Download The Paper Trail: An Unexpected History of a Revolutionary by Alexander Monro PDF

By Alexander Monro

Original yr of publication: 2014

A sweeping, richly certain background that tells the attention-grabbing tale of ways paper—the uncomplicated chinese language invention of 2 thousand years ago—wrapped itself round our global, humankind’s such a lot momentous rules imprinted on its surface.

The emergence of paper within the imperial court docket of Han China caused a revolution within the transmission of information and concepts, permitting religions, philosophies and propaganda to unfold with ever higher ease. the 1st writing floor sufficiently affordable, moveable and printable for books, pamphlets and journals to be industrially produced and disbursed commonly, paper opened the best way for an extraordinary, ongoing discussion among members and among groups throughout continents, oceans and time.

The Paper Trail explores how the recent substance used to be used to solidify social and political platforms that prompted China even into our personal time. We see how paper made attainable the unfold of the then new religions of Buddhism and Manichaeism into Japan, Korea and Vietnam . . . the way it enabled theologians, scientists and artists to construct the huge and signally highbrow empire of the Abbasid Caliphate and embed the Koran in pop culture . . . how paper used to be carried alongside the Silk street via retailers and missionaries, ultimately achieving Europe within the overdue 13th century . . . and the way, as soon as proven in Europe, besides the printing press, paper performed an important position within the 3 nice foundations of Western modernity: the Renaissance, the Reformation and the medical Revolution.

Here is a dramatic, comprehensively researched, vividly written tale populated by way of holy males and students, warriors and poets, rulers and traditional males and women—an crucial tale brilliantly instructed during this luminous paintings of history.

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Download Media Relations for Nonprofits: 115 Winning Ideas to Improve by Scott C. Stevenson PDF

By Scott C. Stevenson

Originally released through Stevenson, Inc., this useful source is helping nonprofit leaders and professions become aware of new how one can forge successful relationships with media execs, examine what different nonprofits are doing to extend information assurance and construct wisdom and study new thoughts and methods to enhance media relations.

Important themes lined include:

  •  The nationwide news
  • Interviews
  • Free publicity
  • Writing information releases
  • Avoiding universal media mistakes
  • Handling unfavorable publicity
  • Responding to reporters
  • Employee engagement
  • Media coverage
  • Online pressrooms
  • Radio and television exposure
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Hotsheets
  • Media databases
  • Special events
  • Media buyers
  • Media archives
    Please observe that a few content material featured within the unique model of this identify has been got rid of during this released model as a result of permissions issues.


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Download Photography (Routledge Introductions to Media and by Stephen Bull PDF

By Stephen Bull

Photography explores the photo in the twenty-first century and its value as a media shape. Stephen Bull considers our media-saturated society and where of images in lifestyle, introducing the theories used to examine images and exploring the effect of electronic technology.

The textual content is divided into brief, obtainable chapters at the huge issues crucial to the learn and research of images, and key matters are defined and utilized to visible examples in every one bankruptcy.

Topics coated include:
* the id of photography
* the meanings of photographs
* images for sale
* snapshots
* the picture as document
* images as art
* pictures in fashion
* images and celebrity.

Photography is an up to date, transparent and finished creation to debates approximately images now and is very invaluable to media, images and visible tradition students. 

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Download Laruelle: Against the Digital by Alexander R. Galloway PDF

By Alexander R. Galloway

Laruelle is without doubt one of the first books in English to adopt in a longer serious survey the paintings of the idiosyncratic French philosopher François Laruelle, the promulgator of non-standard philosophy. Laruelle, who was once born in 1937, has lately received common popularity, and Alexander R. Galloway means that readers may gain advantage from colliding Laruelle’s suggestion of the single with its binary counterpart, the 0, to discover extra totally the connection among philosophy and the digital.

In Laruelle, Galloway argues that the electronic is a philosophical suggestion and never easily a technical one, applying a close research of Laruelle to construct this example whereas referencing different thinkers within the French and continental traditions, together with Alain Badiou, Gilles Deleuze, Martin Heidegger, and Immanuel Kant. as a way to clarify basically Laruelle’s techniques comparable to the philosophical determination and the main of enough philosophy, Galloway lays a extensive beginning together with his discussions of “the One” because it has built in continental philosophy, the normal version of philosophy, and the way philosophers view “the digital.”

