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Delivering Happiness

Pay brand-new employees $2,000 to quit
Make customer service the responsibility of the entire company-not just a department
Focus on company culture as the #1 priority
Apply research from the science of happiness to running a business
Help employees grow-both personally and professionally
Seek to change the world
Oh, and make money too . . . **Pay brand-new employees $2,000 to quit
Make customer service the responsibility of the entire company-not just a department
Focus on company culture as the #1 priority
Apply research from the science of happiness to running a business
Help employees grow-both personally and professionally
Seek to change the world
Oh, and make money too . . .
Sound crazy? It’s all standard operating procedure at Zappos, the online retailer that’s doing over $1 billion in gross merchandise sales annually. After debuting as the highest-ranking newcomer in *Fortune* magazine’s annual “Best Companies to Work For” list in 2009, Zappos was acquired by Amazon in a deal valued at over $1.2 billion on the day of closing.
In DELIVERING HAPPINESS, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares the different lessons he has learned in business and life, from starting a worm farm to running a pizza business, through LinkExchange, Zappos, and more. Fast-paced and down-to-earth, DELIVERING HAPPINESS shows how a very different kind of corporate culture is a powerful model for achieving success-and how by concentrating on the happiness of those around you, you can dramatically increase your own.
To learn more about the book, go to [www.deliveringhappinessbook.com](http://www.deliveringhappinessbook.com). …more **

Deep Learning From Scratch

With the resurgence of neural networks in the 2010s, deep learning has become essential for machine learning practitioners and even many software engineers. This book provides a comprehensive introduction for data scientists and software engineers with machine learning experience. You’ll start with deep learning basics and move quickly to the details of important advanced architectures, implementing everything from scratch along the way.
Author Seth Weidman shows you how neural networks work using a first principles approach. You’ll learn how to apply multilayer neural networks, convolutional neural networks, and recurrent neural networks from the ground up. With a thorough understanding of how neural networks work mathematically, computationally, and conceptually, you’ll be set up for success on all future deep learning projects.
This book provides:
* Extremely clear and thorough mental models—accompanied by working code examples and mathematical explanations—for understanding neural networks
* Methods for implementing multilayer neural networks from scratch, using an easy-to-understand object-oriented framework
* Working implementations and clear-cut explanations of convolutional and recurrent neural networks
* Implementation of these neural network concepts using the popular PyTorch framework

