Liquid Intelligence The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail by Dave Arnold

Liquid Intelligence  The Art And Science Of The Perfect Cocktail
  • Author : Dave Arnold
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2014-11-10
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780393245851
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Winner of the 2015 James Beard Award for Best Beverage Book and the 2015 IACP Jane Grigson Award. A revolutionary approach to making better-looking, better-tasting drinks. In Dave Arnold’s world, the shape of an ice cube, the sugars and acids in an apple, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, tested, and tweaked. With Liquid Intelligence, the creative force at work in Booker & Dax, New York City’s high-tech bar, brings readers behind the counter and into the lab. There, Arnold and his collaborators investigate temperature, carbonation, sugar concentration, and acidity in search of ways to enhance classic cocktails and invent new ones that revolutionize your expectations about what a drink can look and taste like. Years of rigorous experimentation and study—botched attempts and inspired solutions—have yielded the recipes and techniques found in these pages. Featuring more than 120 recipes and nearly 450 color photographs, Liquid Intelligence begins with the simple—how ice forms and how to make crystal-clear cubes in your own freezer—and then progresses into advanced techniques like clarifying cloudy lime juice with enzymes, nitro-muddling fresh basil to prevent browning, and infusing vodka with coffee, orange, or peppercorns. Practical tips for preparing drinks by the pitcher, making homemade sodas, and building a specialized bar in your own home are exactly what drink enthusiasts need to know. For devotees seeking the cutting edge, chapters on liquid nitrogen, chitosan/gellan washing, and the applications of a centrifuge expand the boundaries of traditional cocktail craft. Arnold’s book is the beginning of a new method of making drinks, a problem-solving approach grounded in attentive observation and creative techniques. Readers will learn how to extract the sweet flavor of peppers without the spice, why bottling certain drinks beforehand beats shaking them at the

Liquid Intelligence by Dave Arnold

Liquid Intelligence
  • Author : Dave Arnold
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 0393089037
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Outlines scientific approaches to making aesthetically appealing, better-tasting drinks through an awareness of ingredient properties, sharing illustrated recipes and instructions for using specific equipment and techniques. Includes further reading, glossary, sources and recipe list. 35,000 first printing.

Death Co by David Kaplan

Death   Co
  • Author : David Kaplan
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781607745266
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The definitive guide to the contemporary craft cocktail movement, from one of the highest-profile, most critically lauded, and influential bars in the world. Death & Co is the most important, influential, and oft-imitated bar to emerge from the contemporary craft cocktail movement. Since its opening in 2006, Death & Co has been a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts, and the winner of every major industry award—including America’s Best Cocktail Bar and Best Cocktail Menu at the Tales of the Cocktail convention. Boasting a supremely talented and creative bar staff—the best in the industry—Death & Co is also the birthplace of some of the modern era’s most iconic drinks, such as the Oaxaca Old-Fashioned, Naked and Famous, and the Conference. Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails, Death & Co features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails. But more than just a collection of recipes, Death & Co is also a complete cocktail education, with information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, a complete guide to buying and using spirits, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques. Filled with beautiful, evocative photography; illustrative charts and infographics; and colorful essays about the characters who fill the bar each night; Death & Co—like its namesake bar—is bold, elegant, and setting the pace for mixologists around the world.

