Recommended Reading

I like to read. These books are ones that I would recommend. Some of them are work related; some are not. All are interesting. Enjoy!

Technical Books
Analog Electronics
RF Electronics
Signal Integrity and Power Integrity
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Position Estimation

Non-Technical Books
Interesting Biographies
Just Because!

Technical Books

Analog Electronics

The Art of Electronics

By Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill.

Electronic Principles

By Albert Malvino and David Bates.

RF Electronics

Signal Integrity and Power Integrity

High Speed Digital Design: A Handbook of Black Magic

By Howard Johnson and Martin Graham.

High-Speed Signal Propagation: Advanced Black Magic

By Howard Johnson and Martin Graham.

Signal and Power Integrity: Simplified

By Eric Bogatin.

Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Understanding Digital Signal Processing

By Richard G. Lyons.

Digital Signal Processing: A Practical Approach

By Emmanuel Ifeachor and Barrie Jervis.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

By Nick Bostrom.

Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead

By Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman.

Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins

By Garry Kasparov.

The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

By Robin Hanson.

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Bluetooth Low Energy: The Developer’s Handbook

By Robin Heydon.

Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy: Tools and Techniques for Low-Power Networking

By Kevin Townsend, Carles Cufi, Akiba and Robert Davidson.

Position Estimation

Non-Technical Books


The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future

By Gretchen Bakke.


Accounting for the Numberphobic: A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners

By Dawn Fotopulos.

Consulting 101: 101 Tips for Success in Consulting

By Lew Sauder.

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist

By Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson.

Smart Pricing: How Google, Priceline, and Leading Businesses Use Pricing Innovation for Profitability

By Jagmohan Raju and Z. Zhang.

Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why it Matters

By Richard Rumelt.


The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act

By Clay Risen.

The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

By Antony Beevor.

The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939 – 1945

By Max Hastings.

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

By Mary Beard.

Presidents in Crisis: Tough Decisions Inside the White House from Truman to Obama

By Michael K. Bohn.

A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev

By Vladislav M. Zubok.

The End of the Cold War: 1985 – 1991

By Robert Service.

1812: Napoleon’s Fatal March on Moscow

By Adam Zamoyski.

Great Irish Speeches

By Richard Aldous.

We Declare: Landmark Documents in Ireland’s History

By Richard Aldous and Niamh Puirseil.

Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Speeches

By Brian MacArthur.

Standing By the Republic: 50 Dail Debates That Shaped the Nation

By John Drennan.

The Popes: A History

By John Julius Norwich.

Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

By Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio.

Interesting Biographies

Steve Jobs

By Walter Isaacson.

Becoming Steve Jobs: The evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader

By Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli.

Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

By Marc Raboy.

The Man Who Changed Everything: The Life of James Clerk Maxwell

By Basil Mahon.

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

By Walter Isaacson.

Kissinger: A Biography

By Walter Isaacson.

Andrew Carnegie

By David Nasaw.

Churchill: A Biography

By Roy Jenkins.

Alan Turing: The Enigma

By Andrew Hodges.

American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

By Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin.

Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman

By James Gleick.

Napoleon the Great

By Andrew Roberts.

Failure Is Not an Option

By Gene Kranz.

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

By Jung Chang.

Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life

By Jonathan Sperber.

Seven Years in Tibet

By Heinrich Harrer.

The People’s Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century

By Steven Watts.

Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future

By Ashlee Vance.

A Beautiful Mind

By Sylvia Nasar.

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

By Ron Chernow.

Reagan: The Life

By H. W. Brands.

The Spy Who Changed The World

By Mike Rossiter.

Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

By Julian Glover.

Just Because!

History of Western Philosophy

By Bertrand Russell.