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Building Wireless Sensor Networks

Building Wireless Sensor Networks

with ZigBee, XBee, Arduino, and Processing

Isaac's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Feb 16, 2011 Isaac Fischer wrote: Review of "Building Wireless Sensor Networks" by Robert Faludi
A curious mix of microhardware cookbook and primer, where tutorials on fundamental radio signals and hexadecimal seem out of place and views on geek culture fit right in.The text features a comprehensive look at the XBee system (including copious illustrations and pictures) which also touches on the better known Arduino… Full Review >

Mining the Social Web

Mining the Social Web

Analyzing Data from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Other Social Media Sites

Isaac's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jan 31, 2011 Isaac Fischer wrote: A primer, not a panacea.
A good primer on capturing and visualizing social data, and tools to do more with what you find. Not for the faint of heart.The book's title may be deceptive outside the worlds of web design or data analysis. A prerequisite knowledge of getting around in Python is a must from... Full Review >

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