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Hammersley, Ben

Overview
Works: 20 works in 70 publications in 3 languages and 1,614 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Forecasts  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997, 005.72
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Most widely held works by Ben Hammersley
Developing feeds with RSS and Atom by Ben Hammersley( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This step-by-step guide offers bloggers, web developers and programmers an understanding of content syndication and the technologies that make it possible. It highlights all the new features of RSS 2.0, and offers complete coverage of its rival technology, Atom
Content syndication with RSS by Ben Hammersley( Book )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally developed by Netscape in 1999, RSS (which can stand for RDF Site Summary, Rich Site Summary, or Really Simple Syndication) is an XML-based format that allows web developers to describe and syndicate web site content. Using RSS files allows developers to create a data feed that supplies headlines, links, and article summaries from a web site. Other sites can then incorporate these elements into their pages automatically ... [this text] provides a comprehensive reference to the specifications and the tools that make syndication possible"--Back cover
64 things you need to know now for then by Ben Hammersley( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explaining the effects of the changes in the modern world, and the latest ideas in technology, culture, business and politics, this book will demystify the internet, decode cyberspace, and guide you through the innovations of the revolution we are all living through
Heists( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year 2013 was very bad for big business. In February $45 million was stolen from ATMs around the world after cyber criminals hacked credit cards and gave them unlimited withdrawal limits. Then, in November, 40 million credit card numbers were removed from the point-of-sale terminals of U.S. retailer Target. Ben Hammersley travels to New York and Washington D.C. to look at how crime has evolved, forensically examining the many ranks and roles of a modern criminal organisation. He also asks whether the vast fruits of cybercrime are responsible for the fall in violent crime in the West
Darknets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Silk Road was a billion dollar drugs marketplace on the darknet, run by a mastermind called Dread Pirate Roberts. Then, in October 2013, the site was closed down by the FBI and its alleged founder arrested in San Francisco. Ben Hammersley explores whether the young man who now awaits trial -Ross Ulbricht- really is Dread Pirate Roberts, and finds out what impact alter egos, darknets and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have on the modern world
Hacking Gmail by Ben Hammersley( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No mere "how to use Gmail" book, this hacker's resource is the first volume to unlock the true power behind Gmail. Make no mistake, this is serious, down-and-dirty, under-the-hood, code-level hacking that will have you eliminating the default settings, customizing appearance, disabling advertising, and taking control of your Gmail accounts. The book begins with the basics, explaining Gmail's capabilities and hidden features before moving on to more advanced topics like deconstructing the boot sequence and using Greasemonkey to customize things to your liking. From there, the sky's the limit. You'll see how to access your Gmail without having to check in at the site, create custom Gmail skins with CSS, build your own tools with APIs, get your mail via RSS feeds, use Gmail storage like a spare hard drive, use it as a blogging tool, and more. Gmail is a hacker's dream. Offering more than two gigabytes of storage, an incredibly advanced JavaScript interface, and a series of user interface innovations, it's proving to be one of the flagship applications on the Web. With this book, you can take control of this flagship, trick it out, and use its capabilities in unconventional ways
Now for then : how to face the digital future without fear by Ben Hammersley( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaching the future : 64 things you need to know now for then by Ben Hammersley( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the essential guide to things we need to know for life in the 21st century. Explaining the effects of the changes in the modern world, and the latest ideas in technology, culture, business and politics, this book will demystify the internet, decode cyberspace, and guide you through the innovations of the revolution we are all living through. This is for everyone who wants to truly understand the modern world, to no longer be confused by the changes in society, business and culture, and to truly prosper in the coming decade."--Amazon.com
Juan Pablo II : Beato, 1920-2005 : un mensajero de: fé, verdad y esperanza( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Papa Juan Pablo II es el profeta de la paz y en más de 325 ocasiones se manifestó a favor de la vida y la defensa de las víctimas de la guerra y la violencia. A pesar de su frágil salud, el Santo Padre trabajó incansablemente en el rescate de la dignidad humana, luchando siempre a favor de los que menos tienen, sin distinción de raza o culto religioso. Ningún Papa ha tenido tanta cercanía con la gente abogando por el pobre y desvalido a través de una lucha férrea por el rescate de la fe y la paz en el mundo. Su legado al Vaticano ha sido otorgarle un rostro más humanitario y comprometido. Sin duda alguna, Juan Pablo II, es el líder más sobresaliente del siglo XX y principios de este siglo
El Papa Juan Pablo II : la conciencia del mundo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pope John Paul II, the youngest Pope in 125 years and the first non-Italian Pope in 455 years. Journey with the Pope on his historic visits to Africa, Europe, the United States, Poland and his most recent to Cuba
RSS and atom hacks by Ben Hammersley( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developing feeds with RRS and Atom by Ben Hammersley( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

