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The Sinclair C5 Story By D J Cogan
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"A new power in personal transport". Back in 1985 when anything seemed possible and the future was always just around the corner, Sir Clive Sinclair invented a new form of transport that... More > was set to revolutionise the way we travelled. Unfortunately, the Sinclair C5 will never be remembered for it's groundbreaking technology, but for the marketing catastrophe that swiftly followed. This book tells the story of the design and research, the testing and the launch. It also tells about the joys of owning a Sinclair C5 today, as well as acting as a companion for restorers and enthusiasts including copies of some of the original literature. For anyone interested in the story behind the C5, anyone thinking of owning one, or anyone who is restoring one, this book will be an excellent guide and companion telling the story of one of the most famous electric vehicles that the world has ever seen.< Less
Solution Nation: One Nation is Disproportionately Responding to the World's Most Intractable Problems By David Wanetick
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Solution Nation contains fascinating and rigorously researched profiles of 62 of Israel’s most promising companies. In addition to developing and commercializing cutting-edge technologies, all... More > of the companies included in Solution Nation are dedicated to solving intractable challenges. Learn how the world’s most disadvantaged and destitute people stand to benefit from Israeli ingenuity. Readers are introduced to Israeli companies that are detecting cervical cancer and heart failure, preventing amputations and auto accidents, helping the blind see, enabling the paralyzed to stand, purifying water in the wake of natural disasters, taming starvation, and rescuing people from burning buildings.< Less
Solution Nation: One Nation is Disproportionately Responding to the World's Most Intractable Problems By David Wanetick
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Solution Nation contains fascinating and rigorously researched profiles of 62 of Israel’s most promising companies. In addition to developing and commercializing cutting-edge technologies, all... More > of the companies included in Solution Nation are dedicated to solving intractable challenges. Learn how the world’s most disadvantaged and destitute people stand to benefit from Israeli ingenuity. Readers are introduced to Israeli companies that are detecting cervical cancer and heart failure, preventing amputations and auto accidents, helping the blind see, enabling the paralyzed to stand, purifying water in the wake of natural disasters, taming starvation, and rescuing people from burning buildings.< Less
Solution Nation: One Nation is Disproportionately Responding to the World's Most Intractable Problems By David Wanetick
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Solution Nation contains fascinating and rigorously researched profiles of 62 of Israel’s most promising companies. In addition to developing and commercializing cutting-edge technologies, all... More > of the companies included in Solution Nation are dedicated to solving intractable challenges. Learn how the world’s most disadvantaged and destitute people stand to benefit from Israeli ingenuity. Readers are introduced to Israeli companies that are detecting cervical cancer and heart failure, preventing amputations and auto accidents, helping the blind see, enabling the paralyzed to stand, purifying water in the wake of natural disasters, taming starvation, and rescuing people from burning buildings.< Less
Grapnel By Dave Moruzzi
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Captain Ben Bass and his high-tech sailboat Abbondanza become the targets of a sociopath, bent on destroying the man and his machine. His identity is completely unsuspected because he is supposed to... More > have been killed when his own boat blew up during a high-speed chase by the authorities. The man has very deep pockets, world-wide connections and the ability to plan an action that would cause an ecological disaster to an island nation in the Caribbean as a result. While killing Captain Bass is the goal, he might not realize that his actions are being investigated by counter-terrorists who are themselves unaware of the murder plot.< Less
The Cold Goodbye By Jeremiah Lewis
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Ten strangers are entangled in the web of connections that binds them all to the mysterious technology known as the Cold Goodbye, and a disaster linked to the heart of a secret agenda to push humans... More > into the next realm of evolutionary advancement has global consequences. As the truth is uncovered, their lives will change for good, and the face of the planet will change forever.< Less
Virtualization Changes Everything: Storage Strategies for VMware vSphere & Cloud Computing By Vaughn Stewart & Michael Slisinger
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Storage is a foundational component in the support of virtualization and cloud computing - and it is dynamically evolving. It is an aspect of the datacenter that is all-too-often overlooked, but... More > without storage, there is no data, and without data, there is no cloud. Virtualization Changes Everything, by Vaughn Stewart and Mike Slisinger, examines the evolutionary influence of host virtualization and cloud computing in breaking storage deployment out of outdated silo models and into a dynamic, flexible hosting environment. Virtualization Changes Everything reviews common goals and challenges associated with providing storage service with cloud computing, and addresses each through the application of advanced storage technologies designed to scale in order to support the ever-expanding storage needs of the future. The examples within the book are pulled from real-world experience, and often involve the integration of multiple innovative technologies.< Less
Heliopolis By Gregory S. Risdahl
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Fortune hunter and mercenary Zachary Hillfordshire III, ‘the Baron’, and University of Cairo Egyptologist, Dr. Elene Anacreon, discover an ancient subterranean transport device buried at... More > the bottom of a crater in the Sahara desert. After learning their spirits have been reincarnated to fulfill a divine plan from eons past, they discover that their arch enemy, King Tronkai, has been reincarnated as the Japanese Yakuza (Mafia) lord, Sanjiro Kawabata. Will the Baron and Dr. Anacreon be able to unlock the secrets to rebuilding the lost civilization, recover their advanced technology and reinstate the worldwide network of communication before Kawabata can succeed with his selfish, diabolical plan that could lead to a catastrophic geophysical disaster?< Less
Interference By Alvin Roy
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Man’s development has been altered by an outside source. Alien technology was introduced into a culture before they were intellectually and sociologically ready to use these tools. Two... More > devastating events will affect mankind! Master Jere of the Regency of Sentient Planets comes to earth to retrieve the Drakarian that has implemented one source of interference on this fledgling planet. Dr. Chad O’Keefe has information that no one wants to hear; information that the government would use any means necessary to keep from the public. Humanity’s only hope for survival depend on those strong enough to live through the aftermath of the most destructive volcanic eruption in modern history...Yellowstone Park.< Less
Interference By Alvin Roy
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Man’s development has been altered by an outside source. Alien technology was introduced into a culture before they were intellectually and sociologically ready to use these tools. Two... More > devastating events will affect mankind! Master Jere of the Regency of Sentient Planets comes to earth to retrieve the Drakarian that has implemented one source of interference on this fledgling planet. Dr. Chad O’Keefe has information that no one wants to hear; information that the government would use any means necessary to keep from the public. Humanity’s only hope for survival depend on those strong enough to live through the aftermath of the most destructive volcanic eruption in modern history...Yellowstone Park.< Less

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