Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition

Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers

Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition

The bible for bringing cutting-edge products to larger markets—now revised and updated with new insights into the realities of high-tech marketing In Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey A. Moore shows that in the Technology Adoption Life Cycle—which begins with innovators and moves to early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards—there is a vast chasm between the early adopters and the early majority. While early adopters are willing to sacrifice for the advantage of being first, the early majority waits until they know that the technology actually offers improvements in productivity. The challenge for innovators and marketers is to narrow this chasm and ultimately accelerate adoption across every segment. This third edition brings Moore's classic work up to date with dozens of new examples of successes and failures, new strategies for marketing in the digital world, and Moore's most current insights and findings. He also includes two new appendices, the first connecting the ideas in Crossing the Chasm to work subsequently published in his Inside the Tornado, and the second presenting his recent groundbreaking work for technology adoption models for high-tech consumer markets.

Biotechnology Entrepreneurship

Leading, Managing and Commercializing Innovative Technologies

Biotechnology Entrepreneurship

This second edition of Biotechnology Entrepreneurship: Leading, Managing, and Commercializing Innovative Technologies is an authoritative, easy-to-read guide covering biotechnology entrepreneurship and the process of commercializing innovative biotechnology products. This best practice resource is for professional training programs, individuals starting a biotech venture, and for managers and experienced practitioners leading biotech enterprises. It is a valuable resource for those working at any level in the biotech industry, and for professionals who support and provide essential resources and services to the biotech industry. This practical, “how-to book is written by seasoned veterans experienced in each of the operational functions essential for starting, managing, and leading a successful biotech company. Biotechnology Entrepreneurship explains the biotech business components and underlying strategies, interspersed with practical lessons from successful biotech entrepreneurs, educators, and experienced practitioners. These veteran contributors share their insights on how to be successful in this challenging but exciting industry. Subjects range from technology licensing and translating an idea into a viable business, forming your legal company entity, securing angel and venture capital, navigating product development, FDA regulatory approval, and biomanufacturing. This book is a user-friendly guide to decision-making and overall strategy written as a hands-on management tool for leaders and managers of these dynamic biotechnology ventures. If you are contemplating starting a biotech company, are a manager at any level, a seasoned veteran, or service provider in the biotech industry, this book is a “must read. This second edition includes several new chapters on topics such as: What you need to know about valuation and term sheets Investor presentations and what you need in a biotech investor pitch deck Mentorship and why you need mentors Artificial intelligence applications in biotech and pharma Common biotech entrepreneur mistakes and how to avoid them

Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security

Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security

The history of robotics and artificial intelligence in many ways is also the history of humanity’s attempts to control such technologies. From the Golem of Prague to the military robots of modernity, the debate continues as to what degree of independence such entities should have and how to make sure that they do not turn on us, its inventors. Numerous recent advancements in all aspects of research, development and deployment of intelligent systems are well publicized but safety and security issues related to AI are rarely addressed. This book is proposed to mitigate this fundamental problem. It is comprised of chapters from leading AI Safety researchers addressing different aspects of the AI control problem as it relates to the development of safe and secure artificial intelligence. The book is the first edited volume dedicated to addressing challenges of constructing safe and secure advanced machine intelligence. The chapters vary in length and technical content from broad interest opinion essays to highly formalized algorithmic approaches to specific problems. All chapters are self-contained and could be read in any order or skipped without a loss of comprehension.

Plastic Surgery E-Book

Volume 1 Principles

Plastic Surgery E-Book

Completely revised to meet the demands of today’s trainee and practicing plastic surgeon, Principles, Volume 1 of Plastic Surgery, 4th Edition, features new full-color clinical photos, dynamic videos, and authoritative coverage of hot topics in the field. Editor-narrated PowerPoint presentations offer a step-by-step audio-visual walkthrough of techniques and procedures in plastic surgery. Offers evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of experts to help you apply the very latest advances in plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes. Provides updated coverage of: Digital technology in plastic surgery; Repair and grafting of fat and adipose tissue; Stem cell therapy and tissue engineering; and Treatment of Lymphedema

Plastic Surgery

Principles

Plastic Surgery

Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, this title provides you with all the most current knowledge and techniques across your entire field, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Edited by Drs. Mathes and Hentz in its last edition, this six-volume plastic surgery reference now features new expert leadership, a new organization, new online features, and a vast collection of new information - delivering all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face. Renowned authorities provide evidence-based guidance to help you make the best clinical decisions, get the best results from each procedure, avoid complications, and exceed your patients' expectations.

Plastic Surgery E-Book: 6 - Volume Set

Expert Consult - Online

Plastic Surgery E-Book: 6 - Volume Set

Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, Plastic Surgery provides you with all the most current knowledge and techniques across your entire field, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Edited by Drs. Mathes and Hentz in its last edition, this six-volume plastic surgery reference now features new expert leadership, a new organization, new online features, and a vast collection of new information - delivering all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face. Renowned authorities provide evidence-based guidance to help you make the best clinical decisions, get the best results from each procedure, avoid complications, and exceed your patients’ expectations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Apply the very latest advances in every area of plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes with evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of world-leading authorities. Master the latest on stem cell therapy, tissue engineering, and inductive therapies • aesthetic surgical techniques and nonsurgical treatments • conjoined twin separation and other craniofacial surgery advances • microsurgical lymphatic reconstruction, super microsurgery, and sternal fixation • autologous lipofilling of the breast • nerve transfers in hand surgery, hand allotransplantation, and functional prosthetics • and much, much more. Easily find the answers you need with a new organization that features separate volumes covering Principles • Aesthetic • Craniofacial, Head and Neck Surgery • Lower Extremity, Trunk and Burns • Breast • and Hand and Upper Extremity, plus a more templated, user-friendly, high-yield presentation. Visualize procedures more clearly through an abundance of completely redrawn full-color illustrations and new color clinical photographs. Access the complete, fully searchable contents of each volume online, download all the tables and figures, view 160 procedural videos, and take advantage of additional content and images at www.expertconsult.com!

The SAGE Handbook of Media Processes and Effects

The SAGE Handbook of Media Processes and Effects

The study of media processes and effects is one of the most central to the discipline of communication and encompasses a vast array of theoretical perspectives, methodological tools, and applications to important social contexts. In light of this importance—as well as the rapid changes in the media environment that have occurred during the past 20 years—this Handbook explores where media effects research has been over the past several decades, and, equally important, contemplates where it should go in the years ahead. COVERAGE Part I offers an overview of the field and conceptualizations of media effects, along with a range of quantitative and qualitative methodologies used in the study of media effects. Part II focuses on prominent theoretical approaches to the study of media effects from a more societal perspective, tracing their historical contexts, theoretical developments, criticisms and controversies, and the impact of the new media environment on current and future research. Part III emphasizes the various factors that influence the critical functions of message selection and processing central to a host of mass media application contexts. Part IV reflects a dominant trend in the media effects literature—that of persuasion and learning—and traces related theoretical perspectives through the various contexts in which media may have such effects. Part V explores the contexts and audiences that have been traditional foci of media effects research, such as children, violence, body image, and race, addressing the theories most applicable to those contexts. Part VI highlights a concern central and unique to the communication discipline—message medium—and how it influences effects ranging from what messages are attended to, how we spend our time, and even how we think.