In this book Daniel Shiffman explains how to approach the simulation of natural systems.
He has a very easy writing style and explains the principles well even for beginners.
An enjoyable read, with an unique pricing model.
A great resource of inspiration and news about the creative use of programming and technology.
Articles are well documented and have plenty of links to additional info on projects.
A growing collection of talks about life as a creative person.
With speakers like Simon Sinek on leadership and Mike Monteiro with "F*ck You, Pay Me!", this site has a good mix of philosophy and practicality.