I shared a list of items from my to-read bookmarks folder on Twitter recently. If you are looking for things to read/watch during the next few weeks (while you are working from home hopefully), you might find it useful

Copy pasting the thread here with minor edits


1/ If you are someone like me who is interested in ‘business things’, but can’t imagine going to a B School, this is a must read

MBA Mondays 

Had read a few of these but not all

2/ When I started my career I was super confused between choosing Product and Growth roles. I used to read extensively on both, and Growthhackers was a must read site for me

Need to catch up on the new studies here: Growth Studies

3/ Apart from the growth studies, you might want to read the most popular posts in this site: Growth Hackers

4/ While doing this course on designing experiments, I got interested in Stats

So I started reading posts from here: Statttrek

Might be worth doing both

I recommended the course here: Online courses to do as a PM

5/ A bunch of documentaries I never found time to watch: 25 documentaries

6/ If you are someone who uses Reddit, you can explore new sub reddit recommendations here

7/ Ask GH: What books should I read to help build a solid foundation for Growth Hacking?

Books to read if you want to understand Growth more

8/ Foundation interviews by Kevin Rose (from more than a decade ago): Foundation 01 // Jack Dorsey

9/ Becoming better with Excel

10/ HN Writing essays thread

11/ Tech talks recommendations from HN

12/ A few courses on writing I wanted to take (but have not been able to because of being lazy or other priorities)

Purdue OWL // Purdue Writing Lab

Writing and Reading the Essay

13/ Copywriting resources from NNG

14/ How Jason Fried writes a blogpost

15/ Design Documentaries

16/ Movies about solitude

17/ KV Summit videos

18/ Every video on Harrison Metal’s Vimeo

19/ Videos from the Interaction 18 conference

20/ Language-agnostic programming books you should read

21/ Sam Altman - Startup Investor School

22/ The best MOOCs taken by HN people

23/ The Best Books to Understand Complex Systems

24/ Arabic Books to Read ‘Before You Die’

25/ Top 200 VC (Venture Capital) articles written on medium.com

26/ The Fundamentals of Critical Reading and Effective Writing

27/ Amazon’s shareholder letters

28/ Coding/Writing/Working background listening recommendations

29/ Patrick’s Investor Curriculum

30/ Santa Fe Institute’s Introduction to Complexity

31/ History of Silicon Valley

32/ Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age

33/ TED Talks related to critical thinking

34/ Psychology of Intelligence Analysis by Richards J. Heuer, Jr.


36/ 25 Best Travel Movies Of All Time (Films That Will Inspire You To Travel)

37/ Machine Learning for Product Managers

38/ Bret Victor - Inventing on Principle

39/ Mega thread on Eric Weinstein’s insights

40/ Statistical Tests — When to use Which ?

41/ Blogs of a few people I want to read

Unpleasant Facts and Other Musings

Matthew Ball

Dan Wang

42/ The Fifth Elephant 2018

43/ 67 Books from the HBS Course Catalog

44/ History of the internet and its protocols

45/ Reboot’s Self-Guided Course Resources

46/ Takeaways from Netflix’s Personalization Workshop 2018

47/ How to Get Ideas and How to Measure - Stewart Butterfield & Adam D’Angelo


49/ Aswath Damodaran’s Valuation course

I am currently doing this course for undergrads, Spring 2020

50/ A Template for Understanding How the Economic Machine Works and How it is Reflected Now by Ray Dalio

51/ Paper on the Psychology of Security by Bruce Schneier

52/ Katie Swindler - Animation in UX — The subconscious influence of motion

53/ Ryan Singer, “Designing with Forces: How to Apply Christopher Alexander in Everyday Work”

54/ Everything is a Remix Remastered

55/ Jan Willem Nijman - Vlambeer - “The art of screenshake”

56/ Secrets of Game Feel and Juice

57/ Humble Dollar’s financial guide

58/ Must-See Tech Talks for Every Programmer

59/ Memos from Howard Marks

60/ History of Philosophy visualised

61/ Effective learning: Twenty rules of formulating knowledge

62/ “Early Days” Interviews from World-Class Leaders

63/ Sarah Lacy’s fireside chat

64/ Tools & Craft: Andy Hertzfeld


66/ Systems Archetype Basics

67/ Work Out With Naomi Campbell

68/ Understanding Abundance, part 1: It’s Caused by Consumers

69/ A collection of nerdy interviews asking people from all walks of life what they use to get the job done

70/ 10 books on how to effectively manage a remote team

71/ Gibson Biddle’s talks and posts

72/ Essays on game design theory, art and the business of design

73/ Collection of writing by John Huber that describes Saber Capital’s investment approach and ideas

74/ Hedge fund presentations

75/ nikitavoloboev/ knowledge

76/ Introduction to Corporate Finance

77/ Finance Theory I

78/ A year of reading the world

79/ a16z’s holiday reading list

80/ 15 web design books of 2019 that you should read

81/ Kyle Bass: “China: The Most Reckless Financial Experiment In History”

82/ 2012 Mavericks Lecture: John Malone

83/ The Essential Clayton Christensen Articles

84/ Peter Thiel on “The Portal”

85/ A weekly(-ish) newsletter on commerce, media, science, tech, investing, & internet culture by Alex Taussig

86/ All Tonguz’ S1 analysis posts

87/ Game Theory (ECON 159)

88/ Insights on working with / for current / former management consultants

89/ David Perrell’s Writing Syllabus

90/ Jobs to be Done: from Doubter to Believer

91/ Predictive Analytics 101

92/ Decision Theory

93/ Experiments at Airbnb

94/ Summary of Poor Charlie’s Almanack

95/ About what makes us human - Robert Sapolsky

96/ The 100 best books of the 21st century

97/ Product Growth with Gustaf Alströmer

98/ Sci-Fi worth consuming

99/ Building Your Startup Financial Model

100/ Read old posts from HN by changing date filter

I think 100 is a good number to end this thread