Inspired by the #SummerOfTech alternative summer reading list for MPs (and everyone) here are our picks, and some other good things we’ve been reading here at Represent.
Blueprint for a Revolution by Srdja Popovic
Hardcore History and Common Sense by Dan Carlin (podcasts)
Anything by David Brin, Kim Stanley-Robinson.
More great stuff:
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
Who Owns The Future? by Jaron Lanier
Beyond Transparency: Open Data and the Future of Civic Innovation by Edited by Brett Goldstein and Lauren Dyson
Open Up! Report of the Speaker’s Commission for Digital Democracy by John Bercow and Commissioners
Small Pieces Loosely Joined: How smarter use of technology and data can deliver real reform of local government by Eddie Copeland, Policy Exchange
Smaller, Better, Faster, Stronger: Remaking government for the digital age by Chris Yiu & Sarah Fink, Policy Exchange
We need a dynamic, democratic capitalism by Thomas Aubrey, Policy Network
The Circle by Dave Eggars