📚 Recommendations


  • Accelerate. Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations.
  • Building Microservices: Designing Fine-Grained Systems.
  • Clean Architecture: A Craftsman's Guide to Software Structure and Design.
  • Clean Code. A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship.
  • Designing Data Intensive Applications.
  • Domain Driven Design
  • Head First Design Patterns: Building Extensible and Maintainable Object-Oriented Software.
  • Inspired. How to Create Tech Products Customers Love
  • Operating Systems. Three Easy Pieces.
  • Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture
  • Software Engineering at Google.
  • Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow
  • The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master.
  • Understanding Distributed Systems.
  • Web Scalability for Startup Engineers.


  • Burn Rate: Launching a Startup and Losing My Mind
  • Stock Options and Equity Compensation.
  • The Lean Startup.
  • Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth.
  • Zero to One.
  • Zero to IPO.


  • A Short Story of Nearly Everything.
  • Sapiens.
  • The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story of Survival During the War in the Far East.
  • The Lessons of History.


  • An Elegant Puzzle. Systems of Engineering Management.
  • Amp It Up.
  • Crucial Conversations - Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High.
  • Emotional Intelligence.
  • Good Strategy / Bad Strategy.
  • High Output Management.
  • How To Win Friends and Influence People.
  • Never Split the Difference. Negotiating as if your Life Depended on It
  • Radical Candor.
  • Staff Engineer: Leadership Beyond the Management Track.
  • The First 90 Days - Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter.
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.
  • The Manager's Path.
  • The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing, Thinking, & Problem Solving.
  • Turn the Ship Around!

Personal Development

  • Drive. The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.
  • Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content.
  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
  • So Good They Can't Ignore You.
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
  • The Compound Effect.


  • On the Tranquility of the Mind.
  • On the Shortness of Life.
  • Man's Search For Meaning.
  • Meditations - Marcus Aurelius.
  • The Courage to be Disliked

Random Noteworthy

  • Antifragile.
  • Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science.
  • Starting Strength. Basic Barbell Training.
  • The Alchemist.
  • The Black Swan.
  • Wanting. The Power of Mimetic Desire.
  • Why We Sleep.


  • Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire
  • Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson.
  • Leading: Learning from Life and My Years at Manchester United.
  • Steve Jobs.
  • The Mamba Mentality: How I Play by Kobe Bryant.


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