Open Book

Open Book
Author: Jessica Simpson
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-02-04
ISBN 10: 0062899988
ISBN 13: 9780062899989
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Book Book Review:

The #1 New York Times Bestseller Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles. Guided by the journals she's kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down-to-earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining. This was supposed to be a very different book. Five years ago, Jessica Simpson was approached to write a motivational guide to living your best life. She walked away from the offer, and nobody understood why. The truth is that she didn’t want to lie. Jessica couldn’t be authentic with her readers if she wasn’t fully honest with herself first. Now America’s Sweetheart, preacher’s daughter, pop phenomenon, reality tv pioneer, and the billion-dollar fashion mogul invites readers on a remarkable journey, examining a life that blessed her with the compassion to help others, but also burdened her with an almost crippling need to please. Open Book is Jessica Simpson using her voice, heart, soul, and humor to share things she’s never shared before. First celebrated for her voice, she became one of the most talked-about women in the world, whether for music and fashion, her relationship struggles, or as a walking blonde joke. But now, instead of being talked about, Jessica is doing the talking. Her book shares the wisdom and inspirations she’s learned and shows the real woman behind all the pop-culture cliché’s — “chicken or fish,” “Daisy Duke,” "football jinx," “mom jeans,” “sexual napalm…” and more. Open Book is an opportunity to laugh and cry with a close friend, one that will inspire you to live your best, most authentic life, now that she is finally living hers.

Open Education

Open Education
Author: Patrick Blessinger,TJ Bliss
Publsiher: Open Book Publishers
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2016-12-19
ISBN 10: 178374281X
ISBN 13: 9781783742813
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Education Book Review:

This insightful collection of essays explores the ways in which open education can democratise access to education for all. It is a rich resource that offers both research and case studies to relate the application of open technologies and approaches in education settings around the world. A must-read for practitioners, policy-makers, scholars and students in the field of education.

The Rebellious Tide

The Rebellious Tide
Author: Eddy Boudel Tan
Publsiher: Dundurn
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2021-07-13
ISBN 10: 1459746899
ISBN 13: 9781459746893
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rebellious Tide Book Review:

Sebastien’s search for his father leads him to a ship harbouring a dangerous secret. Sebastien has heard only stories about his father, a mysterious sailor who abandoned his pregnant mother thirty years ago. But when his mother dies after a lifetime of struggle, he becomes obsessed with finding an explanation — perhaps even revenge. The father he’s never met is Kostas, the commanding officer of a luxury liner sailing the Mediterranean. Posing as a member of the ship’s crew, Sebastien stalks his unwitting father in search of answers as to why he disappeared so many years ago. After a public assault triggers outrage among the ship’s crew, Sebastien finds himself entangled in a revolt against the oppressive ruling class of officers. As the clash escalates between the powerful and the powerless, Sebastien uncovers something his father has hidden deep within the belly of the ship — a disturbing secret that will force him to confront everything he’s always wondered and feared about his own identity.

An Open Book What and How Young Children Learn From Picture and Story Books

An Open Book  What and How Young Children Learn From Picture and Story Books
Author: Jessica S. Horst,Carmel Houston-Price
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2016-01-21
ISBN 10: 288919728X
ISBN 13: 9782889197286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Open Book What and How Young Children Learn From Picture and Story Books Book Review:

Looking at and listening to picture and story books is a ubiquitous activity, frequently enjoyed by many young children and their parents. Well before children can read for themselves they are able to learn from books. Looking at and listening to books increases children’s general knowledge, understanding about the world and promotes language acquisition. This collection of papers demonstrates the breadth of information pre-reading children learn from books and increases our understanding of the social and cognitive mechanisms that support this learning. Our hope is that this Research Topic/eBook will be useful for researchers as well as educational practitioners and parents who are interested in optimizing children’s learning.

The Quiet Is Loud

The Quiet Is Loud
Author: Samantha Garner
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021-05-04
ISBN 10: 9781988784717
ISBN 13: 1988784719
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Quiet Is Loud Book Review:

The perfect marriage of literary and speculative fiction for readers of Kazuo Ishiguro and NK Jemisin. When Freya Tanangco was ten, she dreamed of her mother's death right before it happened. That's when she realized she was a veker, someone with enhanced mental abilities and who is scorned as a result. Freya's adult life has been spent in hiding: from the troubled literary legacy created by her author father, and from the scrutiny of a society in which vekers often meet with violence. When her prophetic dreams take a dangerous turn, Freya finds herself increasingly forced to sacrifice her own anonymity--and the fragile safety that comes with it--in order to protect those around her. Interwoven with themes of Filipino Canadian and mixed-race identity, fantastical elements from Norse and Filipino mythology, and tarot card symbolism, The Quiet Is Loud is an intergenerational tale of familial love and betrayal, and what happens when we refuse to let others tell our stories for us.


