This page contains things that inspire me to keep to the way of cluefulness, when all around me are losing theirs
Robert M. Pirsig
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (an enquiry into values)
and Lila (an enquiry into morals)
Unix, GNU & Linux
Eric S. Raymond (ESR) The Art of Unix Programming
Richard M. Stallman (RMS), Linus Torvalds, Tim Berners-Lee and the Free software community for their example in giving everyone freedom to use and adapt GNU, Linux and the World Wide Web
“The Net’s super-power is connection without permission. Its almighty power is that we can make of it whatever we want.
It is therefore not time to lean back and consume the oh-so-tasty junk food created by Fools and Marauders as if our work were done. It is time to breathe in the fire of the Net and transform every institution that would play us for a patsy.”
Creator of the Clojure dialect of Lisp and the Datomic ‘database middleware’, to provide a version of Clojure’s immutable data structures in a database and a number of inspiring talks about them, computation and programming language design, in the form of videos.