The Sourdough School Sweet Baking by Vanessa Kimbell

The Sourdough School  Sweet Baking
  • Author : Vanessa Kimbell
  • Publisher : Kyle Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09-03
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780857839343
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'It is impossible to read this book without wanting to scuttle off into the kitchen.' Nigella Lawson The benefits of sourdough are well known - the slow fermentation process creates a healthier and lighter dough that is easier to digest - but until now they have been mainly linked to bread. If it rises, however, it can be made with sourdough, and in this ground-breaking new book, Vanessa Kimbell focuses on sweet sourdough bakes that not only nourish the gut but also improve your mood. Using a variety of flours, including chestnut, spelt and einkorn, as well as blends you can make up yourself, the classic recipes and new ideas for flavour combinations cover everything from cakes, tarts and biscuits, to doughnuts, brioche and pretzels, and rely on natural sweetness wherever possible. Recipes include Morello Cherry Shortbread, Chocolate, Tangerine & Pistachio Cakes, Carrot & Walnut Cake, Doughnuts and Mille-feuille as well as vinegars, compotes, cultured creams, butters and ghee. There is even Chocolate, Almond & Hazelnut Spread and Sourdough Vanilla Ice Cream. Vanessa also explains how sourdough helps to maintain the health and diversity of your gut microbiome. From understanding the benefits of having diversity in your diet to the amazing work of enzymes, this book is about understanding the connection between our food, gut microbiome and the potential impact on our mental health. New studies are unveiling links between the microorganisms in our gut and our mood and behaviour, and Vanessa is at the forefront of this research. 'Britain's queen of sourdough.' - Telegraph 'Vanessa Kimbell wants to change the bread we eat, one loaf at a time. She's the real deal: a total inspiration.' - Diana Henry 'Just five years ago if someone said to you that they were writing a book about sourdough bread and mental health you would have thought they needed psychiatric help. Today nobody is laughing as the latest science tells us that

Artificial Intelligence Tools by Diego Galar Pascual

Artificial Intelligence Tools
  • Author : Diego Galar Pascual
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-22
  • Categories : Computers
  • ISBN : 9781466584068
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Artificial Intelligence Tools: Decision Support Systems in Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis discusses various white- and black-box approaches to fault diagnosis in condition monitoring (CM). This indispensable resource:Addresses nearest-neighbor-based, clustering-based, statistical, and information theory-based techniquesConsiders the merits of e

School Photos in Liquid Time by Marianne Hirsch

School Photos In Liquid Time
  • Author : Marianne Hirsch
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-30
  • Categories : Social Science
  • ISBN : 9780295746555
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From clandestine images of Jewish children isolated in Nazi ghettos and Japanese American children incarcerated in camps to images of Native children removed to North American boarding schools, classroom photographs of schoolchildren are pervasive even in repressive historical and political contexts. School Photos in Liquid Time offers a closer look at this genre of vernacular photography, tracing how photography advances ideologies of social assimilation as well as those of hierarchy and exclusion. In Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer’s deft analysis, school photographs reveal connections between the histories of persecuted subjects in different national and imperial centers. Exploring what this ubiquitous and mundane but understudied genre tells us about domination as well as resistance, the authors examine school photos as documents of social life and agents of transformation. They place them in dialogue with works by contemporary artists who reframe, remediate, and elucidate them. Ambitious yet accessible, School Photos in Liquid Time presents school photography as a new access point into institutions of power, revealing the capacity of past and present actors to disrupt and reinvent them.

Liquid by Mark Miodownik

Liquid
  • Author : Mark Miodownik
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2018-09-06
  • Categories : Science
  • ISBN : 9780241977316
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Sometimes explosive, often delightful, occasionally poisonous, but always fascinating: the secret lives of liquids, from one of our best-known scientists A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you: but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you? And why? Why does one liquid make us drunk, and another power a jumbo jet? From the bestselling author of Stuff Matters comes a fascinating tour of the world of these surprising or sinister substances - the droplets, heartbeats and ocean waves we all encounter every day. Structured around a plane journey which sees encounters with water, wine, oil and more, Miodownik shows that liquids are agents of death and destruction as well as substances of wonder and fascination, and - just as in Stuff Matters - his unique brand of scientific storytelling brings them and their mysterious properties alive in a captivating new way.

