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A list of books recommended to me at Foo Camp 2016
  • How We Got Here: A Slightly Irreverent History of Technology and Markets by Andy Kessler
  • Running Money: Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score by Andy Kessler
  • Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business by Rana Foroohar
  • Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein
  • The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
  • Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny
  • Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher and William L. Ury
  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, 3rd Edition: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life by Stuart Diamond
  • Understanding Context: Environment, Language, and Information Architecture by Andrew Hinton
  • How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built by Stewart Brand
  • The Clock Of The Long Now: Time and Responsibility by Stewart Brand
  • The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch
  • Computers as Theatre by Brenda Laurel
  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths
  • The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World by Pedro Domingos
  • Social Responsibility of the Scientist by Martin Brown
  • Efficiency in Learning: Evidence-Based Guidelines to Manage Cognitive Load by Ruth C. Clark and Frank Nguyen
  • Badass: Making Users Awesome by Kathy Sierra
  • Teaching Minds: How Cognitive Science Can Save Our Schools by Roger Schank
  • Tell Me a Story: Narrative and Intelligence by Roger Schank
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@ascott1 ascott1 commented Jun 14, 2016

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@TravisIngram TravisIngram commented Aug 27, 2016

This is a great list. I went through and added GoodReads links to those entries still in print.

Here's my fork.

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