High Priest by Timothy Leary

By Timothy Leary

Again in print after twenty years, this article from the earliest days of psychedelia chronicles the stories on sixteen acid journeys taken sooner than LSD used to be unlawful. The journey publications or "high priests" incorporated Aldous Huxley, Ram Dass, Ralph Meltzner, Huston Smith and a junkie from long island urban named Willy. It tells of the goings-on and freaking out on the Millbrook mansion in manhattan country that turned the Mecca of psychedelia throughout the Nineteen Sixties, and of the numerous luminaries who made their pilgrimage there to journey with Leary and his staff. Chapters comprise an I Ching analyzing and a chronicle of what occurred in the course of these "spacewalks" of the brain.

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Jenkins: The Definitive Guide by John Ferguson Smart

By John Ferguson Smart

Streamline software program improvement with Jenkins, the preferred Java-based open resource instrument that has revolutionized the way in which groups take into consideration non-stop Integration (CI). this entire advisor exhibits you ways to automate your construct, integration, unlock, and deployment methods with Jenkins - and demonstrates how CI can prevent time, cash, and plenty of headaches.

Ideal for builders, software program architects, and venture managers, Jenkins: The Definitive consultant is either a CI instructional and a accomplished Jenkins reference. via its wealth of most sensible practices and real-world suggestions, you'll become aware of how effortless it's to establish a CI carrier with Jenkins.

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Appetite for Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the by Steve Knopper

By Steve Knopper

For the 1st time, Appetite for Self-Destruction recounts the epic tale of the precipitous upward thrust and fall of the recording over the last 3 many years, whilst the great good fortune of the CD became the tune enterprise into essentially the most glamorous, high-profile industries on this planet -- and the arrival of dossier sharing introduced it to its knees. In a finished, fast paced account filled with larger-than-life personalities, Rolling Stone contributing editor Steve Knopper indicates that, after the excellent wealth and far more than the '80s and '90s, Sony, Warner, and the opposite giant avid gamers led to their very own downfall via years of denial and undesirable judgements within the face of dramatic advances in know-how.

tremendous tune has been asleep on the wheel ever on the grounds that Napster revolutionized the best way track used to be allotted within the Nineties. Now, simply because strong humans like Doug Morris and Tommy Mottola didn't realize the fantastic capability of file-sharing expertise, the labels are at risk of changing into thoroughly out of date. Knopper, who has been writing concerning the for greater than ten years, has unprecedented entry to these in detail taken with the track world's highs and lows. in keeping with interviews with greater than 2 hundred tune resources -- from Warner song chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. to renegade Napster author Shawn Fanning -- Knopper is the 1st to provide this sort of certain and sweeping modern background of the industry's wild experience during the earlier 3 a long time. From the delivery of the compact disc, during the explosion of CD revenues within the '80s and '90s, the emergence of Napster, and the key talks that resulted in iTunes, to the present cave in of the as CD revenues plummet, Knopper takes us contained in the boardrooms, recording studios, deepest estates, storage computing device labs, corporation jets, company infighting, and mystery bargains of the massive names and behind-the-scenes avid gamers who made all of it occur.

With unforgettable photographs of the track world's powerful and previously powerful; designated bills of either incredible and silly principles dropped at fruition or left at the cutting-room ground; the dish on backroom schemes, negotiations, and brawls; and a number of other formerly unreported tales, Appetite for Self-Destruction is a riveting, informative, and hugely exciting learn. It bargains a vast point of view at the present country of massive song, the way it received into those dire straits, and the place it's going from the following -- and a cautionary story for the electronic age.

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Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator's Handbook by Jack Kornfield, Ajahn Brahm

By Jack Kornfield, Ajahn Brahm

"Better than intercourse " That's how Ajahn Brahm describes meditation, and his enthusiasm is contagious. A self-described meditation junkie, Brahm, the writer of the preferred Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?, stocks his recipe for bliss during this functional, energizing new booklet. The Meditator's instruction manual is a whole, stem-to-stern consultant to the topic, with unique step by step directions for traversing the phases of perform and overcoming hindrances. Drawing on his working-class roots, Brahm explains tough recommendations in actual fact and simply, in order that rookies comprehend them, whereas those that already meditate achieve new perception. packed with surprises, delightfully goofy humor, and unique tales that motivate, tutor, and remove darkness from, The Meditator's guide encourages newbies and offers a shot within the arm to more matured practitioners.

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Step by Step Tarot by Terry Donaldson

By Terry Donaldson

A superb introductory direction that demystifies the traditional paintings of tarot examining. With equivalent charm for either the newbie and the more matured pupil, this entire consultant promises all of the education you must commence getting access to the traditional knowledge of the tarot.

This finished workbook courses you thru a realistic step by step path that's enjoyable and easy to exploit. It provides the entire recommendation you must select the proper pack and research the meanings of every card. a variety of spreads are defined, besides how you can assist you in achieving exact readings.