Deep Learning for NLP and Speech Recognition

This textbook explains Deep Learning Architecture, with applications to various NLP Tasks, including Document Classification, Machine Translation, Language Modeling, and Speech Recognition. With the widespread adoption of deep learning, natural language processing (NLP),and speech applications in many areas (including Finance, Healthcare, and Government) there is a growing need for one comprehensive resource that maps deep learning techniques to NLP and speech and provides insights  into  using  the  tools  and  libraries  for  real-world  applications.  *Deep Learning for NLP and Speech Recognition*  explains recent deep learning methods applicable to NLP and speech, provides state-of-the-art approaches, and offers real-world case studies with code to provide hands-on experience.  
Many books focus on deep learning theory or deep learning for NLP-specific tasks while others are cookbooks for tools and libraries, but the constant flux of new algorithms, tools, frameworks, and libraries in a rapidly evolving landscape means that there are few available texts that offer the material in this book. 
The book is organized into three parts, aligning to different groups of readers and their expertise. The three parts are:
**Machine Learning, NLP, and Speech Introduction**
The first part has **three chapters** that introduce readers to the fields of  NLP, speech recognition,  deep learning and machine learning with basic theory and hands-on case studies using Python-based tools and libraries.
**Deep Learning Basics**
The **five chapters** in the second part introduce deep learning and various topics that are crucial for speech and text processing, including word embeddings, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks and speech recognition basics. Theory, practical tips, state-of-the-art methods, experimentations and analysis in using the methods discussed in theory on real-world tasks.
**Advanced Deep Learning Techniques for Text and Speech**
The third part has **five chapters** that discuss the latest and cutting-edge research in the areas of deep learning that intersect with NLP and speech. Topics including attention mechanisms, memory augmented networks, transfer learning, multi-task learning, domain adaptation, reinforcement learning, and end-to-end deep learning for speech recognition are covered using case studies.  **
### Sinossi
This textbook explains Deep Learning Architecture, with applications to various NLP Tasks, including Document Classification, Machine Translation, Language Modeling, and Speech Recognition. With the widespread adoption of deep learning, natural language processing (NLP),and speech applications in many areas (including Finance, Healthcare, and Government) there is a growing need for one comprehensive resource that maps deep learning techniques to NLP and speech and provides insights  into  using  the  tools  and  libraries  for  real-world  applications.  *Deep Learning for NLP and Speech Recognition*  explains recent deep learning methods applicable to NLP and speech, provides state-of-the-art approaches, and offers real-world case studies with code to provide hands-on experience.  
Many books focus on deep learning theory or deep learning for NLP-specific tasks while others are cookbooks for tools and libraries, but the constant flux of new algorithms, tools, frameworks, and libraries in a rapidly evolving landscape means that there are few available texts that offer the material in this book. 
The book is organized into three parts, aligning to different groups of readers and their expertise. The three parts are:
**Machine Learning, NLP, and Speech Introduction**
The first part has **three chapters** that introduce readers to the fields of  NLP, speech recognition,  deep learning and machine learning with basic theory and hands-on case studies using Python-based tools and libraries.
**Deep Learning Basics**
The **five chapters** in the second part introduce deep learning and various topics that are crucial for speech and text processing, including word embeddings, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks and speech recognition basics. Theory, practical tips, state-of-the-art methods, experimentations and analysis in using the methods discussed in theory on real-world tasks.
**Advanced Deep Learning Techniques for Text and Speech**
The third part has **five chapters** that discuss the latest and cutting-edge research in the areas of deep learning that intersect with NLP and speech. Topics including attention mechanisms, memory augmented networks, transfer learning, multi-task learning, domain adaptation, reinforcement learning, and end-to-end deep learning for speech recognition are covered using case studies. 
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With the widespread adoption of deep learning, natural language processing (NLP),and speech applications in many areas (including Finance, Healthcare, and Government) there is a growing need for one comprehensive resource that maps deep learning techniques to NLP and speech and provides insights  into  using  the  tools  and  libraries  for  real-world  applications.  *Deep Learning for NLP and Speech Recognition*  explains recent deep learning methods applicable to NLP and speech, provides state-of-the-art approaches, and offers real-world case studies with code to provide hands-on experience. 
The book is organized into three parts, aligning to different groups of readers and their expertise. The three parts are:
**Machine Learning, NLP, and Speech Introduction** The first part has  **three chapters** that introduce readers to the fields of  NLP, speech recognition,  deep learning and machine learning with basic theory and hands-on case studies using Python-based tools and libraries.        **Deep Learning Basics** The  **five chapters**  in the second part introduce deep learning and various topics that are crucial for speech and text processing, including word embeddings, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks and speech recognition basics. Theory, practical tips, state-of-the-art methods, experimentations and analysis in using the methods discussed in theory on real-world tasks.        **Advanced Deep Learning Techniques for Text and Speech** The third part has  **five chapters**  that discuss the latest and cutting-edge research in the areas of deep learning that intersect with NLP and speech. Topics including attention mechanisms, memory augmented networks, transfer learning, multi-task learning, domain adaptation, reinforcement learning, and end-to-end deep learning for speech recognition are covered using case studies.

Dangerous Visions 1

Anthologies seldom make history, but *Dangerous Visions* is a grand exception. Harlan Ellison’s 1967 collection of science fiction stories set a standard, as more than a half dozen of its stories won major awards — not surpising with a contributors list that reads like a who’s who of 20th-century SF: Samuel D. Delany, Philip K. Dick, Ben Bova, Roger Zelazny, Philip Jos e Farmer, Fritz Leiber, Larry Niven, and Robert Silverberg. Unavailable for 15 years, this huge anthology now returns to print with a new introduction and annotations by Ellison.

