Getting Started with RFID: Identify Objects in the Physical World with Arduino
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Getting Started with RFID

This book delivers exactly what was promised on Amazon, but the reality is that the same information could be easily learned from a free web page. I'm happy to support Make and the author as they serve the maker industry well. This is a perfect gift for someone starting out just don't expect a huge manual on RFID. It is just what the title says it is.

Home Robotics : Maker-Inspired Projects For Building Your Own Robots
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Home Robotics : Maker-Inspired Projects For Building Your Own Robots

Learn to make your own robots with this accessible, illustrated guide for robotics enthusiasts, featuring 13 unique robotics projects suitable for beginner to intermediate level. You’ve seen the sci-fi movies and dreamed of creating your very own robot. Now learn to build machines with your own hands that will move or perform tasks at your command. Featuring brand-new projects and specially commissioned photography, this book uses ea...

New Turing Omnibus
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New Turing Omnibus

This text provides a broad introduction to the realm of computers. Updated and expanded, "The New Turing Omnibus" offers 66 concise articles on the major points of interest in computer science theory, technology and applications. New for this edition are: updated information on algorithms, detecting primes, noncomputable functions, and self-replicating computers - plus completely new sections on the Mandelbrot set, genetic algorithms...

Make: Analog Synthesizers
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Make: Analog Synthesizers

Dive hands-on into the tools, techniques, and information for making your own analog synthesizer. If you’re a musician or a hobbyist with experience in building electronic projects from kits or schematics, this do-it-yourself guide will walk you through the parts and schematics you need, and how to tailor them for your needs. Author Ray Wilson shares his decades of experience in synth-DIY, including the popular Music From Outer Space...

Internet of Things in Automotive Industries and Road Safety : Electronic Circuits, Program Coding and Cloud Servers
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Internet of Things in Automotive Industries and Road Safety

This book provides a platform to readers through which they can access the applications of the "Internet of Things" in the automotive field. Internet of Things in Automotive Industries and Road Safety provides the basic knowledge of the modules--including interfacing--along with the programming. Several examples for rapid prototyping are included to help readers understand the concept of IoT. The book comprises ten chapters for desig...

CMOS Digital Integrated Circuits : A First Course
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CMOS Digital Integrated Circuits : A First Course

This undergraduate textbook for electrical and computer engineering students is dedicated solely to digital CMOS electronics. It covers many of the topics of graduate level textbooks, but in an introductory style specifically crafted (and course tested) for undergraduates. Students will not need a prerequisite in analog electronics, allowing instructors flexibility in course scheduling. This book blends the academic and industrial ex...

Friendly Macintosh
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Friendly Macintosh

A guide to setting up an Apple Macintosh computer features a clearly written introduction that explains the special features of the hardware and software and helps the user avoid pitfalls. Original.

Computer Repair with Diagnostic Flowcharts: Troubleshooting PC Hardware Problems from Boot Failure to Poor Performance
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Computer Repair with Diagnostic Flowcharts

Being a computer nerd and a go-to guy for friends for computer bugs, this does help in narrowing down hardware problems and helps in determining if the problem is software-related (the usual problem.) Just looking through it has made me change my thinking of troubleshooting paths in a couple of areas.

Make: 3D Printing Projects: Toys, Bots, Tools, and Vehicles To Print Yourself
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Make: 3D Printing Projects: Toys, Bots, Tools, and Vehicles To Print Yourself

I bought this book by chance at B&N when I was casually browsing at the bookstore. I simply looked at the list of projects and bought it just on that basis. When I got home, I was shocked and pleased at the same time to find that this book was written for the Simple Metal 3D printer. And co-incidentally, I own a Printrbot Simple Metal 3D printer. I have earnestly began working on the projects and my 12 year old seems to be very i...

Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi: Build and Code Your Own Moving, Sensing, Thinking Robots
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Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi

This is a great book for Pi users. Lot of pictures to the not so hard to follow instructions. I can not say enough good things about this book and this is a must get for robot builders/Raspberry Pi users. This book although not as think as my robot builder's bonanza book. But more to the point on the basics of robotics my only hopes for this book is that the writer ..Writes a part 2 guide on AI applications in other words please writ...