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  1. More mojibake fun
  2. Second Tuesday of each month and a BASHing data century
  3. A curious pair of data ops
  4. Life tables
  5. Moving averages with AWK
  6. The easy-going syntax of AWK commands
  7. Changing TTY prompt, font and colors
  8. How to be uncertain with dates
  9. Data quality in iNaturalist downloads
  10. JSON Lines: record-style JSON
  11. Hunting gremlins
  12. Getting around a subshell problem
  13. Build your own character class inventories
  14. Msot popele can undreatnsd tihs setennce
  15. Emphasising text in the terminal
  16. Another surprising AWK trick
  17. Data validation on entry with YAD
  18. Python and shell tools
  19. Embedded newlines without a clue
  20. Topping and tailing, and the slowness of GNU sort
  21. Introducing the replo
  22. VisiData: a table explorer for the terminal
  23. How to guess the field separator in a table
  24. A command-line
  25. A muggle's guide to AWK arrays: 4
  26. Add leading zeroes that aren't really leading
  27. Getting data from an Enphase Envoy S
  28. A GUI to re-order fields in a table
  29. A muggle's guide to AWK arrays: 3
  30. Long, narrow tables vs short, wide ones
  31. The lat/lon floating point delusion
  32. A bulk replacement GUI with YAD
  33. Renumber a list after inserting a line
  34. Finding malformed markup
  35. A muggle's guide to AWK arrays: 2
  36. Return of the mojibake detective
  37. Leading and trailing whitespace
  38. Plotting data in the terminal with gnuplot
  39. Working around the BASH brace expansion rule
  40. A muggle's guide to AWK arrays: 1
  41. Growing the Cookbook's
  42. Transpose, pivot and bin with GNU Datamash 1.4
  43. The magic of BASH string expansion
  44. How to delete, insert and replace whole lines
  45. How to delete, insert and replace whole fields
  46. Two ugly CSVs
  47. Spreadsheet annoyance no. 2
  48. Making pictures with data
  49. Quotes as characters
  50. Dog and cat data
  51. How to choose special characters, revisited
  52. The trouble with Windows CRLF
  53. Data with bulges
  54. Two special data validations
  55. Data from dingbats: copying down
  56. Fancy numbering of records
  57. Getting data out of Excel safely
  58. Comparing fields across two tables
  59. Reformatting a list, cleverly
  60. Parsing scientific names
  61. Horizontal sorting within a field
  62. Drugs on the command line
  63. Changing the month format: a fairly general solution
  64. Has the rainfall pattern in my hometown changed?
  65. How many fruits in 5 apples, 3 oranges, 1 pear and 17 lemons?
  66. Putting information into a table from the table's filename
  67. Finding changepoints in a list, revisited
  68. Unwrap your fasta
  69. Avoiding senior moments with command-line functions
  70. How to find distances between lat/lons for geochecking
  71. Mapping with gnuplot
  72. Repair job: separate the tandem repeats
  73. Bird watching with AWK and grep
  74. How to enter nothing in a database
  75. How to validate ISO 8601 dates without regex
  76. Fightin' fields
  77. Fuzzy matching in practice
  78. Data on clay
  79. iconv and illegal input sequences
  80. Displaying data from table fragments
  81. A record pager built with YAD
  82. 48 sea levels and a trope for your terminal
  83. Mojibake detective work
  84. BASHing data
  85. GUI ways to view and edit big text files
  86. Question marks that aren't really question marks
  87. Curse of the CSV monster
  88. Truncated data items
  89. Combo characters
  90. Pivoting airlines