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Reading: The Thursday Next Series

You love Terry Pratchett and know why it is essential to carry a towel at all times? Then you will probably have a lot of fun reading the “Thursday Next” series by Jasper Fforde. Thursday Next is the main protagonist in these “comic fantasy, alternate history novels”.

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Reading: Looking behind the Scenes at Automattic

Just finished reading “The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work” by Scott Berkun. In his recently published book he describes his learnings, experience and perception of WordPress.com and Automattic. An interesting read for everybody thinking about the future of work as well as people interested in WordPress and people who have been the driving force behind it.

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Reading: Give and Take by Adam Grant

Why are some people successful while others never seem to get anywhere? You’ll never get to the top if you don’t put your own interest first and grab as much as possible?

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JavaScript reading list

Douglas Crockfort: JavaScript – The Good Parts

Douglas Crockfort analyzes JavaScript and describes what he feels are the good parts and the inevitable bad parts.

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Steve Krug: Rocket Surgery Made Easy

An enjoyable and extremely useful read if you want to get familiar with usability testing. Everybody working with web sites ought to have read this book – not only web designers and developers but web site owners as well.

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David Flanagan: JavaScript – The Definitive Guide

The Definitive Guide. JavaScript reference at it’s best. There probably isn’t much about JavaScript that’s not covered here.

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Yvon Chouinard: Let my people go surfing

The education of a reluctant business man

“Three wonderful books rolled into one: a moving autobiography, the story of a unique business, and a detailed blueprint for hope.” Jared Diamond
(Nothing to add by me, really)

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Malcolm Gladwell: The Tipping Point

How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference