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Ethical and social issues in the Information Age (7th ed.)
Kizza J., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 420 pp. Type: Book (9783031248627)
The curricular standards for a bachelor’s degree in computer science (and related programs) requires instruction on the ethics and professional conduct of practitioners. Often there is a separate course that students are required to take. It...
Nov 27 2023
Deep learning in solar astronomy
Xu L., Yan Y., Huang X., Springer International Publishing, Singapore, 2022. 92 pp. Type: Book (9789811927454)
Astronomy began with observations of things visible in the sky. In the Modern Era, observations of radio waves as well as visible light further advanced human knowledge. In solar astronomy we observe images, events such as solar flares, and magnet...
Nov 22 2023
Developing a workflow management system simulation for capturing internal IaaS behavioural knowledge
Al-Haboobi A., Kecskemeti G. Journal of Grid Computing 21(1): 1-26, 2023. Type: Article
Scientific datasets are huge compared to even the most complex business ones, and their analysis methods are accordingly complex. These methods, called scientific workflows, consist of a large number of dependent jobs with complex priority constra...
Nov 13 2023
Red Hat RHCSA 9 EX200 certification guide
van Vugt S., Pearson, Hoboken, NJ, 2023. 664 pp. Type: Book (978-0138096274)
Red Hat, Inc., a subsidiary of IBM, furnishes open-source software products for business concerns. Red Hat has become synonymous with its operating system (OS): Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). This book is an exam preparation guide to becoming a ...
Oct 20 2023
The consciousness revolutions: from amoeba awareness to human emancipation
Edelman S., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 236 pp. Type: Book (978-3-031-24012-6)
2001: A Space Odyssey
celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. In Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking movie, HAL, a computer, is the psychologically flawed tragic figure that drives the action. HAL was designed to be a fully conscious be...
Oct 9 2023
The NICE cyber security framework: cyber security intelligence and analytics (2nd ed.)
Alsmadi I., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 396 pp. Type: Book (9783031216503)
Demand for skilled workers in the field of cybersecurity is currently strong and expected to remain so for the next few years. At the same time, many countries are experiencing skill shortages in this area. This book describes the National Initiat...
Aug 29 2023
Genius: theory, history and technique
Manzocco R., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 182 pp. Type: Book (9783031270918), Reviews: (1 of 2)
Most of us stand in awe of the great intellectual giants who exemplified, or even created, the character of the eras in which they lived. Newton, Einstein, Euler, J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Botticelli, Picasso, and Shakespeare are just a few of these ...
Aug 11 2023
Viruses in all dimensions: how an information code controls viruses, software and microorganisms
Ball R., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2023. 156 pp. Type: Book (9783658388256)
It has been several decades since the emergence of the first recognized computer virus. The infectious behavior of computer viruses gave them their name--an analogy to the original biological variety. The book’s goal is to draw this con...
Jul 6 2023
Prophets of computing: visions of society transformed by computing
van Lente D., ACM Books, New York, NY, 2022. 556 pp. Type: Book (1450398154)
The dramatic rise of digital computers in the second half of the 20th century did not just happen. This profound change was driven by governments and a number of inspired individuals, with levels of success varying across different countries and c...
Jul 4 2023
The Apple II age: how the computer became personal
Nooney L., UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS, Chicago, Illinois, 2023. 352 pp. Type: Book (0226816524)
You get a peculiar feeling when reading a history of events that took place when you were a 30-plus-year-old adult trying to earn a living. You recall some of them, but then you discover that not only were there many gaps in your knowledge at the ...
Jun 12 2023
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