Digital machines dominate today’s international, whereas so-called electronic thinking—that is, binary pondering similar to presence and lack or self and world—is frequently synonymous with what it skill to imagine in any respect. In studying Laruelle and digitality jointly, Galloway exhibits how Laruelle continues to be a profoundly nondigital thinker—perhaps the one nondigital philosopher today—and engages in an in depth dialogue at the interconnections among media, philosophy, and technology.

Laruelle: opposed to the Digital is a compelling learn for any type of investigations in today’s stipulations of strength, aesthetics, and inspiration. Alexander R. Galloway’s lucid writing takes us on an exciting trip into the main points of Laruelle’s uncompromising considered the single. It deals us challengingly clean fabric for constructing a non-representational view of pcs, capitalism, paintings and ethics. Galloway’s profound critique of the discrete is an unmissable intervention into the concept of the electronic today.” —Luciana Parisi, Goldsmiths collage of London

“This bold and unique treatise outlines an anti-dialectical, analog, everyday, utopian, and static ‘last philosophy’ that affirms a brand new ethic of the single opposed to a common sense of capital and of the electronic. Galloway positions his gorgeous synthesis of Laruelle’s idea provocatively along but at odds with Deleuze, Badiou, Heidegger, Levinas, and Henry.” —Eleanor Kaufman, UCLA

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Download Multiphase Flow in Porous Media by Bruno Ferréol, Daniel H. Rothman (auth.), Pierre M. Adler PDF

By Bruno Ferréol, Daniel H. Rothman (auth.), Pierre M. Adler (eds.)

The research of multiphase move via porous media is present process severe improvement, typically as a result of the contemporary creation of recent tools. After the profound adjustments precipitated via percolation within the eighties, realization is these days enthusiastic about the pore scale. The actual scenario is complicated and only in the near past have instruments turn into on hand that let major growth to be made within the zone.
This quantity on Multiphase circulate in Porous Media, that is additionally being released as a unique factor of the magazine Transport in Porous Media, includes contributions at the lattice-Boltzmann procedure, the renormalization procedure, and semi-phenomenological stories on the pore point. consciousness is generally all in favour of - and three-phase flows. those suggestions are of super significance for the various functions of multiphase flows in oil fields, unsaturated soils, the chemical undefined, and environmental sciences.

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Download Social Media Processing: 4th National Conference, SMP 2015, by Xichun Zhang, Maosong Sun, Zhenyu Wang, Xuanjing Huang PDF

By Xichun Zhang, Maosong Sun, Zhenyu Wang, Xuanjing Huang

This booklet constitutes the completely refereed papers of the 4th nationwide convention of Social Media Processing, SMP 2015, held in Guangzhou, China, in November 2015.
The 14 revised complete papers and nine brief papers awarded have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from a hundred and five submissions. The papers deal with matters comparable to: mining social media and functions; ordinary language processing; information mining; details retrieval; emergent social media processing problems.

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Download Social Media Marketing und -Management im Tourismus by Thomas Hinterholzer, Mario Jooss (auth.) PDF

By Thomas Hinterholzer, Mario Jooss (auth.)

Im 21. Jahrhundert sind weite Teile der Gesellschaft geprägt von Schlagwörtern wie New und Social financial system, Social net, Crowd Sourcing, Twitter, fb, Blogs, Google+, Pinterest und Co. Die Relevanz einzelner Unternehmen und Unternehmer rückt in den Hintergrund des Agierens im net und dafür nimmt die soziale Komponente der Kommunikation und des vernetzten Denkens in und mit diversen groups einen wesentlich bedeutenderen Stellenwert ein. Der Erkenntnisgegenstand des Buches fokussiert sich auf die Frage, wie unterschiedliche Personen und Unternehmen mit den Möglichkeiten und Risiken von Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien im Bereich des Tourismus kommunizieren und agieren, um so zu neuen Lösungen gelangen oder auch durch die Veränderungen im IKT-Bereich zu neuen Lösungen gezwungen werden.
Das Buch Social Media advertising und –Management stellt einen neuartigen Zugang bei der Darstellung des Phänomens Social Media in der Betriebswirtschaft dar, da darin erstmals ein ganzheitlicher deduktiv aufgebauter Ansatz der Begriffslehre entwickelt wurde. Gleichzeitig hat der Leser die Möglichkeit, sich zu diesem spannenden Bereich anhand einer Vielzahl an Beispielen aus der Tourismusbranche zu orientieren und sich Ideen für eigene Weiterentwicklungsmöglichkeiten zu erarbeiten.