Whether you're feeling that you've got psychic qualites you’d wish to enhance, or have a extra down-to-earth curiosity, this ebook comprises all you must begin operating with the tarot. when you've got been learning the topic yet don't feel convinced adequate to learn for folks, this can be the fitting booklet that can assist you boost your skills.

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Autotools: A Practioner's Guide to GNU Autoconf, Automake, by John Calcote

By John Calcote

The GNU Autotools make it effortless for builders to create software program that's moveable throughout many UNIX-like working structures. millions of open resource software program programs use the Autotools, however the studying curve is sadly steep, and it may be tough for a newbie to discover whatever greater than simple reference fabric on utilizing the robust software program suite.

In Autotools, writer John Calcote starts off with an outline of high-level recommendations; then tackles extra complex issues, like utilizing the M4 macro processor with Autoconf, extending the Automake framework, and construction Java and C# sources.

You'll learn the way to:
• grasp the Autotools construct procedure to maximise your software's portability
• Generate Autoconf configuration scripts to simplify the compilation process
• Produce transportable makefiles with Automake
• construct cross-platform software program libraries with Libtool
• Write your individual Autoconf macros

Autotools additionally encompasses a number of whole tasks that you're inspired to paintings via to realize a real-world feel of the way to turn into an Autotools practitioner. for instance, you'll flip the FLAIM and Jupiter projects' hand-coded, makefile-based construct platforms right into a robust Autotools-based construct system.

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How To Read Hands At No-Limit Hold'em by Ed Miller

By Ed Miller

Hand examining is the one most crucial no-limit hold’em ability. in case you can work out what arms your competitors are inclined to have, you'll make continuously stable judgements. You’ll locate bluffs different gamers leave out. You’ll locate price bets different avid gamers omit. And you’ll even be in a position to expect and keep away from difficulty ahead of you’re knee-deep in it.

Some humans say hand examining is a “feel” ability. for you to in simple terms study it via experience.

They’re wrong.

Not that have isn’t very important. it truly is. but when you're thinking that you’re simply going to determine all of it out by way of taking part in hours and hours of hold’em, you’re most probably flawed. the training curve is particularly steep. That’s the undesirable news.

The excellent news is that tips to learn palms At No-Limit Hold'em can leapfrog you up the educational curve. not just will you be studying arms larger from the instant you end your first read-through, yet additionally, you will find out how to enhance your ability in the course of each consultation you play within the future.

What’s inside:
* the way to get a learn on all of the types of competitors on your small stakes no-limit games
* how one can systematically locate huge bluffs and skinny worth bets at the river
* the right way to react should you get raised
* how one can spot one of many largest errors many gamers make at the flip and the way to show that leak into revenue. This one on my own is well worth the fee of the book
* the right way to spot the flops you shouldn’t be continuation betting
* tips on how to sniff out bluffs utilizing null ranges
* tips to use software program at domestic to fine-tune your hand analyzing even further
* and masses extra

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Philosophical Life: 12 Great Thinkers Who Sought to Live by James Miller

By James Miller

Prior to the great lifestyles was once lowered to 10 effortless steps, philosophers provided arresting solutions to the main primary questions on who we're and what makes for a lifestyles worthy dwelling. In tested Lives, James Miller returns to this brilliant culture with brief, full of life biographies of twelve well-known philosophers. From Plato, who risked his acceptance to train a tyrant, to Nietzsche who attempted to familiarize yourself with the human earlier than lapsing into catatonic insanity, Miller lays out the lives of our best thinkers with aptitude and wealthy anecdotes. Confirming the ongoing want for philosophy this day, this publication explores the main pressing questions about what it potential to reside a superb existence.

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Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point by Subhankar Banerjee

By Subhankar Banerjee

"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it exhibits how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the locations the place such a lot people live. In this impassioned booklet, Banerjee shows a scenario so critical that it has created a circulation, the place 'voices of resistance are collecting, are becoming louder and louder.' may perhaps his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The weather changes that are coming have hit quickly and hard in the Arctic, and their consequences may be starkest there."–Ian Frazier, The long island overview of Books

A pristine surroundings of ecological richness and biodiversity. domestic to generations of indigenous humans for hundreds of thousands of years. the site of big amounts of oil, usual fuel and coal. mostly uninhabited and lengthy on the margins of worldwide affairs, within the final decade Arctic Alaska has speedy turn into the main contested land in fresh US history. 

World-renowned photographer, author, and activist Subhankar Banerjee brings jointly first-person narratives from greater than thirty well-known activists, writers, and researchers who handle problems with weather swap, source conflict, and human rights with beautiful urgency and groundbreaking study. From Gwich'in activist Sarah James's impassioned allure, "We Are those who've every little thing to Lose," in the course of the UN weather convention in Copenhagen in 2009 to an unique piece by way of acclaimed historian Dan O'Neill approximately his fresh journeys to the Yukon apartments fish camps, Arctic Voices is a window right into a impressive region.

Other members comprise Seth Kantner, Velma Wallis, Nick Jans, Debbie Miller, Andri Snaer Magnason, George Schaller, George Archibald, Cindy Shogan, and Peter Matthiessen.

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