Bootstrap Systems Ltd


Salvaged from Bookshelved.org

Bookshelved.org was an experimental wiki for sharing reading interestes (mostly among programmers and other internet aficionados).

Systems, Analysis & Design:

TheArtOfSystemsThinking?, JosephOConnor & IanMcDermott? AnIntroductionToGeneralSystemsThinking, GeraldWeinberg GeneralPrinciplesOfSystemsDesign, GeraldWeinberg SoftSystemsMethodologyInAction?, PeterCheckland? & JimScholes? TheFifthDiscipline, PeterSenge TheWisdomOfTheBody?, WalterCannon? GodelEscherBachAnEternalGoldenBraid, DouglasRHofstadter? TheWarMagician?, DavidFisher? TheImage?, KennethBoulding? SeeingSystems, BarryOshry? TheLogicOfFailure, DietrichDorner? TheTreeOfKnowledge, HumbertoRMaturana? & FranciscoJVarela? AutopoiesisAndCognition, HumbertRMaturana? & FranciscoJVarela? HowToSolveIt, GeorgePolya? ThoughtAsASystem, DavidBohm? TheSocietyOfMind?, MarvinMinsky? IAmAStrangeLoop?, DouglasRHofstadter? StepsToAnEcologyOfMind, GregoryBateson MindAndNatureANecessaryUnity?, GregoryBateson DialecticsOfNature?, FrederickEngels? TheTimesAtlasOfWorldHistory?, GeoffreyBarraclough? & GeoffreyParker? OnTheOriginOfSpecies, CharlesDarwin? TheWealthOfNations, AdamSmith? AnIntroductionToCybernetics?, WRossAshby? DesignForABrain, WRossAshby? TheLivingBrain, WGreyWalter? Cybernetics?, NorbertWiener? TheComputerAndTheBrain?, JohnVonNeumann? GeneralSystemTheory, LudwigVonBertalanffy? MirrorWorlds, DavidGelernter? TheArchitectureMachine?, NicholasNegroponte? ProblemFrames, MichaelJackson? AnalysisPatterns?, MartinFowler DataAndReality?, WilliamKent? DomainDrivenDesign, EricEvans StructuredAnalysisAndSystemSpecification?, TomDemarco? MultiParadigmDesignForCPlusPlus?, JamesCoplien TheArtOfTheMetaobjectProtocol?, GregorKiczales?, JimDesRivieres?, DanielBobrow? HowWeThink?, JohnDewey? ToolsForThought, CHWaddington HandbookOfWalkthroughsInspectionsAndTechnicalReviews?, DanielFreedman? & GeraldWeinberg Rhythmanalysis, HenriLefebvre? ProofAndRefutations?, ImreLakatos? ThinkingToSomePurpose, LSusanStebbing? CalculusMadeEasy?, SilvanusThompson? & MartinGardner? FundamentalStatisticsForTheBehaviouralSciences?, DavidHowell? TheNatureAndArtOfWorkmanship?, DavidPye? TheNatureAndAestheticsOfDesign?, DavidPye? TheDesignOfEverydayThings, DonaldNorman ThingsThatMakeUsSmart, DonaldNorman NotesOnTheSynthesisOfForm?, ChristopherAlexander? TheTimelessWayOfBuilding, ChristopherAlexander? APatternLanguage, ChristopherAlexander? et al TheOreganExperiment?, ChristopherAlexander? et al AForeshadowingOf21stCenturyArt?, ChristopherAlexander? TheNatureOfOrder, ChristopherAlexander? HowBuildingsLearn, StuartBrand? InPraiseOfShadows?, JunichiroTanizaki? LeonardoDaVinciExperienceExperimentAndDesign?, MartinKemp? CyberspaceFirstSteps?, MichaelBenedikt? TheCreativeMind?, MargaretBoden? ArtificialLife?, StevenLevy? InventionByDesign, HenryPetroski? Longitude, DavaSobel Challenger?, MalcolmMcConnell? TheCuckoo'sEgg?, CliffordStoll? TheVisualDisplayOfQuantitativeInformation, EdwardTufte UniversalPrinciplesOfDesign, WilliamLidwell? BuildingExpertSystems?, EliasAwad? BuildingLargeKnowledgeBasedSystems?, DouglasLenat?, RVGuha UnderstandingComputersAndCognition:ANewFoundationForDesign?, TerryWinograd? & FernandoFlores? BusinessRulesForInformationSystems?, TonyMorgan? BeingDigital?, NicholasNegroponte? TheSciencesOfTheArtificial?, HerbertASimon? DesigningFreedom?, StaffordBeer? BrainOfTheFirm?, StaffordBeer? DecisionAndControl?, StaffordBeer?

