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It's a Question of Space: An Ordinary Astronaut's Answers to Sometimes Extraordinary Questions
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This Is What It Sounds Like: A Legendary Producer Turned Neuroscientist on Finding Yourself Through Music
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Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python
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Code as Creative Medium: A Handbook for Computational Art and Design
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Lab Coats in Hollywood: Science, Scientists, and Cinema
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Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football
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A New York Times bestseller John Urschel, mathematician and former offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens, tells the story of a life balanced between two passions ...
Qualitative Representations: How People Reason and Learn about the Continuous World
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Health Design Thinking, second edition: Creating Products and Services for Better Health
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Wikipedia @ 20: Stories of an Incomplete Revolution
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Ignorance and Surprise: Science, Society, and Ecological Design (Inside Technology)
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The relationship between ignorance and surprise and a conceptual framework for dealing with the unexpected, as seen in ecological design projects. ...
Makers of the Microchip: A Documentary History of Fairchild Semiconductor
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Bare Metal C: Embedded Programming for the Real World
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Bare Metal C teaches you to program embedded systems with the C programming language. ...
Make: Volume 64
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The Future of the Curriculum: School Knowledge in the Digital Age (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning)
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An examination of curriculum innovations that are shaped by new ideas about digital media and learning. ...
Functional Thinking: Paradigm Over Syntax
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The Prime Number Conspiracy: The Biggest Ideas in Math from Quanta
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Sharing Our Science: How to Write and Speak STEM
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A personal, practical, and inspirational guide to written and oral STEM communications for scientists and technical professionals. ...
Molecular Mechanisms in Materials: Insights from Atomistic Modeling and Simulation
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Seed Activism: Patent Politics and Litigation in the Global South (Food, Health, and the Environment)
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How lawsuits around intellectual property in Brazil and India are impacting the patentability of plants and seeds, farmers’ rights, and the public interest. ...