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Noble, David F. (David Franklin) 1935-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 169 publications in 2 languages and 18,318 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks and manuals  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HF5383, 650.142
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David F Noble
Gallery of best résumés : a collection of quality résumés by professional résumé writers by David F Noble( Book )

40 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 175 sample résumés and eighty cover letters by professional résumé writers across the country; and includes résumé-writing tips
Gallery of best cover letters : a collection of quality cover letters by professional resume writers by David F Noble( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gallery of Best Cover Letters debunks many cover letter myths and includes expert tips for writing and designing a letter for maximum impact. A diverse collection of more than 300 new and updated cover letters and 23 corresponding resumes gives readers a wide range of exemplary models that showcase the most attractive and impressive materials written by professionals"--Publisher website (August 2007)
Gallery of best resumes for people without a four-year degree by David F Noble( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of resumes and cover letters from over seventy professional resume writers, designed for use by job seekers who do not have a four-year college degree, covering the fields of accounting and finance, communications, computer technology, environment, health care, legal support, and others
Forces of production : a social history of industrial automation by David F Noble( Book )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the design and implementation of an important new production technology'computer-based automatic machine tools'David F. Noble challenges the idea that technology has a life of its own which proceeds along a singular path. Such as seen, technology has been both a convenient scapegoat and a universal panacea, serving to disarm critics, divert attention, depoliticize debate, and dismiss discussion of the fundamental antagonisms and inequalities that continue to beset America. This provocative study of the postwar automation of the American metal-working industry'the heart of a modern industrial economy'explains how dominant institutions like the great corporations, the universities, and the military, along with the ideology of modern engineering, actually shape the development of technology itself. Noble shows how the system of "numerical control," perfected at MIT and put into general industrial use, was chosen over competing systems for reasons other than the technical and economic superiority typically advanced by its promoters. Numerical control took shape at an MIT laboratory rather than in a manufacturing setting, and a market for the new technology was created, not by cost-minded professors, but instead by the U.S. Air Force. Meanwhile, completing methods, equally promising, were rejected because, among other reasons, they left control of production in the hands of the skilled workers, rather than in those of management or programmers. Thus, Noble demonstrates, engineering design in influenced by political, economic managerial, and sociological considerations, while the deployment of equipment'illustrated by a detailed case history of a large General Electric plant in Massachusetts'can become entangled with such matters as labor classification, shop organization, managerial responsibility, and patterns of authority. In its examination of technology as a human, social process, Forces of Production is a pathbreaking contribution to the understanding of this phenomenon in American society
America by design : science, technology, and the rise of corporate capitalism by David F Noble( Book )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed a "significant contribution" by The New York Times, David Noble's book America by Design describes the factors that have shaped the history of scientific technology in the United States. Since the beginning, technology and industry have been undeniably intertwined, and Noble demonstrates how corporate capitalism has not only become the driving force behind the development of technology in this country but also how scientific research'particularly within universities'has been dominated by the corporations who fund it, who go so far as to influence the education of the engineers that will one day create the technology to be used for capitalist gain. Noble reveals that technology, often thought to be an independent science, has always been a means to an end for the men pulling the strings of Corporate America'and it was these men that laid down the plans for the design of the modern nation today
Gallery of best resumes for two-year degree graduates : a special collection of quality resumes by professional resume writers by David F Noble( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special collection of quality resumes by professional resume writers. For anyone with special education, training, or experience beyond high school
Professional resumes for executives, managers, and other administrators : a new gallery of best resumes by professional resume writers by David F Noble( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

IBM's Personal Computer by Chris DeVoney( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional resumes for accounting, tax, finance, and law : a special gallery of quality resumes by professional resume writers by David F Noble( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using WordPerfect in your job search by David F Noble( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improve your writing with word processing by David F Noble( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gallery of best résumés( )

in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gallery of best resumes for people without a four-year degree( )

in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gallery of best cover letters by David F Noble( )

in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master The Chessmaster by David F Noble( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional resumes for tax and accounting occupations : a special gallery of quality resumes by professional resume writers by David F Noble( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The religion of technology : the divinity of man and the spirit of invention by David F Noble( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing against the widely held belief that technology and religion are at war with each other, David F. Noble's groundbreaking book reveals the religious roots and spirit of Western technology. It links the technological enthusiasms of the present day with the ancient and enduring Christian expectation of recovering humankind's lost divinity. Covering a period of a thousand years, Noble traces the evolution of the Western idea of technological development from the ninth century, when the useful arts became connected to the concept of redemption, up to the twentieth, when humans began to exercise God-like knowledge and powers
An information fusion system for wargaming and information warfare applications : [microfiche] by George Edgin Pugh( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report describes a new design concept for an ocean surveillance information fusion system that was developed under the Navy's Counter Surveillance Assessment Program (CSAP). The design concept utilizes a remarkably simple and computationally efficient new deductive algorithm that should permit real time tacticsl information fusion either in a wargame environment or in automated support of shipboard information fusion. The algorithm can also be applied in the context of an information warfare decision aid, to assist in evaluating what an opponent could learn from alternative courses of action that might be selected for cover and deception tactics, or emission control (EMCON) alternatives. The unique advantages of the present design concept can be viewed as an unexpected by-product of the design objectives that were required for the CSAP program. Because of the counter surveillance goals of the CSAP program, the effort was focused, not on the general problem of information fusion, but rather on the assessment of what Soviet ocean surveillance and intelligence systems might be able to learn from the electronic emissions of U.S. ships. The initial design effort, therefore, focused on the formulation of computer algorithms capable of simulating those human analytical processes that are required in an intelligence network, in order to integrate the available data into a coherent situation assessment
An examination of the structure of St. Mark's gospel by David F Noble( )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gallery of best resumes for two-year degree graduates by David F Noble( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Gallery of best resumes for people without a four-year degree
Alternative Names
Noble, D.

Noble, David F.

Noble, David Franklin

Languages
English (162)

Spanish (1)

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Gallery of best cover letters : a collection of quality cover letters by professional resume writersGallery of best resumes for people without a four-year degreeForces of production : a social history of industrial automationAmerica by design : science, technology, and the rise of corporate capitalismGallery of best resumes for two-year degree graduates : a special collection of quality resumes by professional resume writersProfessional resumes for executives, managers, and other administrators : a new gallery of best resumes by professional resume writersProfessional resumes for accounting, tax, finance, and law : a special gallery of quality resumes by professional resume writersUsing WordPerfect in your job search