The Spike

Author: Damien Broderick
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 0312700903
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The Spike. The rate at which technology is changing our world--not just on a global level like space travel and instant worldwide communications but on the level of what we choose to wear, where we live, and what we eat--is staggeringly fast and getting faster all the time. The rate of change has become so fast that a concept that started off sounding like science fiction has become a widely expected outcome in the near future - a singularity referred to as The Spike. At that point of singularity, the cumulative changes on all fronts will affect the existence of humanity as a species and cause a leap of evolution into a new state of being. On the other side of that divide, intelligence will be freed from the constraints of the flesh; machines will achieve a level of intelligence in excess of our own and boundless in its ultimate potential; engineering will take place at the level of molecular reconstruction, which will allow everything from food to building materials to be assembled as needed from microscopic components rather than grown or manufactured; we'll all become effectively immortal by either digitizing and uploading our minds into organic machines or by transforming our bodies into illness-free, undecaying exemplars of permanent health and vitality. The results of all these changes will be unimaginable social dislocation, a complete restructuring of human society and a great leap forward into a dazzlingly transcendent future that even SF writers have been too timid to imagine. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Degrassi Junior High Spike

Author: Loretta Castellarin
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company
ISBN: 9781550289251
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Degrassi Junior High Spike. Fourteen-year-old Spike is pregnant after a mistake at a party, and now she must decide what to do with the baby and deal with reactions from everyone around her, especially her boyfriend, Shane, who wants nothing to do with any baby.

Film Konzepte 37 Spike Jonze

Author: Johannes Wende
Publisher: edition text + kritik
ISBN: 3869164018
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Film Konzepte 37 Spike Jonze. 2014 räumte Spike Jonze ab: Für sein Drehbuch "Her" erhielt er den Golden Globe und den Oscar und zählt damit endgültig zu den ganz großen Autoren Hollywoods. Spike Jonze begann seine Karriere mit einer Reihe von stilprägenden Skater- und Musikvideos in den 1990er Jahren. Auch später noch pflegte er das Image des "wild boy", als Naturgenie unbelastet von jeder Schulbildung, und verkörperte damit beispielhaft das Bild des US-amerikanischen Independent-Films dieser Zeit. Aufsehen erregten seine ersten Kinofilme "Being John Malkovich" und "Adaptation" beim Publikum wie auch in der Medienwissenschaft und Filmkritik. Letztere sah ihn freilich lange Zeit nur im Schatten seines höchst eigensinnigen Drehbuchautors Charlie Kaufman. Aus dessen Schatten trat er jedoch bereits mit der Adaption von Maurice Sendaks "Where the Wild Things Are"; schließlich endgültig und spektakulär im Jahr 2013 mit seinem Film "Her" - mit dieser Liebesgeschichte zwischen Mensch und Computer-Betriebssystem gewann er den Oscar für das beste Drehbuch.

Spike

Author: René Carayol
Publisher: LID Publishing
ISBN: 1911498525
Size: 46.76 MB
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Spike. In this groundbreaking book, René Carayol, leading business guru, top keynote speaker on Leadership and Culture, executive coach, shares the magic and simplicity of the SPIKE (Strengths Positively Identified Kick-start Excellence) philosophy. In the world of SPIKE, there are no losers anymore - everyone has something they are great at! The product of 30 years of supporting the growth and development of thousands of individuals and organizations globally, the book brings together a proven formula for personal and business development. The vital and essential ingredient of SPIKE is that everyone has at least one inherent strength. Finding those sometimes hidden strengths and energies, and then mobilizing them for your and other's benefit, is the ultimate aim of this inspiring book.

Chl E Und Spike

Author: Alice Wilson
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3735706657
Size: 43.13 MB
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Chl E Und Spike. Die Wege der eleganten Hundedame Chlöe und dem punkigen Hundeherren Spike kreuzen sich nach einigen Schicksalsschlägen im städtischen Tierheim. Eine kleine Geschichte über Liebe und ihre verschiedenen Facetten. Chlöe ist eine Chihuaha-Hundedame von Welt, während Spike ein mexikanischer Nackthund ist, der schon manches Abenteuer durchlebt hat. Trotz ihrer offensichtlichen Unterschiede, lieben sich die beiden treu ergeben. Und so sieht Spike des öfteren über die divenhaften Launen von Chlöe hinweg. Doch auch die Schusseligkeiten von Spike, machen es der gepflegten Hundelady nicht immer leicht. Doch am Ende siegt immer die Liebe!

Spike

Author: James Marsters
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1616554215
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Spike. Leaving Sunnydale to take a break from Buffy, Spike visits a small California town where he is forced to face his past as well as a shambling monster, all while trying to keep his inner vampire hidden.

Spike A Relli

Author: William Goniwicha
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438929021
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Spike A Relli. "Spike A. Relli goes on vacation with his family and learns how to swim, fish, make smores and learns how to relax"--P. [4] of cover.

Spike

Author: Simon Paisley Day
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783194693
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Spike. Sunday. July, 2001. Hendon, centre of the world. A car salesman, alone in the showroom, performs an intimate act of love and worship. Pigeon, crashing through the plate-glass window, witnesses everything. This almighty puncture is the beginning of the big end. Worlds collide. Lives swerve and skid. A pile-up of secrets, sex and sabotage. Can the immaculate bodywork remain undented? And who’s ultimately behind the wheel? An explosive black comedy which opened at the Nuffield Theatre in 2001, starring Richard Briers.

Spike Lee

Author: Spike Lee
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781578064700
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Spike Lee. Since his first feature movie, She's Gotta Have It (1986), gave him critical and commercial success, Spike Lee has challenged audiences with one controversial film after another, sparking debates about race, sex, American politics and film production, and garnering award nominations along the way. Spike Lee: Interviews collects the best interviews and profiles of America's most prominent African American filmmaker. The collection features interviews with such luminaries as Charlie Rose, Elvis Mitchell, Michael Sragow, and actor Delroy Lindo. Lee has made a broad range of movies, including documentaries (4 Little Girls), musicals (School Daze), crime dramas (Clockers), biopics (Malcolm X). An early advocate of digital video, he used the technology to film both of his 2000 releases, The Original Kings of Comedy and Bamboozled. Reactions to Do the Right Thing (1989) and Jungle Fever (1990) propelled Lee into a constant presence in the public eye as media currency. He directed commercials for Nike, Levi's, and the U.S. Navy, directed music videos, published seven books, and conducted many interviews explaining and clarifying his views. As Lee puts it, "I've been blessed with the opportunity to express the views of black people who otherwise don't have access to power and media. I have to take advantage of that while I'm still bankable." Articulate and deeply passionate, Lee reveals a degree of subtlety and wit that is often lost in sound bites and headlines about him. The range of his interests is as diverse as the subjects of, and approaches to, his films. Cynthia Fuchs, an associate professor of English at George Mason University, writes film and media reviews for the Philadelphia City Paper and Addicted to Noise.