I like Best Software Writing I (ed Joel Spolsky) more the
more I read. One of the things I like about it is that most of the
selected pieces are available in electronic form, so that I can
point people to them without saying
Oh, but you need to buy the
book to see it. That said, this is a book worth checking out,
even if you're not a software developer.
I just finished reading Clay Shirky's
go read it! I
will also mention that I hope Pete has the opportunity to read and
respond to this one, since I suspect his comments on this essay
would be far more entertaining than my own.