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Design the Home You Love

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 1984856626

Publisher : Ten Speed Press

Number of Pages : 272

Category : House & Home

Viewed : 1284


Book Summary: From the co-founders of Havenly comes “a perfect read for anyone looking to infuse more personality and style into their space—on their own time and budget, and in their own unique way” (Rachel Zoe). “Not only do Lee and Emily unpack all their tips for creating a space that looks as good as it feels, but they do it in a way that is made for real-life application.”—Bobby Berk, design expert and host of Netflix’s Queer Eye Interior design can be daunting, and as a result, many of us never even attempt to design our own homes. In Design the Home You Love, Havenly founders Lee Mayer and Emily Motayed break down the ambiguous world of home design. First you learn how to identify your own style (whether you’re a fan of Parisian Modern or California Casual) and then how to incorporate furniture that matches your style and fits your budget. Design the Home You Love takes you step-by-step and room-by-room through each part of the house to help you fulfill your home’s potential. Whether you’re looking to give your home a complete makeover, spruce up your rental apartment, or merely take your living room from blah to fab, Lee and Emily bring fresh ideas, advice, and inspiration to the table. Illustrated with eye-catching photography and livable inspiration from real-life clients, this is the interior design book that finally makes it possible for us all to achieve our design goals.

Convergence Culture

Author : Henry Jenkins

ISBN10 : 9780814743072

Publisher : NYU Press

Number of Pages : 308

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: Winner of the 2007 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award 2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title A classic study on the dynamic between an individual and different media channels Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the power of the media producer and the power of the consumer interact in unpredictable ways. Henry Jenkins, one of America’s most respected media analysts, delves beneath the new media hype to uncover the important cultural transformations that are taking place as media converge. He takes us into the secret world of Survivor Spoilers, where avid internet users pool their knowledge to unearth the show’s secrets before they are revealed on the air. He introduces us to young Harry Potter fans who are writing their own Hogwarts tales while executives at Warner Brothers struggle for control of their franchise. He shows us how The Matrix has pushed transmedia storytelling to new levels, creating a fictional world where consumers track down bits of the story across multiple media channels.Jenkins argues that struggles over convergence will redefine the face of American popular culture. Industry leaders see opportunities to direct content across many channels to increase revenue and broaden markets. At the same time, consumers envision a liberated public sphere, free of network controls, in a decentralized media environment. Sometimes corporate and grassroots efforts reinforce each other, creating closer, more rewarding relations between media producers and consumers. Sometimes these two forces are at war. Jenkins provides a riveting introduction to the world where every story gets told and every brand gets sold across multiple media platforms. He explains the cultural shift that is occurring as consumers fight for control across disparate channels, changing the way we do business, elect our leaders, and educate our children.

Economic Convergence and Divergence in Europe

Author : Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell,Peter Mooslechner

ISBN10 : 9781781951286

Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing

Number of Pages : 471

Category : Business & Economics

Viewed : 447


Book Summary: Recoge : 1. Introductory session. - 2. Past convergence within the European Union. - 3. Accesion countries : achievements in real convergence. - 4. Accesion countries : how to balance real and nominal convergence challenges for monetary and exchange rate policy. - 5. Does the financial sector contribute to real growth? - 6. Is there somebody left out in the cold? prospects of CEE countries other than current accesion countries. - 7. Policy challenges within the (enlarged) EU : how to foster economic convergence?

Convergence Structures and Applications to Functional Analysis

Author : R. Beattie,Heinz-Peter Butzmann

ISBN10 : 9401599424

Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

Number of Pages : 264

Category : Mathematics

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Book Summary: This text offers a rigorous introduction into the theory and methods of convergence spaces and gives concrete applications to the problems of functional analysis. While there are a few books dealing with convergence spaces and a great many on functional analysis, there are none with this particular focus. The book demonstrates the applicability of convergence structures to functional analysis. Highlighted here is the role of continuous convergence, a convergence structure particularly appropriate to function spaces. It is shown to provide an excellent dual structure for both topological groups and topological vector spaces. Readers will find the text rich in examples. Of interest, as well, are the many filter and ultrafilter proofs which often provide a fresh perspective on a well-known result. Audience: This text will be of interest to researchers in functional analysis, analysis and topology as well as anyone already working with convergence spaces. It is appropriate for senior undergraduate or graduate level students with some background in analysis and topology.