Solid Liquid Separation by Stephen Tarleton

Solid  Liquid Separation
  • Author : Stephen Tarleton
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-09-26
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • ISBN : 9780080949277
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Solid/fluid separation is a major element in the processes performed in pharmaceutical, food, beverage, water, pulp and paper industries. Several books now exist on the more esoteric aspects of the techniques, but accounts of the fundemental principles involved are few. Written by two well-known chemical engineers, this book reviews the scientific and engineering bases for solid/fluid separation processes in an approachable style. Coverage focuses on fluid dynamics, gravity, centrifugal and membrane separations, filter cake formation, de-liquoring and washing. Complete with an extensive bibliography to allow readers to pursue topics in greater depth. This book will... *Help readers to understand how filtration processes work *Facilitate the application of knowledge to start-up and existing processes, helping readers to improve process performance *Help ensure your equipment is appropriate for its purpose and is working optimally, saving time and money Another volume currently available from the set is: Wakeman & Tarleton: Solid/ Fluid Separation Processes: Equipment Scale-up for Liquid Filtration ISBN: 185617 4204 This book will... *Help readers to understand how filtration processes work *Facilitate the application of knowledge to start-up and existing processes, helping readers to improve process performance *Help ensure your equipment is appropriate for its purpose and is working optimally, saving time and money

Global Photography by Erina Duganne

Global Photography
  • Author : Erina Duganne
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Categories : Photography
  • ISBN : 9781000185003
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This innovative text recounts the history of photography through a series of thematically structured chapters. Designed and written for students studying photography and its history, each chapter approaches its subject by introducing a range of international, contemporary photographers and then contextualizing their work in historical terms. The book offers students an accessible route to gain an understanding of the key genres, theories and debates that are fundamental to the study of this rich and complex medium. Individual chapters cover major topics, including: · Description and Abstraction · Truth and Fiction · The Body · Landscape · War · Politics of Representation · Form · Appropriation · Museums · The Archive · The Cinematic · Fashion Photography Boxed focus studies throughout the text offer short interviews, curatorial statements and reflections by photographers, critics and leading scholars that link photography's history with its practice. Short chapter summaries, research questions and further reading lists help to reinforce learning and promote discussion. Whether coming to the subject from an applied photography or art history background, students will benefit from this book's engaging, example-led approach to the subject, gaining a sophisticated understanding of international photography in historical terms.

The Athlete s Way by Christopher Bergland

The Athlete S Way
  • Author : Christopher Bergland
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-24
  • Categories : Health & Fitness
  • ISBN : 1429995092
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"The Athlete's Way is amazingly informative and complete with a program to get and keep you off the couch. Bravo, for another exercising zealot who has written a book that should be read on your elliptical or stationary bike. He pushed me to go farther on a sleepy Sunday." - John J. Ratey, M.D., author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science in Exercise and the Brain, and co-author of Driven to Distraction

Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population Aging Design and User Experience by Jia Zhou

Human Aspects Of IT For The Aged Population  Aging  Design And User Experience
  • Author : Jia Zhou
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-06-28
  • Categories : Computers
  • ISBN : 9783319585307
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The two-volume set LNCS 10297 + 10298 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population, ITAP 2017, held as part of HCI International 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. HCII 2017 received a total of 4340 submissions, of which 1228 papers were accepted for publication after a careful reviewing process. The 83 papers presented in the two volumes of ITAP 2017 were organized in topical sections as follows: Part I: aging and technology acceptance; user-centred design for the elderly; product design for the elderly; aging and user experience; digital literacy and training. Part II: mobile and wearable interaction for the elderly; aging and social media; silver and intergenerational gaming; health care and assistive technologies and services for the elderly; aging and learning, working and leisure.

The Miracle of Analogy by Kaja Silverman

The Miracle Of Analogy
  • Author : Kaja Silverman
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-03-04
  • Categories : Art
  • ISBN : 9780804794008
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The Miracle of Analogy is the first of a two-volume reconceptualization of photography. It argues that photography originates in what is seen, rather than in the human eye or the camera lens, and that it is the world's primary way of revealing itself to us. Neither an index, representation, nor copy, as conventional studies would have it, the photographic image is an analogy. This principle obtains at every level of its being: a photograph analogizes its referent, the negative from which it is generated, every other print that is struck from that negative, and all of its digital "offspring." Photography is also unstoppably developmental, both at the level of the individual image and of medium. The photograph moves through time, in search of other "kin," some of which may be visual, but others of which may be literary, architectural, philosophical, or literary. Finally, photography develops with us, and in response to us. It assumes historically legible forms, but when we divest them of their saving power, as we always seem to do, it goes elsewhere. The present volume focuses on the nineteenth century and some of its contemporary progeny. It begins with the camera obscura, which morphed into chemical photography and lives on in digital form, and ends with Walter Benjamin. Key figures discussed along the way include Nicéphore Niépce, Louis Daguerre, William Fox-Talbot, Jeff Wall, and Joan Fontcuberta.

Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails by Ted Haigh

Vintage Spirits And Forgotten Cocktails
  • Author : Ted Haigh
  • Publisher : Quarry Books
  • Release Date : 2009-10-01
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781616734756
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In this expanded and updated edition of Forgotten Cocktails and Vintage Spirits, historian, expert, and drink aficionado Dr. Cocktail adds another 20 fine recipes to his hand-picked collection of 80 rare-and-worth-rediscovered drink recipes, shares revelations about the latest cocktail trends, provides new resources for uncommon ingredients, and profiles of many of the cocktail world's movers and shakers. Historic facts, expanded anecdotes, and full-color vintage images from extremely uncommon sources round out this must-have volume. For anyone who enjoys an icy drink and an unforgettable tale.

Connectome by Sebastian Seung

Connectome
  • Author : Sebastian Seung
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 2012-02-07
  • Categories : Science
  • ISBN : 9780547508177
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“Accessible, witty . . . an important new researcher, philosopher and popularizer of brain science . . . on par with cosmology’s Brian Greene and the late Carl Sagan” (The Plain Dealer). One of the Wall Street Journal’s 10 Best Nonfiction Books of the Year and a Publishers Weekly “Top Ten in Science” Title Every person is unique, but science has struggled to pinpoint where, precisely, that uniqueness resides. Our genome may determine our eye color and even aspects of our character. But our friendships, failures, and passions also shape who we are. The question is: How? Sebastian Seung is at the forefront of a revolution in neuroscience. He believes that our identity lies not in our genes, but in the connections between our brain cells—our particular wiring. Seung and a dedicated group of researchers are leading the effort to map these connections, neuron by neuron, synapse by synapse. It’s a monumental effort, but if they succeed, they will uncover the basis of personality, identity, intelligence, memory, and perhaps disorders such as autism and schizophrenia. Connectome is a mind-bending adventure story offering a daring scientific and technological vision for understanding what makes us who we are, as individuals and as a species. “This is complicated stuff, and it is a testament to Dr. Seung’s remarkable clarity of exposition that the reader is swept along with his enthusiasm, as he moves from the basics of neuroscience out to the farthest regions of the hypothetical, sketching out a spectacularly illustrated giant map of the universe of man.” —TheNew York Times “An elegant primer on what’s known about how the brain is organized and how it grows, wires its neurons, perceives its environment, modifies or repairs itself, and stores information. Seung is a clear, lively writer who chooses vivid examples.” —TheWashington Post

Molecular Interactions by David A. Micha

Molecular Interactions
  • Author : David A. Micha
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02
  • Categories : Science
  • ISBN : 9780470290743
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A modern, comprehensive text and reference describing intermolecular forces, this book begins with coverage of the concepts and methods for simpler systems, then moves on to more advanced subjects for complex systems – emphasizing concepts and methods used in calculations with realistic models and compared with empirical data. Contains applications to many physical systems and worked examples Proceeds from introductory material to advanced modern treatments Has relevance for new materials, biological phenomena, and energy and fuels production