Author: Andre Agassi
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2009-12-24
ISBN 10: 9780307592804
ISBN 13: 0307592804
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Book Review:

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER Far more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the age of twenty-two Agassi had won the first of his eight grand slams and achieved wealth, celebrity, and the game’s highest honors. But as he reveals in this searching autobiography, off the court he was often unhappy and confused, unfulfilled by his great achievements in a sport he had come to resent. Agassi writes candidly about his early success and his uncomfortable relationship with fame, his marriage to Brooke Shields, his growing interest in philanthropy, and—described in haunting, point-by-point detail—the highs and lows of his celebrated career.

Beyond Open Skies

Beyond Open Skies
Author: Brian F. Havel
Publsiher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
Total Pages: 712
Release: 2009-01-01
ISBN 10: 904112389X
ISBN 13: 9789041123893
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond Open Skies Book Review:

'Beyond Open Skies' offers a systematic comparative analysis of the legal and policy dimensions of airline deregulation by federal fiat in the United States and by supranational collaboration in the European Union. The book draws upon a variety of sources, including very recent developments in U.S. and EC international aviation law, policy, and diplomacy, to propose a genuine multilateral air transport system. It examines the potential of the 'open skies' initiative, in the aftermath of the new U.S./EC air transport agreement, to inspire a genuine globalization of the world's air transport industry in such crucial aspects as the following: cabotage; ownership and citizenship requirements; route selection; airline identity; capacity; pricing regimes; competition and public aid; regulatory harmonization; labor laws; provisions for charter and/or cargo transportation; fair operation of and access to computer reservations systems; authorization of code-sharing arrangements; alliances and antitrust immunity; and dispute resolution.

Eyes Open 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids

Eyes Open  23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids
Author: D Mills,Susan Meiselas
Publsiher: Aperture
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2020-10-06
ISBN 10: 9781597114691
ISBN 13: 1597114693
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eyes Open 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids Book Review:

Compiled by Magnum photojournalist Susan Meiselas, Eyes Open is a sourcebook of photography ideas for kids--to engage with the world through the camera. Twenty-three enticing projects help inspire a process of discovery and new ways of telling stories and animating ideas. Eyes Open features photographs by young people from around the globe, as well as work by professional artists that demonstrates how a simple idea can be expanded. Playful and meaningful, this book is for young would-be photographers and those interested in expressing themselves creatively.

Wellbeing Freedom and Social Justice

Wellbeing  Freedom and Social Justice
Author: Ingrid Robeyns
Publsiher: Open Book Publishers
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2017-12-11
ISBN 10: 1783744243
ISBN 13: 9781783744244
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wellbeing Freedom and Social Justice Book Review:

How do we evaluate ambiguous concepts such as wellbeing, freedom, and social justice? How do we develop policies that offer everyone the best chance to achieve what they want from life? The capability approach, a theoretical framework pioneered by the philosopher and economist Amartya Sen in the 1980s, has become an increasingly influential way to think about these issues. Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice: The Capability Approach Re-Examined is both an introduction to the capability approach and a thorough evaluation of the challenges and disputes that have engrossed the scholars who have developed it. Ingrid Robeyns offers her own illuminating and rigorously interdisciplinary interpretation, arguing that by appreciating the distinction between the general capability approach and more specific capability theories or applications we can create a powerful and flexible tool for use in a variety of academic disciplines and fields of policymaking. This book provides an original and comprehensive account that will appeal to scholars of the capability approach, new readers looking for an interdisciplinary introduction, and those interested in theories of justice, human rights, basic needs, and the human development approach.

Broken Open

Broken Open
Author: Elizabeth Lesser
Publsiher: Villard
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2008-10-30
ISBN 10: 1588361594
ISBN 13: 9781588361592
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Broken Open Book Review:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This inspiring guide to healing and growth illuminates the richness and potential of every life, even in the face of loss and adversity—now updated with additional toolbox materials and a new preface by the author In the more than twenty-five years since she co-founded Omega Institute—now the world’s largest center for spiritual retreat and personal growth—Elizabeth Lesser has been an intimate witness to the ways in which people weather change and transition. In a beautifully crafted blend of moving stories, humorous insights, practical guidance, and personal memoir, she offers tools to help us make the choice we all face in times of challenge: Will we be broken down and defeated, or broken open and transformed? Lesser shares tales of ordinary people who have risen from the ashes of illness, divorce, loss of a job or a loved one—stronger, wiser, and more in touch with their purpose and passion. And she draws on the world’s great spiritual and psychological traditions to support us as we too learn to break open and blossom into who we were meant to be.

