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Brikman, Yevgeniy

Summary: This book is the "Hello, World" tutorial for building products, technologies, and teams in a startup environment. It's based on the experiences of the author, Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman, as well as interviews with programmers from some of the most successful startups of the last decade, including Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, GitHub, Stripe, Instagram, AdMob, Pinterest, and many others....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: O'Reilly Media 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 005 BRI

Morgan, James M.

Summary: How did Ford Motors use Lean Development to pull off one of the most impressive corporate turnarounds in history? Largely by avoiding the mistakes that so many companies make when in a death spiral. They looked beyond manufacturing efficiency to change the very fundamentals of how they developed vehicles. In Designing the Future, Lean product development expert James Morgan and world-renowned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5 MOR

Ward, Dan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5752 WAR

Katchor, Ben

Summary: Presents a visual exploration of the many ways property reflects influences and cultural values, featuring such subjects as window-ledge pillows for people-watchers, artificial tree forests, and high-visibility construction vests for lonely individuals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 KAT

Norman, Donald A.

Summary: "Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious-even liberating-book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology. The problems range from ambiguous and hidden controls to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Almost any physical object that can be bought and sold has been through a complex design, manufacturing, and evaluation process. This program takes viewers through all three stages, explaining what each involves and underlining their importance in achieving aesthetic and functional goals. Topics include communication between designer and client or end user; the design brief; the importance of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The decision to develop a new squeezable Marmite bottle means altering a container style that had gone unchanged for 103 years. This program follows the process from prototype to final design and the emergence of a brand-new product which the design team hopes will revitalize the Marmite business. Confronting the technical challenges arising from Marmite's thick consistency, the team enlists...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: The sound system that goes into a hand-assembled Aston-Martin sports car must be special indeed. In this program, designers at Linn, a precision-engineering company specializing in state-of-the-art sound reproduction, draft and build a compact stereo for this elite automobile. Project leaders demonstrate the use of 3-D CAD in the drafting process. The outsourcing of a component provides a good...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Trunki is a popular children's ride-on suitcase-its brightly colored, rounded surfaces appeal to toddlers and parents alike. But when its designer appeared on a British TV show featuring the product, its towing strap broke, sending Trunki into another round of modification. This program explains how a product became a worldwide success through following three important principles of good...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: As the demands of the marketplace continually change, the design and manufacturing fields must adapt-and, with advances in technology, they are able to do so faster than ever. This program explores newly developed materials and production processes that are leading to an ever-wider variety of manufactured goods. Topics include the basic principles of human wants and needs; the role of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: By working closely with potential customers as well as suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors, designers can optimize the products they create while keeping tooling and assembly costs down. In this program designers from Britain's Kinneir Dufort employ market research and model-making technology to redesign a peak flow meter, used by people with asthma to measure lung function. To keep up...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: The principles of design are visible almost anywhere, but too often they are explained in an abstract, intellectualized way. This hands-on video presents the basic elements of design and their importance in a wide variety of fields and professions-architecture, landscaping, fashion, furniture design, the culinary arts, information technology, and other disciplines. Studying balance, contrast,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The development process for any product, large or small, is complex and made up of many phases. This program examines the various stages of manufacturing that take place in the production of an award-winning line of furniture. Viewers receive an in-depth look at the product cycle, from the initial concept to the evaluation of a finished sofa. At each stage, the program spotlights the personnel...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This program provides a succinct overview of the commercial applications of photography, the graphic arts, and desktop publishing, along with the careers associated with them. Demonstrations of equipment and software, plus definitions of industry jargon, demystify these fascinating fields, while discussions on a diverse range of topics such as how a camera functions and how DTP technology has...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Snowboarding Magazine features coverage of all aspects of the sport of snowboarding--personality profiles, interviews with the sport\'s leading competitors, national and international contest coverage, adventure stories from around the world, travel articles describing destination snowboarding locations, how-to columns detailing tricks and riding techniques, equipment and product design...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprimatur 1980

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: 2018-09
Call number: 2018-10
Call number: 2018-11
Call number: 2018-12