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The Manga Guide to Databases

Want to learn about databases without the tedium? With its unique combination of Japanese-style comics and serious educational content, The Manga Guide to Databases is just the book for you.

Princess Ruruna is stressed out. With the king and queen away, she has to manage the Kingdom of Kod's humongous fruit-selling empire. Overseas departments, scads of inventory, conflicting prices, and so many customers! It's all such a confusing mess. But a mysterious book and a helpful fairy promise to solve her organizational problems-with the practical magic of databases.

In The Manga Guide to Databases, Tico the fairy teaches the Princess how to simplify her data management…

Submitted:Oct 9, 2008
Author:Mana Takahashi
Brand:No Starch Press
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Category:Arts & Photography
Average rating: 4.3 / 19 (19 reviews)
5 diggs • 1 comment • Oct 9, 2008

The Perverts Guide To Programing

Princess Ruruna is stressed out. With the king and queen away, she has to manage the Kingdom of Kod's humongous fruit-selling empire. Overseas departments, scads of inventory, conflicting prices, and so many customers! It's all such a confusing mess. But a mysterious book and a helpful fairy promise to solve her organizational problems.

2 diggs • 0 comments • Oct 10, 2008

The Manga Guide to Databases

Love Manga? Love Databases? This is the book for you :) Princess Ruruna is stressed out. With the king and queen away, she has to manage the Kingdom of Kod's humongous fruit-selling empire. A mysterious book and a helpful fairy promise to solve her organizational problems?with the practical magic of databases.

1 diggs • 0 comments • Oct 13, 2008

The Manga Guide to Databases

Princess Ruruna is stressed out. With the king and queen away, she has to manage the Kingdom of Kod's humongous fruit-selling empire. Overseas departments, scads of inventory, conflicting prices, and so many customers! But a mysterious book and a helpful fairy promise to solve her organizational problems, with the practical magic of databases!

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Hacking the Cable Modem: What Cable Companies Don't Want You to Know

Take control of your cable modem

Submitted:Nov 4, 2006
Author:DerEngel
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Category:Hacking
Average rating: 4.3 / 13 (13 reviews)
8 diggs • 0 comments • Nov 4, 2006

Hacking your Cable Modem

WARNING: The practice of modifying a cable modem violates service agreements, and hackers risk being banned by service providers for life. This book is not intended to be used for stealing Internet service or any other illegal activity. SOUNDS LIKE FUN!

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Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks: A Pain-Free, Project-Based, Get-Things-Done Guidebook

Ubuntu has been hailed as the distribution that will really get newbies feeling comfortable and confident using Linux. Even the name is user-friendly—it's a South African term that translates roughly as "humanity toward others," which could also describe author Rickford Grant's approach to teaching Linux. Rest assured, you will have a most understanding, patient, and genial guide as you embark upon this Linux adventure!

Full of tips, tricks, and helpful pointers, Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks is a hands-on, project-based, take-it slow guidebook intended for those interested in—but nervous about—switching to the Linux operating system…

Submitted:Oct 10, 2006
Author:Rickford Grant
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Category:Linux
Average rating: 4.4 / 38 (38 reviews)
9 diggs • 1 comment • Oct 10, 2006

Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks

It's a known fact that Linux has grown from a "hacker's OS" to an viable alternative for businesses. More and more commercial software makers are taking a good look at Linux. But one problem it had was it was way to hard for an "average Joe" until now. With this book anyone can learn how to use it for an everyday use.

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The Cult of Mac

There is no product on the planet that enjoys the devotion of a Macintosh computer. Apple's machines have legions of loyal, sometimes demented fans. The Cult of Mac surveys the devoted following that has grown up around Macintosh computers. Like fans of a football team or a rock group, Macintosh fanatics have their own subculture, with clearly defined obsessions, rites, and passages. Famously dedicated to their computers, many Mac fans eat, sleep, and breathe the Macintosh…

Submitted:Dec 24, 2005
Author:Leander Kahney
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Category:Macs
Average rating: 4.7 / 32 (32 reviews)
5 diggs • 1 comment • Dec 24, 2005

"The Cult of Mac" by Leander Kahney

I hadn't heard about this book before but... check out the cover art! That's very promising... I think it's worth $8 for that reason alone!

3 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 19, 2006

Great book for any mac fan

This book isn't that new but its a great book add to the coffee table.

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The Cult of iPod

Wired News editor Leander Kahney follows up his bestselling The Cult of Mac (No Starch Press) with The Cult of iPod, a comprehensive look at how Apple's hit iPod is changing music, culture, and listening behavior. The Cult of iPod includes the exclusive back story of the iPod’s development; looks at the many ways iPod's users pay homage to their devices; and investigates the quirkier aspects of iPod culture, such as iPod-jacking (strangers plugging into each other’s iPods to discover new music) as well as the growing legions of MP3Js (regular folks who use their iPods to become DJs). 4-color throughout…

Submitted:Sep 29, 2005
Author:Leander Kahney
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Category:History
Average rating: 4.6 / 14 (14 reviews)
13 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 29, 2005

'Cult of iPod' book coming Novemeber 1st...

The follow-up to Leander Kahney’s 'Cult of Mac' will be released on November 1st, and offers a look into how the iPod changed the world of music and has intergrated itself into society. Look at that guy with a clickwheel shaved in his head...wow.

5 diggs • 3 comments • Mar 12, 2006

Ipod as a cult? Its an MP3 Player!

A new book on Amazon about the Ipod following.

1 diggs • 0 comments • Jul 10, 2007

New I Pods Due around September or October

Nobody mind the link. I just had to put some random i pod link so it would let me post the story. All these new rumors about the new ipods coming out January is completly wrong. My uncle works for Apple. When they have sales like free ipod with purchas of laptop. They always release a new i pod about 2 weeks later. And this sale ends September.

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