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Beginning Power BI with Excel 2013: Self-Service Business Intelligence Using Power Pivot, Power View, Power Query, and Power Map

By Dan Clark

Realizing your company’s info hasn't ever been more straightforward than with Microsoft’s new energy BI package deal for Excel 2013. including 4 robust tools—Power Pivot, energy View, strength question and gear Maps—Power BI makes self-service company intelligence a truth for a variety of clients, bridging the normal hole among Excel clients, company analysts and IT specialists and making it more straightforward for everybody to interact to construct the knowledge types which could provide you with game-changing insights into your business.

Beginning energy BI with Excel 2013 publications you step-by-step throughout the technique of reading and visualizing your info. Daniel R. Clark, a professional in BI education and a customary speaker on those themes, takes you thru every one instrument in flip, utilizing hands-on actions to consolidate what you’ve discovered in every one chapter.

Starting with strength Pivot, you'll create strong scalable facts types that allows you to function the root of your facts research. upon getting mastered growing compatible info types, you'll use them to construct compelling interactive visualizations in energy View. It’s frequently essential to mix facts from disparate assets right into a information version. energy question helps you to simply detect, mix, and refine information from various assets, so that you could make exact judgments with the entire to be had info. Geographical knowledge is one other universal requirement of information research. utilizing strength Maps you are going to create attractive visualizations that map your facts in area and time.

Beginning strength BI with Excel 2013 is your sensible consultant to getting greatest perception out of your info, and providing it with impression.

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Deck Ideas You Can Use - Updated Edition: Stunning Designs & Fantastic Features for Your Dream Deck

This photo-rich e-book is the software each DIYer and home-owner must plan and layout a gorgeous customized deck.

If you are looking to construct a brand new deck or transform the single you may have, you need to commence by means of spreading a few leading edge deck designs in entrance of you. glance no additional than Deck principles you could Use. The up to date and accelerated variation of this e-book is the deck layout device you have been looking for--packed with worthy details and full-color photographs that can assist you ensure the deck of your dreams.

From deciding on deck construction fabrics to making a choice on railings to including a splash of colour with flower-packed planters to complementing the structure of your place, this ebook covers each point of the layout strategy that will help you create a customized deck that is ideal in your domestic and backyard. wonder if you'd like conventional or curved stairs. do you need to provide the deck floor a few personality through including an inlay? you may contain integrated benches. what is the total function of the deck? Will you be outdoor grilling or just enjoyable with a publication? you will resolution all of those questions as you web page via Deck rules you could Use.

Written and researched through famous DIY writer and dressmaker Chris Peterson, this up to date and improved version of Deck rules you could Use positive aspects 32 new pages, greater than a hundred all-new photographs, plus all-new textual content on renowned deck layout issues corresponding to new, cutting-edge construction fabrics, LED and sun lighting fixtures, accessorizing and adorning, and accessibility. This editorially pushed new publication is really choked with layout and construction details you could, and may, use.

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Oedipus: The Ancient Legend and Its Later Analogues

The energy of the Oedipus legend is clear not just in its interpretations yet much more so in its diversifications. As Edmunds writes, "Translations, diversifications, and performances nonetheless come forth in a endless circulate. repeatedly, playwrights have attempted their hand at new shapings of the Sophoclean Oedipuses and sometimes a country's Oedipus types a complete bankruptcy within the heritage of its literature." Drawing on greater than seventy works that dispersed the Oedipus legend from Greece to Asia, Africa, and the Americas, Edmunds offers a origin for dialogue of the lasting attraction of this legend, for claims of its universality, and for its makes use of as a car for private and cultural expression.

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The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook: Healthful, Healing Recipes for Life

Ayurveda is a holistic therapeutic culture from India whose historical past is associated with the improvement of yoga. it's an historic procedure within which actual and religious healthiness comes from a couple of resources, together with a healthy nutrition according to one’s person constitution.

Ayurveda is ready attaining a actual and non secular stability via a couple of capability, together with yoga, aromatherapy, and vitamin. This all-vegetarian cookbook in response to Ayurvedic traditions positive aspects delectable and nutritious recipes that entice specific doshas, that are one’s own structure in line with actual and psychological features: hearth (pitta), air (vata), and earth (kapha). (The e-book contains a dosha questionnaire so readers can be certain their own.) And whereas the recipes are authentically Ayurvedic, they characteristic easy-to-find components and modern day cooking equipment acceptable for busy schedules.

The ebook additionally comprises yoga postures, detoxification courses, and data on aromatherapy, colour remedy, and Abhyanga therapeutic massage. There also are prompt meat substitutions for non-vegetarians. (Ayurveda isn't completely vegetarian, even supposing this booklet is.)

