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Copyright notice: unless otherwise stated, all covers below are credited to Suricrasia Online with the Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike license, as are the rest of the pages under this domain. Books marked as "On loan from..." with a "Donated" ribbon indicate books that others have created and sent in. Copyright/licensing for these covers belongs to those attributed. Books marked as an "epistemological donation" indicate those whose covers were created by Suricrasia Online, but whose titles/authors were created by those attributed. I.e. they came up with the idea, we did the execution.

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new! Mana Economy Engineering: An Approach to Market Creation through Practitioner Entrepreneurship

Unknown Author — Springer Interdimensional — 2015+4i

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Thaumic Resource Development

Donated ribbon On loan from Bibliothèque de L'École Polytechnique Municipale du Deuxième Point de Lagrange Pluton-Charon


Description:

A classic introduction to interdimensional thaumic resource development. Covers everything from the basic structure of interdimensional resource development, to thaumoeconomic behavior of mortals over both a mortal and more conventional timescale, to sacrifice-chain creation and management.

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Generation of Transmissible Meme Complices within Limited Character Sets

Unknown Author — Polyplanar Publishing — 2003

WARNING: This material contains a very large number of minor cognitohazards and anomalous memes. While all of them are intended as harmless examples and none are capable of causing lasting harm or serious outbreaks, reader discretion is strongly advised, especially prior to driving, operating machinery, or attending high-pressure social functions. A professionally-memescrubbed version of the text is provided along with the original, but due to the nature of the subject matter, this version is not particularly useful on its own.

Format: Publisher UTF-8 TXT
Language: English
Category: 604.223 (Technical Drawing, Hazardous Materials Technology, Groups of People)

Donated ribbon On loan from The University of Iapetus Eternal Depths Borehole Archive


Description:

Though the drastically increased commonality of UTF-8 and other broad encodings has perhaps reduced the need for limited-character-set work in 2019, this older title still sees a reference here and there whenever a textual meme needs to be delivered on a medium that supports only a limited subset of the full Unicode space. Modern readers will recall that the declassification of the Bellman-Ming algorithm in the early 2010s transformed the scene by making ASCII-only memes cheap to generate from arbitrary UTF-8 source material, rendering much of the early chapters of this book outdated. The latter sections, however, which focus on more esoteric textual encodings, are still quite up-to-date, and this book still provides a delightfully accessible entry point into textual memetic transcoding that few other sources manage to equal.

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Airborne Computronium

Sasha Linley et. al. — Dartmouth Publishing — 1999

Format: Scanned DejaVu
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Fog Computing

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Coordination Models in Swarm Hyperintelligence

Violet, Professor Emeritus, Chiroptera University — Ptreropus Technical College Library — 2019

Format: Publisher ePub
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Swarm Intelligence

Donated ribbon On loan from Ptreropus Technical College Library

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Cogitating Anomalous Language Forms

J. Grace Bookschere — Steele Polytechnic Press — 1989 (presumed)

Format: Revision-Controlled Scanned PDF
Language: English, MIX Assembly
Category: Nonfiction - Inorganic Intelligences

Donated ribbon On loan from Annabelle Brooks Metahuman Library


Description:

CALF, as it's affectionately known, is widely used as the textbook for safe memetics handling. It outlines techniques and mental structures used for reasoning about infohazardous spoken and written language without permanent mental influence. Comparing this particular book's text to controls from the same time frame reveal a few key differences: the techniques are flawed. Key steps and anchoring ideas are missing or weakened in ways that appear deliberate, and some even mention things (such as "USB cables in the back of your neck") that did not exist at the time of publication.

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Identifying with Chiropterans: A beginner's guide

Assistent Professor "Violet" — Ptreropus Technical College Library — 2019

Format: Publisher ePub
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Chiroptera Studies (Inward Directed)

Donated ribbon On loan from Ptreropus Technical College Library

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The Apollo Guidance Computer

Heather Meafield, Earl Dayles — Mantax — 1990

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Computer Consciousness (006.3)


Description:

The year is 1971. The Apollo 12 Lunar Module descends toward the moon surface, the first manned craft to perform the maneuver. Aboard are astronauts Gus Grissom and Alan Shepard, as well as the most sophisticated digital computer yet built: The Apollo Guidance Computer. Minutes before landing, a program alarm initiated by the AGC rings out inside the cockpit. But this alarm did not signal an error, fault, or warning. Instead, it triggered a sequence of events still shrouded in mystery today.

