One of my favorite perks of working at GitHub is the fact that the company covers all your work-related reading. That (plus a good deal of travel over the years) means that I’ve read quite a few books about technology, about open source, and about business.
If those topics sound interesting, here are some of my favorite books for hackers, for geeks, and for open source developers.
Of course, if you have a recommendation, I’m always looking for new books to read. Let me know in the comments below.
Named one of the top 25 most influential people in government and technology and Fed50’s Disruptor of the Year, described by the US Chief Technology Officer as one of “the baddest of the badass innovators,” and winner of the Open Source People’s Choice Award, Ben Balter is a Product Manager at GitHub, the world’s largest software development network, where he oversees the company’s community and safety efforts. Previously, Ben served as GitHub’s Government Evangelist, leading the efforts to encourage government at all levels to adopt open source philosophies for code, for data, and for policy development. More about the author →