Programming:

TheArtOfComputerProgramming, DonaldKnuth? TheCProgrammingLanguage, BrianWKernighan? & DennisMRitchie? ThePracticeOfProgramming?, BrianKernighan & RobPike? TheUNIXProgrammingEnvironment?, BrianKernighan & RobPike? SmallTalk80TheLanguageAndItsImplementation?, AdeleGoldberg? & DavidRobson? ParadigmsOfArtificialIntelligenceProgramming, PeterNorvig? ThePragmaticProgrammer, AndrewHunt? & DavidThomas ProgrammingPearls, JonBentley? TheArtOfUnixProgramming, EricRaymond DesignPatterns, ErichGamma?, RichardHelm?, RalphJohnson & JohnVlissides? ProgrammingLanguagePragmatics?, MichaelScott? GenerativeProgramming?, KrzysztofCzarnecki? & UlrichEisenecker? SoftwareProductLines?, PaulClements? & LindaNorthrop? CompilersPrinciplesTechniquesAndTools?, AlfredVAho?, RaviSethi? & JeffreyDUllman? PrinciplesOfConcurrentAndDistributedProgramming?, MBen-Ari AnIntroductionToFormalSpecificationAndZ?, BenPotter?, JaneSinclair? & DavidTill? StructureAndInterpretationOfComputerPrograms, HalAbelson? & GeraldSussman? UNIXNetworkProgrammingVolumeOne?, WRichardStevens?, BillFenner? & AndrewMRudoff? AdvancedProgrammingInTheUNIXEnvironment?, WRichardStevens?, StephenARago? ProgrammingWithPOSIXThreads?, DavidRButenhof? POSAVol2:PatternsForConcurrentAndNetworkedObjects?, DouglasSchmidt? et al. ProgrammingMicrosoftVisualCPlusPlus?, DavidKruglinski?, GeorgeShepherd? & ScotWingo? TestDrivenDevelopment, KentBeck Refactoring, MartinFowler BuildingScalableDatabaseApplications, PeterHeinckiens? DataAccessPatterns?, CliftonNock? TheArtOfSQL, StephaneFaroult? MasteringRegularExpressions, JeffreyFriedl BuildingSecureSoftware?, JohnViegaGaryMcGraw? PatternsOfEnterpriseApplicationArchitecture, MartinFowler ThinkingInJava?, BruceEckel? UnderstandingTheLinuxKernel?, DanielBovet?, MarcoCesati?

Good C++ texts:

TheCPlusPlusProgrammingLanguage?, BjarneStroustrup? TheDesignAndEvolutionOfCPlusPlus?, BjarneStroustrup? RuminationsOnCPlusPlus?, AndrewKoenig? & BarbaraMoo? AdvancedCPlusPlusProgrammingStylesAndIdioms?, JamesCoplien ScientificAndEngineeringCPlusPlus?, JohnJBarton? & LeeRNackman? CPlusPlusProgrammingStyle?, TomCargill? CPlusPlusStrategiesAndTactics?, RobertMurray? EffectiveCPlusPlus?, ScottMeyers? MoreEffectiveCPlusPlus?, ScottMeyers? LargeScaleCPlusPlusSoftwareDesign?, JohnLakos? EfficientCPlusPlus?, DovBulka? & DavidMayhew? CPlusPlusGotchas?, StephenDewhurst? MultiParadigmDesignForCPlusPlus?, JamesCoplien GenericProgrammingAndTheSTL?, MatthewAustern? DesigningComponentsWithTheCPlusPlusSTL?, UlrichBreymann? GenerativeProgramming?, KrzysztofCzarnecki? & UlrichEisenecker? CPlusPlusObjectDatabases?, DavidJordan? ModernCPlusPlusDesign?, AlexanderAlexandrescu? ExceptionalCPlusPlus?, HerbSutter? CPlusPlusNetworkProgramming?, DouglasSchmidt? & StephenHuston? TheCPlusPlusStandardLibrary?, NicolaiMJosuttis? BeyondTheCPlusPlusStandardLibrary?, BjornKarlsson?