Utilizing Open Source Tools for Online Teaching and Learning Applying Linux Technologies

Utilizing Open Source Tools for Online Teaching and Learning  Applying Linux Technologies
Author: Chao, Lee
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2009-05-31
ISBN 10: 1605663778
ISBN 13: 9781605663777
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Utilizing Open Source Tools for Online Teaching and Learning Applying Linux Technologies Book Review:

"This book covers strategies on using and evaluating open source products for online teaching and learning systems"--Provided by publisher.


Author: Louisa Bacio
Publsiher: Torquere Press, LLC
Total Pages: 29
Release: 2015-10-28
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Book Review:

Matchmaking from beyond the grave. After her fiancé dies in a biking accident, Martina follows their dream and buys a B&B in the mountains of Big Bear. Weird things happen, and she's mysteriously introduced to the former owner's granddaughter, Leigh. A vivacious redhead, Leigh visits and reminds Martina what it's like to laugh, love and live.

Home of the Floating Lily

Home of the Floating Lily
Author: Silmy Abdullah
Publsiher: Dundurn
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2021-06-22
ISBN 10: 1459748190
ISBN 13: 9781459748194
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Home of the Floating Lily Book Review:

Caught between cultures, immigrant families from a Bengali neighbourhood in Toronto strive to navigate their home, relationships, and happiness. Set in both Canada and Bangladesh, the eight stories in Home of the Floating Lily follow the lives of everyday people as they navigate the complexities of migration, displacement, love, friendship, and familial conflict. A young woman moves to Toronto after getting married but soon discovers her husband is not who she believes him to be. A mother reconciles her heartbreak when her sons defy her expectations and choose their own paths in life. A lonely international student returns to Bangladesh and forms an unexpected bond with her domestic helper. A working-class woman, caught between her love for Bangladesh and her determination to raise her daughter in Canada, makes a life-altering decision after a dark secret from the past is revealed. In each of the stories, characters embark on difficult journeys in search of love, dignity, and a sense of belonging.

Open Innovation

Open Innovation
Author: Abbie Griffin,Charles H. Noble,Serdar S. Durmusoglu
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2014-10-07
ISBN 10: 1118770854
ISBN 13: 9781118770856
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Innovation Book Review:

A clear, practical guide to implementing Open Innovation for new product development Open Innovation: New Product Development Essentials from the PDMA is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of the Open Innovation method. Written by experts from the Product Development and Management Association, the book packages a collection of Open Innovation tools in a digestible and actionable format. Real-world case studies drawn from the authors' own successes and failures illustrate the concepts presented, providing accurate representation of the opportunities and challenges of Open Innovation implementation. Key tools are presented with a focus on immediate applications for business, allowing NPD professionals to easily discern where this cutting edge development method can push innovation forward. Open Innovation assumes that companies can and should use both internal and external ideas and paths to market, permeating the boundaries between firm and environment. Innovations transfer outward and inward through purchase, licensing, joint ventures, and spin-offs, allowing companies to expand beyond their own research and dramatically improve productivity through collaboration. PDMA Essentials provides practical guidance on exploiting the Open Innovation model to these ends, with clear guidance on all aspects of the new product development process. Topics include: Product platforming and idea competitions Customer immersion and interaction Collaborative product design and development Innovation networks, rewards, and incentives Many practitioners charged with innovation have only a vague understanding of the specific tools available for Open Innovation, and how they might be applied. As the marketplace shifts dramatically to keep pace with changing consumer behaviors, remaining relevant increasingly means ramping up innovation processes. PDMA Essentials provides the tools NPD practitioners need to implement a leading innovation method, and drive continued growth.

Pro Freeware and Open Source Solutions for Business

Pro Freeware and Open Source Solutions for Business
Author: Phillip Whitt
Publsiher: Apress
Total Pages: 249
Release: 2015-08-29
ISBN 10: 1484211308
ISBN 13: 9781484211304
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pro Freeware and Open Source Solutions for Business Book Review:

Pro Freeware and Open Source Solutions for Business is a practical guide for the small business owner seeking viable alternative to expensive commercial software packages and subscriptions. This comprehensive look at the powerful alternatives to expensive proprietary software provides an illustrated overview of no-cost software solutions. In this book you will find free and open source solutions for office productivity, PDF creation, accounting, image editing and graphic design, desktop publishing, 3D design, CAD, audio and video editing, website and blog creation, customer relationship management, point of sale, networking and security, and alternatives to the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. This guide helps free the cost-conscious business owner from the bonds of expensive proprietary software by exploring the free and powerful alternatives that exist. You can save a substantial sums of money by replacing just a few commercial software titles with free and open source solutions. Learn how with Pro Freeware and Open Source Solutions for Business today.

