam, the visual communications expert and acclaimed author of The Back of the Napkin, it doesn’t have to be so hard. We struggle when we forget the basic steps we learned in kindergarten: show and tell. In this short but powerful book, Roam intro­duces a new set of tools for making extraordinary presentations in any setting. He also draws on i Show and Tell - Dan Roam od authora Dan Roam a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz...

Unreasonable Success and How to Achieve It - Richard Koch

How do people of seemingly ordinary talent go on to achieve unexpected results? What can we learn from them? What are the ingredients for unreasonable success and how is it achieved? In this ground-breaking book, bestselling author Richard Koch charts a map of success, identifying the nine key attitudes and strategies can propel anyone to new heights of accomplishment. The pattern of success is fractal. It is endlessly varied but endlessly similar. Success does not require genius, consistency, all-round ability, a safe pair of hands or even basic competence. If it did, most of the people Unreasonable Success and How to Achieve It - Richard Koch od authora Richard Koch a nakladatelství za s...

Mending and Alterations Made Simple - Anna De Leo

This manual provides all necessary knowledge for anyone who wants to acquire the basic skills for mending, altering and fixing clothes. The publication explains in an easy to understand and simple language the most usual clothing repairs, like shortening pants, a seam to be redone, darning a hole, shortening the sleeves of a shirt, etc. From learning to do stitches by hand to using the sewing machine, the author guides the reader throughout the process by simple texts and useful photographs proving that mending is easy. The book also includes a glossary of technical terms. With this DIY gui Mending and Alterations Made Simple - Anna De Leo od authora Anna De Leo a nakladatelství za skvělé ...

Italic: What gives Typography its emphasis

Publikace: Italic: What gives Typography its emphasis. The use of italic letters to accentuate has become common practice in the computer age. They convey movement and dynamics, addresses the emotional experience of reading and reminds of handwriting. This lively characteristic, which once resulted from the movement of the hand, is visibly lost when words are simply tilted by a mouse click. In order to impart basic knowledge about italics, the author has gathered design patterns of italic scripts and presents the tangible form, characteristics and functions of "italic nature". In addition, he deals intensively with the historical development of italics. This monograph is the first detailed ...

Becoming a Mentalist - Stefan Cain

From the author of The Power of Observation, this new exiting book brings a unique perception on how to live your life by using and recognizing the powers you were born with – the powers of the mentalist. We were all born with basic instincts that we have learned to ignore, hence leaving us helpless in a pool of life’s stressful static. As we lean towards trying to learn right from wrong as - society has taught to us -we tend to unlearn the basics of how to really tell right from wrong. Now is your chance to learn how to dehypnotize yourself back to basics – from the art of listening to inhere Becoming a Mentalist - Stefan Cain od authora Stefan Cain a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-sh...

Business Environment in the CEE Region

Publikace: Business Environment in the CEE Region. The monograph “Business Environment in the CEE Region - Trends and Perspectives” analyses, explains and describes noteworthy and significant trade and investment opportunities for companies from all over the world in the CEE region. The text concentrates on the principal differences on the CEE markets and identifies opportunities and risks found on these markets. The author provides a systematic overview of general economic conditions for the development of trading and investments in the 21 CEE countries, strictly adhering to the factual description of the facts and their practical usability at the microeconomic level. The chapters in the m...

Legal Theory - Osina Petr

Publikace: Legal Theory - Osina Petr. The aim of the textbook is to provide students with a guide to the basic theoretical questions of law. It is up to legal theory to reveal common principles and traditions beyond local particularisms. A bridge should be built between the study of positive law and the study of legal theory. Too often these fields are studied separately as if opposed to each other. But practice without theory is blind while theory without practice is useless. The author has devoted separate chapters to the important topics – nature of law, major legal systems, sources of law, legal relations, legal liability, interpretation of law, law and morality, law and justice. The ...