Social Software:

TheCathedralAndTheBazaar, EricRaymond ThePsychologyOfComputerProgramming, GeraldWeinberg UnderstandingTheProfessinalProgrammer?, GeraldWeinberg Peopleware, TomDemarco? & TimothyLister DeathMarch?, EdwardYourdon? TheSoulOfANewMachine?, TracyKidder? HackersAndPainters?, PaulGraham? TheBestSoftwareWriting?, JoelSpolsky? Here are a few reviews I have written, you can also access other ACCU reviews from here: http://www.accu.org/bookreviews/public/reviews/0rv/Huw_Lloyd.htm

English:

TheElementsOfStyle, WilliamStrunk BUGSInWriting?, LynDupre? HowToReadABook, MortimerJAdler? & CharlesVanDoren EatsShootsAndLeaves?, LynneTruss? ExploringLanguageAndLiterature?, StevenCroft? & RobertMyers? AllensDictionaryOfEnglishPhrases?, RobertAllen? StyleLessonsInClarityAndGrace?, JosephMWilliams? HowToDoThingsWithWords?, JLAustin EnglishSyntaxAndArgumentation?, BasAarts?

Psychology:

Psychology, JohnDewey? PsychologyAVeryShortIntroduction?, GillianButlerAndFredaMcManus? ThePrinciplesOfPsychology?, WilliamJames? TheVarietiesOfReligiousExperience?, WilliamJames? ThePsychologyOfIntelligence, JeanPiaget? TheThoughtAndLanguageOfTheChild?, JeanPiaget? GeneticEpistemology, JeanPiaget? ToUnderstandIsToInvent?:TheFutureOfEducation?, JeanPiaget? PlayingAndReality, DWWinnicott HumanNature?, DWWinnicott TransitionalObjectsAndPotentialSpaces?:LiteraryUsesOfDWWinnicott?, PeterLRudnytsky? BetweenRealityAndFantasy?, SimonGrolnick? & LeonardBarking? MentalSpace?, RobertYoung? TheGutenbergGalaxy, MarshallMcLuhan? UnderstandingMedia?, MarshallMcLuhan? MindInSociety?, LevVygotsky? ThoughtAndLanguage, LevVygotsky? TheInterpretationOfDreams?, SigmundFreud? JungAVeryShortIntroduction?, AnthonyStevens? AnalyticalPsychology?, CarlJung? TheArchetypesAndTheCollectiveUnconscious?, CarlJung? PsychologicalTypes, CarlJung? TheSpiritInManArtAndLiterature, CarlJung? Archetypes, AnthonyStevens? PleaseUnderstandMeII?, DavidKeirsey? FlowThePsychologyOfOptimalExperience, MihalyCsikszentmihalyi WhatDoYouSayAfterYouSayHello, EricBerne? GamesPeoplePlay?, EricBerne? MotivationAndPersonality, AbrahamMaslow PrinciplesOfBiopsychology?, SimonGreen? TheBigBookOfConcepts, GregoryMurphy? PersonalityTheoryAndResearch?, LawrenceAPervin? TheComputationalBrain?, PatriciaSmithChurchland? & TerrenceJSejnowski? ThinkingAndReasoning?, AlanGarnham? & JaneOakhill? ThePygmalionProject?:TheIdealist?, StephenMontogmery? HowTheMindWorks, StevenPinker? TheLanguageInstinct, StevenPinker? PlansAndTheStructureOfBehavior, GeorgeMiller?, EugeneGalanter? & KarlPribram? EducatingIntuition?, RobinMHogarth? ContraryImaginations?, LiamHudson? GiftsDiffering, IsabelBriggsMyers? FramesOfMind?, HowardGardner?

