GOSH 2023 book club meetings!

Hi everyone!

@hpy and I enjoyed seeing some of you at last year’s book club meetings, and we would like to bring them back again for 2023! We’ve been hosting these informal get-togethers every 2-3 months and are looking to host the next one sometime in late March. If you are interested in joining, fill out this poll by January 16th to find a time to meet!

Reading List

You can access the reading list here - feel free to add your contributions to it!

You can fill out the following poll, based on our reading list , to share which books you would like to read in the future:

  • The Alchemist
  • Makers (Cory Doctorow)
  • The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters, and other Informal Entrepreneurs (Alexa Clay & Kyra Maya Phillips)
  • Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts (1979, Bruno Latour)
  • Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition That Is Shaping the Next Economy 1 by Nathan Schneider
  • QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard Feynman
  • Sapiens: A brief history of humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Common as Air by Lewis Hyde
  • The Gift by Lewis Hyde https://www.betterworktogether.co/
  • Better Work Together: How the Power of Community Can Transform Your Business by the Enspiral Foundation
  • Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth
  • Hardware Hacker by Bunnie Huang
  • The End of Everything by Katie Mack
  • Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds
  • Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space, by Carl Sagan
  • Unauthorized Bread by Cory Doctorow
  • Open Scientist Handbook by Bruce R. Caron
  • An Illustrated Field Guide to Social Media
  • Walled Culture - The Book by Glyn Moody
  • Chokepoint Capitalism by Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow

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That’s all for now, I will follow up next week with more information on the book that was selected (based on the poll above) and the meeting time :slight_smile:

-Bri

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Thank you for keeping this going!

FWIW, Open Source in Environmental Sustainability as suggested by @hikinghack may be of interest as another potential book to read.

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