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The sentient machine - the coming age of artificial intelligence by Husain, Amir (Businessman), author. The sentient machine - the coming age of artificial intelligence

"Whether it is self-driving cars, advancements in search engine technology, or the latest in voice-recognition software, AI, or artificial "machine" intelligence, is playing an ever-greater role in our daily lives. Yet the discussion around these recent advancements is largely polarized; some experts think that machines will solve most of humanity's problems, while others argue that AI's progression will lead us down a dark, dystopian path that renders mankind irrelevant. Regardless of what on

Jan 15, 2018
The self-discipline handbook - simple ways to cultivate self-discipline, build confidence, and obtain your goals by Wise, Natalie, author. The self-discipline handbook - simple ways to cultivate self-discipline, build confidence, and obtain your goals

"Do you struggle with finishing projects? Need to lose weight? Can't get to bed at a reasonable hour? We all know we need more self-discipline, yet most of us are a bit foggy on what it actually is and have no idea where to find it. This handbook will teach you how to milk your momentum, how passion powers progress, why persistence is a virtue, and that patience is imperative."--Back cover.

Jan 17, 2018
The rough patch - marriage, midlife, and the art of living together by De Marneffe, Daphne, 1959- author. The rough patch - marriage, midlife, and the art of living together

Jan 19, 2018
The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route by Bainbridge, James, author. The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route

The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands, and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to South Africa's most captivating city and its surrounding region. Full-color photography illustrates the finest of Cape Town's colonial architecture, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic setting. This guide will show you the best this cosmopolitan city has to offer--from fascinating museums, cutting edge fashion, and fine dining to whale watching, bungee jumping, and wine tasting. It's no wonder that Ca

Jan 17, 2018
The personalized diet - discover your unique diet profile and eat right for you by Segal, Eran (Computational biologist), author. The personalized diet - discover your unique diet profile and eat right for you

"A paradigm-shifting diet book that explains why one-size-fits-all diets don't work and helps readers customize their diet to lose weight and improve health. There are certain things we take as universal truths when it comes to dieting and health: kale is good; ice cream is bad. Until now. When Drs. Segal and Elinav published their groundbreaking research on personalized nutrition, it created a media frenzy. They had proved that individuals react differently to the same foods-a food that might b

Jan 17, 2018
The mother of Black Hollywood - a memoir by Lewis, Jenifer, 1957- author. The mother of Black Hollywood - a memoir

"From her more than three hundred appearances for film and television, stage and cabaret, performing comedy or drama, as an unforgettable lead or a scene-stealing supporting character, Jenifer Lewis has established herself as one of the most respected, admired, talented, and versatile entertainers working today. This 'Mega Diva' and costar of the hit sitcom black-ish bares her soul in this touching and poignant--and at times side-splittingly hilarious--memoir of a Midwestern girl with a dream, w

Jan 15, 2018
The mindful caregiver - finding ease in the caregiving journey by Kriseman, Nancy L, author. The mindful caregiver - finding ease in the caregiving journey

Jan 18, 2018
The million-dollar, one-person business - make great money. Work the way you like. Have the life you want by Pofeldt, Elaine, author. The million-dollar, one-person business - make great money. Work the way you like. Have the life you want

"The rise of one-million-dollar, one-person businesses in the past five years is the biggest trend in employment today, offering the widest range of people the most ways to earn a living while having the lifestyles they want. In The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business, Elaine Pofeldt outlines the pathways to joining this entrepreneurial movement, synthesizing advice from hundreds of business owners who've done it. She explains how to identify, launch, grow, and reinvent the business, showing how

Jan 17, 2018
The matter of the heart - a history of the heart in eleven operations by Morris, Thomas Neil Gareth, author. The matter of the heart - a history of the heart in eleven operations

Jan 17, 2018
The longest raid of the Civil War - little-known & untold stories of Morgan's Raid into Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio by Horwitz, Lester V. The longest raid of the Civil War - little-known & untold stories of Morgan's Raid into Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio

The true adventure of General John Hunt Morgan's Raid into Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Includes battlefield maps, raid route maps, military studies of battles in Indiana and Ohio, and historic photos of the raiders and those who were raided.

