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The following is my reading list for 2014. It's probably not complete and subject to change.


  • “Nonviolent Communications” by Marshall Rosenberg
  • “Release It” by Michael Nygard
  • “Starfish And The Spider - The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations” by Ori Brafman & Rod Beckstrom
  • “Psychology of Computer Programming” by Gerald Weinberg
  • “The Will To Change: Men, Masculinity and Love” by Bell Hooks
  • “21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” by John Maxwell
  • “Field Guide to Understanding Human Error” by Sidney Dekker
  • “Art of Capacity Planning” by John Allspaw
  • “Effective Monitoring & Alerting” by Slawek Ligus
  • “XP explained” by Ken Beck
  • “Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights” by Gary Klein
  • “In Search Of Certainty - The Science of Our Information Infrastructure” By Mark Burgess
  • “Remote: Office Not Required” by Jason Fried & DHH
  • “Domain Driven Design” by Eric Evans
  • “Well-Grounded Java Developer” by Benjamin Evans
  • “Practical Vim” by Drew Neil
  • “Thinking In Systems” by Donella Meadows
  • “Friendly Fire: The Accidental Shootdown of U.S. Black Hawks over Northern Iraq” by Scott Snook
  • “Managing The Unexpected - Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty” by Karl Weick & Kathleen Sutcliffe
  • “The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA” by Diane Vaughan
  • “Drift Into Failure” by Sidney Dekker
  • “Scala in Depth” by Joshua Suereth


  • “Accelerando” by Charles Stross
  • “Erzählung für einen Freund” by Halina Poswiatowska
  • “Taschen voll Wasser” by Finn-Ole Heinrich
  • “Redshirts” by John Scalzi
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