Reading List


Woodcut by Bryan Nash Gill

Technology

Succession by Sep Kamvar
Mastery & Mimicry by Sep Kamvar
The Poet and the Computer by Norman Cousins
Education of a Programmer by Terry Crowley
Complexity and Strategy by Terry Crowley
How software is eating the world by Venkatesh Rao & Grace Witherell
How Tesla will change the world by Wait but Why

Making

Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda
We don’t sell saddles here by Stewart Butterfield
Work on stuff that matters by Tim O’Reilly
Make space for beauty by Sep Kamvar
Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule by Paul Graham
A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander, Murray Silverstein, and Sara Ishikawa
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things by Michael Braungart & William McDonough

Civilization

The Big Here and Long Now by Brian Eno
A short history of progress by Ronald Wright
How (and why) SpaceX will colonize Mars by Wait but Why

Art

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front by Wendell Berry
Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers by Leonard Koren
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand


The Mississippi Meander Belt by Harold Fisk