I recently discovered Steve Yegge's republished internal amazon blog. This is an absolute gold-mine of insightful commentry about programming, blogging, organisiation and some other stuff. Think 'Paul Graham' but with less VC and more blogging.
I slurped the whole lot onto my laptop for reading on the tube, bus etc..:
wget -rNk -np "http://steve.yegge.googlepages.com/blog-rants"
Uncovering treasure troves like this makes me wonder how many other essay collections I'm missing. Programming Reddit found me this one, and I can't help thinking there must be loads more out there.