Convergence Mental Health

Author : Harris A. Eyre,Michael Berk,Helen Lavretsky,III Charles Reynolds

ISBN10 : 0197506283

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 448

Category : Medical

Viewed : 731


Book Summary: Modern mental health issues are characterized by their complex, multi-systemic nature and broad societal impact, making them poorly suited to siloed approaches of thinking and innovation. Convergence science integrates knowledge, tools, and thought strategies from various fields and is the focal point where novel insights arise. Convergence Mental Health presents a blueprint for leveraging convergence science within the context of mental health in order to improve patient outcomes and health care systems.

Monetary Policies, Banking Systems, Regulatory Convergence, Efficiency and Growth in the Mediterranean

Author : R. Ayadi,S. Mouley

ISBN10 : 1137003480

Publisher : Springer

Number of Pages : 283

Category : Business & Economics

Viewed : 1953


Book Summary: Monetary Policy, central banking, and international norms and regulations; a discussion far from new, nor applying exclusively to the world's most advanced economies. A sound monetary policy and a well-enforced regulatory regime is provided, in explanation of developing nations to channel financial resources more efficiently into investments.

Storytelling in the Media Convergence Age

Author : R. Pearson,A. Smith

ISBN10 : 1137388153

Publisher : Springer

Number of Pages : 252

Category : Performing Arts

Viewed : 393


Book Summary: Why do screen narratives remain so different in an age of convergence and globalisation that many think is blurring distinctions? This collection attempts to answer this question using examples drawn from a range of media, from Hollywood franchises to digital comics, and a range of countries, from the United States to Japan


Author : Jane C. Esther

ISBN10 : 1635554896

Publisher : Bold Strokes Books Inc

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: After surviving a harrowing explosion in Seneca Lake, Olivia Ando and Aerin McLeary return to Indiana with more questions than answers. While Olivia revels in their newfound love, finally having everything she’s wanted since high school, Aerin begins to build a life for herself outside of her small hometown. But all is not as it seems. By chance, Olivia discovers that Aerin has plans for a machine that will open the portal in the lake and channel alien energy to Earth, a revelation that exposes an even greater and unforgivable betrayal. With the world on the precipice of a monumental invasion, Olivia must choose between protecting her heart and trusting that Aerin has lied for a greater good. With life as they know it at stake, will their love survive the inception of a new world?


Author : Shirley J. Naas

ISBN10 : 1545751897

Publisher : Saguaro Books, LLC

Number of Pages : 280

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 573


Book Summary: The purest of evil enters the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. A fifth-grade girl, Sarah Bennington, goes missing while on a school field trip in the forest. Investigative reporter, Cassamie James, and experienced tracker, Ransfield (Rann) Steward, search for signs undetected by local authorities. Cassamie, born from the union of a fallen angel and human mother, possesses special attributes with enhanced gifts. Rann, a survivor of a stroke at a young age, holds extraordinary sensory and perceptive skills. Both race against the forces of evil to save the young girl. Feel the tendrils of darkness against the vines of light in the battle near the vortex at Max Creek, a secluded meadow in the heart of southern Illinois. Cassamie, Rann, and Sarah play a vital role in the battle. Step into the supernatural world of angels and demons and their battle to preserve or destroy God’s greatest creation. Good against Evil engages in the historic and symbolic regions of southern Illinois. Come learn about this place with its haunting history and bountiful beauty surrounded by the essence of evil.

Off the Page

Author : Daniel Bernardi,Julian Hoxter

ISBN10 : 0520961048

Publisher : Univ of California Press

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Performing Arts

Viewed : 1585


Book Summary: Off the Page examines the business and craft of screenwriting in the era of media convergence. Daniel Bernardi and Julian Hoxter use the recent history of screenwriting labor coupled with close analysis of scripts in the context of the screenwriting paraindustry—from “how to write a winning script” books to screenwriting software—to explore the state of screenwriting today. They address the conglomerate studios making tentpole movies, expanded television, Indiewood, independent animation, microbudget scripting, the video games industry, and online content creation. Designed for students, producers, and writers who want to understand what studios want and why they want it, this book also examines how scripting is developing in the convergent media, beneath and beyond the Hollywood tentpole. By addressing specific genres across a wide range of media, this essential volume sets the standard for anyone in the expanded screenwriting industry and the scholars that study it.


Author : Clare Revell

ISBN10 : 1522302484

Publisher : Pelican Ventures Book Group

Number of Pages : 274

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Even as a teenager Yvetta Graham had vivid dreams. Ones that made it difficult to distinguish phantasm from reality. Now, she's almost thirty and beyond such imaginings...Except, the new store manager is a dead ringer for the man from those dreams. Who is John Smyth? What is his reason for coming to Headley Cross? Is he actually a time-traveller? As dreams and reality converge, Yvetta is in a fight for both her sanity and soul.