NLP:

DevelopYourNLPSkills?, AndrewBradbury? AnIntroductionToNLP?, JosephOConnor & IanMcDermott? FrogsIntoPrinces?, RichandBandler? & JohnGrinder? Reframing?, RichardBandler? & JohnGrinder? Tranceformations, RichardBandler? & JohnGrinder? TheStructureOfMagic?, RichardBandler? & JohnGrinder? TheStructureOfMagicII?, JohnGrinder? & RichardBandler? PatternsOfTheHypnoticTechniquesOfMiltonHErickson?, JohnGrinder? & RichardBandler? PatternsOfTheHypnoticTechniquesOfMiltonHEricksonII?, JohnGrinder?, JudithDelozier? & RichardBandler? AnInsidersGuideToSubModalities?, RichardBandler? & WillMacDonald? ChangingBeliefSystemsWithNLP?, RobertDilts?

Counselling:

Peoplemaking?, VirginiaSatir SystematicTrainingInTheSkillsOfVirginiaSatir?, SharonLoeschen? TheSkilledHelper?, GerardEgan? OnPersonalPower?, CarlRogers? NarrativeTherapy, JillFreedman? Person-CentredCounselingInAction?, DaveMearns? & BrianThorne?

Personal development:

HowToWinFriendsAndInfluencePeople?, DaleCarnegie TheConquestOfHappiness?, BertrandRussell? SevenHabitsOfHighlyEffectivePeople?, StephenCovey? Influence?, RobertCialdini? TheSixPillarsOfSelfEsteem?, NathanielBranden? TheFiveLoveLanguages?, GaryChapman? HowToSpeakHowToListen?, MortimerJAdler? WhatColourIsYourParachute?, RichardNelsonBolles? AmplifyingYourEffectiveness, GeraldWeinberg et al TeachingWithYourMouthShut, DonaldFinkel? TheAimsOfEducationAndOtherEssays?, AlfredNorthWhitehead? TheReflectivePractitioner, DonaldSchon? Mastery, GeorgeLeonard

Communication:

TheSkilledFacilitator?, RogerSchwarz? PeopleSkills?, RobertBolton? CrucialConversations, KerryPatterson? TheArtOfFocusedConversation?, RStanfield OnDialogue, DavidBohm?

Dont Send a Resume, JFox

Consulting:

TheSecretsOfConsulting, GeraldWeinberg MoreSecretsOfConsulting, GeraldWeinberg TheConsultantsCalling?, GeoffreyBellman?

Business:

TheWealthOfNations, AdamSmith? GrowingABusiness?, PaulHawken? TheTenDayMBA?, StevenSilbiger? TheBeermatEntrepreneur MikeSouthon? & ChrisWest? TheFourHourWorkWeek, TheTruthAboutMarkets, JohnKay? TechnologyAcquisitionBuyingTheFutureOfYourBusiness?, AllenEskelin? MakingTheSoftwareBusinessCase?, DonaldJReifer?

Management & Leadership:

PrinciplesOfSoftwareEngineeringManagement?, TomGilb? QualitySoftwareManagement, GeraldWeinberg TheFifthDiscipline, PeterSenge BecomingATechnicalLeader, GeraldWeinberg ManagingKnowHow, KarlErikSveiby? & TomLloyd? MeasuringAndManagingPerformanceInOrganizations, RobertAustin? OrganisationalPatternsOfAgileSoftwareDevelopment?, JamesCoplien & NeilHarrison TheArtOfJudgementAStudyOfPolicyMaking?, GeoffreyVickers?