Jan 18, 2018
The little book of lagom - how to balance your life the Swedish way by Jackson, Jonny, author. The little book of lagom - how to balance your life the Swedish way

'Lagom is a Swedish word that means "not too much and not too little, but just the right amount." It's about acheiving a happy and healthy balance in all aspects of your life, such as eating and drinking in moderation, being environmentally and socially conscious, setting realistic goals, and living within your means."--Back cover.

Jan 17, 2018
The Left Behind - Decline and Rage in Rural America by Wuthnow, Robert The Left Behind - Decline and Rage in Rural America

Jan 18, 2018
The Italian Lakes by Hardy, Paula, 1973-, author. The Italian Lakes

"Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher"Lonely Planet The Italian Lakes is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Tour elegant lakeshore villas, climb a peak for dizzying lake views, or browse the fashion houses of Milan; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of The Italian Lakes and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet's The Italian Lakes Travel Guide: Colour m

Jan 18, 2018
The intelligent gardener - growing nutrient-dense food by Solomon, Steve, 1942- author. The intelligent gardener - growing nutrient-dense food

Presents advice on how to improve growing soil, discussing some of the current misconceptions about soil and providing the best methods for adding enhancements that will produce nutrient-dense foods.

Jan 17, 2018
The immigrant cookbook - recipes that make America great by The immigrant cookbook - recipes that make America great

More than 42 million people living in the United States came here from other countries. Since its beginnings, America has been a haven for people seeking refuge from political or economic troubles, or simply those in search of adventure and prosperity in a land where opportunity is promised to all. Along with their hopes and dreams, they brought valuable gifts: recipes from their homelands that transformed the way America eats. What would the Southwest be without its piquant green chili pepper s

Jan 15, 2018
The history of cinema - a very short introduction by Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey, author. The history of cinema - a very short introduction

Cinema was the first, and is arguably still the greatest, of the industrialized art forms that came to dominate the cultural life of the twentieth century. Today, it continues to adapt and grow as new technologies and viewing platforms become available, and remains an integral cultural and aesthetic entertainment experience for people the world over. Cinema developed against the backdrop of the two world wars, and over the years has seen smaller wars, revolutions, and profound social changes. It

Jan 18, 2018
The handy American government answer book - how Washington, politics, and elections work by Misiroglu, Gina Renée, author. The handy American government answer book - how Washington, politics, and elections work

Jan 18, 2018
The greedy queen - eating with Victoria by Gray, Annie, author. The greedy queen - eating with Victoria

"In the 19th century, a revolution took place in how we ate - from the highest table in the land to the most humble. Annie Gray's book is both a biography of Britain's most iconic monarch, and a look at the changing nature of cooking and eating in the Victorian era. From her early years living on milk and bread under the Kensington system, to her constant indigestion and belligerent over-eating as an elderly woman, her diet will be examined, likes and dislikes charted, and the opinions of those

Jan 18, 2018
The great cowboy strike - bullets, ballots & class conflicts in the American West by Lause, Mark A., author. The great cowboy strike - bullets, ballots & class conflicts in the American West

"In the pantheon of American icons, the cowboy embodies the traits of 'rugged individualism', independent, solitary, and stoical. In reality, cowboys were grossly exploited and underpaid seasonal workers, who responded to the abuses of their employers in a series of militant strikes. Their resistance arose from the rise and demise of a "beef bonanza" that attracted international capital. Business interests approached the market with the expectation that it would have the same freedom to brutally

Jan 15, 2018
The girl on the velvet swing - sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century by Baatz, Simon, author. The girl on the velvet swing - sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century

A chronicle of the events surrounding the 1906 murder trial of millionaire Harry Thaw details the victimization of teen actress Evelyn Nesbit and Thaw's vengeance-fueled, public murder of legendary architect Stanford White.

Jan 15, 2018

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