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My 2021 Reading List

December 22, 2021

My 2021 Year In Books

2021 saw a lot of reading and thinking and - mostly, except towards the end - not a lot of new tech.

However, like those Spotify Year Wrapped playlists, I thought I should make a blog post on what books I read over the year. Because fun.

For work:

  1. Range
  2. Scaling Scrum Across Modern Enterprises
  3. Practical Hapi
  4. Success In Programming: How to gain recogition though personal branding
  5. Software Architect Elavator
  6. You Can’t Know It All, leading in the age of deep technical expertise
  7. Laws of Software Process
  8. Moonwalking with Einstein
  9. Building a career in software
  10. Ask your developer
  11. Web Development with ReasonML
  12. The Standout Career
  13. Learning Helm
  14. Kotlin Coroutines (Leanpub)
  15. Seeing Organizational Patterns
  16. Ultralearning (Audio Book)
  17. Programming Google Cloud (O’Reilly early access)
  18. Joy of Kotlin
  19. Technology Strategy Patterns
  20. Getting Started with V Programming

Very few papers read this year.

Papers read:

  1. Imperative Functional Programming (the “IO Monad” paper)
  2. Continuations and Coroutines (the 1984 Haynes, Friedman and Wand paper)

Notable fun readings:

  1. The Galaxy And The Ground Within
  2. Network Effect (Murderbot!)
  3. Girl who could move sht with her mind… and the rest of the currently 3 book series
  4. Bayern Agenda… and 2/3 of the rest of the book series
  5. Perhaps the Stars (Ohh, Mycroft!)
  6. The Left Hand of Darkness
  7. Metatropolis Green Space (audio book)
  8. New York 2140 (audio book)
  9. Thrawn Ascendancy (Book II: Greater Good)