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Top 5 Contemporary Software Engineering Books – KI labs Engineering – Medium
It's nice to see some recent recommendations rather than the same same old AOCP, GoF, Dragon Book, etc. recommendations (which drive sales, but not readers).

#1 Software Design X-Rays
2018, by Adam Tornhill
#2 A Philosophy of Software Design
2018, by John Ousterhout
#3 Designing Data-Intensive Applications
2017, by Martin Kleppmann
#4 Developer Hegemony
2017, by Erik Dietrich
#5 The Manager’s Path
2017, by Camille Fournier
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8 minutes ago by po
Internet Archive founder turns to new information storage device – the book | Books | The Guardian
Tucked away in a small warehouse on a dead-end street, an internet pioneer is building a bunker to protect an endangered species: the printed word.

Brewster Kahle, 50, founded the non-profit Internet Archive in 1996 to save a copy of every webpage ever posted. Now the MIT-trained computer scientist and entrepreneur is expanding his effort to safeguard and share knowledge by trying to preserve a physical copy of every book ever published.

"There is always going to be a role for books," said Kahle, as he perched on the edge of a shipping container soon to be tricked out as a climate-controlled storage unit. Each container can hold about 40,000 volumes, the size of a branch library. "We want to see books live forever."
material_book  books 
27 minutes ago by wynkenhimself
Picks — Sword & Laser
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2 hours ago by realjimbob
Book Marks: The book review aggregator
Literary Hub's Bookmarks is the definitive source for book reviews and critical conversations about contemporary writing.
books  reviews  reading 
2 hours ago by ctemplin
Atlas of Design

The Atlas of Design is dedicated to showing off some of the world’s most beautiful and intriguing cartographic design. Every two years, we publish a new volume of full-color maps, selected from worldwide competition and judged by an expert panel.
cartography  design  books  atlas  mapping  maps 
4 hours ago by amy

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