Inspiration for optimism, creation, and relaxation are highlights from the over 1,400 new titles added to the O’Reilly for Higher Education collection this month.
It’s not too late! Let’s change the world:
- Corporate Crime and Punishment by John Coffee “offers a series of bold proposals for ensuring that corporate malfeasance can once again be punished” and “intends to rebalance the scales of justice.”
- Saving Face by Maya Hu-Chan argues that “’saving face’ can help any leader preserve dignity and create more empathetic cross-cultural relationships.”
- Ten Years to Midnight by Blair Sheppard describes “the ADAPT framework: Asymmetry of wealth; Disruption wrought by the unexpected and often problematic consequences of technology; Age disparities—stresses caused by very young or very old populations in developed and emerging countries; Populism as a symptom of the breakdown in global and national consensus; and loss of Trust in the institutions that underpin and stabilize society. These concerns are in turn precipitating four crises: a crisis of prosperity, a crisis of technology, a crisis of institutional legitimacy, and a crisis of leadership.”
- The Good Country Equation by Simon Anholt introduces “a formula for encouraging international cooperation and reinventing education for a globalized era.”
- The Hidden History of Monopolies by Thom Hartmann “From the birth of America as a revolt against monopoly…to the massive changes in the rules of business starting during the ‘Reagan Revolution’ that have brought us to the cancer stage of capitalism.”
- Your People Need Care, Not a Battle Cry by Gianpiero Petriglieri “The COVID-19 crisis is not business as usual, and leaders need better ways to show up and care for their people.”
It’s not too late! Create:
- Beginner Gardening Step by Step
- Creative Garden Photography by Harold Davis
- Designing for Modern Learning by Lisa Owens “describes the fundamental shift that has occurred in the nature of L&D’s role as a result of the digital revolution and introduces a new five-step model: the Owens-Kadakia Learning Cluster Design Model (OK-LCD Model).”
- Follow the Sun by James Ewing is a “guide to all aspects of architectural photography, from the genre’s rich history to the exciting new approaches brought by the advent of the digital age.”
- Light on the Landscape by William Neill “covers in detail the core photographic fundamentals such as light, composition, camera angle, and exposure choices [and] portfolio development, marketing, printmaking, nature stewardship, inspiration, preparation, self-improvement, and more.”
- The Craft and Art of Scenic Design by Robert Klingelhoefer
- The Well-Dressed Puppet by Cheralyn Lambeth “Gone are the days of ill-fitting store-bought clothing that restrict the movement and use of your puppet. Suitable for both beginners and more advanced costumers.”
- Thinking in Pandas: How to Use the Python Data Analysis Library the Right Way by Hannah Stepanek
- Tutorials in Metamaterials by Mikhail Noginov Metamaterials—composite media with unusual optical properties—have revolutionized the landscape of optical science and engineering over the past decades.
It’s not too late! Take care of yourself:
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