Simply Styling

Author: Kirsten Grove
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781454918226
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Get the stylish home you want without breaking the bank or your back! Renowned stylist Kirsten Grove guides you every step of the way, going room by room and item by item, giving you the tools and tricks needed to create a space that captures your personality and taste. She explores options for entryways, shelves, mantels, dressers, sofas, and nooks, as well as those all-important statement-making details."

Getting Started With

Author: Mike Dewar
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449328792
Size: 63.22 MB
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Learn how to create beautiful, interactive, browser-based data visualizations with the D3 JavaScript library. This hands-on book shows you how to use a combination of JavaScript and SVG to build everything from simple bar charts to complex infographics. You’ll learn how to use basic D3 tools by building visualizations based on real data from the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority. Using historical tables, geographical information, and other data, you’ll graph bus breakdowns and accidents and the percentage of subway trains running on time, among other examples. By the end of the book, you’ll be prepared to build your own web-based data visualizations with D3. Join a dataset with elements of a webpage, and modify the elements based on the data Map data values onto pixels and colors with D3’s scale objects Apply axis and line generators to simplify aspects of building visualizations Create a simple UI that allows users to investigate and compare data Use D3 transitions in your UI to animate important aspects of the data Get an introduction to D3 layout tools for building more sophisticated visualizations If you can code and manipulate data, and know how to work with JavaScript and SVG, this book is for you.

The Science Of Black Hair A Comprehensive Guide To Textured Hair

Author: Audrey Davis-Sivasothy
Publisher: SAJA Publishing Company
ISBN: 0984518428
Size: 32.61 MB
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The Science of Black Hair is the ultimate consumer textbook on black hair care. Technically oriented and detailed throughout, this book was written with the serious hair care consumer in mind. Hair science, research and testimony combine in this carefully written text designed to examine black hair on a deeper level. With its light academic style it is truly the last hair book you'll ever need. Readers will learn how to: * Maintain chemically-treated or natural hair in optimal health. * Stop hair breakage with a novel, protein/moisture balancing method. * Regulate product pH balance for shinier, more manageable hair. * Grow their hair longer, stronger and healthier for life! Additional Features * Regimen Builder with extensive product listings * Ingredients glossary * Interviews * Real photos of hair at the microscopic level Are you ready to stop battling your hair? Win the war against breakage. Forever. The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair Care combines research with testimony in an authoritative reference text dedicated to the care of black hair- relaxed or natural. This powerful book introduces readers to a comprehensive healthy hair care strategy for achieving beautifully radiant hair regardless of hair type. Black hair structure, properties, and maintenance methods are carefully outlined throughout this go-to reference book to give you the tools you need to improve the health and look of your hair, TODAY. The Science of Black Hair Chapter 1: Scalp and Hair Structure, Function, and Characteristics Chapter 2: Textured Hair Properties & Principles Chapter 3: Understanding Hair Growth and Damage for Healthier Hair Care Chapter 4: What's Your Hair Care Regimen? Chapter 5: Hair Product Selection Basics Chapter 6: Protein & Moisture Balancing Strategies for Breakage Correction and Defense Chapter 7: Getting Started with a Healthy Hair Care Product Regimen Chapter 8: Low-Manipulation Hair Maintenance Strategies Chapter 9: Coloring Textured Hair Chapter 10: Chemically Relaxing Textured Hair Chapter 11: Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair Chapter 12: Regimen-Building Considerations for Kids Chapter 13: How Our Health Affects Our Hair Chapter 14: Working Out on a Healthy Hair-Care Regimen Chapter 15: Final Thoughts

How To Become Innovative

Author: Tony Davila
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0133742628
Size: 54.15 MB
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Making Innovation Work presents a formal innovation process proven to work at HP, Microsoft, and Toyota to help ordinary managers drive top and bottom line growth from innovation. The authors have drawn on their unsurpassed innovation consulting experience -- as well as the most thorough review of innovation research ever performed. They'll show what works, what doesn't, and how to use management tools to dramatically increase the payoff from innovation investments. Learn how to define the right strategy for effective innovation, how to structure an organization to innovate best, how to implement management systems to assess ongoing innovation, how to incentivize teams to deliver, and much more. This book offers the first authoritative guide to using metrics at every step of the innovation process -- from idea creation and selection through prototyping and commercialization. This updated edition refreshes the examples used throughout the book and features a new introduction that gives currency to the principles covered throughout. ¿ For years, Creating Breakthrough Products has offered an indispensable roadmap for uncovering new opportunities, identifying what customers really value, and building products and services that redefine markets -- or create entirely new markets. Now, the authors have thoroughly updated their classic book, adding brand-new chapters on service design and global innovation, plus new insights, best practices, and case studies from both U.S. and global companies. Their new second edition presents: Revolutionary (Apple-style) and evolutionary (Disney-style) approaches to innovation: choosing between them, and making either one work More coverage of Value Opportunity Analysis and ethnography New case studies ranging from Navistar's latest long-haul truck to P+G's reinvention of Herbal Essences, plus updates to existing cases New coverage of the emerging environment of product-service ecosystems Additional visual maps and illustrations that make the book more intuitive and accessible Readers will find new insights into identifying Product Opportunity Gaps that can lead to enormous success, navigating the "Fuzzy Front End" of product development, and leveraging contributions from diverse product teams -- while staying relentlessly focused on their customers' values and lifestyles, from strategy through execution.

Car Safety Wars

Author: Michael R. Lemov
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1611477468
Size: 52.40 MB
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Car Safety Wars is a concise history of the hundred-year struggle for safer cars and highways, involving at least six presidents, reluctant congresses, a fiercely resisting automobile industry, unsung heroes, and GM detectives.

Creating Breakthrough Products

Author: Jonathan Cagan
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780139696947
Size: 30.39 MB
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Creating Breakthrough Products identifies key factors associated with successful innovation, and presents an insightful and comprehensive approach to building products and services that redefine markets -- or create new ones. Learn to identify Product Opportunity Gaps that can lead to enormous success; control and navigate the "Fuzzy Front End" of the product development process; and leverage contributions from diverse product teams -- while staying relentlessly focused on your customer's values and lifestyles.