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            Radio Girl: The Story of the Extraordinary Mrs MAC, Pioneering Engineer and Wartime Legend

            Radio Girl: The Story of the Extraordinary Mrs MAC, Pioneering Engineer and Wartime Legend (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dufty, David

            • RRP: $32.99
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            As you climbed the rickety stairs of an old woolshed at Sydney harbour in 1944, the sound of beeping would become almost deafening. Rows of men and women in uniforms and headsets would be tapping away vigorously at small machines, under the careful watch of their young female tra...iners. Presiding over the cacophony was a tiny woman, known to everyone as 'Mrs Mac', one of Australia's wartime legends. Violet McKenzie was the first Australian woman to study electrical engineering, and she was a pioneer in the early days of radio. As the clouds of war gathered in the 1930s, she defied conventions and trained young women in Morse code, foreseeing that their services would soon be sorely needed. Always a champion of women, she even persuaded the navy to set up a new defence force for women, the WRANS. Mrs Mac was adored by the thousands of young women and men she trained, and she came to be respected by the defence forces and the public too for her vision and contribution to the war effort. David Dufty brings her inspiring story back to life for readers today. '[An] incredible and inspiring life... Duffy's new biography captures her unwavering dedication in the face of adversity.' - Professor Genevieve Bell, Australian National University 'A cracking story about the famous Australian radio engineer you've never heard of.' - Dick Smith, entrepreneur and philanthropist
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            ISBN 9781760876654
            Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships and Lasting Happiness

            Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships and Lasting Happiness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Perlmutter, David

            • RRP: $34.99
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            The Happy Brain reveals the dangers of consumption culture to our mental and cognitive health, and offers diet and lifestyle interventions to heal the brain.

            ISBN 9781529315561
            Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Joy of iPhotography: Smart pictures from your smart phone

            The Joy of iPhotography: Smart pictures from your smart phone (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hollingsworth, Jack

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            The iPhone is the most amazing camera you'll every have, not because of megapixels or any other technical measure, but because it's always there. You do it so often you dn't even think of it as photography. But it is.

            ISBN 9781781573563
            Released NZ 13 Dec 2016
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Build Your Own Transistor Radios
              

            Build Your Own Transistor Radios (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Quan, Ronald; Quan

            • RRP: $113.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            Electronics hobbyists and radio enthusiats will enjoy this collection of innovative, easy-to-build, high-quality radio projects

            ISBN 9780071799706
            Released NZ 20 Nov 2012
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Build Your Own
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            Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

            Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing (Paperback, 1st edition)

            By Zubairy, M. Suhail

            • RRP: $59.99
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            An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebra-based, this book is accessible to those with only a high school background in physics and mathematics. In addition to the foundations of quantum mechanics, it also provides an introduction to... the fields of quantum communication and quantum computing.
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            ISBN 9780198854234
            Released NZ 21 May 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers
              

            A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

            By Jones, Graham; Other primary creator National Association Of Broadcasters

            • RRP: $79.99
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            Explains emerging digital technologies revolutionizing the industry. This work also covers: principles for those who really are starting from scratch; information on ATSC digital television standards and implementation; TV studio operations HD and SD systems, video servers, non-l...inear editing, electronic news rooms; and more.
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            ISBN 9780240807003
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780415733397
            Released NZ 19 May 2005
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Radio Girl
              

            Radio Girl (EPUB ebook)

            By Dufty, David

            All around Australia, former WRANs and navy men regard the woman they know as Mrs Mac with a level of reverence usually reserved for saints. Yet today no-one has any idea of who she was and how she rescued Australia's communication systems in World War II.

            ISBN 9781760874162
            Available in EPUB
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            Language en
            Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
              

            Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World (EPUB ebook)

            By Newport, Cal

            New York Times Bestseller 'Digital Minimalism is the Marie Kondo of mobile phones' Evening Standard 'An eloquent, powerful and enjoyably practical guide to cutting back on screen time' The Times 'An urgent call to action for anyone serious about being in command of their own life...' Ryan Holiday, author of The Obstacle is the Way 'What a timely and useful book' Naomi Alderman, author of The Power Learn how to switch off and find calm Do you find yourself endlessly scrolling through social media or the news while your anxiety rises? Are you feeling frazzled after a long day of long video calls? In this timely book, professor Cal Newport shows us how to pair back digital distractions and live a more meaningful life with less technology. By following a 'digital declutter' process, you'll learn to: u Rethink your relationship with social media u Prioritize 'high bandwidth' conversations over low quality text chains u Rediscover the pleasures of the offline world Take back control from your devices and find calm amongst the chaos with Digital Minimalism.
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            ISBN 9780241341155
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            Language en
            Released NZ 5 Feb 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

            Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Newport, Cal

            • RRP: $38.00
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            'A presence on the page, Newport is exceptional in the realm of self-help authors' - New York Times 'Cal Newport is a clear voice in a sea of noise, bringing science and passion in equal measure' - Seth Godin, entrepreneur and author of Purple Cow 'A compelling case for cultivati...ng intense focus, and offers immediately actionable steps for infusing more of it into our lives' - Adam Grant, author of Originals on Deep Work Turn off notifications, don't bring your smartphone into the bedroom, check Twitter less often. Chances are you've already heard these tips intended to help control your digital addiction. But they aren't enough. In Digital Minimalism, computer science professor Cal Newport provides a radical new solution to help us embrace and not be enslaved by technology: a 30 day digital detox. Newport explains how to use this offline period to evaluate what we want to use the Internet for so that when we come back online, we spend our time wisely on a small number of carefully crafted activities that connect us to things and people we truly value. With easily implementable tips and practices like replacing web surfing with reading rituals, scheduling when we use digital tools (not when we take breaks from them), never leaving or reading comments on social media, and focusing on creation not consumption, you'll learn how to use and integrate technology into a life well-lived. Read Digital Minimalism and you'll never again sacrifice your productivity to clickbait, or lose 40 minutes of your evening to Instagram.
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            ISBN 9780241341131
            Released NZ 19 Feb 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Evolution of Untethered Communications

            The Evolution of Untethered Communications (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Committee on Evolution of Untethered Communications; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

            • RRP: $57.99
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            Considering military's requirements for security, interoperability, and other capabilities, this book recommends systems and component research as well as organizational changes to help the DOD field cost-effective untethered communications systems.

            ISBN 9780309059466
            Released NZ 15 Jan 1997
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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