Don Marti

Sat 15 Apr 2006 07:00:00 AM PDT

MLP: Book, maps

New item for my To Read list: The Wealth of Networks is a book and wiki from Yochai Benkler, author of the great paper on "peer production" Coase's Penguin.

Recommendations from Wendy Seltzer and Lawrence Lessig.

Background reading: The Nature of the Firm by R. H. Coase and, of course, the entry on Coase on Wikipedia.

On the "reading now" list: Time Management for System Administrators by Thomas A. Limoncelli, (related article), The Bounty by Caroline Alexander.

Random Firefox tab closure department follows.

World maps with areas scaled to show facts about countries: Worldmapper

Ruby on Rails memes infect Perl hackers? "Jifty is a way to build web applications" from Best Practical, the people who brought you RT.