Jacky Alciné
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Until I get a better, non-Amazon-backed method of organizing the books I'm into, this page will serve as my "recommendations" list.

Economies and Communal Engagement

I'm an anti-capitalist that spends time within the guts of an industry that revels on it. I don't endorse things like unethical venture capital and the likes. My shelf below is going to skew towards things that communicate against capitalism and more to systems that encourages wealth distribution and communal health over the lining of pockets for a few.

Postcapitalism: A Guide for Our Future by Paul Mason
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx


In order to hone my craft as a ethically-sound, remote developer; there's material I lean on to get there. I definitely cherry-pick from some of these books.

Remote: Office Not Required by Jason Fried
Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'Neil
Hello, Startup by Yevgeniy Brikman

Books can be expensive — as someone who has enough books to fill a little library, I'd know. I've transitioned to donating a lot of my material to libraries and leaning on-line libraries and sharing groups to continue reading and learning. Also, take notes!

Book Stores

When I do buy books (physical or digital), I tend to lean towards local bookstores or one of the following on-line stores:

If those don't have the material you're looking for, check out your local library via sites like Hoopla. Do what you can to avoid buying from platforms like Amazon.