There seems to be a mad rush at the beginning of every year to find ways to be more productive. New Year's resolutions, the itch to start the year off right, and of course, an "out with the old, in with the new" attitude all contribute to this. And the usual round of recommendations is heavily biased towards closed source and proprietary software. It doesn't have to be that way.
Here's the 16th of my picks for 19 new (or new-to-you) open source tools to help you be more productive in 2019.
If you want to boost your tech skills and knowledge in 2019, the books on this list can help you achieve your goals. If nothing else, they'll give you a lot to think about as you chart your future.