Heather Meafield and Earl Dayles, both alumni of the Caltech Spaceflight Laboratory and equally instrumental in the design of the AGC, introduce and examine the theories and implications of the Moonbeam anomaly. Incorporating recently declassified data, the pair draw parallels between Moonbeam and a variety of other well-studied computer consciousness incidents. These include the 1970 PDP-11 transmogrification events, the Soviet schema bomb, and the disappearance of Konrad Zuse.

The Apollo Guidance Computer will be of special interest to those who have studied the Apollo missions in depth, but it is also accessible to readers within the field of computer consciousness.

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Pointillism And Its Applications

G. Appasami, M.A., M.E.A., M.Phil., M.Tech. (Ph.D.) — Sarumathi Publications — 2006

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Applied Aesthetics (756.4)

Donated ribbon On loan from Brockleport County Community College


Description:

Pointillism And Its Applications provides in-depth coverage of stippling, simultaneous contrast, dot-rhythm, and chromatic harmonies, along with some of the more interesting pointillist and divisionist topics, design constructions, and colorspace topographies. Requiring only a foundation in color theory, this text is designed for the sophomore/junior level introduction to pointillism taken by students preparing for future coursework in areas such as chromotopy, mass communication, and industrial design.

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Care and Feeding of Infovorous Pets

Sariah Reaver — Transcorporeal Publishing Federation — 2010

WARNING: This item is understood to be completely suffused with a highly advanced Type 9Z-Black Indelible Memetic Binding Complex which prevents, halts and reverses all currently-known means of forgetting or expunging its contents from the memory of a sentient mind. Refer to the Containment and Handling Manual supplied with the item for pointers on responsible reading.

Format: Publisher ePub
Language: English
Category: Instructional - Pet Care

Donated ribbon On loan from The University of Iapetus Eternal Depths Borehole Archive


Description:

This book, written by the legendary Sariah Reaver, is one of the only books on infovorous entities currently known to the archival world. While framed as a pet care manual, the text has mainly seen use in the field of cryptozoology, where it is widely considered the de-facto standard resource on infovory. Few, if any, actual keepers of infovorous entities - either in a personal or scientific context - are known, making the original intended audience of this work something of a mystery.

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Recursive Semiotics (243rd Edition)

Douglas D. D. B. Bradford — Inductive Publications — 2019

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English/Pictograms
Category: Nonfiction - Atypical Language (416.221), Memetic Engineering (626.702)

Donated ribbon On loan from The University of Iapetus Eternal Depths Borehole Archive


Description:

This book is considered by many universities to be one of the most approachable and easily-understood introductory works on the subject of recursive semiotics, and finds use in many an undergraduate classroom here on the University of Iapetus. Although RS is a subfield notorious for advancing with breakneck speed, even slightly outdated versions of this book, such as this one, can be indispensible as a starting point for anyone working towards a career in the incredibly fast-growing field of memetic engineering.

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How To Tell Your Family That You Accidentally The Computer

Adam J Stephens — Peopleware Press — 1988 (Timeline K-88-SOULCRASH)

Format: DejaVu
Language: English
Category: Software Manuals

A generous epistemological donation from @sc@chitter.xyz

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ANSI Escape Sequences: Your Guide to Making a Safe and Expedient Exit From Working at One of America’s Most Prominent Standards Bodies

Unknown/Anonymous — Unsuspecting Press Inc. — 2013

Format: RFC TXT
Language: English
Category: Self-Help/Coping Strategies

Donated ribbon On loan from The University of Iapetus Eternal Depths Borehole Archive


Description:

Working at a globally-known standards body is hard enough, but even the most grueling labor is often almost trivial compared to the tribulations associated with leaving the standards industry. Written by an anonymous and as-yet unknown former employee of the American National Standards Institute, this harrowing first-hand account of the conditions and culture within the organization provides an important entry point for those tackling the problem of leaving a standards-making position for the first time.

