Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
You Are Not A Gadget: A Manifesto by Jaron Lanier
Meditation for Multitaskers: Your Guide to Finding Peace Between the Pings by David Dillard-Wright
Unplug: For an Hour a Day, or a Weekend [with audio, workbook and cards] by Sharon Salzberg
Social Media for Nonprofits
This conference series focuses on social media for social good. Coproduced by Ritu Sharma and Darian Rodriguez Heyman, the series shares practical tips and tools for fundraising, marketing, and advocacy with nonprofit decision-makers. Includes a blog with helpful tips.
PEW Research Center
The center publishes two annual reports covering digital trends. The PEW Internet & American Life project covers current statistics on issues, attitudes, and trends online, in America and the world. The PEW State of the News Media report contains a Digital Developments section, reporting on how U.S. news outlets are using the web and how it affects the stories they tell.
Lifehacker curates tips and tricks for living better in the digital age—everything from troubleshooting products to conversations around technology and happiness.
Founded by Richard MacManus, the weblog covers web technology news, including web apps, web technology trends, industry news, reviews, and analysis.
On-line Audio and Video
This radio show from Canada’s public broadcaster plays off the theme of our relationship to technology, from the endless cycle of upgrading software to crowdsourcing and online etiquette.
How Cognitive Surplus Will Change the World
Author Clay Shirky’s Ted Talk on the shared work we do online; while we’re editing a Wikipedia page or enjoying some LOLcats, we’re actually building a better world.