A selection of blogs and other websites that I find interesting enough to follow avidly.
- Fabrice Bellard's Home Page
by Fabrice Bellard
Creator of FFmpeg and QEMU and genius hacker who won the IOCCC twice.
- The Old New
Thing by Raymond Chen
A veteran's struggle to keep Windows backwards compatible over the decades.
- Dave's Archives by Dave Cooper
A software engineering lecturer with a keen sense for Australian politics.
- Vi Hart by Vi Hart
Mathemusician illustrating everything from hexaflexagons to toothpaste usage.
- The Slightly Disgruntled Scientist by Jason Heeris
Engineer, physicist and staunch advocate for the extinguishment of the sun.
- ImperialViolet by Adam
TLS, cryptography, formal proofs, and more by a Chrome network developer.
- xkcd by Randall Munroe
“A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.”
- Daemonic Dispatches
by Colin Percival
Computer scientist, creator of scrypt and the Tarsnap backup service.
- Kye Russell by Kye Russell
Linux, Apple hardware and code plus a few transcripts with Richard Stallman.
- Schneier on Security by
Cryptography, system security and the illusory modern security theatre.
- Ken Shirriff's blog by
Electronics, chargers, more chargers and microprocessors in depth.
- Joel on Software by
Words by a master software engineer and co-creator of Stack Overflow.
- Raw Thought by Aaron
Uncensored and heterogeneous writing from a programmer and visionary activist.