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100 science fiction stories make up this massive collection.
Works and authors include:
Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
The Hour of Battle by Robert Sheckley
The House from Nowhere by Arthur G. Stangland
The Huddlers by William Campbell Gault
Human Error by Raymond F. Jones
The Hunted Heroes by Robert Silverberg
I Like Martian Music by Charles E. Fritch
Was a Teen-Age Secret Weapon by Richard Sabia
I'll Kill You Tomorrow by Helen Huber
A Stranger Here Myself by Dallas McCord Reynolds
If at First You Don't... by John Brudy
Impossible Voyage Home by Floyd L. Wallace
In Case of Fire by Gordon Randall Garrett
In the Cards by Alan Cogan
In the Control Tower by Will Mohler
The Orbit of Saturn by Roman Frederick Starzl
The Year 2889 by Jules Verne and Michel Verne
An Incident on Route 12 by James H. Schmitz
Revolution by Poul William Anderson
Infinite Intruder by Alan Edward Nourse
The Infra-Medians by Sewell Peaslee Wright
Inside John Barth by William W. Stuart
Insidekick by Jesse Franklin Bone
Instant of Decision by Gordon Randall Garrett
The Instant of Now by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
Irresistible Weapon by Horace Brown Fyfe
Islands in the Air by Lowell Howard Morrow
The Issahar Artifacts by Jesse Franklin Bone
It's a Small Solar System by Allan Howard
It's All Yours by Sam Merwin
The Jameson Satellite by Neil Ronald Jones
Jimsy and the Monsters by Walt Sheldon
Join Our Gang? by Sterling E. Lanier
Joy Ride by Mark Meadows
The Judas Valley by Gerald Vance
Junior Achievement by William Lee
The Junkmakers by Albert R. Teichner
The Jupiter Weapon by Charles Louis Fontenay
The K-Factor by Harry Harrison
The Keeper by Henry Beam Piper
Keep Out by Fredric Brown
The Kenzie Report by Mark Clifton
The Knights of Arthur by Frederik Pohl
Know Thy Neighbor by Elisabeth R. Lewis
A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young
Larson's Luck by Gerald Vance
THE LAST DAYS OF EARTH by GEORGE C. WALLIS
The Last Evolution by John Wood Campbell
The Last Gentleman by Rory Magill
Last Resort by Stephen Bartholomew
The Last Straw by William J. Smith
The Last Supper by T. D. Hamm
Lease to Doomsday by Lee Archer
Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
Letter of the Law by Alan Edward Nourse
The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster
The Machine That Saved The World by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Man Who Hated Mars by Gordon Randall Garrett
The Man Who Saw the Future by Edmond Hamilton
A Matter of Magnitude by Al Sevcik
The Measure of a Man by Randall Garrett
The Memory of Mars by Raymond F. Jones
'Mid Pleasures and Palaces by James McKimmey
The Mightiest Man by Patrick Fahy
Millennium by Everett B. Cole
The Misplaced Battleship by Harry Harrison
Missing Link by Frank Patrick Herbert
The Montezuma Emerald by Rodrigues Ottolengui
Mr. President by Stephen Arr
Mr. Spaceship by Philip K. Dick
The Native Soil by Alan Edward Nourse
Navy Day by Harry Harrison
Next Logical Step by Benjamin William Bova
No Moving Parts by Murray F. Yaco
The Nothing Equation by Tom Godwin
Old Rambling House by Frank Patrick Herbert
One-Shot by James Benjamin Blish
Oomphel in the Sky by Henry Beam Piper
Operation Haystack by Frank Patrick Herbert
Your Money Back by Gordon Randall Garrett
An Ounce of Cure by Alan Edward Nourse
The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen
Piper in the Woods by Philip K. Dick
Planetoid 127 by Edgar Wallace
Police Operation by H. Beam Piper
Postmark Ganymede by Robert Silverberg
Project Mastodon by Clifford Donald Simak
Proteus Island by Stanley G. Weinbaum
The Quantum Jump by Robert Wicks
The Radiant Shell by Paul Ernst
The Red Room by H. G. Wells
The Risk Profession by Donald Edwin Westlake
Scrimshaw by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Second Variety by Philip Kindred Dick
Shock Absorber by E.G. von Wald
Sjambak by John Holbrook Vance
Sodom and Gomorrah, Texas by Raphael Aloysius Lafferty
This World Must Die! by Horace Brown Fyfe
Toy Shop by Henry Maxwell Dempsey
Darkness by H. P. Lovecraft
Here are the epic adventures of the European explorers who opened Africa – from Mongo Park and Vasco da Gama to Francis Burton and David Livingstone and Henry Stanley.
