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.
Ben Balter is a Senior Manager of Product Management at GitHub, the world’s largest software development network, where he oversees the platform’s Community and Safety efforts. Named one of the top 25 most influential people in government and technology, Fed50’s Disruptor of the Year, and winner of the Open Source People’s Choice Award, Ben previously served as GitHub’s Government Evangelist, leading the efforts to encourage government at all levels to adopt open source philosophies for code, data, and policy development. More about the author →