So, after a brief work-related hiatus, I’d like to get started with a book review.
Generally, I like to read fiction, but every now and then I have to work through some nonfiction book to gain some knowledge. I’ve tried to read technical books about programming APIs etc, but in recent years I’ve found these to be quite boring, since they’re a bit too far on the basics side of things. Why should I buy and read a whole book about something I can learn with a few free online beginner’s tutorials just as well?
So, I’ve moved more into the “general concepts”-genre of nonfiction books. One big example of that is “The Art of Community” by Jono Bacon. The author is the manager of the Ubuntu community, and he shares some of his experience with the reader.