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Identity Hashing and its Applications for Stateless Autonaming of Nodes in Type-G & Type-F Collective Cognitosystems

Janelles C. Argus — Stochastic House Books — 1986

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Systems (003.119), Subconscious/Altered-State Processes (154.218)

Donated ribbon On loan from The University of Iapetus Eternal Depths Borehole Archive


Description:

One of Janelles C. Argus’ later works, this book provides a very deep dive into a scheme for configuring individual names within a hive-mind/collective-intelligent system. The methods the authors describe are now widely held to be the global standard for collective name configuration, and this book is considered by many to be one of the foundational works in the field of stateless autoconfiguration - a field that has since branched well beyond pluropsychology.

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new! Remote Transformations with PyTransform and TFoIP

Frinkel Raccoon — Changeling Press — 2035

Format: PDF
Language: English, Python 7
Category: Programming, Transformative Literature

Donated ribbon On loan from Frinkel's Totally-Not-Ripped-From-#bookz Repository

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"Über die Theorie der Bidirektionale Phrenobildung" (1st. Edition)

Rilas Szepsky, Anton Quatsch — Ritter — 1982

CAUTION: While this book does not itself contain any anomalous properties, it describes dangerous and invasive scientific procedures which should not be emulated, and is to be read critically, not as an accurate neurological text.

Format: Paperback
Language: German
Category: Nonfiction - Psychogeography (991.99)

Donated ribbon Currently held at the James Pademelon Library

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Xenodiplomacy 101: Gravity Etiquette

Elo Neto, Friend of Warm Rocks — Karmen-Taylor Consulting — 2079

Format: Publisher ePub
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction: Diplomacy, Offworld Societies

A generous epistemological donation from @garbados@toot.cat

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Home-Farmed and Wild-Caught Emojos: A Complete Guide To The Amateur Breeder

Holly Trainstead — Half Bucket Press — 2018

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Emojo Husbandry

Donated ribbon On loan from the Mutant Emoji Corp. Reading Room

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Precheshunds, Himmelmaskar, Lautstarkose - Essentials

Karmony Rode — Karmony Publishing — c1888

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Cryptids

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The Angelic Compendium - Volume 3

Editors — The Holy Pages — March 2018

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Directories

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AV美少女戦士: A Strategy Guide

Unknown — Unknown — Janurary [sic] 1995

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: Japanese
Category: Nonfiction - Video Games (794.8)

Donated ribbon On loan from No Books Deserted Library


Description:

A strategy guide for a fighting(?) game(?). Most of this book is incomprehensible and does not seem like it has advice that would apply to such a game, or, for that matter, any game.

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Existential Eschatology: A Raspberry Pi Approach (Ninety-Seventh Edition)

Amélie Cordier and Jana Birschbach — Pearson - McGraw Hill — January 2010

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Applied Physics (621.223), Data Processing & Computer Science (004.411)

Donated ribbon On loan from The University of Iapetus Eternal Depths Borehole Archive


Description:

Existential Eschatology: A Raspberry Pi Approach is the definitive guide for those interested in the eschatological applications of the world's best-known single-board computer. Cordier and Birschbach are well-known for their physically-unforgettable writing style, and the latest edition of their book sees frequent use in undergraduate practical eschatology courses worldwide. This copy is in mint condition and includes the controversial eighth chapter, banned for reprint in the US.

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Voidbeast for Beginners: Become Your Best Planet-Devouring Self, Today!

░░░░░░░ ░░░░░░░ — University of New Florida Press — Eternal September 1997

Format: TXT File
Language: English (Standardized Hellzone Dialect)
Category: Nonfiction - Cosmic Horror Self Help, Memetic Pathogens

Donated ribbon On loan from The Garden


Donor message:

"I would like to submit a book for your libraries. It's a self-help book I found floating around the web a few years back, focused on finding latent eldritch horrors and inspiring them to be their best selves. I've heard that if someone with voidbeast blood reads the entire book, will become a planet-devouring cosmic horror, though I haven't read through to the end to find out if the rumors are true. Might be good to put a memetic pathogen warning on it in any case."

