Earthlings love games; board games, video games, mind games (hey-oh!). Here’s a quick survey of some of the games we’re playing now. As you can see, when we’re off the clock we’re very busy saving the planet from disease, preparing for the apocalypse, contemplating metaphysical constructs and running away from the bad guys.
J. Bradford Hipps’ recent NYT column on the value of literature for programming encouraged us to examine Earthling reading habits. What we discovered was a great list of books ranging from classics to web serials to insightful nonfiction. Take a look and add some of these titles to your summer reading list.
To keep up with conventions in coding, stay up to date on releases, and discover new applications for old systems, podcasts can be both helpful and entertaining. Here are eight programming podcasts streaming into Earthling earbuds.