64 Cosas Que Debes Saber Sobre la Era Digital: Como Enfrentar el Futuro Sin Miedo = 64 Things You Should Know about the Digital Age by Ben Hammersley( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blogging hacks by Ben Hammersley( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan Pablo II conciencia del mundo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documental que muestra la influencia de su santidad el Papa Juan Pablo II en política exterior y en el contexto social mundial. Sus visitas más importantes a regimenes comunistas y de otras creencias. Como influyó en un mayor acercamiento de la Iglesia Católica al pueblo y a distintas ideologías como la judia y musulmana
Octet : the eight big ideas you need to understand in the 21st century by Ben Hammersley( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley [videorecording]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This (6 x 30 minute) TV series was written and presented by journalist Ben Hammersley, a technologist whose mission is to help explain the modern world and where it is taking us. No longer is hacking the preserve of teenage miscreants causing mischief in their parents' basement - cybercrime has evolved into a highly organised and complex commercial enterprise involving leaders, planners, engineers, infantry and hired money mules. Yet with all the hype around evolving threats, little attention is being paid to the changing IT environment itself. Many new technologies - from cloud computing and social media to mobile device management - are transforming the face of global information security. It goes without saying that cybercrime gets more sophisticated every year and Ben Hammersley is anxious that we catch up...fast
Darknets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Silk Road was a billion dollar drugs marketplace on the darknet, run by a mastermind called Dread Pirate Roberts. Then, in October 2013, the site was closed down by the FBI and its alleged founder arrested in San Francisco. Ben Hammersley explores whether the young man who now awaits trial-Ross Ulbricht-really is Dread Pirate Roberts, and finds out what impact alter egos, darknets and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have on the modern world
Scams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

It has been estimated that almost 70% of all email traffic is spam. And, in the online world, it is Nigeria that is often seen as the biggest culprit. Ben Hammersley travels to Lagos to meet online scammers and the police tasked with tracking them down. He also tells the incredible story of how, in the mid-90s, Nigerian scammers stole nearly a quarter of a billion dollars from Brazilian bank Noroeste. But in a diverse country of 168 million and the largest economy in Africa, Ben asks if labelling Nigeria as the worst offender is just another lazy stereotype
Heists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The year 2013 was very bad for big business. In February $45 million was stolen from ATMs around the world after cyber criminals hacked credit cards and gave them unlimited withdrawal limits. Then, in November, 40 million credit card numbers were removed from the point-of-sale terminals of U.S. retailer Target. Ben Hammersley travels to New York and Washington, D.C., to look at how crime has evolved, forensically examining the many ranks and roles of a modern criminal organization. He also asks whether the vast fruits of cybercrime are responsible for the fall in violent crime in the West
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Hammersley britischer Internettechnologe, Stratege und Journalist

Ben Hammersley British journalist

Ben Hammersley Brits journalist

Ben Hammersley periodista británico

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Content syndication with RSSHacking GmailDeveloping feeds with RRS and AtomBlogging hacksOctet : the eight big ideas you need to understand in the 21st century