Blogroll – Programmers on programming

Dave Winer – Scripting News
e.g. Why don’t programmers speak for programming?
http://threads2.scripting.com/2013/march/whyArentProgrammersSpeakingForProgramming
The soul of the new developer
http://threads2.scripting.com/2013/march/theSoulOfTheNewEngineer
Why you should learn to code
http://threads2.scripting.com/2013/february/whyYouShouldLearnToCode
Educating the journo-programmer
http://scripting.com/stories/2011/01/21/theJournoprogrammer.html

Joel Spolsky – Joel on Software
e.g. http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/ThePerilsofJavaSchools.html

Dan Bricklin
http://www.bricklin.com/writings.htm

Paul Graham
e.g. http://www.paulgraham.com/knuth.html

Imran on Tech
e.g. Programming Knowledge versus Programming Ability
http://imranontech.com/2007/05/16/programming-knowledge-versus-programming-ability/

Patrick McKenzie –
http://www.kalzumeus.com/greatest-hits/

James Hague – http://prog21.dadgum.com/
e.g. Expertise, the Death of Fun, and What to Do About It
http://prog21.dadgum.com/169.html

Rys McCusker – doesn’t write much anymore. old stuff not visible
http://www.ythorn.com/etc.html

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See also…
http://techbyproducts.com/programming-is-not-a-glamorous-job/
http://dannorth.net/2011/01/11/programming-is-not-a-craft/
Jaron Lanier

Older
– Microserfs (a novel)
– Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents, 2001 Ellen Ullman
– Computer Power and Human Reason, 1984 Joseph Weizenbaum
http://www.amazon.com/Computer-Power-Reason-Joseph-Weizenbaum/dp/0140225358/?tag=sudburypress-20

Not a programmer, but…
Malcolm McCullough
Abstracting Craft: The Practiced Digital Hand, 1998
http://www.amazon.com/dp/026263189X/?tag=sudburypress-20

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