This title has been scanned with Septagram NetCleaner® 2004 and has returned negative for cognitohazards, infohazards, aurahazards, and host-damaging self-propagating agents. Voidhazard testing was not performed. Consume at your own risk.

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State Free Computing

The Citizens of the IRV Liberation — IRV Liberation Press — May 2088

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Mind Uploading, Political Ideology, Maritime Law


Description:

Written in collaboration with all 10,193 digital inhabitants of the IRV Liberation, State Free Computing tells the story of the Liberation's inception, construction, and fight to be recognized as one of the world's first self-registered vessels. By virtue of democratic authorship, State Free Computing represents a complete and unabridged history, documenting the perspectives and accounts of each collaborator in their own words.

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Squobits: A Comprehensive Guide

Maple Syrup — O'Reilly — April 2018

Format: Publisher ePub
Language: English
Category: Animal/Robot Caretaking

Donated ribbon On loan from The Computer Fairies Reading Room

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Windows 2000 for Agents of Hell

The United Vassals of the Kingdom of Hell — Dartmouth Publishing — Undated

WARNING: This item contains payload instabilities consistent with a TYPE 6 AURAHAZARD. Handling of this item is highly discouraged without appropriate diplomatic charters.

Format: Publisher ePub
Language: English / Latin
Category: Systems Administration (006.30)

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Experimenting with Relativistic Effects in the Bedroom

Dr. Melissa Corey, Dr. Alison Clarke — Dartmouth Publishing — October 1988

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Instructional, General Relativity


Description:

Written by one of the world's leading researchers, this unique book is devoted to spicing up your intimate relationships with the exploration of relativistic theory. Based firmly in the formalism of Einstein's general relativity, Dr. Melissa Corey discusses the use of safe words with time dilation, bondage with world lines, exhibitionism with Terrell rotation, and so much more.

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The Benefits of Being Slime

@tom@slime.global — O'Reilly — February 2018

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Systems Administration (006.30)

Donated ribbon On loan from Global Slime Industries

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Under The Dimming Sun

South Seven — 2000

Format: ISO Disk Image
Language: English
Category: Multimedia Entertainment - PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo

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Jupiter's Preference: Computation of Decision Utilities for Celestial Bodies from Orbital Statistics

Christine Lorenz, Richard Charmichael — Monographs in Game-Theoretic Astrology — November 1997 (out of print)

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Game Theory (519.32), Astrology (133.5)

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Detection Of Malicious Bytecode With High-Frequency Register-Level Tarotology

Amelia Frost et al. — Springer — December 2006

Format: ePub2
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Applied Witchcraft (689.9), Computer Security (005.8)


Description:

Conceptual and precise, Amelia Frost et al. bring together microarchitecture and major arcana in a clear, understandable framework. The text presents fundamental concepts and foundational techniques, associations behind the hierarchy of the cards and the correspondences between the suits, and presents four case-studies—both academic and commercial—of the implementation of hardware malice recognition at various caching levels. Theoreticians and practitioners alike will find this text of interest.

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Genders & Partners From A Homotopical Viewpoint : 8 Tapes

Unattributed; Asher Marton — Unattributed — August 1st 2006

Format: MP3
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Gender and Sexuality, Mathematics - Homotopy, Audiobook

Donated ribbon On loan from Brockleport County Library

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Design of Low-Bandwidth Civilian Housing Resistant Against ISO-993182 Class 8 Fast-Spreading Reactionary/Adversarial Memetic Pathogens

Unattributed — Dartmouth Publishing — October 2011

Format: ePub3
Language: English
Category: Uncategorized

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Guided Evolution Herbology

Penelope Hartfire, Jules Clayton — Springer — May 1998

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Applied Witchcraft (689.9)

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Ethical Calculus on the Astral Manifold

Alexis Miller — Chapman & Hall — October 2024

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Ethical Calculus (511.832), Astromagy (523.51)


Description:

This book is intended as a text for a second or third level undergraduate course in introductory ethical calculus or morality science. Ethical Calculus on the Astral Manifold demonstrates foundational concepts of ZFC+DMR axiomatic moral theory in particularly novel ways. Join an autonomous car as it journeys across the utility isosurface, restricted in phase-space by the physical constraints of spacetime. Follow the thought processes of the man at the lever in the modified manifold trolley problem. Watch as a eigenmoses maximizer behaves in a simulated environment, following an instinct one might find very familiar. These are just a few of many case studies presented, analyzed in detail in a manner both interesting, easy to read, and highly informative. Freshman knowledge of real analytical techniques is recommended but not necessarily required.

