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            The Loop
             

            The Loop (Paperback)

            By Oliver, Ben

            • RRP: $21.99
            • $17.59
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            Luka Kane has been inside hi-tech prison the Loop for over two years. A death sentence is hanging over his head but his day-to-day routine is mind-numbingly repetitive. Then everything changes. Soon, Luka has to face a new reality: breaking out of the Loop might be his only chanc...e to save himself - and the world ...
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            ISBN 9781912626557
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The Loop
            Availability
            241 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Light & How to Photograph It

            Light & How to Photograph It (Paperback)

            By Freeman, Michael

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $38.99
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            Learn how to interpret, approach, and master whatever lighting situation is thrown at you and always get the shot, no matter what.

            ISBN 9781781577776
            Released NZ 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data
             

            Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data (Hardback)

            By Veliz, Carissa

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            The moment you check your phone in the morning you are giving away data.

            ISBN 9781787634046
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines
             

            Analogia: The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Human Beings and Machines (Hardback)

            By Dyson, George

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              17 Nov 20

            In Analogia, technology historian George Dyson presents a startling look back at the analog age and life before the digital revolution and an unsettling vision of what comes next.

            ISBN 9781846147449
            Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            17 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            How To Talk To Robots: A Girls' Guide to a Future Dominated by Ai
             

            How To Talk To Robots: A Girls' Guide to a Future Dominated by Ai (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goldstaub, Tabitha

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $24.74
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            • Pub Date
              6 Jan 21

            How To Talk to Robots is the essential guide for women designed to demystify the daunting and male-dominated world of AI. Tabitha Goldstaub brilliantly breaks down these barriers, offering a simple and straight-forward introduction into AI and the enormous benefits of understandi...ng it to navigate towards a successful future.
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            ISBN 9780008328207
            Released NZ 6 Jan 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Digital Photography Complete Course: Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks
             

            Digital Photography Complete Course: Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 21

            Grab your camera and learn everything you need to know to improve your photography in just 20 weeks. The perfect one-on-one learning programme for any aspiring photographer, Digital Photography Complete Course teaches you everything you need to know in 20 weeks through easy-to-un...derstand tutorials. If you're a beginner, you'll be an expert in no time. Combining tutorials, step-by-step photoshoots, practical assignments, and fun Q&As, this book will teach you about the sometimes intimidating range of modes on bridge and system cameras (DSLR or mirrorless); untangle photographic jargon such as aperture, exposure, shutter speed, and depth-of-field; show you how to convey movement and use natural light in photos; and help you to master composition for that perfect photo. DK's Digital Photography Complete Course will help you use your camera to its full potential, so that you don't just take good pictures - you make great ones.
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            ISBN 9780241446614
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course: Learn Computer Programming the Easy Way
             

            Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course: Learn Computer Programming the Easy Way (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            Learning to code has never been easier than with this innovative visual guide to computer programming for beginners. Coding skills are in high demand and the need for programmers is still growing. However, taking the first steps in learning more about this complex subject may see...m daunting and many of us feel left behind by the coding revolution. By using a graphic method to break code into small chunks, this book brings essential skills within reach. Terms such as algorithm, variable, string, function, and loop are all explained. The book also looks at the main coding languages that are out there, outlining the main applications of each language, so you can choose the right language for you. Individual chapters explore different languages, with practical programming projects to show you how programming works. You'll learn to think like a programmer by breaking a problem down into parts, before turning those parts into lines of code. Short, easy-to-follow steps then show you, piece by piece, how to build a complete program. There are challenges for you to tackle to build your confidence before moving on. Written by a team of expert coders and coding teachers, the Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course is the ideal way to get to grips with coding.
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            ISBN 9780241358733
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            101 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain
             

            How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain (Paperback)

            By Dehaene, Stanislas

            • RRP: $32.50
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            • Pub Date
              13 Apr 21

            'Absorbing, mind-enlarging, studded with insights ... This could have significant real-world results' Sunday Times Humanity's greatest feat is our incredible ability to learn. Even in their first year, infants acquire language, visual and social knowledge at a rate that surpasses... the best supercomputers. But how, exactly, do our brains learn? In How We Learn, leading neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene delves into the psychological, neuronal, synaptic and molecular mechanisms of learning. Drawing on case studies of children who learned despite huge difficulty and trauma, he explains why youth is such a sensitive period, during which brain plasticity is maximal, but also assures us that our abilities continue into adulthood. We can all enhance our learning and memory at any age and 'learn to learn' by taking maximal advantage of the four pillars of the brain's learning algorithm: attention, active engagement, error feedback and consolidation. The human brain is an extraordinary machine. Its ability to process information and adapt to circumstances by reprogramming itself is unparalleled, and it remains the best source of inspiration for recent developments in artificial intelligence. How We Learn finds the boundary of computer science, neurobiology, cognitive psychology and education to explain how learning really works and how to make the best use of the brain's learning algorithms - and even improve them - in our schools and universities as well as in everyday life.
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            ISBN 9780141989303
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Coding For Kids For Dummies

            Coding For Kids For Dummies (Paperback)

            By McCue, Camille

            • RRP: $53.99
            • $53.99
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            An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool.

            ISBN 9781118940327
            Released NZ 21 Nov 2014
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series For Kids For Dummies
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            662 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Moondust
             

            Moondust (Paperback)

            By Fowler, Gemma

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Ten years ago, Lumite, a moon-mined energy source, spelt the end of Earth's crisis - until a huge explosion at the first Lumite power station. Agatha was the sole survivor. A poster-girl for the company, she's toed the line for years ... but one of the prisoner-miners, Danny, cha...nges her mind about everything she knows about her world.
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            ISBN 9781910655429
            Released NZ 1 May 2017
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Availability
            87 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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