The Connected Family

A Smorgasbord of Fun, Easy and Practical Ways to Connect with Your Family
Author: Dave Arp,Claudia Arp
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1582294321
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 111
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The authors provide a smorgasbord of fun, easy and practical ways for readersto connect with their families.

The Connected Family

Bridging the Digital Generation Gap
Author: Seymour Papert
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 9781563523359
Category: Computers
Page: 211
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Discusses the advantages and pitfalls of using computers in childhood education, and suggests ways parents can help children who are more computer-literate than they

How to Grow a Connected Family


Author: James Jackson,Lynne Jackson
Publisher: Redemption Press
ISBN: 1632320134
Category: Religion
Page: 267
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“A must read! I wish I’d had this book when I was a young parent.” Roger Palms, author of fourteen books, and twenty-two years as editor of Billy Graham’s DECISION magazine "I am recommending that Jim & Lynne's teaching be embraced by our denomination as core teaching for parents." Greg Braly, Director of Evangelical Free Church of America’s Family and Children’s Ministries “This material is brilliant! It equips parents with a concrete, easy to learn framework for flexible, creative parenting. What a spiritually smart system! Jim and Lynne’s practicality and authenticity simply ooze of God’s grace." Charlene Ann Baumbich, well-known speaker and author of twelve books “I truly believe that I have never read anything by anyone that so thoughtfully melds solid scriptural doctrine with sound psychological principles. This is a resource of pure parenting and teaching gold.” Warren Watson, Clinical Psychology Director If you desire to have a strong, connected family, grounded in Biblical principles for thriving in today’s challenging world, this book is for you! How to Grow a Connected Family teaches four compelling principles that become a guide for life and relationships. These simple but profound ideas will fuel authentic love and faith at home and beyond. Through real life stories, engaging teaching, and reflective questions, you will learn to: Be peaceful and wiser for the challenges of parenting. Keep your love and God’s love for your children alive in their hearts. Integrate Biblical teaching in every day life, and effectively train your children in respect, responsibility, faith, and a sense of calling. Discipline in ways that strengthen your children’s character and relationships. Families that learn these principles find more joy and peace at home, AND they contagiously share their love with the world around them! James Jackson is a twenty-two year ministry professional with a focus on high-risk children, youth and their families. Lynne Jackson, OTR/L is a therapist specializing in children with sensory and behavioral challenges. As co-founders of the ministry Connected Families™ they coach parents, teach classes and seminars, and partner with churches and community organizations to strengthen families. The Jackson family includes three lively high school and college age children who have thoroughly field tested their parents’ ideas about parenting.

The Connected Apple Family

Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV
Author: Jeff Carlson,Dan Moren
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0134036301
Category: Computers
Page: 240
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Most of us know how to use an iPhone for some activities and a Mac for others, but the experience is much richer when our Apple products work together. Bypass the frustration of wrangling separate devices and tap into Apple’s hardware and software ecosystem. From streaming movies across devices to sharing music, apps, and calendars between friends and family members, Apple’s products are designed to work together, to your and your family’s benefit. Jeff and Dan show you how to Set up Family Sharing and designate a Family Organizer Share music, movies, and apps among family members Manage passwords and stay safe, including tips on creating good passwords and using Touch ID Share essential information, including calendars, contacts, reminders, maps, and files Control a family member’s screen remotely for easier longdistance troubleshooting Back up your irreplaceable data, whether it’s on iOS devices (iCloud and iTunes) or your Mac (Time Machine) Be smart (and safe!) and create a bootable Mac backup Welcome the newest member of the Apple family, the Apple Watch, and learn how it will extend your current devices Packed with full-color images and step-by-step instructions, this invaluable guide will quickly help you get Apple devices and apps working to their full potential for your family.

The Connected Home: The Future of Domestic Life


Author: Richard Harper
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0857294768
Category: Computers
Page: 305
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The title of this new book: “The Connected Home” reflects the move away from the idea that smart homes would alter the lives of those living in them by providing technologies to take over tasks that were previously the responsibility of the householder, such as managing entertainment, education – and even eating! Up until around 10 years ago this view was commonplace but time has shown that the technologies to support a smart home have not developed in such a way as to support this premise. Instead, what people do in their homes has moved the concept of a smart home into that of the ‘connected home’. The rise of on-line games technologies, video connections via Skype, social networking, internet browsing etc are now an integral part of the home environment and have had a significant effect on the home. The contributors to this exciting new book consider and discuss the effects and ramifications of the connected home from a variety of viewpoints: an examination of the take-up of personal computers and the Internet in domestic situations; an analysis of the changing intersection of technology and human habits in the connected home; the impact of gaming, texting, e-book readers, tablets and other devices and their effect on the social conditions of a household; the relationship between digital messaging applications and real geography; and an overview of how sensing technologies for the smart home might evolve (lightweight medical technologies for example). The book culminates by addressing unfinished ambitions from the smart home agenda, the factors that have prevented their realisation, and addresses the need for extending research into the area.

