Recommendations

Here is unordered list of blogs, articles and pages in general that I found worth reading. It does not mean that I approve or agree everything posted by these authors, just that I found it interesting.

Blogs

Blog of Ali Grudi, author of fbpdf.

http://litcave.rudi.ir

Blog of Chris Wellons, author of enchive, with interesting musing on emacs and gpg.

https://nullprogram.com

Diary of man, looking to change his habits to improve his productivity. Interesting articles, terrible web-design. Open in lynx(1).

https://alifeofproductivity.com

Bash programming wiki. Not that you should program in bash, but sometimes you are forced (e.g. Nix, Gentoo).

http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BASH

Blog of Natasha Layla Marchant, with convincing critics of FSF work and good article on why javascript should die.

https://onpon4.github.io/articles/actions.html
https://onpon4.github.io/articles/kill-js.html

Github-book about internals of linux kernel

https://0xax.gitbook.io/linux-insides/
https://eklitzke.org
https://idea.popcount.org/
https://lars.ingebrigtsen.no/category/linux/
https://leahneukirchen.org/
https://www.japh.se/2011/07/17/dotshare.html
https://justine.lol/
https://viewsourcecode.org/snaptoken/kilo/
gopher://thelambdalab.xyz/1/phlog/
https://tildeverse.org/members/
https://mkorostoff.github.io/
https://www.agner.org/optimize/instruction_tables.pdf
https://ldpreload.com/blog/names-to-reserve
http://habitatchronicles.com/2016/10/
https://github.com/skeeto/growable-buf/
https://ldpreload.com/blog/per-computer-colored-prompts-in-bash
https://postgrest.org
https://www.agwa.name/blog/post/how_to_crash_systemd_in_one_tweet
http://libdill.org/tutorial.html

Unicode in any control data -- urls, usernames, domain names -- is severe and dangerous mistake.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIebelIpdYk

Individual articles

Series of articles, evaluating different, free and proprietary, software to what degree it is spyware.

https://spyware.neocities.org/articles/index.html

Nice article about behaviour of different file systems on crashes

https://danluu.com/deconstruct-files

Brilliant article "Web Obesity"[^7]

https://idlewords.com/talks/website_obesity.htm

Your Big data is not big, by Adam Drake

https://adamdrake.com/command-line-tools-can-be-235x-faster-than-your-hadoop-cluster.html

Ingenious observation that "chmod 555 ~" can prevent poorly-written software from polluting home directory.

https://zdsfa.com/insert/blog/a-guide-to-home-protection

Projects

Weather forecast with curl. It is awesome.

https://github.com/chubin/wttr.in

A curated list of awesome command-line frameworks, toolkits, guides and gizmos. It has much better signal/noise rate than random web search.

https://github.com/alebcay/awesome-shell
https://github.com/tweag/gomod2nix
https://www.borgbackup.org/support/commercial.html
https://gcc.godbolt.org/