Thinking Forth edit / delete

Leo Brodie's classic book, now available under a Creative Commons license.

to books etext forth language-design programming rpn software-engineering ... on 24 November 2014

Applied Cryptography Engineering — Quarrelsome edit / delete

A critique of "Applied Cryptography" and "Cryptography Engineering". Interesting reading.

to books cryptography review schneier ... on 03 October 2014

Darwin's Beagle library edit / delete

The library of the Beagle, in digital form, as complete as possible; very impressive work.

to beagle books darwin etext history library ... on 25 August 2014

British Library: Free Data Services edit / delete

The BL catalogue available in convenient formats (note it's also downloadable from I should make ALMS use this as a source; it can't possibly be worse than Amazon's data!

to bibliography books british-library data library xml ... on 01 July 2014

James White Information edit / delete

Reasonably (but not completely) comprehensive guide to the Sector General universe.

to books james-white sector-general sf ... on 27 April 2014

The Harvard Classics / Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf : Free Books : Free Texts : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive edit / delete

"My purpose in selecting- The Harvard Classics was to provide the literary materials from which a careful and persistent reader might gain a fair view of the progress of man observing , recording, inventing, and imagining from the earliest historical times to the close of the nineteenth century."

to books etext history ... on 15 December 2013

Comments on “The Quincunx” from | Simon Morris edit / delete

I really ought to reread this...

to books charles-palliser quincunx ... on 14 December 2013

free-programming-books/ at master · vhf/free-programming-books edit / delete

As the title suggests -- lots of links to books on programming. A bit mixed but there's definitely some good stuff in here.

to ag0700 books etext programming teaching ... on 01 December 2013

The British National Bibliography edit / delete

Interesting for two reasons: you can download their complete list of book records (which would be handy for my "alms" tool), and they have a weekly new books listing, so you can see what books have just come out in the UK...

to bibliography books data library publishing ... on 24 October 2013

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