Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change
Software development projects can be fun, productive, and even daring. Yet they can consistently deliver value to a business and remain under control.
Extreme Programming (XP) was conceived and developed to address the specific needs of software development conducted by small teams in the face of vague and changing requirements. This...
Intercultural Management: MBA Masterclass (MBA Masterclass Series)
Intercultural management is an emerging but increasingly crucial area of study. Essentially, intercultural management concerns itself with work forces that function in different cultural contexts. These differences can be either ‘external’, where an organization operates across national and ethnic cultures, or ‘internal’,...
House Cat : How to Keep Your Indoor Cat Sane and Sound Loved and worshipped, hated and feared, cats have been companions
to humanity for thousands of years.
A carnivorous mammal in the Felidae family, the cat’s evolutionary
origin is not a clear picture. The most ancient known ancestor
is an animal called Miacis, which had a slender body and short legs.
As for our...
Sacred Wells: A Study in the History, Meaning, and Mythology of Holy Wells & Waters Sacred wells are recognized around the world, in nearly every culture and in every age. Long associated with feminine, divine power they are also seen as places of healing, magick,1 wisdom and sources to the Other World. Some believe that these wells were originally created to bring the moon and its powers to the earth, at least in its reflection.... The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Or The After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane "Dr. Evans-Wentz, who literally sat at the feet of a Tibetan lama for years in order to acquire his wisdom...not only displays a deeply sympathetic interest in those esoteric doctrines so characteristic of the genius of the East, but likewise possesses the rare faculty of making them more or less intelligible to the layman."--Anthropology...
The Chimes Anon, it comes up stealthily, and creeps along the walls, seeming to read, in whispers, the Inscriptions sacred to the Dead. At some of these, it breaks out shrilly, as with laughter; and at others, moans and cries as if it were lamenting. It has a ghostly sound too, lingering within the altar; where it seems to chaunt, in its wild way, of Wrong... Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology Faith and Place takes knowledge of place as a basis for thinking about the relationship between religious belief and our embodied life.
Recent epistemology of religion has appealed to various secular analogues for religious belief - especially analogues drawn from sense perception and scientific theory construction. These approaches tend...
From Russia with Tough Love: Pavel's Kettlebell Workout for a Femme Fatale
In Russia, kettlebells have long been revered as the fitness-tool of choice for Olympic athletes, elite special forces and martial artists. The kettlebell’s ballistic movement challenges the body to achieve an unparalleled level of physical conditioning and overall strength.
But until now, the astonishing benefits of the...
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