Strategy:

TheBookOfFiveRings, ThomasCleary? TheArtOfWarfare, SunTzu ClausewitzAVeryShortIntroduction?, MichaelHoward? OnWar, CarlVonClausewitz?

Philosophy:

PhilosophyAVeryShortIntroduction?, EdwardCraig? AHistoryOfWesternPhilosophy, BertrandRussell? TheArtOfTravel?, AlainDeBotton? TheWayOfZen?, AlanWatts? ZenAndTheArtOfMotorcycleMaintenance, RobertPirsig? Lila?, RobertPirsig? EyeToEye?, KenWilber? WhatIsArt?, LeoTolstoy? HowWeThink?, JohnDewey? IChing or BookOfChanges, RichardWilhelm? TheStructureOfScientificRevolutions, ThomasKuhn? ScienceAndTheModernWorld?, AlfredNorthWhitehead? TheAimsOfEducationAndOtherEssays?, AlfredNorthWhitehead? ThusSpokeZarathustra, FriedrichNietzsche TheRepublic, Plato (translated Davies & Vaughan) TheDialoguesOfPlatoVol1?, BenjaminJowett? TheConceptOfMind, GilbertRyle? HowToDoThingsWithWords?, JLAustin TheGhostInTheMachine, ArthurKoestler? PragmatismAndOtherWritings, WilliamJames? KantAVeryShortIntroduction?, RogerScruton? AnIntroductionToMetaphysics, HenriBergson? ThePhilosophyOfSymbolicForms?, ErnstCassirer? PhilosophyInANewKey?, SusanneLanger? PersonalKnowledge, MichaelPolanyi

Sociology:

SociologicalParadigmsAndOrganisationalAnalysis?, GibsonBurrell? & GarethMorgan? MarxInHisOwnWords?, ErnstFischer? DeschoolingSociety?, IvanIllich? LimitsToMedicine?, IvanIllich? Civilization, CliveBell? CivilizationAndItsDiscontents?, SigmundFreud?

Literature:

AnnaKarenina, LeoTolstoy? WarAndPeace, LeoTolstoy? TheIdiot?, FyodorDostoevsky? CrimeAndPunishment, FyodorDostoevsky? PrideAndPrejudice?, JaneAusten TheFountainhead, AynRand GreatExpectations?, CharlesDickens AnEvilCradling?, BrianKeenan? TheWomanInWhite?, WilkieCollins? CatsCradle, KurtVonnegut EndersGame, OrsonScottCard TheAlchemist, PauloCoelho? TheAnnotatedAlice, LewisCarroll? 1984, GeorgeOrwell Fahrenheit451, RayBradbury BraveNewWorld, AldousHuxley ASpellForChameleon?, PiersAnthony? ThePlayerOfGames, IainBanks TheGlassBeadGame, HermannHesse MasterOfTheFiveMagics?, LyndonHardy? TheLordOfTheRings, JRRTolkien FoucaultsPendulum, UmbertoEco TheNameOfTheRose, UmbertoEco TheTrial?, FranzKafka? Nausea?, Jean-PaulSartre? Words?, Jean-PaulSartre? TheRaggedTrouseredPhilanthropists, RobertTressell? BreakfastAtTiffanys?, TrumanCapote APortraitOfTheArtistAsAYoungMan?, JamesJoyce? Faust?, JohannWolfgangVonGoethe? TheWaves?, VirginiaWoolf? JonathanLivingstonSeagull, RichardBach

Essays:

TheLondonScene?, VirginiaWoolf? ARoomOfOneSOwn, VirginiaWoolf? TheFourLoves?, CSLewis Essays?, GeorgeOrwell TheRoadToWiganPier?, GeorgeOrwell DownAndOutInLondonAndParis?, GeorgeOrwell TravelsInHyperreality?, UmbertoEco EssaysInLove?, AlainDeBotton?

What's new

  • What, How & Why Considered Together
    6 May 20162:48:06 pm by huw
    I thought this was an interesting talk from Liz Keogh. She makes a distinction between "building the right thing" and "building it right" and compares projects on these two dimensions. Later into t...