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Books I plan on buying this week

Web Performance

  • High Performance Web Sites: Essential Knowledge for Front-End Engineers
  • High Performance JavaScript (Build Faster Web Application Interfaces)
  • Even Faster Web Sites: Performance Best Practices for Web Developers
  • Designing for Performance: Weighing Aesthetics and Speed

Web Design

  • Adaptive Web Design: Crafting Rich Experiences with Progressive Enhancement (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)
  • CSS Secrets: Better Solutions to Everyday Web Design Problems

Art/Design

  • What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art
  • The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa
  • How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built

General Programming/Languages

  • The Art of UNIX Programming (The Addison-Wesley Professional Computng Series)
  • Programming Elixir: Functional |> Concurrent |> Pragmatic |> Fun

On Thinking

  • Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
  • Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)

On Writing

  • The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
  • On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
  • Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose (Voices That Matter)

Startups

  • The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Management of Innovation and Change)
  • Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle

Marketing/Sales

  • Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers (Collins Business Essentials)
  • Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
  • How to Win Friends & Influence People

Personalities

  • Tao Te Ching
  • Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
  • Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
  • Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
  • A Brief History of Time
  • The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary
  • The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
  • Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words
  • Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web
  • Outliers: The Story of Success

Bonus: Stuff I've Read

https://ponyfoo.com/articles/tagged/recommended-reading

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