Understanding Programmers - The Pride and the Passion

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Dust or Magic: Secrets of Successful Multimedia Design
1.  Dust or Magic: Secrets of Successful Multimedia Design by Bob Hughes
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  "Discover some tales of the peoples  history of the computer revolution."
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I Sing the Body Electric: Year with Microsoft on the Multimedia Frontier
2.  I Sing the Body Electric: Year with Microsoft on the Multimedia Frontier by Fred Moody
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  "A fly on the wall view of a multi-media project in Microsoft."
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The Mythical Man-month: Essays on Software Engineering
3.  The Mythical Man-month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
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  "The classic work updated with new chapters, including a section titled 'Parnas Was Right, and I Was Wrong about Information Hiding'. Nice to see that Fred is human too!"
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Software Craftsmanship: The New Imperative
4.  Software Craftsmanship: The New Imperative by Pete McBreen
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  "Programming is a craft. This book examines the craft of programming, and how we need to learn lessons from the past, if we are not going to continue making the same old mistakes again and again and ag"
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Show-Stopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation at Microsoft
5.  Show-Stopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation at Microsoft by G. Pascal Zachary
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  "The story of NT and the personalities involved. An intriguing story about when Old School Programmers met the Microsofties, and what they learnt from each other."
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard Feynman
6.  The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard Feynman by Freeman J. Dyson
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  "This man turned me onto science, by putting the fizz into physics and the humanity back into science.."
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The Soul of a New Machine
7.  The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder
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  "The original tale of real people, doing real work in the computer industry."
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