New PDF release: Takedown: A Small-Town Cop's Battle Against the Hells Angels

By Jon Land, Jeff Buck, Lindsay Preston

ISBN-10: 0765338092

ISBN-13: 9780765338099

Jeff dollar proposal he'd noticeable all of it. two decades operating undercover within the netherworld of gear had left him burned out and thankful to imagine the quiet activity of police leader within the small city of Reminderville, Ohio. that's, until eventually an easy family attack case seems to have hyperlinks to the homicide of a drug runner in upstate long island and a syndicate smuggling billions of greenbacks in medicines around the U.S.-Canada border.

As dollar reluctantly plunges again into his outdated global of dying and deceit, he uncovers a fancy chain linking the Hells Angels to the Russian Mafia in a plot to take advantage of local American tribal land to smuggle their lethal wares into the USA. From develop homes set ablaze in Quebec to the insular St. Regis Mohawk Indian Reservation, from board rooms and biker wars to the frozen rivers that function deepest turnpikes for the drug gangs, dollar opposes a serpentine felony company that has each cause to wish to finish his campaign in violence and bloodshed.

Ultimately, his efforts result in an remarkable slew of indictments on either side of the border and felony phrases for even the kingpins, toppling an empire as soon as deemed invincible. Takedown spans the interval of December 2007 to June 2009.

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Download e-book for iPad: Apache Solr: A Practical Approach to Enterprise Search by Dikshant Shahi

By Dikshant Shahi

ISBN-10: 1484210719

ISBN-13: 9781484210710

Construct an company seek engine utilizing Apache Solr: index and seek records; ingest information from different resources; follow numerous textual content processing suggestions; make the most of assorted seek functions; and customise Solr to retrieve the specified effects. Apache Solr: a realistic method of company seek explains every one crucial concept-backed by way of functional and examples--to assist you reach expert-level knowledge.

The e-book, which assumes a simple wisdom of Java, starts off with an advent to Solr, by way of steps to environment it up, indexing your first set of files, and looking them. It then introduces you to details retrieval and its implementation in Apache Solr; this can assist you comprehend your seek challenge, come to a decision the method of construct a good resolution, and use a number of metrics to guage the results.

The e-book subsequent covers the schema layout and strategies to construct a textual content research chain for detoxing, normalizing and enriching your files and addressing types of seek queries. It describes a variety of well known matching recommendations that are mostly utilized to enhance the precision and keep in mind of searches.

You will examine the end-to-end technique of info ingestion from various resources, metadata extraction, pre-processing and transformation of content material, a number of seek elements, question parsers and different complex seek capabilities.

After protecting out-of-the-box good points, Solr professional Dikshant Shahi dives into methods you could customise Solr on your company and its particular requisites, in addition to how one can plug on your personal elements. most vital, you'll find out about implementations for Solr scoring, elements affecting the record ranking, and tuning the ranking for the appliance handy. The publication explains why textual scoring isn't really enough for sensible score of records and how you can combine real-world components for contributing to the rfile ranking.

You'll see find out how to impact person adventure by means of supplying feedback and suggestions. You'll additionally see integration of Solr with vital similar applied sciences corresponding to OpenNLP and Tika. you will also know about scaling Solr utilizing SolrCloud.

This e-book concludes with insurance of semantic seek services, that's an important for taking the hunt adventure to the following point. by way of the top of Apache Solr, you'll be educated in designing and constructing your seek engine.

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Disposition Dilemma by Lee Strobel, National Research Council PDF

By Lee Strobel, National Research Council

ISBN-10: 0309084172

ISBN-13: 9780309084178

Statutory accountability for the security of well-being and security with regards to civilian nuclear amenities rests with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory fee (USNRC). the fundamental usual for defense opposed to radiation is 10 CFR half 20, which was once first issued in ultimate shape by way of the Atomic power fee in 1957 and used to be topic to a huge revision that used to be finalized in 1991. half 20 contains limits on amounts or quantities of radionuclides published in gaseous and liquid effluents under which the effluent wouldn't be topic to additional regulatory keep an eye on, however it doesn't include related regulatory limits acceptable to somewhat radioactive good fabric (SRSM). Absent such limits, the USNRC does have counsel files relating to how a bit radioactive good fabrics are cleared from regulatory regulate (a perform that licensees utilize routinely), and part 2002 of half 20 permits licensees to use to the USNRC and its contract states for clearance of strong fabrics on a case-bv-case foundation the place the advice files don't follow. This coverage factor may well develop into more and more very important sooner or later because the eventual decommissioning of nuclear strength vegetation generates quite a lot of SRSM.

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New PDF release: Becoming Julie: My Incredible Journey

By Julie Clark

ISBN-10: 1905916841

ISBN-13: 9781905916849

Julie Clarke used to be born a boy within the 50s in critical Scotland. From a truly early age she knew she was once diversified from different boys, yet becoming up within the 50s and 60s was once no longer conducive to discussing emotions of gender distinction and for a few years Julie didn’t even understand there has been a clinical time period for her drawback, she was once transsexual.

Julie spent a long time scuffling with along with her demons; as a guy she lived a stereotypical lifestyles and have become a firefighter, hoping that those acts may suppress her longing to develop into girl, yet to no avail. ultimately, in 2004, Julie completed her dream and after present process transgender surgical procedure, she bodily grew to become a girl. this is often the tale of Julie Clarke’s trip to changing into the lady she is at the present time, dwelling fortunately at the Isle of Coll and dealing for Cal-Mac within the function she formerly held as a guy.

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