Markov Processes

Author : Stewart N. Ethier,Thomas G. Kurtz

ISBN10 : 0470317329

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

Number of Pages : 528

Category : Mathematics

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Book Summary: The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend the lives of these works by making them available to future generations of statisticians, mathematicians, and scientists. "[A]nyone who works with Markov processes whose state space is uncountably infinite will need this most impressive book as a guide and reference." -American Scientist "There is no question but that space should immediately be reserved for [this] book on the library shelf. Those who aspire to mastery of the contents should also reserve a large number of long winter evenings." -Zentralblatt für Mathematik und ihre Grenzgebiete/Mathematics Abstracts "Ethier and Kurtz have produced an excellent treatment of the modern theory of Markov processes that [is] useful both as a reference work and as a graduate textbook." -Journal of Statistical Physics Markov Processes presents several different approaches to proving weak approximation theorems for Markov processes, emphasizing the interplay of methods of characterization and approximation. Martingale problems for general Markov processes are systematically developed for the first time in book form. Useful to the professional as a reference and suitable for the graduate student as a text, this volume features a table of the interdependencies among the theorems, an extensive bibliography, and end-of-chapter problems.

Converging Europe

Author : Ipek Eren Vural

ISBN10 : 1317159934

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 296

Category : Political Science

Viewed : 565


Book Summary: 'Converging Europe' evaluates the impact of European integration on social policy development since the launch and re-launch of the Lisbon strategy discussing the challenges posed by the still unfolding global economic crisis of 2007-2009. Given the unsettling economic conditions, does European coordination of social policies generate more social cohesion and integration or growing xenophobia, nationalism and exclusion? Informed by diverse theoretical perspectives, this book brings together a team of international experts working on an extensive range of policy issues central to the Lisbon agenda such as labour market policies, social protection systems, and social exclusion/poverty. Contributions assess the interfaces between European integration, the Lisbon strategy and social policy in three groups of countries related to the EU: old member states; the new member states; and a candidate country - Turkey. The richness of content and data allows rigorous analysis and critical comparative insights not only on the social outcomes of the Lisbon strategy but also more broadly on the dynamics and dimensions of European social policy. Pioneering the scholarly reflections on the repercussions of the global economic crisis of 2007-2009 for both the road map drawn at Lisbon and viability of national systems of social provision in Europe, this book is an important acquisition for policy makers and academics alike.


Author : Daniel J. Fick,Jesse K. Mileo

ISBN10 : 1532646402

Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

Number of Pages : 192

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Philosophy and theology are important concepts for Christians. This important work identifies how philosophy shapes theology, while also addressing various philosophical issues that arise within the Bible and theology. The hope is that this book will catapult the reader into critical thinking, while creating an appetite and appreciation for these separate yet similar disciplines.


Author : Randy Deutsch

ISBN10 : 1119256283

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

Number of Pages : 240

Category : Architecture

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Book Summary: "There is today a pronounced and accelerated convergence in architecture. This convergence is occurring by doers not thinkers; in practice not academia; in building design, fabrication, and construction. It is about solution-centric individuals engaged in real time problem solving, not in abstractions. The nature of this convergence, where things are converging and what that means for architecture, is the subject of this book." —from the Introduction Those working in architecture and engineering feel pressure to work faster, at lower cost, while maintaining a high level of innovation and quality. At the same time, emergent tools and processes make this possible. Convergence is about the firms, teams and people who thrive in this environment as a result of their ability to creatively combine and innovate. It seeks to answer several timely questions: What are the tools and work processes that are converging? How are individuals and organizations converging their tools and work processes? What challenges and benefits are they seeing? What is the ultimate endgame of this convergence? What skillsets and mindsets would someone need to develop to work effectively in this changing environment? What are the implications of convergence on the role of the designer, and on design? On how we design, build, fabricate, and construct? On how we work? The book explains how convergence relates to, but ultimately differs from integration, consolidation, multi-tasking, automation, and other forms of optimization. The practice-based research builds upon the author’s research in BIM and in the collaborative leveraging of data in design and fabrication. As an investigation and meditation on the impact of technology on the education and making of design professionals Convergence explains what is happening in the world of design, and discusses the implications for the future of education, training and practice.