Meehan s Bartender Manual by Jim Meehan

Meehan S Bartender Manual
  • Author : Jim Meehan
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Categories : Bartending
  • ISBN : 9781607748625
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Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in "Beverage" category Finalist for the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Book Awards Winner of the 2018 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award for Best New Cocktail or Bartending Book A stunningly packaged, definitive guide to bar-building from one of the world's most acclaimed bartenders. Meehan's Bartender Manual is acclaimed mixologist Jim Meehan's magnum opus--and the first book to explain the ins and outs of the modern bar industry. This groundbreaking work chronicles Meehan's storied career in the bar business through practical, enlightening chapters that mix history with professional insight. Meehan's deep dive covers the essential topics, including the history of cocktails and bartending, service, hospitality, menu development, bar design, spirits production, drink mixing technique, and the tools you'll need to create a well-stocked bar--all brought to life in over 150 black- and-white illustrations by artist Gianmarco Magnani. The book also includes recipes for 100 cocktail classics--including Meehan originals--plus insights as to why he makes them the way he does, offering unprecedented access to a top bartender's creative process. Organized by spirit base, the recipes contain detailed annotations and are accompanied by fine art photographer Doron Gild's breathtaking, full-color photos. Thoughtful contributions from more than 50 colleagues around the world who've greatly contributed to global cocktail culture further contextualize Meehan's philosophy. Timeless black-and-white portraits of these industry experts round out this comprehensive tome. This densely informative, yet approachable manual is presented in an iconic package--featuring a textured cover with debossed type, rounded corners, and nearly 500 pages--making it an instant classic to be enjoyed now, and for years to come. Whether you're a professional looking to

Sphere by Michael Crichton

Sphere
  • Author : Michael Crichton
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2012-05-14
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9780307816481
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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Congo comes a psychological thriller about a group of scientists who investigate a spaceship discovered on the ocean floor. In the middle of the South Pacific, a thousand feet below the surface, a huge vessel is unearthed. Rushed to the scene is a team of American scientists who descend together into the depths to investigate the astonishing discovery. What they find defies their imaginations and mocks their attempts at logical explanation. It is a spaceship, but apparently it is undamaged by its fall from the sky. And, most startling, it appears to be at least three hundred years old, containing a terrifying and destructive force that must be controlled at all costs.

The Essential Bar Book by Jennifer Fiedler

The Essential Bar Book
  • Author : Jennifer Fiedler
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9781607746539
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"A handsome and comprehensive bartending guide for professional and home bartenders that includes history, lore, and 150 recipes. What's the difference between and martini and a gibson? Does absinthe really cause insanity? Which type of glass should a moscow mule be served in? The Bar Bible answers all of these questions and more, with fascinating information about everything boozy that's good to drink. From author and Wine Spectator-contributing editor Jennifer Fiedler, this book presents essential bartending information, from the tools of the trade to the history and mythology behind classic cocktails in an easy-to-navigate alphabetical guide"--

Visuo spatial Working Memory by Robert H. Logie

Visuo Spatial Working Memory
  • Author : Robert H. Logie
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-18
  • Categories : Psychology
  • ISBN : 9781317775461
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Representation of the visual and spatial properties of our environment is a pivotal requirement of everyday cognition. We can mentally represent the visual form of objects. We can extract information from several of the senses as to the location of objects in relation to ourselves and to other objects nearby. For some of those objects we can reach out and manipulate them. We can also imagine ourselves manipulating objects in advance of doing so, or even when it would be impossible to do so physically. The problem posed to science is how these cognitive operations are accomplished, and proffered accounts lie in two essentially parallel research endeavours, working memory and imagery. Working memory is thought to pervade everyday cognition, to provide on-line processing and temporary storage, and to update, moment to moment, our representation of the current state of our environment and our interactions with that environment. There is now a strong case for the claims of working memory in the area of phonological and articulatory functions, all of which appear to contribute to everyday activities such as counting, arithmetic, vocabulary acquisition, and some aspects of reading and language comprehension. The claims for visual and spatial working memory functions are less convincing. Most notable has been the assumption that visual and spatial working memory are intimately involved in the generation, retention and manipulations of visual images. There has until recently been little hard evidence to justify that assumption, and the research on visual and spatial working memory has focused on a relatively restricted range of imagery tasks and phenomena. In a more or less independent development, the literature on visual imagery has now amassed a voluminous corpus of data and theory about a wide range of imagery phenomena. Despite this, few books on imagery refer to the concept of working memory in any detail, or specify th

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos
  • Author : Carl Sagan
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Categories : Science
  • ISBN : 9780345539434
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Presents an illustrated guide to the universe and to Earth's relationship to it, moving from theories of creation to humankind's discovery of the cosmos, to general relativity, to space missions, and beyond.