Who and What I Read — Recommended Reading

I’ve started including a recommended reading list with our offer letters to potential hires and thought I’d post it here as well. The list includes blogs and books and is arranged alphabetically by author within each section and will be occasionally updated.

General & Organizational

Ben Horowitz: The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Ray Dalio: Bridgewater Principles
Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson: Remote and Rework
Tim O’Reilly: Work on Stuff that Matters
Steve Jobs: Stanford Commencement Speech
Eric Ries: The Lean Startup
Seth Godin: Tribes and Linchpin
Peter Drucker: Managing Oneself

Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital

Peter Thiel: CS 183 Stanford and What Happened to the Future?
Fred Wilson: A VC
Brad Feld: Feld.com
Paul Graham: Essays
Steve Jurvetson: Flickr stream
Mark Suster: Both Sides of the Table
Seth Godin: sethgodin.typepad.com
Vinod Khosla: Gene Pool Engineering
Ray Kurzweil: Law of Accelerating Returns

Science & Technology

Anything and everything by

  • E.O. Wilson
  • Stewart Brand
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Freeman J. Dyson
  • Richard Feynman
  • R. Buckminster Fuller
  • Vaclav Smil
Energy & Resources

Rusty Braziel: RBN Blog
Robert Rapier: R-Squared
Armory Lovins: Reinventing Fire
Gregor MacDonald: TerraJoule.US

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