The tech canon of today is the IT of tomorrow

From cyberspace to regular expressions, these are the books that that shaped the brains and culture of today's tech pros -- and forecast future directions for the industry
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If you want to learn about tomorrow's science, read today's science fiction. But what if you want to learn about tomorrow's tech trends? Start with the books that make up the modern canon for IT. InfoWorld surveyed its pros and readers and came up with the following 15 picks for the first Tech Canon.

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