Dagboek van een herdershond

Dagboek van een herdershond is het geliefde verhaal van de jonge kapelaan-op-de-fiets Erik Odekerke in het Limburgse Geleen van de jaren rond de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Soms vertederend,soms stuntelig, maar altijd met de beste bedoelingen zet de jonge kapelaan zich in voor zijn dorpelingen in een tijd waarin de streek te maken krijgt met belangrijke veranderingen door de opkomst van de mijnbouw.

D6

This is a collection of the first six short stories in the Caverns and Creatures series. It includes the following titles:
Cave of the Kobolds
ZOMBIE ATTACK!!!
Orcs, Bears, and Assholes
Shipfaced
Dungeon Crawl
The Creep on the Borderlands
If you’ve already purchased all of these books, there is nothing new for you here. If you haven’t yet purchased any, you can save a few bucks by buying this collection. If you’ve only purchased some of these already, you’ll have to do some math.

Crazy Love

**If everyone wants to say I’m trippin’, well, that’s their problem. . .**
If you saw my boo Sincere, you’d totally understand why I’ve dropped everything–even my besties–to be with him 24/7. After all, what girl wouldn’t do whatever it takes to show her first-ever boyfriend she’s all he could ever want? I know I’m a prize, but relationships are tough enough when you’re just a high school senior, so I’ve really had to up my game to keep a college freshman like Sincere interested. And if that means hacking his cell and following him everywhere, I’m down. Because I just know what we have is for always. And I’m going to prove it, no matter how far I have to go. . .
“Hot and poppin’ with drama and life lessons. The world of teen lit has never seen anything like this before!”–Ni-Ni Simone
**Amir Abrams** is a regular dude with a dream. Born in Brooklyn, Amir has a thing for fresh kicks, fly whips, and all things Polo. For Amir, writing teen fiction was never something he imagined himself doing until he started working with Ni-Ni Simone on *Hollywood High.* Now, he’s amped about the endless possibilities. Amir hopes to be an inspiration to others and is determined to make a difference in the lives of teens everywhere. **
### Sinossi
**If everyone wants to say I’m trippin’, well, that’s their problem. . .**
If you saw my boo Sincere, you’d totally understand why I’ve dropped everything–even my besties–to be with him 24/7. After all, what girl wouldn’t do whatever it takes to show her first-ever boyfriend she’s all he could ever want? I know I’m a prize, but relationships are tough enough when you’re just a high school senior, so I’ve really had to up my game to keep a college freshman like Sincere interested. And if that means hacking his cell and following him everywhere, I’m down. Because I just know what we have is for always. And I’m going to prove it, no matter how far I have to go. . .
“Hot and poppin’ with drama and life lessons. The world of teen lit has never seen anything like this before!”–Ni-Ni Simone
**Amir Abrams** is a regular dude with a dream. Born in Brooklyn, Amir has a thing for fresh kicks, fly whips, and all things Polo. For Amir, writing teen fiction was never something he imagined himself doing until he started working with Ni-Ni Simone on *Hollywood High.* Now, he’s amped about the endless possibilities. Amir hopes to be an inspiration to others and is determined to make a difference in the lives of teens everywhere.
### L’autore
**Amir Abrams** is a regular dude with a dream. Born in Brooklyn, Amir has a thing for fresh kicks, fly whips, and all things Polo. For Amir, writing teen fiction was never something he imagined himself doing until he started working with Ni-Ni Simone on the Hollywood High series. In addition to the Hollywood High series, he also penned *Crazy Love, The Girl of His Dreams, Caught Up* , and *Diva Rules*. You can hit him up at [email protected], on Facebook at itsyaboyamir, or follow him on Twitter @ItsyaboyAmir.

