Reading List

Book’s I’ve read relevant to the topics of this blog, in roughy the order I read them. I’m also an avid reader of Wired magazine and the associated website.

Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter. My blogged response, and an addendum.

The Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda

The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle

Drive: the Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink

The Dragons of Eden by Carl Sagan

Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing by Jane Margolis and Allan Fisher

Number Freak by Derrick Niederman

What the Dog Saw and Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The next four were reviewed and analyzed in a post:

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr

What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly

You Are Not A Gadget by Jason Lanier

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet by Andrew Blum

Digital Vertigo by Andrew Keen
Mindstorms by Seymour Papert

Planned

Program or be Programmed by Douglas Rushkoff

Why Things Bite Back by Edward Tenner

The Stuff of Thought by Steven Pinker

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