Der erste digitale Weltkrieg

Author: Mark Bowden

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827075203

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 9724

Dass Cyberverbrechen und Cyberwar keine bloß virtuellen Gefahren mehr sind, sickert erst allmählich ins öffentliche und politische Bewusstsein. Als der Computerwurm »Conficker« im November 2008 auf die Welt losgelassen wurde, infizierte er binnen weniger Wochen Millionen von Computern weltweit. War er in ein System eingedrungen, konnte er dieses mit anderen verbinden und so ein Netzwerk bilden, das sich von außen kontrollieren ließ. Ein solch großes Botnetz ist theoretisch in der Lage, sämtliche Computernetzwerke zu überwältigen, ohne die heute unsere Banken, Telefone, Kraftwerke oder Flughäfen, ja sogar das Internet selbst kollabieren würden - mit unabsehbaren Folgen. War »Conficker« nur das Werkzeug von Cyberkriminellen oder gar eine reale militärische Waffe mit so nie dagewesenem Zerstörungspotenzial? Mark Bowden erzählt, wie in einem dramatischen Wettlauf Computerexperten alles daransetzen, den brandgefährlichen Wurm auszuschalten. Packend beschreibt er einen nach wie vor völlig unterschätzten Krieg, der buchstäblich unter unseren Fingerspitzen auf der Tastatur ausgefochten wird.

Cry of the Worm

Author: Wayne Truman,Tomoko Saito

Publisher: Dark Horse Manga


Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 176

View: 2143

Manji, a ronin warrior of feudal Japan, has been cursed with immortality and to rid his eternal suffering and lift the curse, he must slay one thousand enemies, and his quest begins with a young girl who seeks revenge on her parents' killers.

Worm Work

Recasting Romanticism

Author: Janelle A. Schwartz

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 0816673217

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 277

View: 7803

Worms. Natural history is riddled with them. Literature is crawling with them. From antiquity to today, the ubiquitous and multiform worm provokes an immediate discomfort and unconscious distancing: it remains us against them in anthropocentric anxiety. So there is always something muddled, or dirty, or even offensive when talking about worms. Rehabilitating the lowly worm into a powerful aesthetic trope, Janelle A. Schwartz proposes a new framework for understanding such a strangely animate nature. Worms, she declares, are the very matter with which the Romantics rethought the relationship between a material world in constant flux and the human mind working to understand it. Worm Work studies the lesser-known natural historical records of Abraham Trembley and his contemporaries and the familiar works of Erasmus Darwin, Charles Darwin, William Blake, Mary Shelley, and John Keats, to expose the worm as an organism that is not only reviled as a taxonomic terror but revered as a sign of great order in nature as well as narrative. This book traces a pattern of cultural production, a vermiculture that is as transformative of matter as it is of mind. It distinguishes decay or division as positive processes in Romantic era writings, compounded by generation or renewal and used to represent the biocentric, complex structuring of organicism. Offering the worm as an archetypal figure through which to recast the evolution of a literary order alongside questions of taxonomy from 1740 to 1820 and on, Schwartz unearths Romanticism as a rich humus of natural historical investigation and literary creation.

The Worm Book

The Complete Guide to Gardening and Composting with Worms

Author: Loren Nancarrow,Janet Hogan Taylor

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0307789543

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 9098

Worms are the latest (as well as, of course, perhaps the oldest!) trend in earth-friendly gardening, and in this handy guide, the authors of DEAD SNAILS LEAVE NO TRAILS demystify the world of worm wrangling, with everything you need to know to build your own worm bin, make your garden worm-friendly, pamper your soil, and much much more. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Seeking the Worm

Author: Weem Whitaker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192750693

Category: Children's stories

Page: 165

View: 8858

David and Charlotte are so disappointed with the ending of their book that, with the help of an old alchemy set, they jump right into the world in their book. But things in the fantasy world aren't quite as they were in the story and the children find themselves helping the prince to rescuehis princess - even though they must fight off the water sprites and get to the House at the Eye of the Storm, which is guarded by the evil worm. This exciting fantasy story should appeal to readers of such authors as Philip Pullman and Susan Cooper.

The Rainbow and the Worm

The Physics of Organisms

Author: Mae-Wan Ho

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812832599

Category: Science

Page: 380

View: 347

This highly unusual book began as a serious inquiry into Schr”dinger's question, ?What is life??, and as a celebration of life itself. It takes the reader on a voyage of discovery through many areas of contemporary physics, from non-equilibrium thermodynamics and quantum optics to liquid crystals and fractals, all necessary for illuminating the problem of life. In the process, the reader is treated to a rare and exquisite view of the organism, gaining novel insights not only into the physics, but also into ?the poetry and meaning of being alive.?This much-enlarged third edition includes new findings on the central role of biological water in organizing living processes; it also completes the author's novel theory of the organism and its applications in ecology, physiology and brain science.

Gear Design Simplified

Author: Franklin Day Jones,Henry H. Ryffel

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831111595

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 151

View: 9014

Diagrams, formulas, and text provide guidelines in problems involving the basic types of gears

In the Beginning Was the Worm

Finding the Secrets of Life in a Tiny Hermaphrodite

Author: Andrew Brown

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743415981

Category: DNA.