SARGASSO OF LOST STARSHIPS, by Poul Anderson
THE DAY IS DONE, by Lester del Rey
X MARKS THE PEDWALK, by Fritz Leiber
RAFT, by Larry Tritten
SPACEMAN ON A SPREE, by Mack Reynolds
THE MASKED WORLD, by Jack Williamson
THE GOD-PLLLNK, by Jerome Bixby
A GUEST OF GANYMEDE, by C. C. MacApp
WALLFLOWER, by Thomas A. Easton
THE GIRL IN HIS MIND, by Robert F. Young
TO SAVE EARTH, by Edward W. Ludwig
THE HERMIT OF MARS, by Stephen Bartholomew
A MATTER OF MONSTERS, by Manly Banister
WHEN YOU GIFFLE..., by L.J. Stecher
THE NIGHT OF THE TROLLS, by Keith Laumer
DANGLING CONVERSATIONS, by Edward M. Lerner
GUARDSMEN, FED TO TIGERS, by A.R. Morlan
THE FOREVER FOREST, by Rhys Hughes
DISCOVERY TIME, by Frank Belknap Long
A HITCH IN SPACE, by Fritz Leiber
TO THIS THEIR LATE ESCAPE, by Jay Lake
STEAK TARTARE AND THE CATS OF GARI BABAKIN STATION, by Mary A. Turzillo
VITAL INGREDIENT, by Charles V. De Vet
JAMES P. CROW, by Philip K. Dick
COMMON DENOMINATOR, by John D. MacDonald
HUMAN SPIRIT, BEETLE SPIRIT, by John Gregory Betancourt
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The new edition of this successful book is now fully up to date with the new standards, latest technological developments and includes a new chapter on specifying optical components.
Whether you are looking for a complete self-study course in fiber optics, a concise reference text to dip into, or a readable introduction to this fast moving technology, this book has the solution.
* A practical, no-nonsense guide to fiber optics
* Up-to-date coverage that minimises mathematics
* New material on specifying optical components
If I change the way I look at things
The things I look at change
I think that’s why the Bible seems
So changeable and strange
His word is like a magic mirror
Reflecting each man’s heart
What I see in what I read
Depends on where I start
What I see depends in part
On what I think I know
Do I trust in my own thoughts
Or do I want to grow
I listen to the word of God
And hear what it should say
Conform it to my paradigms
And justify my way
And thinking I have seen the truth
I just see my reflection
A god who looks a lot like me
A god of self deception
This book presents the use of common tools like LPM (laser source and power meter) to overcome common issues related to optical patching and fiber plants and also discusses the use of specialized tools including the optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) for issues with fiber plants and locating fiber breaks. Readers gain an understanding of the architecture of core TDM, IP, and Optical Access Networks including PON. Specific methodologies are explored for assessing OTN, DWDM, IT/MPLS, Optical Access Networks– PON/GPON or FTTx networks. Key parameters that influence the choice of fiber based on the network and application type are discussed. This book also provides an overview of the current and future developments in optical fibers, interfaces, transceivers and backbone networks.
This volume shows how Greeks and Romans worked hand in hand with their natural environment and not against it. It represents an outstanding collaboration between the disciplines of history and archaeology.
ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE, by Mike Resnick
A BRIEF DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF THE SPHERES, by Michael Kurland
GRANDPA?, by Edward M. Lerner
TO ERR IS INHUMAN, by Marion Zimmer Bradley
SARGASSO OF LOST STARSHIPS, by Poul Anderson
THE SWORDSMEN OF VARNIS, by Geoffrey Cobbe
MOON DOG, by Arthur C. Clarke
WHY I LEFT HARRY’S ALL-NIGHT HAMBURGERS, by Lawrence Watt-Evans
GALACTIC CHEST, by Clifford D. Simak
PROTOTYPE, by John Gregory Betancourt
THE DOORSTOP, by Reginald Bretnor
THE TIME DISSOLVER, by Jerry Sohl
DO UNTO OTHERS, by Damien Broderick
KEEP OUT, by Fredric Brown
THE CHAPTER ENDS, by Poul Anderson
DO UNTO OTHERS, by Mark Clifton
THE SERVANT PROBLEM, by Robert F. Young
THE SLIZZERS, by Jerome Bixby
AND THEN THE TOWN TOOK OFF, by Richard Wilson
SPACE OPERA, by Michael R. Collings
I AM TOMORROW, by Lester del Rey
RIPENESS IS ALL, by Jesse Roarke
DAWSON DID IT, by C.J. Henderson
STARMAN'S QUEST, by Robert Silverberg
THROUGH TIME & SPACE WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (94), by Grendel Briarton
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Twenty-eight years earlier, at the dawn of what Josh King calls “The Age of Optics” in OFF SCRIPT: An Advance Man’s Guide to White House Stagecraft, Campaign Spectacle and Political Suicide, Trump began to position himself for his eventual run for the Oval Office. Pictured at the foot of that same gilded escalator, he posed at the foot of that same escalator for a cover story profile in TIME magazine. “This Man May Turn You Green With Envy—Or Just Turn You Off,” read the first part of TIME’s headline in January 1989. “Flaunting It is the Game, and TRUMP is the name,” the headline concluded.
The cover story came just after Massachusetts Governor Mike Dukakis lost in a landslide to Vice President George H.W. Bush, in part because Dukakis made the disastrous decision to ride in an M1A1 Abrams tank in Sterling Heights, Michigan less than two months before the election. Why did Dukakis make that ride, and why was it so deadly? Indeed, in each election that followed, why did George Bush, Bob Dole, Al Gore, John Kerry, John McCain and Mitt Romney make similar mistakes that cost them dearly at the polls?
These are the questions that Josh King answers in OFF SCRIPT.
King, who served as Director of Production in Bill Clinton’s White House and later was host of SiriusXM Satellite Radio’s long-running “Polioptics: The Theater of Politics,” brings readers on a wild ride over the last thirty years of the Age of Optics, from Ronald Reagan’s mastery of image to Barack Obama’s “Vanilla Presidency” to, ultimately, the faceoff between Hillary Clinton and Trump.
As one of the White House’s most creative “advance men,” skilled at employing the tools to tell help tell the president’s daily story, and creating the scenes that the media can’t resist turning into news packages and front page photos, King pulls back the curtain on the behind-the-scenes alchemy of political stagecraft. King’s personal account, in-depth interviews, and detail-rich stories, and his unique angle on what drives headlines, makes news, and wins elections will serve as an indispensible companion to those keeping a close eye on the Trump presidency.