Families at Play

Connecting and Learning Through Video Games
Author: Sinem Siyahhan,Elisabeth Gee
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262037467
Category: Computers
Page: 216
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A new perspective on games and families -- Strengthening family relations -- Family learning and video games -- Understanding oneself, each other, and the world -- Developing a learning culture through gaming -- Designing for intergenerational play

Russell's Unknown Logicism

A Study in the History and Philosophy of Mathematics
Author: Sebastien Gandon
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230576990
Category: Mathematics
Page: 263
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One hundred years ago, Russell and Whitehead published their epoch-making Principia Mathematica (PM), which was initially conceived as the second volume of Russell's Principles of Mathematics (PoM) that had appeared ten years before. No other works can be credited to have had such an impact on the development of logic and on philosophy in the twentieth century. However, until now, scholars only focused on the first parts of the books – that is, on Russell's and Whitehead's theory of logic, set-theory and arithmetic. Sebastien Gandon aims at reversing the perspective. His goal is to give a picture of Russell's logicism based on a detailed reading of the developments dealing with advanced mathematics - namely projective geometry and the theory of quantity. This book is not only the first study ever made of the 'later' portions of PoM and PM, it also shows how this shift of perspective compels us to change our view of the logicist program taken as a whole.

Designing Families

The Search for Self and Community in the Information Age
Author: John Scanzoni
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452262616
Category: Social Science
Page: 288
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Designing Families is a thought-provoking examination of the challenges facing the nuclear family as it enters the new millenium. John Scanzoni sets the issue of change in families in aN historical and cross-cultural perspective tracing the development of the family from the Agricultural Age to the Information Age.

How to Grow a Connected Family

With Contagious Love and Faith!
Author: James and Lynne Jackson
Publisher: Pleasant Word
ISBN: 9781414122601
Category: Religion
Page: 276
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This book will change your view of parenting! Its four compelling biblical principles teach a profound new approach to your kids’ challenges. You’ll learn to confidently guide their unique paths in today’s tumultuous world.

What Your Child Needs from You

Creating a Connected Family
Author: Justin Coulson
Publisher: Australian Council for Educational
ISBN: 9781742860435
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 77
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What Your Child Needs From You is a book for busy parents who need some simple, practical hints to make parenting easier.

Future Interaction Design


Author: A. Pirhonen,H. Isomäki,C. Roast,P. Saariluoma
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781852337919
Category: Computers
Page: 216
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The perspectives and techniques used in human-computer interaction design, practice and research are broadening. This book looks at emerging approaches which are likely to contribute to the discipline in near future. The emphasis is on the social, cognitive, emotional, creative and active dimensions of the human actor. The underlying idea is that human character rather than technology should determine the nature of interaction. The concept of "interaction design" covers this broader range of concerns relevant to enabling quality design. Each chapter emphasizes alternative perspectives on interaction and new concepts to help researchers and practitioners relate to alternative design approaches and opportunities. Many of these new elements can be found to be successful and established in other fields, such as information systems development and industrial design. This volume will be of considerable value to those seeking innovative and developing perspectives upon both designing and ensuring effective interaction between humans and technology.

The Connected Father

Understanding Your Unique Role and Responsibilities during Your Child's Adolescence
Author: Carl E. Pickhardt, Ph.D.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780230604414
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 240
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Parenting Expert Carl Pickhardt Shows How the Bonds Between Fathers and Teens Can Be Strengthened Many fathers feel unprepared for their child's adolescence, in their denial, often times preferring to believe that it will only happen to other people's children. In this sensitive and forthright book, Carl Pickhardt stresses that fathers need to become informed about changes and challenges that normally unfold. Helping caring fathers navigate the four crucial and often perplexing stages of adolescence, The Connected Father describes: * how fathers can learn to be better listeners * why they have trouble communicating and what to do about it * different emotional changes between mid- and late-adolescence * how to encourage independence while setting limits * how fathers can talk to teens about drugs, sex, the internet, relationships, and more

Lady Bird

A Biography of Mrs. Johnson
Author: Jan Jarboe Russell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501106996
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 352
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A revealing biography of Lady Bird Johnson with startling new insights into her marriage to Lyndon Baines Johnson and her unexpectedly strong impact on his presidency. Long obscured by her husband's shadow, Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson emerges in this first comprehensive biography as a figure of surprising influence and the centering force for LBJ, a man who suffered from extreme mood swings and desperately needed someone to help control his darker impulses. Expertly researched and written, Lady Bird draws from rare conversations with the former First Lady and from interviews with key members of Johnson's inner circle of friends, family, and advisers. With chapters such as "Motherless Child," "A Ten-Week Affair," and "LBJ's Midlife Crisis," Lady Bird sheds new light on Mrs. Johnson's childhood, on her amazing acumen as a businesswoman, and on the central role she played in her husband's life and political career. A vital link to the Kennedys during LBJ's uneasy tenure as vice president and a voice of conscience on civil rights, Lady Bird is portrayed here as a political force, strikingly different from the somewhat minor figure depicted in previous works on LBJ. Especially fascinating today, in light of the enormous attention now focused on the private lives of our leaders, are the personal details about her marriage to a man whose extramarital affairs were widely discussed. In this intimate portrait, Russell shows us the private Lady Bird -- not only a passionate conservationist but a remarkable woman who greatly influenced her husband, his administration, and the country.

