Cixin Liu – Collection
Become America: Civic Sermons on Love, Responsibility, and Democracy by Eric Liu
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.1 MB
Overview: What does it mean to be an engaged American in today’s divided political landscape, and how do we restore hope in our country? In a collection of "civic sermons" delivered at gatherings around the nation, popular advocate for active citizenship Eric Liu takes on these thorny questions and provides inspiration and solace in a time of anger, fear, and dismay over the state of the Union.
Here are 19 stirring explorations of current and timeless topics about democracy, liberty, equal justice, and powerful citizenship. This book will energize you to get involved, in ways both large and small, to help rebuild a country that you’re proud to call home. Become America will challenge you to rehumanize our politics and rekindle a spirit of love in civic life
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
F# for C# Developers by Tao Liu
Requirements: .ePUB, .PDF reader, 4.7 Mb
Overview: Extend your C# skills to F#-and create data-rich computational and parallel software components faster and more efficiently. Focusing on F# 3.0 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, you’ll learn how to exploit F# features to solve both computationally-complex problems as well as everyday programming tasks.
Topics include: C# and F# data structures; F# for functional, object-oriented, and imperative programming; design patterns; type providers; and portable support for Windows 8. You’ll examine real-world applications, including Windows 8-style HTML5 and jаvascript apps, along with cloud and service apps. You’ll write your own type provider. And you’ll see how to expand F# computation power to high-performance GPU computing.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices