Search Results: "Aug Dog Software"


BOOK REVIEW

HARRY HOLSTEIN HITS THE ROAD by Daniel E. Kennedy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"This road trip never gets out of the driveway. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
Low-rent animations, illustrations, audio and overall design provide just what this sketchy bovine cross-country tour merits. Read full book review >

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14-AUG by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Released: Sept. 18, 1972

"A Book-of-the-Month Club selection."
The first part of what Solzhenitsyn has described as "the principal project" of his life's work, an epic study of Russia before, during and after the Revolution, whose "general conception. . .came to me upon graduation from high school," August 1914 describes the opening campaign of the Russian army in East Prussia, its strategic blunders, operational chaos, and general lack of coordination to a degree the Germans could hardly believe, and the bravery of the troops who were finally surrounded. Read full book review >

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THE SOFTWARE SOCIETY by William Meisel
Released: Jan. 31, 2013

"A useful analysis of developments in human-technology relationships, combining research and personal reflections."
An entrepreneur and voice-technology expert reflects on growing human-computer connections and the implications for cultural evolution, the economy and what it means to be human. Read full book review >

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THE SOFTWARE BOMB by Steven Womack
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 22, 1993

"For fans and relatives only."
A wormer, not a hacker, has broken into the mainframe at the First Interstate Bank of Louisiana and planted a program that will wipe out all the bank's files unless a ransom of $5 million is paid. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABC BOOKS
Released: April 1, 2004

"Along with similar images, the photos are already available as greeting cards, games, calendars, and plush animals—but young dog lovers who just can't get enough will drool over this blatantly appealing gallery. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A gathering of relentlessly cute puppy photos selected from a commercial online archive and loosely matched to alphabetic captions: Beg, Eat, Fetch, Howl, etc. With a few exceptions, each puppy is a different breed (identified at the end); all are posed in close-up, against white backgrounds, and generally looking up from the page. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Despite moments of personal distaste, Sorin's concise arguments stand as a model of reason."
In this massive philosophical treatise that crosses disciplines with verve and meticulous logic, politics, cognitive science, software engineering and more become threads in a complex examination of mental modeling. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"An absorbing, easily understandable, and inspiring book about standing up for your rights in the realm of defective software."
A lucidly written, eminently practical guide to fighting back against the modern scourge of software "bugs." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 26, 1995

"Highly romanticized and flatly told, but nonetheless informative. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) ($30,000 ad/promo)"
Another elegiac ``as-told-to'' autobiography from writer/photographer Erdoes. Read full book review >

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DOG by Michelle Herman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2005

"A dry, internal work about the underappreciated and underloved."
A brief, winsome novella about an English professor at a midwestern college who gets a dog instead of a life. Read full book review >

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DOG by Daniel Pennac
by Daniel Pennac, translated by Sarah Adams
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Occasionally surreal and slightly existential, this well-written piece has an unusual flavor. (Fiction. 8-12)"
What seems at first like a simple, elegant dog's-eye-view uncurls into a dark-edged musing on hurt feelings, death, despair, and the problematic relationship between humans and dogs. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"Solid, advanced advice from an experienced management and marketing consultant."
With the help of the accompanying Excel spreadsheets, this book offers a systematic method for analyzing a business' current and future market potential. Read full book review >

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LEO, DOG OF THE SEA by Alison Hart
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"Frank history, attention to factual detail, and vivid adventures make this a standout. (bibliography, further reading.) (Historical fiction. 7-12)"
Magellan's 16th-century circumnavigation of the globe is told through the eyes of a ship's dog in this latest installment of the middle-grade Dog Chronicles. Read full book review >