Written with either converts and newbies in brain, The smooth Ayurvedic Cookbook is a twenty-first-century method of a five-thousand-year-old culture that might fix your healthiness, power, and feel of well-being.
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Business Innovation Insights (Collection) (2nd Edition)

By Craig M. Vogel, Jonathan Cagan, Luke M. Williams, Deepa Prahalad, Robert Brunner, Ravi Sawhney

Book Date: April 27, 2013

An up to date selection of thoughts for jumpstarting innovation in any marketplace, product, carrier, or process

Hot new principles for supercharging enterprise innovation in any industry, immediately: four striking books from world-renowned pioneers in all aspects of innovation!

This 4-book package deal brings jointly today’s quickest, strongest, such a lot real looking options for jumpstarting innovation -- no matter what you promote, no matter what you’re in! You’ll detect find out how to swap the taking part in box, leverage your customers’ insights and services, discover large unmet wishes, craft nice purchaser reviews, and make innovation repeatable all through your company. In Predictable Magic, veteran commercial dressmaker Ravi Sawhney and enterprise strategist Deepa Prahalad introduce a leap forward process for systematically growing deep emotional connections among shoppers and brands… seamlessly integrating company process with design… transcending the utilitarian (or even the “beautiful”) to construct items that powerfully attach, contact, and stream people... time and again! subsequent, in Do You Matter?, mythical business clothier Robert Brunner (who laid the foundation for Apple’s incredible layout language) and Stewart Emery assist you use layout to continuously create items, companies, and studies that topic to customers’ lives -- and thereby force robust, sustainable advancements in company functionality. via case stories from leaders like Nike, Apple, BMW and IKEA, they introduce design-driven concepts for handling your whole event chain… defining potent layout options and languages… coping with design… utilizing (and no longer abusing) research… extending layout values into advertising and manufacturing… encouraging layout options that open fullyyt new markets! Then, in Disrupt: imagine the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation on your company, frog design’s Luke Williams exhibits tips to begin producing (and executing on) a gradual circulate of disruptive concepts and unforeseen recommendations. Williams combines the fluid creativity of "disruptive thinking" with the analytical rigor that’s crucial to company good fortune. the outcome: an easy but entire five-stage procedure for imagining a strong marketplace disruption, and reworking it right into a fact that catches all your unexpectedly. eventually, within the highly-anticipated moment variation of making leap forward items: Revealing the secrets and techniques that force worldwide Innovation, Jonathan Cagan and Craig Vogel supply an integral roadmap for uncovering new possibilities, choosing what consumers particularly price at the present time, and construction services that rework markets. This variation includes brand-new chapters on provider layout and worldwide innovation, new insights and top practices, and new case experiences starting from Navistar’s most modern long-haul truck to P&G’s reinvention of natural Essence. you understand how an important innovation has become… this four publication package deal can help you infuse it all through your whole organization!

From world-renowned company innovation specialists Deepa Prahalad, Ravi Sawhney, Robert Brunner, Stewart Emery, Russ corridor, Luke Williams, Jonathan Cagan, and Craig M. Vogel

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When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973

By Leslie J. Reagan

As we process the thirtieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, it really is the most important to seem again to the time whilst abortion used to be unlawful. Leslie Reagan lines the perform and policing of abortion, which even supposing unlawful was once still commonly on hand, yet continually with threats for either medical professional and sufferer. In a time while many younger ladies do not even comprehend that there has been a interval whilst abortion was once against the law, this paintings deals chilling and very important classes of value to everyone.

The linking of the phrases "abortion" and "crime" emphasizes the tricky and painful historical past that's the concentration of Leslie J. Reagan's very important ebook. Her learn is the 1st to envision the full interval within which abortion was once unlawful within the usa, starting within the mid-nineteenth century and finishing with Roe v. Wade in 1973. even though unlawful, thousands of abortions have been supplied in the course of those years to ladies of each type, race, and marital prestige. The studies and views of those girls, in addition to their physicians and midwives, are movingly portrayed here.

Reagan lines the perform and policing of abortion. whereas abortions were in general portrayed as grim "back alley" operations, she unearths that abortion companies usually practiced overtly and properly. in addition, a number of physicians played abortions, regardless of prohibitions by means of the country and the yank clinical organization. girls frequently discovered cooperative practioners, yet prosecution, public humiliation, lack of privateness, and inferior remedy have been a continuing threat.

Reagan's research of formerly untapped resources, together with inquest documents and trial transcripts, exhibits the fragility of sufferer rights and increases provocative questions about the connection among drugs and legislations. With the precise to abortion back below assault within the usa, this e-book deals very important classes for each American excited about overall healthiness care, civil liberties, and private and sexual freedom.

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Scripts, Grooves, and Writing Machines: Representing Technology in the Edison Era

By Lisa Gitelman

This is a richly innovative research of machines for writing and studying on the finish of the 19th century in the United States. Its target is to discover writing and interpreting as culturally contingent studies, and whilst to increase our view of the connection among expertise and textuality.