Principia Mathematica


Author: Alfred North Whitehead,Bertrand Russell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521067911
Category: Mathematics
Page: 1907
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Principia Mathematica was first published in 1910-13; this is the ninth impression of the second edition of 1925-7. The Principia has long been recognised as one of the intellectual landmarks of the century. It was the first book to show clearly the close relationship between mathematics and formal logic. Starting from a minimal number of axioms, Whitehead and Russell display the structure of both kinds of thought. No other book has had such an influence on the subsequent history of mathematical philosophy.

Preacher and the Bear

Exploring Evangelism's Forgotten Frontier
Author: B. Stanley Tieszen
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449775055
Category: Religion
Page: 128
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It is often the case that many who want to spiritually affect their circles of influence simply lack the tools necessary to do so. As a result, many faithful Christians fail to consider this biblical mandate. Through the use of Scripture and illustration, Preacher and the Bear will enable the follower to live more aware of God-appointed opportunities, to see who their real audiences are, and know how they might be more effective among them. Preacher and the Bear encourages a respectful investment into the lives of others who curiously and cautiously seek us out. In quiet and sensitive cooperation with the Holy Spirit, relationships are born, and God is pleased to work in that environment. Moreover, as the soil of our own hearts is conditioned, it affects the entire landscape of our experience. Through engaging narrative and thought-provoking ideas, Preacher and the Bear will empower individuals to reconsider what they think about evangelism and how they might more effectively engage the communities God places them in.

Growing Up Online

Young People and Digital Technologies
Author: S. Weber,S. Dixon
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230607012
Category: Social Science
Page: 272
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In this cutting-edge anthology, contributors examine the diverse ways in which girls and young women across a variety of ethnic, socio-economic, and national backgounds use digital technology in their everyday lives. They explore identity development, how young women interact with technology, and how race, class, and identity influence game play.

Doing Family Photography

The Domestic, The Public and The Politics of Sentiment
Author: Professor Gillian Rose
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409488535
Category: Science
Page: 166
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Family photography, a ubiquitous domestic tradition in the developed world, is now more popular than ever thanks to the development of digital photography. Once uploaded to PCs and other gadgets, photographs may be stored, deleted, put in albums, sent to relatives and friends, retouched, or put on display. Moreover, in recent years family photographs are more frequently appearing in public media: on posters, in newspapers and on the Internet, particularly in the wake of disasters like 9/11, and in cases of missing children. Here, case study material drawn from the UK offers a deeper understanding of both domestic family photographs and their public display. Recent work in material culture studies, geography, and anthropology is used to approach photographs as objects embedded in social practices, which produce specific social positions, relations and effects. Also explored are the complex economies of gifting and exchange amongst families, and the rich geographies of domestic and public spaces into which family photography offers an insight.

The NewMediaReader


Author: Noah Wardrip-Fruin
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262232272
Category: Social Science
Page: 823
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A sourcebook of historical written texts, video documentation, and working programs that form the foundation of new media. This reader collects the texts, videos, and computer programs--many of them now almost impossible to find--that chronicle the history and form the foundation of the still-emerging field of new media. General introductions by Janet Murray and Lev Manovich, along with short introductions to each of the texts, place the works in their historical context and explain their significance. The texts were originally published between World War II--when digital computing, cybernetic feedback, and early notions of hypertext and the Internet first appeared--and the emergence of the World Wide Web--when they entered the mainstream of public life. The texts are by computer scientists, artists, architects, literary writers, interface designers, cultural critics, and individuals working across disciplines. The contributors include (chronologically) Jorge Luis Borges, Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, Ivan Sutherland, William S. Burroughs, Ted Nelson, Italo Calvino, Marshall McLuhan, Jean Baudrillard, Nicholas Negroponte, Alan Kay, Bill Viola, Sherry Turkle, Richard Stallman, Brenda Laurel, Langdon Winner, Robert Coover, and Tim Berners-Lee. The CD accompanying the book contains examples of early games, digital art, independent literary efforts, software created at universities, and home-computer commercial software. Also on the CD is digitized video, documenting new media programs and artwork for which no operational version exists. One example is a video record of Douglas Engelbart's first presentation of the mouse, word processor, hyperlink, computer-supported cooperative work, video conferencing, and the dividing up of the screen we now call non-overlapping windows; another is documentation of Lynn Hershman's Lorna, the first interactive video art installation.