The Gorilla Game : An Investor's Guide to Picking Winners in High Technology by
Geoffry A. Moore
talks about how with the way things works nowadays you should invest
in big dominant companies, since they will tend to stay
Stress for Success by
J. Loehr explains how stress is good for you, as long as
you properly recover from it.
discussed the concepts in the Dec 1998
The Flight of the Dodo by
is an amazing tour-de-force magnum opus of the story (so to speak) of the extinctions and the science
of Island Biogeography. He talks about the guy that may have codeveloped the threory of evolution around
when Darwin did (or maybe even before) along w/ stories of all these explorers and scientists and how they figured
out how animals go extinct. The sad quote is that the author says
Healing Back Pain : The
Mind-Body Connection by Dr. Sarno - as recommended on the Howard Stern show!.
How Buildings Learn by the famous S. Brand is very interesting.
Emotional Intelligence gives a whole new view of what it
means to be intelligent, and what a bad measure "IQ" is.
About Face: The Essentials of User Interface Design is
a great UI book that gives some different angles on things e.g. he talks about how online help usually is not needed
since it's worse than the printed docs, about the importance of a good index, how the Joy
of Cooking is an example of a book w/ a great index, and the important of context in explanations (beyond just
how to use a feature: why and when should it be used?).
Creating Killer Web Sites by D. Siegel is a classic best
selling web site design book. On his site there some good tips which we try follow e.g. making the
body tag take "better" colors for links a la tip
<body link="#CC0000" alink="#FF3300" vlink="#330099">
There is also a site about the book.
Understanding Electronic Commerce by D. Kosiur discusses
electronic commerce and the issues with it.
Web developer's guide to multimedia and video by Nels Johnson
talks about the creation of multimedia content for the web.
Suck : Worst-Case Scenarios in Media, Culture, Advertising, and the Internet has a collection
of slightly enhanced classic articles from suck.
HTML: The Definitive Guide, the O'Reilly
"nutshell" guide is used as a reference in coding up this site.
The Seasons of a Mans Life, recently recomended