A keynote address. "To address these flaws, I propose that the W3C be disbanded, and that the leadership of the web be reorganized around open-source software principles. I also encourage designers to advocate for a better web, lest they find themselves confined to a shrinking territory of possibilities."
A starting point for a series on category theory. Some of the math in the author's articles goes whooshing over my head; but he's tried hard to write approachable introductions to several mathematical topics that have application in programming.
[Video]. "This is the extraordinary thing about creativity: If just you keep your mind resting against the subject in a friendly but persistent way, sooner or later you will get a reward from your unconscious."
This would be a nice feature to have... eliminating intermediate tables would be nice, but I think the real bonus is being able to constrain the number of relations in a *-to-many relationship (e.g. a group must have exactly N members) without resorting to triggers.