Reassessing the convergence thesis. An analysis of the 2018/2019 Corporate Governance Codes of the United Kingdom and Germany

Author : Thomas Böhm

ISBN10 : 334605327X

Publisher : GRIN Verlag

Number of Pages : 56

Category : Law

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Book Summary: Doctoral Thesis / Dissertation from the year 2019 in the subject Law - Civil / Private / Trade / Anti Trust Law / Business Law, grade: A, University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh Law School), course: Dissertation in Law, language: English, abstract: This paper presents a reassessing the convergence thesis. It takes the adoption of the new German Corporate Governance Code 2019 ("GCGC") as an opportunity to verify the thesis whether signs of convergence of contrasting corporate governance systems towards a single model are evident. For this purpose, a comparative analysis of the GCGC and the UK Corporate Governance Code 2018 ("UKCGC") is conducted. The UKCGC and the GCGC originate from competing corporate governance systems – the UK (enlightened) shareholder value model and the German stakeholder model – so the two Codes are ideally suited for a comparative analysis to verify the convergence thesis. It shows that the advancing globalization has generally contributed to a shift towards an Anglo-American corporate governance pattern in European countries. Convergence is also attributable to the harmonization of national laws through EU legislation. The comparative analysis of the UKCGC and the GCGC reveals broad signs of convergence with a large number of similar corporate governance mechanisms and provisions. Nevertheless, there are still region-specific differences in the Corporate Governance Codes that can be traced to the underlying corporate governance philosophy. However, board practice demonstrates that the structural differences between the two corporate governance systems are blurring. The comparative analysis also illustrates that the Corporate Governance Codes are converging from both sides.

Convergence: Crisis Book Two

Author : Len Wein

ISBN10 : 1401262899

Publisher : DC

Number of Pages : 250

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Once, there were infinite Earths. Then there came a Crisis...a Zero Hour...a Flashpoint. Worlds lived. Worlds died. But some worlds must now fight for their future-in the Convergence! The evil alien intelligence known as Brainiac has stolen 50 doomed cities from places throughout time and space and sealed them behind impenetrable domes. Now, after a year, the domes will come down-and the heroes and villains of 50 dead worlds must battle to be the last one standing! In this volume: WONDER WOMAN: Diana Prince must defend Gotham City against vampire versions of Batman's archenemies Poison Ivy, Catwoman and the Joker from the world of Red Rain! SWAMP THING: Sealed away from the power of the Green for a year, Alec Holland must regain his strength and defeat the Darkest Knight of all, vampire Batman! THE FLASH: Barry Allen, the key to the Crisis itself, must race to defeat the godlike tyrant of the Tangent Universe-Superman! NEW TEEN TITANS: The greatest Titans team in the history of the Multiverse squares off against the Tangent Universe's deadly Doom Patrol! JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: It's up to the Elongated Man to lead the second-string heroes of the Detroit Justice League and repel the invasion of the Tangent Universe's Secret Six! The most iconic heroes of the CRISIS era fight the twisted heroes of two of the most popular Elseworlds universes in CONVERGENCE: CRISIS BOOK TWO!

Convergence: Zero Hour Book Two

Author : Keith Giffen,Larry Hama,Louise Simonson,Tony Bedard

ISBN10 : 1401262848

Publisher : DC

Number of Pages : 250

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: Once, there were infinite Earths. Then there came a Crisis...a Zero Hour...a Flashpoint. Worlds lived. Worlds died. But some worlds must now fight for their future-in the Convergence! The evil alien intelligence known as Brainiac has stolen 50 doomed cities from throughout time and space and sealed them behind impenetrable domes. One year later, the domes will come down-and the heroes and villains of 50 dead worlds must battle to be the last one standing! In this volume: SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL: John Henry Irons suits up as Steel to defend Metropolis against the tempestuous teens of Gen13! BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT: The Dark Knight and his even darker replacement, Azrael, must join forces against the team of black-ops assassins known as Wetworks! AQUAMAN: The one-time-and one-handed-King of Atlantis must go hand-to-hand and toe-to-toe against the WildStorm Universe's deadliest warrior: Deathblow! SUPERGIRL: MATRIX: To survive a madcap trip through the Multiverse, the shape-shifting Girl of Tomorrow must forge an uneasy alliance with Ambush Bug and L.E.G.I.O.N.'s Lady Quark! GREEN LANTERN/PARALLAX: To repel an invasion from Earth-6, Kyle Rayner must turn to disgraced Green Lantern Hal Jordan-but will he save their city, or destroy it? The unforgettable ZERO HOUR-era versions of your favorite DC heroes square off against the WildStorm Universe-and even wilder places-in CONVERGENCE: ZERO HOUR VOL. 2!