Core Strength for 50+: A Customized Program for Safely Toning Ab, Back & Oblique Muscles

**STAY YOUNG WITH EFFECTIVE, EFFICIENT CORE STRENGTH TRAINING**
From swinging a golf club to carrying a bag of groceries, the core is everything. Balance, agility and youthful stature are just a few of the benefits of a toned and powerful midsection. *Core Strength for 50+* has everything you need to:
**• Improve posture
• Enhance sports performance
• Guarantee low back health
• Avoid injury**
With workouts ranging from basic mat work routines to unstable training with foam rollers and stability balls, *Core Strength for 50+* provides more than 75 exercises that build and maintain strong muscles in the abs, obliques, lower back and butt.

Consequences

**Anthony Rawlings had a plan—to teach Claire Nichols to behave. Claire Nichols had a plan—to survive!** In an unfamiliar bedroom within a luxurious mansion, Claire Nichols wakes to memories of a brutal abduction. All of her recollections have one common denominator, the man she just met—Anthony Rawlings. Unbeknownst to Claire, Anthony has had her in his sights for a long time. Every action has consequences—and his actions resulted in their chance meeting. Facing incomprehensible circumstances, Claire must learn to survive as she comes to terms with her new reality—every aspect of her livelihood is now dependent upon the tall, dark-haired, dark-eyed tycoon. Anthony may appear to the world as a prosperous, benevolent, kind businessman, but in reality Claire learns he is also a menacing, controlling captor with very strict rules: Do as you’re told, public failure is not an option, and don’t divulge private information. Failure to follow these rules, and more, is met with serious consequences. In an effort to earn her freedom, Claire learns her lessons well, and before long, she unknowingly captivates her captor. Anthony reluctantly becomes enthralled with Claire’s beauty, resilience, and determination. Their interaction instigates strong emotions—including fear, anger, love, and lust—as their journey flows into uncharted waters of intrigue and passion. From the opening criminal abduction, through the twists and turns, to the unlikely romantic thrills, the suspense climaxes as Aleatha Romig utilizes vivid detail, allowing this novel to unfold like a movie. Can you put the pieces of the puzzle together? Claire Nichols’s abduction wasn’t a random act—did she learn her lessons well enough? Will these unlikely lovers remain true—or will she learn the truth before it’s too late? **

Complete Physique

Lose weight. Build muscle. Get fit. The all-in-one 12-week guide to obtaining and maintaining the body you always wanted, from transformation specialist and author, Hollis Lance Liebman.
Complete Physique redefines the body sculpting process, providing readers with the answers they need to get the best body they possibly can, while ensuring that readers maintain their gains.
PROGRESSIVE WORKOUTS. Complete Physique‘s workouts apply over 20 years of fitness expertise to create safe, effective and innovative ways to energize your workout and improve your gains.
DIET AND NUTRITION TIPS. Includes plant-based vegan-friendly alternatives that support your body while you concentrate on getting fit, burning fat and building lean muscle.
SUPPLEMENTATION INFORMATION. Includes up-to-date advice on how to incorporate supplements, and which supplements work best for your specific needs, based on years of experience.

Coding for Dummies

***Coding For Dummies, (9781119293323) was previously published as Coding For Dummies, (9781118951309). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.***
**Hands-on exercises help you learn to code like a pro**
No coding experience is required for *Coding For Dummies,* your one-stop guide to building a foundation of knowledge in writing computer code for web, application, and software development. It doesn’t matter if you’ve dabbled in coding or never written a line of code, this book guides you through the basics. Using foundational web development languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, it explains in plain English how coding works and why it’s needed.
Online exercises developed by Codecademy, a leading online code training site, help hone coding skills and demonstrate results as you practice.
The site provides an environment where you can try out tutorials built into the text and see the actual output from your coding. You’ll also gain access to end-of-chapter challenges to apply newly acquired skills to a less-defined assignment. So what are you waiting for?
* The current demand for workers with coding and computer science skills far exceeds the supply
* Teaches the foundations of web development languages in an easy-to-understand format
* Offers unprecedented opportunities to practice basic coding languages
* Readers can access online hands-on exercises and end-of-chapter assessments that develop and test their new-found skills

If you’re a student looking for an introduction to the basic concepts of coding or a professional looking to add new skills, *Coding For Dummies* has you covered.

