Unstructured Reading

  1. Eat a Peach by David Chang
  2. VHF, Summits and More: Having Fun With Ham Radio by Robert A. Witte
  3. Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps by Nicole Forsgren PhD, Jez Humble, Gene Kim

Structured Reading

At the beginning of this year, I randomly downloaded the Harvard Classics/Dr. Eliot’s Five Foot Shelf of books. This is a set of books that contains a selection of classic readings meant to provide a full classic liberal education in themselves.

My first exposure to this series was at my Granny’s house where she owned a subset of the shelf. I’ve never had a mind to read the entirety of the shelf.

Volume 50 of the 50-volume series contains several suggestions of the ways in which a reader may choose to tackle the task of intelligently navigating the embarrassment of material in the collection. I’ve naively chosen to follow the first suggested course of reading: The history of civilization.

Here I’ll track my progress and notes: