Bell Labs (now part of Alcatel-Lucent) has published a book: The Future X Network: Enabling a New Digital Era (Oct 2015); author listed as Marcus Weldon, the Alcatel-Lucent CTO, but apparently the work of the entire group.
List of all leap seconds to date (early 2016). There have been 27 leap seconds (all positive, none negative) from Jan 1972 to July 2015. At first, we were doing a leap second a year, but in the past 15 years, we’ve only had 4 of them. The responsible group is considering halting the issuing of leap seconds.
How Complex Systems Fail. From the medical profession, but very relevant to software.
Splitting the second: The Story of Atomic Time. A book on the making of atomic time.
Skynet 1M concurrency microbenchmark. Go is fast, but .NET is faster, and RxJava is the fastest. Except on Linux?