Cloud Rebel

The Larentii are observers only; their policy is never to involve themselves in the turmoil of other races.
Corinne is now one of them.
What will she do to protect those she cares for on Earth? Will she risk her life to save them?
The Larentii Rebel has arrived.

Cloud Invasion

IlyaThe rest of us woke after a few days, when it became apparent we’d survived the drug. Even Corinne woke faster the first time. This time, three weeks had passed. I was grateful for the scans and other tests Dr. Farrell ran, indicating she was alive.Still, I was terrified for her. And for me. I spoke to her often and lately, I begged her to open her eyes.* * *After surviving the drug a second time, Corinne’s abilities are put to the test as the enemy steps up his attacks. Will she survive the attempts on her life, as well as betrayal from within? As she struggles to keep the others alive, a new threat arrives—one even the enemy doesn’t see coming.

Cloud Dust

I got out five years ago.
Untalented, they said.
In other words, they didn’t know what to do with me, and murder usually leaves a mess.
I understood messes. Saw too many of them in my dreams. That’s why I live where I do, still in their shadow but outside their walls. The conditions, of course, are that I have to move every five years, check in now and then and never, ever, talk about them to anyone.
It was time to move.
Cloud Dust is a secret, government program, in which ninety-five per cent of the volunteers are dead.
Meet the one who didn’t volunteer… … …

Classic Computer Science Problems in Python

Summary Classic Computer Science Problems in Python deepens your knowledge of problem-solving techniques from the realm of computer science by challenging you with time-tested scenarios, exercises, and algorithms. As you work through examples in search, clustering, graphs, and more, you’ll remember important things you’ve forgotten and discover classic solutions to your “new” problems! Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology Computer science problems that seem new or unique are often rooted in classic algorithms, coding techniques, and engineering principles. And classic approaches are still the best way to solve them! Understanding these techniques in Python expands your potential for success in web development, data munging, machine learning, and more. About the Book Classic Computer Science Problems in Python sharpens your CS problem-solving skills with time-tested scenarios, exercises, and algorithms, using Python. You’ll tackle dozens of coding challenges, ranging from simple tasks like binary search algorithms to clustering data using k-means. You’ll especially enjoy the feeling of satisfaction as you crack problems that connect computer science to the real-world concerns of apps, data, performance, and even nailing your next job interview! What’s Inside Search algorithms Common techniques for graphs Neural networks Genetic algorithms Adversarial search Uses type hints throughout Covers Python 3.7 About the Reader For intermediate Python programmers. About the Author David Kopec is an assistant professor of Computer Science and Innovation at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. He is the author of Dart for Absolute Beginne (Apress, 2014) and Classic Computer Science Problems in Swift (Manning, 2018). Table of Contents Small problems Search problems Constraint-satisfaction problems Graph problems Genetic algorithms K-means clustering Fairly simple neural networks Adversarial search Miscellaneous problems

Christmas Kitsch

*Sometimes the best thing you can get for Christmas is knowing what you really want.*
Rusty Baker is a blond, rich, entitled football player in a high school full of them—just the type of oblivious jock all the bullied kids hate. And he might have stayed that way, except he develops a friendship with out-and-proud Oliver Campbell from the wrong side of the tracks. Rusty thinks the friendship is just pity—Oliver is very bright, and Rusty is very not—but then Oliver kisses him goodbye when Rusty leaves for college, and Rusty is forced to rethink everything he knows about himself.
But even Rusty’s newfound awareness can’t help him survive a semester at Berkeley. He returns home for Thanksgiving break clinging to the one thing he knows to be true: Oliver Campbell is the best thing that’s ever happened to him.
Rusty’s parents disagree, and Rusty finds himself homeless for the holidays. Oliver may not have much money, but he’s got something Rusty has never known: true family. With their help and Oliver’s love, Rusty comes to realize that he may have failed college, but he’ll pass real life with flying rainbow colors.