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Download Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Digital Media All in One by John Ray, Visit Amazon's Robyn Ness Page, search results, PDF

By John Ray, Visit Amazon's Robyn Ness Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Robyn Ness,

Electronic pictures, Video, and tune multi function is designed to coach the hot laptop person tips on how to simply paintings with various electronic media. It does not imagine the reader desires to tips on how to use only one product, yet covers a number of items and applied sciences jointly in a logical type: electronic Cameras Photoshop parts Burning CDs and DVDs Scanners and Printers MP3s and electronic track electronic movies

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Download Social Media für KMU: Der Leitfaden mit allen Grundlagen, by Dagmar Mack, Dominic Vilberger PDF

By Dagmar Mack, Dominic Vilberger

Dieses Buch zeigt kleinen und mittelständischen Unternehmen (KMU), wo der Mehrwert von Social-Media-Maßnahmen liegt, wie sie diese systematisch planen und dadurch erfolgreich Kunden binden sowie neue Kunden erreichen können. Das Buch ist als praxisnaher Leitfaden konzipiert. Ausgehend von konkreten Fragestellungen im Unternehmens-Alltag werden passende Lösungen für vielfältige Social-Media-Aktivitäten aufgezeigt. So wird nicht irgendeine Standard-Lösung, sondern ein konkret auf die Belange des KMU passender "Social-Media-Fit" gefunden. Zudem erfahren die Leser, wie Marketingmaßnahmen auf fb, Twitter und Co. zu monitoren sind und wie eine realistische Erfolgskontrolle aussieht - ein häufig stiefmütterlich behandeltes Thema.

Fundierte theoretische Erkenntnisse zeigen auf, used to be ein erfolgreiches Social-Media-Konzept in der Praxis ausmacht und helfen, Stolpersteine und Fehlentscheidungen zu vermeiden. Dieses praxisorientierte Buch wird für Social-Media-Akteure im Unternehmen ein wertvoller Leitfaden sein. Auch Studierende, die anhand von konkreten Fallbeispielen und realistischen Szenarien die Theorie praktisch vertiefen und mit der Praxis verbinden wollen, werden das Buch mit Gewinn lesen.

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Download Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary by Amy Goodman, David Goodman PDF

By Amy Goodman, David Goodman

Standing as much as the Madness not just is a well timed, inspiring, or even innovative examine who wields the best strength in America--everyday those that take an opportunity and get up for what they suspect in--but additionally deals suggestion on what you are able to do to aid.

Where are the hundreds of thousands marching within the streets to guard human rights, civil liberties, and racial justice? the place is the mass revulsion opposed to the killing and torture being performed in our identify? the place are the environmentalists? the place is the peace move?

The solution: they're everywhere.

The award-winning sister-brother staff of Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, and investigative journalist David Goodman traveled the rustic to aspect the ways that grassroots activists have taken politics out of the arms of politicians. Standing as much as the Madness tells the tales of daily electorate who've challenged the govt. and prevailed.

As the Bush management has waged struggle overseas and at domestic, it has catalyzed an unlimited groundswell of political motion. From African-American citizens of deluged New Orleans who're battling racism and town corridor to regain their houses; to 4 Connecticut librarians who refused to secret agent on their consumers, challenged the us PATRIOT Act, and gained; to a gaggle of highschool scholars who have been barred from acting a play they wrote at the Iraq battle in keeping with letters from infantrymen; to the 1st U.S. military officer to publicly refuse orders to installation to Iraq, charging that his responsibility as an officer is to refuse to struggle in an unlawful and immoral conflict, Standing as much as the Madness profiles electorate emerging to awesome demanding situations. And, within the technique, they're altering the best way that politics is finished, either now and sooner or later.

In groups round the usa, brave contributors have taken leaps of religion to prevent the insanity. they can simply wish that in the event that they led, others could stick to. that's how activities are born. What starts as one, ultimately turns into many. In that culture, the authors have integrated the ways that any one can take motion and impression switch.

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