Page: 244

View: 9313

The fascinating story of the quest to decode how a creature works in its entirety. A tiny transparent nematode worm only half a millimeter long has been the subject of intensive study by a select group of biologists since the early 1960s culminating in the award of the 2002 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine to the main protagonists. The voyage of discovery has been arguably one of the most important quests in modern biology and has stimulated much of modern thinking about genetics, development and neurobiology.

Der Stadt Worm[b]s Reformation

Auch enderung vnnd mehrung etlicher darinnen verleybter Gesetze ...

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



Page: 334

View: 6772



Author: Tim Curran

Publisher: Crossroad Press


Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 7475

On Pine Street, the houses begin to shake. The earth begins to move. The streets crack open and yards split asunder…and rising from subterranean depths far below, a viscid black muck bubbles up and floods the neighborhood. In it are a ravenous army of gigantic worms seeking human flesh. They wash into houses, they come up through the sewers, through plumbing, filling toilets and tubs, seeking human prey. Cut off from the rest of the town, the people of Pine Street must wage a war of survival or they'll never see morning. As bad as the worms are, there's something worse—and far larger—waiting to emerge.

Room 13 And Inside The Worm

Author: Robert Swindells

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448100267

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

View: 6758

ROOM 13 Somebody was in there. Somebody - or some thing. There is no room thirteen in the creepy Crow's Nest Hotel, where Fliss and her friends are staying on a school trip. Or is there? For at the stroke of midnight, something peculiar happens to the door of the linen cupboard next to room twelve. And something is happening to Ellie-May Sunderland, too - something very sinister. INSIDE THE WORM The worm was close now. So close Fliss could smell the putrid stench of its breath. Its slavering jaws gaped to engulf her. Everyone in Elsworth knows the local legend about the monstrous worm - or dragon - that once terrorised the village. But it never really happened. Or did it? For when Fliss and her friends are chosen to re-enact the legend for the village Festival, the four who are to play the part of the worm dance as one across the ground. They are the worm. And Fliss begins to feel real fear. Somehow the worm itself is returning - with a thousand-year hunger in its belly, and a burning desire for vengeance.

The Theory and Practice of Worm Gear Drives

Author: Ilés Dudás

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0080542743

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 2545

Worm gears are special gears that resemble screws, and can be used to drive other gears. Worm gears, enable two non-touching shafts in a machine to mesh (join) together. This publication, unique in that it combines both theoretical and practical design aspects, including the latest results of research and development, provides detailed treatment of the theory and production of worm drives, as well as the overarching subject of production geometry of helicoidal surfaces. Included are mathematical models for a number of practical applications; a description of dressing equipment required; treatment of inspection and measurement; the use of intelligent systems; worm gearing for power transmission; selection criteria. · Covers theory and practice of the production and use of these common machine elements · Ideal for researchers and engineers dealing with mechanical drives, gears and manufacturing · The first single volume text in this diverse field


Author: Jill Bailey

Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library

ISBN: 9781403483034

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 2329

A simple introduction to the physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, predators, habitat, and lifespan of worms.

Yuck's Pet Worm

Author: Matt and Dave

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 144248151X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 6711

Yuck is the master of all things disgusting in these two tales—especially when he adds a squirmy pet and some gross-out tricks to the mix. In “Yuck’s Pet Worm,” Yuck has a new pet—a worm called Fang. “Worms are disgusting!” his sister Polly says. “You can’t have a worm in the house!” Mom says. But Yuck thinks worms are awesome! But when he trains Fang to do disgusting tricks, things start to wiggle out of control…. In “Yuck’s Rotten Joke,” Polly’s report card is full of stars for good behavior, while Yuck doesn’t have any. He needs to score some by the end of the week, or he’ll be in BIG TROUBLE. Using his collection of practical jokes—from itching powder to Dogididapoo—can Yuck make sure he has the last laugh?

Diary of a Worm

Author: Doreen Cronin

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780060001506

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 3801

One small worm . one big world! This is the diary . of a worm. This worm lives with his parents, plays with his friends, and even goes to school. But unlike you or me, he never has to take a bath, he gets to eat his homework, and because he doesn't have legs, he just can't do the hokey pokey – no matter how hard he tries. This hysterical picture book by New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin and New York Times bestselling illustrator Harry Bliss tells the daily doings of a small worm in a gigantic worm world. Ages 4–8

Yellow Jack and the Worm

British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Author: Duncan Crewe

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

ISBN: 0853232679

Category: History

Page: 321

View: 2962

Between 1739 and 1742, Britain’s major war effort against Spain was concentrated in the Caribbean. This book sets out to examine the problems involved in operating and administering the overseas naval bases at the heart of this effort. Drawing largely on unpublished archive material, it paints a detailed picture of the organization and development of the yard facilities at Jamaica and English Harbor, as well as examining the problems of manning and supplying the ships stationed there. Making extensive use of ships’ muster books, the author provides for the first time a quantitative assessment of the problems of sickness and desertion facing the commanders in the West Indies. The title of this book is taken from the two most common diseases suffered by the men stationed in the Caribbean.