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The book club talks about two types of books: fun reads and technical books

Technical Books:

February 2010 - April 2010?

Algorithmic Beauty of Plants by Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz and Astrid Lindenmayer

Context Free, the programming language


Fun Reads:

December 2009 - January 2010

Makers by Cory Doctorow


Suggested Books For Future Readings (In no specific order):

Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines by Kevin Kelly

The Long Emergency and World Made By Hand by James Howard Kunstler

The Ecotechnic Future by John Michael Greer

"On Intelligence" ( by Jeff Hawkins

"Making Things Talk" by Tom Igoe - Arduino and Physical computing workbook.

Les Stroud's "Survive! Ultimate Edition"

Anything from from MIT OpenCourseWare

"Building Iphone apps with HTML, CSS, and Javascript"

"Access All Areas"

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, by Abelson, Sussman, and Sussman

Programming Erlang

Banned Books:

Experiments With Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency (Paperback)

Morgan's "The Boy Electrician":

The Tesla Papers: Nikola Tesla on Free Energy & Wireless Transmission of Power

Pete Millet's collection

On the Shoulder of Giants - Stephen Hawking ed - Original Scientific works by Einstein, Netwon, Galileo, Copernicus

One of the O'Reilly Hacks books

Prisoner's Dilemma by William Poundstone