At the book’s middle is the proposition that applied sciences of inscription are materialized theories of language. whether or not they failed (like Thomas Edison’s “electric pen”) or succeeded (like typewriters), inscriptive applied sciences of the overdue 19th century have been neighborhood, usually aggressive embodiments of how humans skilled writing and interpreting. this kind of standpoint cuts in the course of the determinism of modern money owed whereas arguing for an interdisciplinary strategy for contemplating texts and textual production.

Starting with the cacophonous promoting of shorthand alphabets in postbellum the United States, the writer investigates the assumptions—social, psychic, semiotic—that lie in the back of various inscriptive practices. The “grooves” within the book’s name are the fragile strains recorded and performed by way of phonographs, and readers will locate in those pages a stunning and complicated family tree of the phonograph, besides new readings of the heritage of the typewriter and of the earliest silent movies. glossy different types of authorship, illustration, and readerly intake emerge right here amid the un- or sub-literary pursuits of patent legal professionals, would-be inventors, and checklist manufacturers. sleek subjectivities emerge either in ongoing social buildings of literacy and within the unruly and doubtless unrelated practices of yank spiritualism, “Coon” songs, and Rube Goldberg-type romanticism.

Just as electronic networks and hypertext have this present day made us extra conscious of published books as wisdom buildings, the advance and dissemination of the phonograph and typewriter coincided with a remodeled know-how of oral and inscribed verbal exchange. It used to be an information right away influential within the improvement of customer tradition, literary and creative studies of modernity, and the disciplinary definition of the “human” sciences, equivalent to linguistics, anthropology, and psychology. Recorded sound, typescripts, silent motion pictures, and different inscriptive media are reminiscence units, and in today’s phrases the writer deals a severe thought of ROM and RAM for the century earlier than computers.

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The Chemistry of Photography: From Classical to Digital Technologies

Carried in wallets and displayed in houses, images are a typical, yet frequently an ignored characteristic of recent lifestyles. And, with the appearance of electronic expertise many think that the so known as 'wet chemistry' at the back of quaint images is something of the prior - yet is it? The Chemistry of images endeavours to solve the mysteries of photo taking and displays at the variety and complexity of the technology. It supplies readers an perception into the chemistry had to generate photos, spanning all mediums together with nonetheless and movie in addition to electronic imaging. starting with the parts of traditional images comparable to movies and papers, the e-book additionally seems to be at gentle trap and amplification, unfavorable movies, processing suggestions, color transparencies, the chemistry of color and movie motion pictures. The ebook concludes with a dialogue of electronic know-how and new options in images. This attention-grabbing publication will entice scientists and people with a normal curiosity in either the hot and the outdated technological know-how at the back of images.

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Lights in the Sky: Identifying and Understanding Astronomical and Meteorological Phenomena (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

Many lighting and different items within the sky pass unrecognised, or not less than are little understood through these gazing them. Such issues diversity from the regular like rainbows and meteors, to the particularly strange just like the eco-friendly flash and ball lightning. and there's nonetheless a residuum of gadgets that stay unidentified through the watcher – classed in general as ‘UFOs’, an outline which this day has connotations of the mysterious, even of extraterrestrial visitors.

The first a part of this publication is an id advisor, a great deal just like the "plant identifier" sections present in a very good gardening or botany ebook. It permits fast (and based) id of identified aerial phenomena, no matter if at evening or in the course of the day. The items hence stumbled on are referenced to the second one a part of the book…

The moment half supplies a whole description, actual clarification, and the place correct notes on gazing and photographing a few of the phenomena. a few will want optical aids resembling binoculars or telescopes, however the major thrust of the e-book is id and clarification instead of imaging.

The ultimate bankruptcy methods UFOs from a systematic point of view, really the way human belief and sometimes preconception impacts the result. It does notwithstanding end with a quick part on "extraterrestrial UFOs", emphasising the load of facts point and concerning the medical theories of existence on different worlds and the improbability of visitors.

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Cracking the AP Calculus AB & BC Exams, 2011 Edition (College Test Preparation)

When you are getting ready for the AP Calculus AB or BC examination, you’ll locate the entire ideas and data you would like during this advisor. Cracking the AP Calculus AB & BC tests, 2011 variation comes from the test-prep specialists on the Princeton evaluate, and it includes:

• five full-length AP Calculus perform exams — three for Calculus AB and a couple of for Calculus BC
• accomplished topic overview masking the fundamental try out subject matters: derivatives, logarithmic capabilities, integrals, and more
• quite a few challenge units for perform and review
• designated motives for solutions to all AP Calculus perform and try questions
• record of serious Calculus formulation and prerequisite math

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