TORQUING VACUUM, by Jay Lake
COLLECTORS, by Pamela Sargent
VICTORY, by Lester del Rey
THE TREE OF LIFE, by C. L. Moore
YE OLDE RESIGNATION, by Rhys Hughes
FACE TO FACE, by Adrian Cole
BEYOND THE THUNDER, by H. B. Hickey
CAPTIVES OF THE THIEVE-STAR, by James H. Schmitz
THE DEEPS, by Keith Roberts
MADMEN MUSTERED, by Connor Freff Cochran
EXILE FROM SPACE, by Judith Merril
THROUGH TIME AND SPACE WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT: THE CHAIRMAN DANCES, by David Gerrold
THE FROZEN PLANET, by Keith Laumer
THE TAIL-TIED KINGS, by Avram Davidson
THE GRAIN KINGS, by Keith Roberts
HIS MASTER'S VOICE, by Randall Garrett
BACK TO JULIE, by Richard Wilson
BRIGHTSIDE CROSSING, by Alan E. Nourse
THE SECRET OF THE SCARAB, by Ron Goulart
REINVENTING CARL HOBBS, by James Glass
THE OLD SHILL GAME, by H.B. Fyfe
NOTES TOWARD A NEW TRAIT AS REVEALED BY CORRELATION AMONG ITEMS OF THE MMMPI, by M. Purrzillo, U. R. A. Ferball, and C. Kitirun
THE SLEEPER IS A REBEL, by Bryce Walton
THE TEACHER FROM MARS, by Eando Binder
NIF'S WORLD, by Lawrence Watt-Evans
A MAN OBSESSED, by Alan E. Nourse
FIRST LENSMAN, by E.E. “Doc” Smith
REINCARNATE, by Lester del Rey
THE MAN WHO LIVED FOREVER, by R. DeWitt Miller and Anna Hunger
THE MARTIAN CHILD, by David Gerrold
I’VE NEVER SEEN, by Hannes Bok (poem)
THOUGHT AND SPACE, by Ray Bradbury
FIREBIRD, by Tony Rothman (part 1 of 3)
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Although the Bible never expressly states that God made everything from nothing, various texts are taken to imply that the universe came into existence by divine command and was not assembled from preexisting matter or energy. The contributors to this volume approach this topic from a range of perspectives, from exposition to defense of the doctrine itself.
This is a unique and fascinating work whose aim is to present the reader with a compelling set of arguments for why the doctrine should remain central to the grammar of contemporary Christian theology. As such, the book will appeal to theologians as well as those interested in the relationship between theology and science.
Contributors: Gary A. Anderson, Markus Bockmuehl, Janet Soskice, Richard J. Clifford, S.J., Sean M. McDonough, Gregory E. Sterling, Khaled Anatolios, John C. Cavadini, Joseph Wawrykow, Tzvi Novick, Daniel Davies, Cyril O’Regan, Ruth Jackson, David Bentley Hart, Adam D. Hincks, S.J., Andrew Pinsent, and Andrew Davison.
As CEO of the youth volunteering organization Do Something, Nancy Lublin has overseen its dramatic growth since 2003. She helped it evolve from a debt-ridden, stodgy not-for-profit to a fast-moving, buzz-driven magnet for teens. Do Something now draws more than one million monthly hits on its Web site, while dispensing millions in grant money to young people with good ideas and a hunger to help others.
Lublin now shows why the best not-for-profits are brilliant at doing more with less and what the mainstream business world can learn from them, especially in tough times. For instance, organizations like Do Something are tops at motivating people with nonfinancial incentives and doing effective grassroots marketing on a shoestring budget.
Lublin's book distills the best lessons and stories from her career and includes interviews with other leaders of flourishing not-for-profits, such as Wendy Kopp of Teach for America, Adam Sterling of Save Darfur, and John Lilly of Mozilla.
Those who maintain and administer commodity clusters will find this textbook provides essential coverage of not only what HPC systems do, but how they are used.Covers enabling technologies, system architectures and operating systems, parallel programming languages and algorithms, scientific visualization, correctness and performance debugging tools and methods, GPU accelerators and big data problemsProvides numerous examples that explore the basics of supercomputing, while also providing practical training in the real use of high-end computersHelps users with informative and practical examples that build knowledge and skills through incremental stepsFeatures sidebars of background and context to present a live history and culture of this unique fieldIncludes online resources, such as recorded lectures from the authors’ HPC courses
In the title story, scientists push the boundaries of human mentality to keep pace with ever-evolving AIs. In “The Eichmann Variations,” a finalist for the Nebula Award, exact copies of captured Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann stand trial for his crimes against humanity, while in “The Word Sweep,” all speech must be rationed because spoken words take on physical form. In “Wound the Wind,” another Nebula Award finalist, unchanged humans roam freely until captured by those who know what’s best for them, and in “Stooges,” a visiting alien hijacks the persona of Curly Howard. From hard science fiction (“Gödel’s Doom”) to alternate history (“Lenin in Odessa”) to first alien contact (“Bridge of Silence”), and with an introduction by renowned physicist/writer Gregory Benford, this collection presents one of the most distinctive voices writing in the field of science fiction today.
