A collection of essays I found interesting. Implicitly themed, roughly in order of collection.
- Neal Stephenson, In the Beginning was the Command Line [long]
- Eric S. Raymond, The Cathedral and the Bazaar [long]
- Paul Graham, Being Popular
- Joel Spolsky, Things You Should Never Do, Part I
- Poul-Henning Kamp, Why should I care What Colour the Bikeshed Is?
- Joel Spolsky, The Law of Leaky Abstractions
- Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point
- Peter Norvig, Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years
- Bill Schweber, Beware the law of unintended consequences
- A. M. Kuchling, Perl 6 and Python 3000
- Thomas Scoville,
Unix as Literature