Gnomedex 2002: August 23 and 24 in Des Moines, Iowa

Gnomedex 2002 is coming up soon, and we've partnered with the team from lockergnome.com to bring you this related booklist and event information. The show will feature sessions on blogging, building a Wi-Fi network, database design for Web content management, Web design and usability, and incorporating newsletters into your existing Internet strategy. Speakers will include Leo Laporte of TechTV (keynote speaker); Doc Searls of Linux Journal and Cluetrain Manifesto fame; Steve Gibson, GRC.com; Mark Thompson of AnalogX.com; Derek Brown, Microsoft PocketPC product manager; Chris Pirillo, Lockergnome founder and TechTV's Call for Help host; Phil "Pud" Kaplan of F'd Company and author of F'd Companies: Spectacular Dot Com Flameouts; and Evan Williams of Blogger.com. Find out more about the Gnome event at www.gnomedex.com.


1. The Fugitive Game: Online with Kevin Mitnick
The Fugitive Game: Online with Kevin Mitnick
by Jonathan Littman
4.3 out of 5 stars (61 customer reviews)
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Little, Brown and Company
January 1, 1997
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The Fugitive Game introduces Kevin Mitnick moments before the fugitive hacker surrenders himself to FBI agents who have located him with the help of the so-called cybersleuth, Tsutomu Shimomura. The prologue to Jonathan Littman's book kicks off with the epic climax that came to tantalize movie producers and video ... Read more

2. How To Do Everything With Your Pocket PC, 2nd Edition
How To Do Everything With Your Pocket PC, 2nd Edition
by Frank McPherson
3.4 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)
Out of Print--Limited Availability
Mcgraw-Hill Osborne Media
January 31, 2002
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This guide allows the user to take full advantage of all the features of a pocket PC. Including information on connection to the Internet and downloading software, this resource explains how to be more productive and accessible.... Read more

3. Poor Richard's E-mail Publishing
Poor Richard's E-mail Publishing
by Chris Pirillo
4.5 out of 5 stars (20 customer reviews)
Currently unavailable
Top Floor Pub
September 1, 1999
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Say all you want about push technologies: plain old electronic mail works best. Everyone has it; everyone uses it; everyone likes it. ... Read more

4. F'd Companies: Spectacular Dot-com Flameouts
F'd Companies: Spectacular Dot-com Flameouts
by Philip J. Kaplan
3.3 out of 5 stars (109 customer reviews)
Out of Print--Limited Availability
Simon & Schuster
April 2, 2002
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The graveyard of dot-com disasters is overflowing with grandiose ideas gone spectacularly bad, and Philip J. Kaplan's ... Read more

5. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory Of The Web
Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory Of The Web
by David Weinberger
4.0 out of 5 stars (30 customer reviews)
Out of Print--Limited Availability
Basic Books
March 26, 2002
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David Weinberger's Small Pieces Loosely Joined does not merely celebrate the World Wide Web; it attempts to make a case that the institution has completely remodeled many of the world's self-perceptions. The book does so entertainingly, if not convincingly, and is a lively collection of epigrammatic phrases (the Web ... Read more

6. The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual
The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual
by David Weinberger
3.8 out of 5 stars (157 customer reviews)
Out of Print--Limited Availability
Basic Books
January 9, 2001
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How would you classify a book that begins with the salutation, "People of Earth..."? While the captains of industry might dismiss it as mere science fiction, ... Read more

7. Taking Your Talent to the Web: A Guide for the Transitioning Designer
Taking Your Talent to the Web: A Guide for the Transitioning Designer
by Jeffrey Zeldman
4.8 out of 5 stars (30 customer reviews)
Out of Print--Limited Availability
New Riders Publishing
May 18, 2001
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This is an explicit and detailed guide, an intelligent "how-to" book for professionals. It lays the groundwork and creates context by exploring essential concepts, defines terms that may be new or unfamiliar, and then moves forward with practical software ... Read more

8. Poor Leo's 2002 Computer Almanac
Poor Leo's 2002 Computer Almanac
by Leo Laporte
4.9 out of 5 stars (35 customer reviews)
Out of Print--Limited Availability
TechTV
November 26, 2001
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In Poor Leo's 2002 Computer Almanac, Leo Laporte tries a new approach to teaching novices about computers and the Internet. Rather than walk the reader through increasingly complicated features in an ordered way, he uses a casual style to explain pieces of novice-level computer knowledge in almost random ... Read more

9. Running Weblogs with Slash
Running Weblogs with Slash
by Chromatic
4.5 out of 5 stars (4 customer reviews)
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O'Reilly Media
January 1, 2002
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Suitable for both Web and Perl developers, Running Weblogs with Slash provides a lively and thorough tour of how to get started with your own moderated Web log community powered by Slash 2.0, an open-source content-management solution.With sometimes arcane online help (or the lack of it), open-source software ... Read more

10. We've Got Blog: How Weblogs Are Changing Our Culture
We've Got Blog: How Weblogs Are Changing Our Culture
by John Rodzvilla
3.1 out of 5 stars (9 customer reviews)
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Basic Books
July 9, 2002
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A weblog, or blog, is a frequently updated online personal journal. Boasting a foreword by Blood, a web consultant and creator of Rebecca's Pocket weblog, We've Got Blog is a collection of 34 essays that explore this rapidly growing trend. Contributors... Read more

11. Design for Community
Design for Community
by Derek M. Powazek
4.5 out of 5 stars (12 customer reviews)
Out of Print--Limited Availability
Waite Group Press
August 9, 2001
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In light of recent world events, many people have been reaching out for the sort of closeness and supportive reassurances that can come from friends "met" in online communities. In an article written for TechTV.com, ... Read more