‘I'm incredibly impressed that one person could produce such a thorough coverage. Moreover, you make the stuff easy and enjoyable to read. I find it just as entertaining — and far more useful — than novels (and my normal science fiction).
Softpanorama (slightly skeptical) Open Source Software Educational Society Recent updates This is a self-education oriented site that contains resources for the independently minded IT folks, critical of mainstream fads related to programming and Unix system administration. While attending university has its value in itself, as a good university cultural environment can't be replicated elsewhere, for talented people independent study might save some money and can help to avoid excessive feeding of education sharks . Nevertheless, lifelong self-education is important and should be a goal in itself. The main purpose of the "slightly skeptical" approach (which is a signature of the site) is to stimulate critical thinking about system administration and software development as professions, to reveal hidden elegance of Unix and its concepts and to stress the importance of scripting languages such as Perl and Python.