Voice from Elsewhere, A

Author: N.A

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 079148047X


Page: N.A

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Innovation Happens Elsewhere

Author: Ron Goldman,Richard P. Gabriel

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 9780080534671

Category: Computers

Page: 424

View: 4724

It's a plain fact: regardless of how smart, creative, and innovative your organization is, there are more smart, creative, and innovative people outside your organization than inside. Open source offers the possibility of bringing more innovation into your business by building a creative community that reaches beyond the barriers of the business. The key is developing a web-driven community where new types of collaboration and creativity can flourish. Since 1998 Ron Goldman and Richard Gabriel have been helping groups at Sun Microsystems understand open source and advising them on how to build successful communities around open source projects. In this book the authors present lessons learned from their own experiences with open source, as well as those from other well-known projects such as Linux, Apache, and Mozilla. * Winner of 2006 Jolt Productivity Award for General Books * Describes how open source development works and offers persuasive reasons for using it to help achieve business goals. * Shows how to use open source in day-to-day work, discusses the various licenses in use, and describes what makes for a successful project. * Written in an engaging style for executives, managers, and engineers that addresses the human and business issues involved in open source development as well as its history, philosophy, and future


Author: Antonella LM Rivalta

Publisher: Antonella LM Rivalta


Category: Fiction

Page: 260

View: 361

A page-turning romantic suspense novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat. An ocean away from her friends and family in Milan, Valentina Bianco wants nothing more than to leave the drama of her disastrous first marriage behind, while carrying on her wine importing business in idyllic Long Lakes, Tennessee . . . in a log cabin she calls Elsewhere. She’s been hurt before, so romance is the last thing on her mind. Enter Jack Erikson. Her newest neighbor may be handsome, and nothing can stop the powerful attraction they share. But he is also a mysterious outsider . . . with a secret that will send shockwaves rippling through the small town. No, Long Lakes is not the quiet, bucolic refuge from danger that it appears to be. Not by a long shot. Hidden behind the community’s gates is a web of lies and deceit . . . perhaps even murder. And when Jack begins to scratch around, falling deeper and deeper to the community’s dark underbelly . . . neither of them are safe, and only one thing is for certain . . . Life in Elsewhere will never be the same.

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere

Author: ZZ Packer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101215658

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 1227

The acclaimed debut short story collection that introduced the world to an arresting and unforgettable new voice in fiction, from multi-award winning author ZZ Packer Her impressive range and talent are abundantly evident: Packer dazzles with her command of language, surprising and delighting us with unexpected turns and indelible images, as she takes us into the lives of characters on the periphery, unsure of where they belong. We meet a Brownie troop of black girls who are confronted with a troop of white girls; a young man who goes with his father to the Million Man March and must decide where his allegiance lies; an international group of drifters in Japan, who are starving, unable to find work; a girl in a Baltimore ghetto who has dreams of the larger world she has seen only on the screens in the television store nearby, where the Lithuanian shopkeeper holds out hope for attaining his own American Dream. With penetrating insight, ZZ Packer helps us see the world with a clearer vision. Fresh, versatile, and captivating, Drinking Coffee Elsewhere is a striking and unforgettable collection, sure to stand out among the contemporary canon of fiction.


Author: Richard Russo

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307959546

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 4431

A Washington Post Notable Work of Nonfiction An NPR Best Book of 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Russo turns to memoir in this hilarious and bittersweet account of his lifelong bond with his high-strung, spirited mother—and the small town she spent her life trying to escape. Anyone familiar with Russo’s novels will recognize Gloversville—once famous for producing nine out of ten dress gloves in the United States. By the time Rick was born, ladies had stopped wearing gloves and Gloversville was on its way out. Jean Russo instilled in her son her dream of a better life elsewhere, a dream that prompted her to follow him across the country when he went to college. Their adventures and tribulations on that road trip were a preview of the hold his mother would continue to have on him as she kept trying desperately to change her life. Recounted with a clear-eyed mix of regret, nostalgia, and love, Elsewhere is a stirring tribute to the tenacious grip of the past.

Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere

Author: Westerstahl Stenport Anna Westerstahl Stenport

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 1474438083

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 416

View: 522

Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere introduces a new concept to Nordic film studies as well as to other small national, transnational and world cinema traditions. Examining overlooked 'elsewheres', the book presents Nordic cinemas as international, cosmopolitan, diasporic and geographically dispersed, from their beginnings in the early silent period to their present 21st-century dynamics. Exploring both canonical works by directors like Ingmar Bergman and Lars von Trier, as well as a wide range of unknown or overlooked narratives of movement, synthesis and resistance, the book offers a new model of inquiry into a multi-varied Scandinavian cultural lineage, and into small nation and pan-regional world cinemas.

Elsewhere #8

Author: Jay Faerber

Publisher: Image Comics


Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

View: 673

Amelia Earhart and D.B. Cooper face their moment of truth.

Elsewhere #3

Author: Jay Faerber

Publisher: Image Comics


Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

View: 9635

Amelia Earhart and her new friends seek shelter from the invading Vanthi and find it in the most unexpected place!

Elsewhere #2

Author: Jay Faerber

Publisher: Image Comics


Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

View: 3198

Amelia Earhart's adventures in a strange realm continue! All she wants to do is return homeÑbut first she must escape from a warlord's impenetrable fortress and find her missing navigator.

Elsewhere in America

Author: David Trend

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317225430

Category: Social Science

Page: 308

View: 7094

Americans think of their country as a welcoming place where everyone has equal opportunity. Yet historical baggage and anxious times can restrain these possibilities. Newcomers often find that civic belonging comes with strings attached––riddled with limitations or legally punitive rites of passage. For those already here, new challenges to civic belonging emerge on the basis of belief, behavior, or heritage. This book uses the term "elsewhere" in describing conditions that exile so many citizens to "some other place" through prejudice, competition, or discordant belief. Yet, in another way, "elsewhere" evokes an undefined "not yet" ripe with potential. In the face of America’s daunting challenges, can "elsewhere" point to optimism, hope, and common purpose? Through 12 detailed chapters, the book applies critical theory in the humanities and social sciences to examine recurring crises of social inclusion in the U.S. After two centuries of incremental "progress" in securing human dignity, today the U.S. finds itself torn by new conflicts over reproductive rights, immigration, health care, religious extremism, sexual orientation, mental illness, and fear of terrorists. Is there a way of explaining this recurring tendency of Americans to turn against each other? Elsewhere in America engages these questions, charting the ever-changing faces of difference (manifest in contested landscapes of sex and race to such areas as disability and mental health), their spectral and intersectional character (recent discourses on performativity, normativity, and queer theory), and the grounds on which categories are manifest in ideation and movement politics (metapolitics, cosmopolitanism, dismodernism).