Manufacturers base the performance of electronic devices on a perfect battery, a condition that only exists when the battery is new. By reading Batteries in a Portable World, you will acquire a better understanding of the strengths and limitations of the battery, learn about different battery types and discover what conditions are best for a battery.
The book is easy and entertaining to read and makes minimal use of technical jargon.
HTML5 & CSS3 for the Real World will show you how to create dynamic websites using these new technologies. No fluff or hype here â€“ Only fun, effective techniques you can start using today.
This easy-to-follow guide covers everything you need to know to get started today. Youâ€™ll master the new semantic markup available in HTML5, as well as how to use CSS3 without sacrificing clean markup or resorting to complex workarounds.
The growth of the Internet, which I have been involved in, and the growth of mobile
telephone services, which NTT DoCoMo has been a leader in, have been peculiarly interlinked
and at the same time separate. The Internet is a lab experiment that broke free, and
finds itself in a world of its own contriving, which it often does not understand. The mobile
telephone world was developed for commercial purposes, and is in many respects the son of
its father, the wired telephone system.
The third generation (3G) mobile communication system is the next big thing in the world of mobile telecommunications. The first generation included analog mobile phones [e.g., Total Access Communications Systems (TACS), Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT), and Advanced Mobile Phone Service (AMPS)], and the second generation (2G) included digital mobile phones [e.g., global system for mobile communications (GSM), personal digital cellular (PDC), and digital AMPS (D-AMPS)].
Robotics has achieved its greatest success to date in the world of industrial manufacturing.
Robot arms, or manipulators, comprise a 2 billion dollar industry. Bolted at its shoulder to
a specific position in the assembly line, the robot arm can move with great speed and accuracy
to perform repetitive tasks such as spot welding and painting (figure 1.1). In the electronics
industry, manipulators place surface-mounted components with superhuman
precision, making the portable telephone and laptop computer possible....
With some six billion mobile subscriptions now in use worldwide, around three-quarters of the world’s inhabitants now have access to a mobile phone. Mobiles are arguably the most ubiquitous modern technology in some developing countries, more people have access to a mobile phone than to clean water, a bank account or even electricity. Mobile communications now offer major opportunities to advance human development from providing basic access to education or health information to making cash payments and stimulating citizen involvement in democratic processes.
This has been a year of testing for the World Bank Group and our ability
to respond to the needs of our clients. Financial crisis has spiraled into
an economic crisis and an unemployment crisis, and events could next
become a social and human crisis with political implications. In this
fast-moving and uncertain environment, the 2009 Annual Report
refl ects how the World Bank is leaning forward to serve our clients with
fl exibility, speed, innovation, and attention to results.
Our focus has been on mobilizing resources to support the projects
and people who need them quickly.
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Gaming on the move has become very popular over recent years. With the arrival of the Nintendo Gameboy, people realized that they could take their games with them, and as technology has become more sophisticated these games have grown too, encompassing complex game mechanics, advanced 2D and 3D graphics, and engrossing stories and game worlds that the player can literally become lost within
The mobile phone is by far the most widely available device with rendering capabilities
in the world, and it is very likely that this will continue to be the case. However, this
ubiquitous tool may not continue to be centered around its phone function for much
longer, as it evolves more and more into a multifaceted device, which you might want to
call a mobile Gizmo (see Bruce Sterling’s keynote at SIGGRAPH2004). Inevitably, graphics
is becoming a core part of such a Gizmo.
Joomla! is one of the most popular open source Content Management Systems, actively developed and supported by a world-wide user community. Although it's a fun and
feature-rich tool, it can be challenging to get beyond the basics with Joomla! and build a mobile website that meets your needs perfectly. Using this book you can create dynamic, interactive mobile web sites that perfectly fit your needs.
Cyber-physical systems (CPSs) are an emerging research topic born from the
ever increasing complexity of engineered systems. Future systems will have to
interact with each other and with the physical world in a very tight and well
coordinated fashion, and designing such systems is the research challenge behind
CPSs. CPSs have been defined as “computational thinking and integration of com
putation around the physical dynamic systems where sensing, decision, actuation,
computation, networking, and physical processes are mixed”.
Since the early 1990s, growth of exports of developing countries as a whole has been robust. In both the first and second halves of the last decade, the average annual growth of developing-country exports surpassed the growth rate of world exports (12.2 versus 8.7 per cent for 1991-1995 and 7.7 versus 4.8 per cent for 1996-2000). Moreover, this trend continues—with global exports having expanded at an annual rate of 5.8 per cent per year in 2001-2003, compared with a comparable rate of 7.4 per cent for developing countries.
The systemic agenda addressed by the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for Development (United Nations, 2002, annex) covers two broad groups of issues. The first relates to the structural features of the international monetary system, and the possible vulnerabilities that they pose for the world economy or for specific groups of countries. The second relates to the institutional design of the current international financial system.
It’s growing faster than the desktop web and will surpass it by 2015 It can reach more than half the world’s population The web browser is the #1 app used on most smartphones and tablets accounting for 50% of data traffic and 13% of user face time
Chapter 1 - Introduction to information technology: The future now. The main contents of this chapter include all of the following: Information technology & your life: the future now; information technology is pervasive: cellphones, email, the internet, & the e-world; information technology is pervasive: cellphones, email, the internet, & the e-world; the “all-purpose machine”: the varieties of computers; understanding your computer; where is information technology headed?
Chapter 4 - Hardware: The CPU & storage. In this chapter you will learn: Microchips, miniaturization, & mobility; representing data electronically; inside the system unit: power supply, motherboard, & microprocessors; the central processing unit & the machine cycle; memory; expansion cards, bus lines, & ports; secondary storage, future developments in processing & storage.
Chapter 8 - The era of big data: The topics discussed in this chapter are: databases, information systems, & artificial intelligence. managing files: basic concepts; database management systems; database models; data mining; the evolving world of big data; information systems in organizations: using databases to help make decisions; artificial intelligence; artificial life, the turing test, & the singularity.
Systematize a number of theoretical and practical issues on mobilization of investment capital for socio-economic development, some issues on theories of investment, forecasting capital needs, and some theories of regional development. The study also investigates some experience in capital mobilization for investment and development and regional development policies of several nations in the region and in the world that can be applied into Vietnam.