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Here follows a collection of articles, books and videos that I find interesting…

…Or not! Because I believe it’s also important to point out the literature riddled with erroneous arguments, misguided philosophy and regressive worldview, for the sake of not wasting the reader’s time, if not out of educational principles. My opinion of course… Discussion is more than welcome!

Many links refer to arguments and counter-arguments: I don’t necessarily agree with everything listed here. Nonetheless I believe it’s wiser to not automatically discard antagonistic opinions. They can prove instrumental in further consolidating one’s argument.

Political science

Economy

Education and psychology

Psychology in computer programming

Social sciences and computing

Security and communication

Broken security

Free software philosophy

Decentralized Internet

Hardware and freedom

Tools and practices for hackers

Operating systems of the future

Operating system of the past: Unix

I beieve many things are wrong with Unix and more generally with the Unix philosophy. The discussion is rather complex so I won’t go into details here. Let’s keep it for a dedicated article.

Operating systems and freedom

Unix books you’d rather not read

There is much to say as to how the following seminal books have had a detrimental impact in the evolution of computer science. This discussion needs a dedicated article.

User interfaces

Emacs

Programming languages

Lisp and programming language theory

Lisp literature

Common Lisp literature

Scheme literature

Racket literature

Regular expressions

Algorithms

Computer graphics and gaming

Book listings

Mostly around computing but not exclusively.

Frivolities

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Date: 2014-11-11 (Last update: 2018-09-15)

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