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Exploding data : reclaiming our cyber security in the digital age / Chertoff, Michael

Internet -- Law and legislation -- United States
Privacy, Right of -- United States
Computer security -- Government policy -- United States.
Computer security -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Conflict of laws -- Data protection -- United States.
Data protection -- Government policy -- United States.
Data protection -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Information warfare (International law)

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Flash crash : a trading savant, a global manhunt, and the most mysterious market crash in history / Vaughan, Liam

Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Sarao, Navinder Singh.
Stock exchanges -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Stocks -- Prices -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Stocks -- United States -- History -- 21st century.

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How management works : the concepts visually explained / Anderson, Philippa
Concepts visually explained
Leadership
Management
Leadership -- Pictorial works.
Management -- Pictorial works.

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If then : how the Simulmatics Corporation invented the future / Lepore, Jill

"A brilliant, revelatory account of the Cold War origins of the data-mad, algorithmic twenty-first century, from the author of the acclaimed international bestseller, These Truths. The Simulmatics Corporation, founded in 1959, mined data, targeted voters, accelerated news, manipulated consumers, destabilized politics, and disordered knowledge--decades before Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Cambridge Analytica. Silicon Valley likes to imagine it has no past but the scientists of Simulmatics are the long-dead grandfathers of Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. Borrowing from psychological warfare, they used computers to predict and direct human behavior, deploying their "People Machine" from New York, Cambridge, and Saigon for clients that included John Kennedy's presidential campaign, the New York Times, Young & Rubicam, and, during the Vietnam War, the Department of Defense. Jill Lepore, distinguished Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer, unearthed from the archives the almost unbelievable story of this long-vanished corporation, and of the women hidden behind it. In the 1950s and 1960s, Lepore argues, Simulmatics invented the future by building the machine in which the world now finds itself trapped and tormented, algorithm by algorithm"--Provided by publisher.

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Leadership is language : the hidden power of what you say--and what you don't / Marquet, L. David

Communication in management
Teams in the workplace
Transformational leadership

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Money for nothing : the scientists, fraudsters, and corrupt politicians, who reinvented money, panicked a nation, and made the world rich / Levenson, Thomas

"Money for Nothing chronicles the moment when the needs of war, discoveries of natural philosophy, and ambitions of investors collided. It's about how the Scientific Revolution intertwined with finance to set England--and the world--off in an entirely new direction. At the dawn of the eighteenth century, England was running out of money due to a prolonged war with France. Parliament tried raising additional funds by selling debt to its citizens, taking in money now with the promise of interest later. It was the first permanent national debt, but still they needed more. They turned to the stock market--a relatively new invention itself--where Isaac Newton's new mathematics of change of time, which he applied to the motions of the planets and the natural world, were fast being applied to the world of money. What kind of future returns could a person expect on an investment today? The Scientific Revolution could help. In the hub of London's stock market--Exchange Alley--the South Sea Company hatched a scheme to turn pieces of the national debt into shares of company stock, and over the spring of 1720 the plan worked brilliantly. Stock prices doubled, doubled again, and then doubled once more, getting everyone in London from tradespeople to the Prince of Wales involved in a money mania that consumed the people, press, and pocketbooks of the empire. Unlike science, though, with its tightly controlled experiments, the financial revolution was subject to trial and error on a grand scale, with dramatic, sometimes devastating consequences for people's lives. With England at war and in need of funds and "stock-jobbers" looking for any opportunity to get in on the action, this new world of finance had the potential to save the nation-- but only if it didn't bankrupt it first"--Provided by publisher.


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Pastoral song : a farmer's journey / Rebanks, James

Family farms -- England -- Lake District.
Hill farming -- England -- Lake District -- History.
Lake District (England) -- History.
Nature conservation -- England -- Lake District.
Rebanks, James -- Family.
Rebanks, James -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Lake District.

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Pharma : greed, lies, and the poisoning of America / Posner, Gerald L.

Pharmaceutical breakthroughs such as antibiotics and vaccines rank among some of the greatest advancements in human history. Yet exorbitant prices for life-saving drugs, safety recalls affecting tens of millions of Americans, and soaring rates of addiction and overdose on prescription opioids have caused many to lose faith in drug companies. Now, Americans are demanding a national reckoning with a monolithic industry

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Quit like a millionaire : no gimmicks, luck, or trust fund required / Leung, Bryce

Early retirement
Finance, Personal
Shen, Kristy, 1982-
Success
Thriftiness
Wealth

Find accurate phone-verified information on every company in Canada in this database of 1.9 million businesses. Additionally their files are processed monthly against the National Change of Address Program.

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Research 11 million Canadian households with the largest database available. Records are 100% publicly sourced to comply with Canadian privacy laws.

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Provides access to specialized reference sources that used to be only available in library. eBooks available in this collection are: Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health; Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans, 22nd ed.; and Nonfiction Literature Classics for Students.

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LinkedIn Learning (previously called Lynda.com) gives users free access to thousands of video tutorial courses with a focus on such areas as technology, software development, business skills, project management as well as creative skills like animation and video editing. The courses are taught by recognized industry experts who will guide you along in learning the skills you need for your personal and professional development. Currently the LinkedIn Learning mobile app is not available to libraries. We are anticipating it to be ready in summer 2021. How to use LinkedIn Learning



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Scott’s Canadian Business Directory lists Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents and business services providers. This information is updated annually.

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Self-serve standard products available on the Statistics Canada website ― including CANSIM and census data products ― are now free of charge. This is an open resource for everyone and not VPL-subscribed.

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