Here is a list of presentations and articles that I like.
Zed Shaw - The ACL is Dead - A tale of suspense, intrigue, corporate greed, and the stupidity of an authorization mechanism that isn't turing complete. http://vimeo.com/2723800
A brief history of software craftsmanship - http://blog.shino.de/2010/05/14/software-craftsmanship-week-a-brief-history/
Robert Martin (Uncle Bob) - Bad Code, Craftsmanship, Engineering and Certification - http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Robert-C.-Martin-Bad-Code