Archive for the ‘References’ Category

Books – Non-fiction – Text Books

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Serious, technical books I recommend.

These are listed in no particular order

The Continuity of Life
Daniel J. Fairbanks, W. Ralph Andersen

Lectures on Physics
Richard Feynman

Concrete Mathematics
Ronald L. Graham, Donald E. Knuth and Oren Patashnik


Books – Non-fiction

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Here are some non-fiction books that I recommend.


Books – Fiction – Recent Modern

Sunday, 29 September 2013

A list of contemporary books that I’m particularly fond of.


Books – Fiction – Modern Classics

Sunday, 29 September 2013

A list of books that I’m particularly fond of.
I didn’t discover the modern classics until relatively late in life.


The Amazing ‘fusc’ Function

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

I recently encountered a collection of related articles regarding an amazing explicit enumeration of the non-negative rational numbers. Whilst experimenting with the mathematical constructs described, I made some discoveries of my own (which I doubt are new, but I have not found them described elsewhere).

Below, are the references and links to those articles. They’re all worth a read.


Subversion Configuration Suite

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

I’ve now uploaded my Subversion Configuration Suite (svn-meta) repository to Google Code so that the files are publicly available for anyone to use.

Stack Exchange

Saturday, 12 February 2011

The is now a plethora of incredibly useful question-and-answer sites available. Here are a few that I like.


Non-free Software

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Previously, I posted about free software.

There are just a couple of not-too-expensive commercial offerings that I think are excellent.


Free Software

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

For most pieces of commercial software for common tasks there is an excellent free althernative; sometimes even open source. Here are a few of my favourites.

This post extends and complements several previous ones on open source software, firefox extensions and system tools.


Scripting Links

Monday, 5 October 2009

Really good on-line documentation on programming in shell scripting languages seems to be a rarity. On bash, I have found the following invaluable:

If you really have to do something in MS DOS, then the following is very helpful: