Some of my favourite books that I would recommend reading (or listening!). I listen to books in Audible, helping me to effectively use the time when I am driving or walking. Another website I have discovered is Leanpub, a lean publishing platform with an agile approach to writing books.

Technology

Architecture

DevOps

  • The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr & George Spafford
  • The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations by Gene Kim, Patrick Debois, John Willis & Jez Humble
  • The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
  • Infrastructure as Code: Managing Servers in the Cloud by Kief Morris

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) - Google SRE books

Self Development (soft skills)

  • Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
  • How Google Works by Jonathan Rosenberg, Eric Schmidt
  • The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World’s Most Disruptive Company by John Rossman
  • The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt & Jeff Cox
  • The Brand You 50 by Tom Peters
  • Beyond Code: Learn to distinguish yourself in 9 simple steps! by Rajesh Setty
  • Lead Quietly - Building a community of leaders who lead quietly with focus on community and collaboration, learning, vision, and balance. This is a blog by Don Frederiksen. I have found Don’s writings resonating with my thoughts and the blog is immensely resourceful. The last post was few years back but the writings are of relevance today as well.

Photography

  • The Photographer’s Mind by Michael Freeman
  • The Photographer’s Eye by Michael Freeman
  • The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression by Bruce Barnbaum