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HCI International 2014 - Posters' Extended Abstracts

HCI International 2014 - Posters' Extended Abstracts

This is the first of a two-volume set (CCIS 434 and CCIS 435) that constitutes the extended abstracts of the posters presented during the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June 2014, and consisting of 14 thematic conferences. The total of 1476 papers and 220 posters presented at the HCII 2014 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4766 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development...

Does This Plug into That?

Does This Plug into That?

Smartphone, router, Blu-ray, LED - America's use of electronics has grown increasingly more challenging since the invention of the light bulb. If you don't know how many pixels your HDTV should contain for maximum viewing pleasure or if you're ready to throw your hands up when you hear that you have to configure your Internet router using the WPA-PSK (TKIP) or WPA-PSK (TKIP) + WPA2-PSK (AES) security protocols, then you need Eric Taub’s Does This Plug Into That?. Taub ignores the jargon and...

Debates for the Digital Age

Debates for the Digital Age

By evaluating the Internet's impact on key cultural issues of the day, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the seismic technological and cultural shifts it has created in contemporary society. • Includes essays on overarching themes and issues that are essential to understanding Internet culture, including privacy, celebrity, superficiality, and the personal toll online living can have on users • Addresses current Internet material as well as classic memes, sites, and products •...

Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX100 III

Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX100 III

This book is a complete guide to using the Sony DSC-RX100 III camera, one of the most advanced, but still pocketable, cameras available. With the publication of this book, author Alexander White provides users of the RX100 III with a manual covering all aspects of the camera. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to accomplish things with the RX100 III, and explains when and why to use the camera’s features. The book provides details about...

Photographer's Guide to the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Photographer's Guide to the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

With the release of Photographer’s Guide to the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109), White Knight Press provides a complete guide to the use of this advanced compact camera. The book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to capture excellent images and video sequences with the D-Lux. The book explains the camera’s controls for autofocus, manual focus, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, white balance, and ISO, as well as many other settings. The book also discusses the D-Lux’s...

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