Techies are precious and should be nurtured and loved, this article 8 books open source technologists should read this summer | Opensource.com suggests some summer reading, books always make good presents. The article also includes a poll asking what genre would be your coice of summer reading.

The thing that makes sterotypes so powerful is that while not being true all of the time, they have at least some truth a lot of the time… the clear front runner in the genre stakes by a long way is science fiction. As an opensource.com reader and contributor what would be my choice of genre? well I am sure that you can guess.

Perhaps techsoup should have a summer reading list too.