About Byron Alley
The best books I've read.
Beginner Business Tips
Make new mistakes, not old ones!
Get the best software free!
Videos of me
Swing, Blues, and more
Swing Teaching Resume
Swing, Blues, and more
DJ Resume Swing, Blues, Jazz and more
My new company
Pictures on Flickr
My funky stuff on myspace
Learn the AlefBet
Aaron of Wondermill
Sav of the resume-centric web site.
Aviel - Soferet.
Other Great Sites
Tim Berners-Lee's Weblog
GPF Comics Great geek entertainment
Dilbert Industrial psychology at work.
Joel on Software Trying to write software right.
43 Folders Business productivity ideas
Required Reading - My Favourite Books
02:05am PST, 19 Dec 2005
I revise this list periodically because people often ask me for good book recommendations. Why? Because I read a LOT.
Top Books - Gotta Read Them
(Very incomplete list)
Click on the links to buy from Amazon.com!
Technology, Programming, etc.
Programming Perl - possibly most interesting programming book ever written
The World Around Us
- Moral Animal - Morality from an evolutionary biologist's view
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
- Design of Everyday Things - How people think, how to design for them
- Emotional Intelligence - better understanding what leads to success
- Scattered Minds (Gabor Maté) - Why kids might develop ADD
- A Mind at a Time - mental profiling, weaknesses & strengths
- Human Zoo - (Desmond Morris) humans in cities are like animals in cages
- Naked Ape - (Desmond Morris) evolution of human behaviour, 60's version
- Zen Flesh, Zen Bones - best path to Zen, through teeny stories
- Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) - fun stories, interesting moral dilemmas
- Thick Face, Black Heart - Asian strategies for virtuous success
Winning at Life
- How to Win Friends and Influence People - success by being nice
- Time Management for the Creative Person - start at a random page!
- Unlimited Power - Putting pep in your life
- Awaken the Giant Within - Long term motivation
- Psycho-Cybernetics - plastic surgeon realizes people need mental healing
- Stompin' at the Savoy - autobiography of Norma Miller
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