The Birth of Bioethics

Titre : The Birth of Bioethics
Auteur : Albert R. Jonsen
Éditeur : Oxford University Press
ISBN-13 : 0199759820
Libération : 2003-08-28

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This book is the first broad history of the growing field of bioethics. Covering the period 1947-1987, it examines the origin and evolution of the debates over human experimentation, genetic engineering, organ transplantation, termination of life-sustaining treatment, and new reproductive technologies. It assesses the contributions of philosophy, theology, law and the social sciences to the expanding discourse of bioethics. Written by one of the field's founders, it is based on extensive archival research into resources that are difficult to obtain and on interviews with many leading figures. A very readable account of the development of bioethics, the book stresses the history of ideas but does not neglect the social and cultural context and the people involved.

Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP Home

Titre : Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP Home
Auteur : Robert Cowart
Éditeur : Que Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9780789732798
Libération : 2004

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Faster, stronger, better than it was before – this is the only Windows XP book readers will ever need!

Windows 7 and Vista Guide to Scripting Automation and Command Line Tools

Titre : Windows 7 and Vista Guide to Scripting Automation and Command Line Tools
Auteur : Brian Knittel
Éditeur : Pearson Education
ISBN-13 : 0131390023
Libération : 2010-12-01

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THE ONLY HANDS-ON, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO VBSCRIPT, THE WINDOWS COMMAND LINE, AND WINDOWS POWERSHELL Windows 7 and Vista contain state-of-the-art tools for streamlining or automating virtually any system management task. If you’re a power user, administrator, or developer, these tools can help you eliminate repetitive work and manage your systems far more reliably and effectively. Renowned Windows expert Brian Knittel brings together the practical knowledge you need to use all these tools, including VBScript and Windows Scripting Host (WSH), traditional batch files, the advanced PowerShell command console, and more. Using plenty of examples, Knittel explains how each tool works, and how to solve real-world problems with them. You’ll master techniques ranging from accessing files to manipulating the Registry, sending automated emails to configuring new users. Knittel also provides concise, handy references to Windows 7/Vista’s command line, GUI scripting, and object-based management tools. The only single-source guide to all leading methods of Windows scripting and automation, this book will help you get far more done–in far less time! Understand Windows Scripting Host (WSH) and the modern Windows scripting environment Script objects with VBScript, JScript, ActivePerl, and ActivePython Read and write files, including XML and HTML files Manipulate programs and shortcuts Manage network, printer, and fax connections Make the most of PowerShell under Windows 7 and Vista Monitor and administer Windows systems with Windows Management Interface (WMI) Use ADSI to control Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange, and manage users more efficiently Avoid mistakes that can compromise script security Use Windows’ debugging tools to test and troubleshoot scripts Develop batch files that take full advantage of the command line Send faxes and email messages from scripts with Windows Fax and Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) Deploy your scripts throughout your organization Brian Knittel has been a software developer for more than 30 years. He has coauthored five titles in Que’s Special Edition Using series, covering Microsoft Windows Vista, XP, and 2000. He is also author of Windows XP Under the Hood, and coauthor of Upgrading and Repairing Windows (with Scott Mueller).

Windows NT Administration and Security

Titre : Windows NT Administration and Security
Auteur : Richard O. Hudson
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0130263354
Libération : 2002

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For Introduction to Windows NT and Operating Systems courses. This easy-to-understand introduction fills the void for an accessible presentation of Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server Operating Systems. This text presents students with a simple approach to understanding this system from the perspective of NT Administration.

Windows XP For Dummies

Titre : Windows XP For Dummies
Auteur : Andy Rathbone
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 1118054334
Libération : 2011-09-14

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Windows is the world’s most popular operating system, and Windows For Dummies is the bestselling computer book ever. When you look at Windows XP For Dummies, 2nd Edition, it’s easy to see why. Here’s all the stuff you want to know, served up in plain English and seasoned with a few chuckles. But make no mistake, this book means business. Author Andy Rathbone listened to what you wanted to know, and this edition is loaded with additional information about E-mail, faxing, and troubleshooting Maximizing security features Customizing and upgrading Windows XP Multimedia applications—CDs, digital music and photos, video, and more Answers to questions asked by thousands of Windows users If you’re just getting started with Windows XP, you’ll find Windows XP For Dummies, 2nd Edition is a lot easier than trying to get the fourth-grader next door to explain it to you. (Andy Rathbone is a lot more patient.) There’s a whole section devoted to “Windows XP Stuff Everybody Thinks You Already Know,” so you can get the hang of the basics quickly and in the privacy of your own home. And if you’ve been around a couple of generations of Windows, you’ll be especially interested in how to squeeze maximum security from the beefed-up anti-spam and firewall features in Service Pack 2. Windows XP For Dummies, 2nd Edition is sort of like a buffet—you can sample everything, or just stick with the stuff you know you like. You’ll find out how to Locate programs and files, organize your information, and fax, scan, or print documents Get online safely, send and receive e-mail, work with Internet Explorer’s security toolbar, and steer clear of pop-ups, viruses, and spam Make Windows XP work the way you want it to, share your computer while maintaining your privacy, set up a network, and perform routine maintenance Transfer and organize pictures from your digital camera, edit digital video, and create custom CDs of your favorite tunes Use Windows XP’s troubleshooting wizards and become your own computer doctor With its task-oriented table of contents and tear-out cheat sheet, Windows XP For Dummies, 2nd Edition is easy to use. You can quickly find what you want to know, and you just may discover that this book is as important to your computer as the power cord.

Statistical Analysis of Designed Experiments

Titre : Statistical Analysis of Designed Experiments
Auteur : Helge Toutenburg
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 0387987894
Libération : 2002

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The book is unique in the sense that it starts off with relatively simple statistical concepts and ideas found in most introductory statistical textbooks and afterwards, it proceeds to cover more and more materials useful for undergraduates and graduate students in statistics and biostatistics.