Open Quantum Systems

Open Quantum Systems
Author: Subhashish Banerjee
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 278
Release: 2018-11-01
ISBN 10: 9811331820
ISBN 13: 9789811331824
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Quantum Systems Book Review:

This book discusses the elementary ideas and tools needed for open quantum systems in a comprehensive manner. The emphasis is given to both the traditional master equation as well as the functional (path) integral approaches. It discusses the basic paradigm of open systems, the harmonic oscillator and the two-level system in detail. The traditional topics of dissipation and tunneling, as well as the modern field of quantum information, find a prominent place in the book. Assuming a basic background of quantum and statistical mechanics, this book will help readers familiarize with the basic tools of open quantum systems. Open quantum systems is the study of quantum dynamics of the system of interest, taking into account the effects of the ambient environment. It is ubiquitous in the sense that any system could be envisaged to be surrounded by its environment which could naturally exert its influence on it. Open quantum systems allows for a systematic understanding of irreversible processes such as decoherence and dissipation, of the essence in order to have a correct understanding of realistic quantum dynamics and also for possible implementations. This would be essential for a possible development of quantum technologies.

Open Learning Publisher Xp Introductory

Open Learning Publisher Xp Introductory
Author: Cia Training Ltd Staff
Publsiher: CIA Training Ltd.
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2002-03
ISBN 10: 1860050786
ISBN 13: 9781860050787
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Learning Publisher Xp Introductory Book Review:

This manual has been designed to provide the necessary knowledge and techniques for the use of Outlook. Particular attention is paid to creating and using contact and task lists, and the creating, sending and receiving of email.

Open Cities Open Data

Open Cities   Open Data
Author: Scott Hawken,Hoon Han,Chris Pettit
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2019-09-26
ISBN 10: 9811366055
ISBN 13: 9789811366055
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Cities Open Data Book Review:

Today the world’s largest economies and corporations trade in data and its products to generate value in new disruptive markets. Within these markets vast streams of data are often inaccessible or untapped and controlled by powerful monopolies. Counter to this exclusive use of data is a promising world-wide “open-data” movement, promoting freely accessible information to share, reuse and redistribute. The provision and application of open data has enormous potential to transform exclusive, technocratic “smart cities” into inclusive and responsive “open-cities”. This book argues that those who contribute urban data should benefit from its production. Like the city itself, the information landscape is a public asset produced through collective effort, attention, and resources. People produce data through their engagement with the city, creating digital footprints through social medial, mobility applications, and city sensors. By opening up data there is potential to generate greater value by supporting unforeseen collaborations, spontaneous urban innovations and solutions, and improved decision-making insights. Yet achieving more open cities is made challenging by conflicting desires for urban anonymity, sociability, privacy and transparency. This book engages with these issues through a variety of critical perspectives, and presents strategies, tools and case studies that enable this transformation.

Open space Land Program Guide

Open space Land Program Guide
Author: United States. Urban Renewal Administration
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1964
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: MINN:30000010637233
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Automating Open Source Intelligence

Automating Open Source Intelligence
Author: Robert Layton,Paul A Watters
Publsiher: Syngress
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2015-12-03
ISBN 10: 012802917X
ISBN 13: 9780128029176
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Automating Open Source Intelligence Book Review:

Algorithms for Automating Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) presents information on the gathering of information and extraction of actionable intelligence from openly available sources, including news broadcasts, public repositories, and more recently, social media. As OSINT has applications in crime fighting, state-based intelligence, and social research, this book provides recent advances in text mining, web crawling, and other algorithms that have led to advances in methods that can largely automate this process. The book is beneficial to both practitioners and academic researchers, with discussions of the latest advances in applications, a coherent set of methods and processes for automating OSINT, and interdisciplinary perspectives on the key problems identified within each discipline. Drawing upon years of practical experience and using numerous examples, editors Robert Layton, Paul Watters, and a distinguished list of contributors discuss Evidence Accumulation Strategies for OSINT, Named Entity Resolution in Social Media, Analyzing Social Media Campaigns for Group Size Estimation, Surveys and qualitative techniques in OSINT, and Geospatial reasoning of open data. Presents a coherent set of methods and processes for automating OSINT Focuses on algorithms and applications allowing the practitioner to get up and running quickly Includes fully developed case studies on the digital underground and predicting crime through OSINT Discusses the ethical considerations when using publicly available online data