In Rude Astronauts, Allen Steele presents some of his finest stories—including the Diamondback Jack Trilogy and his first published story, “Live from the Mars Hotel”—along with excerpts of the nonfiction science writing with which he made his name. In Steele’s universe, the stars are cold, space is big, and it’s the normal people who make things interesting.
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Born in 1856 in Florence of American parents, Sargent showed artistic aptitude at an early age and was enrolled at the Academia delle Belle Arti in that city. Later he studied with Parisian artist Carolus Duran, acquiring the loose, painterly style for which he is renowned. International acclaim as a portrait artist came early in his life and followed him throughout his career.
Sargent's portraits done in oil are well known; they appear in major museums throughout the world. A lesser-known but no less respected aspect of his oeuvre, his portrait drawings are the focus of this collection. Included here are early works in pencil and pastels, and later renderings in charcoal, a medium Sargent favored after 1910. They have been selected from both public and private collections by art historian Trevor J. Fairbrother and attest to Sargent's technical skill, versatility, and dexterity in three different mediums.
In addition, these works reveal Sargent's ability to treat a diverse group of subjects; he handles the languorous beauties of the Edwardian age, members of the aristocracy, and the great literary and artistic figures of his day with equal virtuosity, capturing their characteristic mood and style. This collection includes portraits of Lord and Lady Spencer, Henry James, William Butler Yeats, Vaslav Nijimsky, Tamara Karsavina, Dame Ethel Smyth, and Jascha Heifetz.
Artists, students, historians, and lovers of portraiture will appreciate this selection of drawings by Sargent. Anyone interested in trying his hand at portraiture will find this volume both instructional and inspirational.
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Included here are 9 science fiction stories, representing some of Keller's best science fiction work:
A BIOLOGICAL EXPERIMENT
FREE AS THE AIR
THE FLYING FOOL
THE IVY WAR
THE YEAST MEN
THE RAT RACKET
THE PSYCHOPHONIC NURSE
THE LIVING MACHINE
THE REVOLT OF THE PEDESTRIANS
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This collection of essays uniquely brings together writers from the fields of human resource management, industrial relations, social policy, sociology, economics and politics to explore the validity of these claims. Specific issues considered in the book include:
* labour markets and the growth of insecure work
* trade unions and the representation of insecure workers
* job insecurity and personal well-being
* insecurity and political behaviour.
This original analysis through the outstanding essays, leads to the book’s key message: that re-building security at work should be a major concern of policy makers.
With a preface by Sarah Pomeroy, this study employs different methodologies and focuses on a broad range of source materials, periods and places.
Organized into 22 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the relevance of magnetic susceptabilitty and magnetic resonance data. This text then examines studies on electron-transfer processes involving metal ions and shows how the electronic structures of the hem enzymes may be relevant to the types of electron-transfer that can take place. Other chapters consider the implications of the coordination of organic molecules to metal ions. This book presents as well a comparison between known properties and reactions of some simple iron complexes with chelating and conjugated ligands. The final chapter deals with the chemical structures of the prosthetic groups of the cytochromes of type a.
This book is a valuable resource for scientists, theorists, and research workers.
Designing a structured cabling system to ISO 11801 2nd edition is the first book to give a commentary on the latest design standard for structured cabling: ISO 11801: Information Technology – generic cabling for customer premises, 2nd edition 2002
Anyone using this book will be able to read and understand this new version of the standard and all the other relevant standards and relate their requirements to the manufacturers' data sheets and their, frequently conflicting, claims. It provides clear and effective answers to the problems raised by the need to design, procure, install and text a modern cabling system, using both copper and optical fibre cable technology.
The book not only offers a step-by-step guide through the new standard but also cross references all other relevant International, European and American standards including EN 50174 (Europe) and ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B (USA).
This book is intended as a resource for IT managers, consultants, cable installation engineers and system designers who need to understand the technology of cabling systems and the vast panoply of standards that regulate them.A practical design manual for structured cabling using both copper and optical fibre cable technologyComprehensive guide to the design recommendations of ISO/IEC 11801: Information Technology – generic cabling for customer premises, 2nd edition 2002Essential for IT managers, consultants, cable installation engineers and system designers needing to design, procure, install and test modern cabling systems