After his last book Escapes, Stefan Bogner returns to the Alps again with this illustrated book. This time not only did he photograph particular routes, but he looked for the ideal tour through the Alps: 3 countries, 14 passes - the perfect little escape for 4 days. Different from Bogner's photographs in Escapes or Curves, where Bogner just presents dreamlike empty streets, Porsche Drive focuses on the journey in Porsche models such as Porsche 906, Porsche 911, Porsche 918 and more. Stefan Bogner drives his own Porsche 911 1970 ST. Apart from Bogner's photographs, Porsche Drive offers information on each route and height profile. Thus you can follow Bogner's itinerary on a long weekend. Text in English and German.
Author: J. Kevin O'Regan
Publisher: OUP USA
Release Date: 2011-06-24
The book starts by analyzing the problem of how we can see so well despite what, to an engineer, might seem like horrendous defects of our eyes. An explanation is provided by a new way of thinking about seeing, the "sensorimotor" approach. In the second part of the book the sensorimotor approach is extended to all sensory experience. It is used to elucidate an outstanding mystery of consciousness, namely why, unlike today's robots, humans actually can feel things. The approach makes predictions and opens research avenues, among them the phenomena of change blindness, sensory substitution, and "looked but failed to see", as well as results on color naming and color perception and the localisation of touch on the body.
Author: Max Lungarella
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2007-12-10
This Festschrift volume, published in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Artificial Intelligence, includes 34 refereed papers written by leading researchers in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The papers were carefully selected from the invited lectures given at the 50th Anniversary Summit of AI, held at the Centro Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, July 9-14, 2006. The summit provided a venue for discussions on a broad range of topics.
Author: Colin Crum
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date: 1900-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Porsche sells more cars annually and has won more races than any other car company. Lotus is known for its handcrafted cars for both the racetrack and street. Both are well-respected companies with very different histories. How do they stack up against each other? Readers will learn to compare and contrast as they settle this ultimate battle for themselves.
Author: Dr. Richard A. Huntoon
Release Date: 2011-11-10
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
Why have you chosen this book? Was the title intriguing to you? Have you, like many of us, been searching for answers? Have you been given a difficult set of circumstances that are currently causing you to re-evaluate your life? Are you looking for causes that might explain your diffi culties? Is it simply time for you to evolve consciously? Perhaps you are discovering your true life purpose and wish to make a contribution to humanity. Whatever your reason, I am glad you have chosen to read this book. Let’s be clear; your life is 100 % about you, period. That is a bold statement, and perhaps it sounds like a selfish one to you. Of course there are others involved in your life. The things we do and do not do will certainly have an effect on others, just as what they do or do not do will have an effect on each of us. And still, your life is 100 % about you. If you are tired of repeating the same life patterns over and over again, this book will help you unlock your unconscious mind and allow you to move forward in your life consciously.
Author: Randy Leffingwell
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Release Date: 2011-10-22
Born in the Bohemian town of Maffersdorf on September 3, 1875, Ferdinand Porsche displayed unparalleled automotive engineering genius from his earliest years. Following stellar work at Austro-Daimler, as well as with his own engineering firm, he formed his own automobile company after World War II, developing a line of sports cars which culminated in the fabled 911, the ultimate expression of Porsche’s original vision for the perfect sports car. The Complete Book of Porsche 911 provides a model-by-model overview for each year of the 911’s production, from the original 901 prototype to the current models. In addition to production cars, the book includes all of the factory's racing, prototype, and special-production cars illustrated with both current and archival photography. This book is the ultimate single-volume resource for the 911 aficionado.
On a small assembly line in Neckarsulm, Germany, no more than twenty exotic Audi R8 sports cars are built daily. The entire process is overseen by small teams of specialists that oversee every step of production. Every single part is inspected carefully, and nothing goes unchecked. It is a level of hand-built quality one might expect to find in a Ferrari Enzo or the Vector W8A of the 1980s, but almost unheard of from a manufacturer the size of Audi AG. The Turbo Quattro Coupe (or Urquattro) of the early 1980s was largely assembled by hand much in the same way, but Audi has refined the process for the R8 and has introduced one of the most spectacular sports cars ever. I hope this book will provide a better insight into the design, development, and production of this magnificent automobile.
Don’t buy a Porsche 996 without buying this book first! Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from Adrian Streather’s years of Porsche ownership. Learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!
Author: Steven K. Scott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Business & Economics
Unlike any book you’ve ever read, Mentored by a Millionaire is made up of fifteen mentoring sessions in which you will be mentored in the strategies, skills, and techniques used by super achievers who have become the world’s most successful men and women. You will be mentored in these sessions by Steve Scott, a man who has not only made millions himself, but has helped dozens of others make millions as well.