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"Über die Theorie der Bidirektionelle-Brenobilang" (8th. Edition)

Rilas Szepsky, Anton Quatsch — ??? — April 25th, ????

WARNING: This file is a known cognitohazard, essohazard, potential aurahazard, and its effects on human neurological architecture are extensively documented (refer to the the corresponding Subject Object Index document.) While this file is constantly being scrubbed and re-uploaded, a number of memetic agents and hazards of all kinds may still exist within it. It is to be opened at your own risk. Suricrasia Online does not accept responsibility for any anomalous effects that the text induces in its readers, and urges all complaints to be directed to the Suspect Objects department of the Midcoast University, NSW, Australia.

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: German
Category: Nonfiction - Psychogeography (991.99)

Donated ribbon On loan from the Dragan Potezi-Universität-Institutsbibliothek

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The 🝳 Programming Language

Brian W. Kerning et al. — Prentice Hall — ???

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Programming (203.42)

Donated ribbon On loan from Jom Hommer Memorial Library and Interactive Arts Centre

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[untranslated]

Shelley Powers — O'Reilly — ???

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: Runes
Category: Nonfiction - Systems Administration (006.30), Programming (203.42)

Donated ribbon On loan from No Books Deserted Library

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"I Drew This For You" - An Artistic Analysis of the Images in SETI's Starbleed Signal

Anna Lowell-Kapdon — ??? — ???

Format: Scanned DjVu
Language: English
Category: ???

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Wireplay for Humans

Mona Lisa Diode Eyes — Self Published — 2016

Format: ePub3
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Wireplay, Circuit Bending (306.770)

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Eigen-Ghosts: Mathematical, Physical, and Psychological Explanations for the Paranormal

Dr. Arthur Pindelski — CRC Press — March 2014

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Apparition / Ghosts (133.10)

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Is This Home?

??? — ??? — ???

NOTICE: A recent audit has found this item to contain a Class 2 Reactionary/Defensive Memetic Pathogen which has since been disabled with Septagram NetCleaner® 2004. If you have downloaded this work in the past, DO NOT LOOK AT THE MOON.

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: ???

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Introduction to Precognant Scheduling

Dr. Shelley T.C. Lovelace — World Scientific — September 1992

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Unix Scheduling (005.43)

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Improving Authenticity of Doctored Images with JPEG Compression Artifacts

Vincent de Rouisers et al. — Redmond Series — July 2001

Format: Scanned PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Digital Forensics (005.86)

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Remote Viewing of Near Earth Objects

Kaluse P. Pheobe, Shelley V. Wolf — Springer — 2009 (out of print)

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Astromagy (523.51)

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Leveraging Unbreakable Curses for Long Term Data Storage

Shelley V. Wolf, Zaria T.T. Grimsbane — Springer — 2011 (out of print)

Format: Publisher PDF
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Applied Witchcraft (689.9), Database Theory (005.7401)

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Stationary Points in the Space of Chess Variants And Other Anomalies

Victoria Gonzalez — Self-published — October 2007

Format: ePub3
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - Game Theory (519.32)

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Bepis: The Missing Manual

Unattributed — O'Reilly — 2005

Format: MOBI
Language: English
Category: Nonfiction - ???

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The Story of an Unidentified Object That Wasn't

Unattributed - Unpublished - Date Absent

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Description:

The Story of an Unidentified Object That Wasn't will not be an easy read. While there are several accounts of the object, including eyewitness accounts and interviews with eyewitnesses, most of what we know about the object comes from