While the text editor Emacs may not be for everyone, one of its many rewards is the flexible to-do and research tool Org-Mode, developed by astronomist Carsten Dominik.
The actual "Andrew Gelman Library" would have to include his books, articles, and Stan. Here's a collection of blog posts I enjoyed.
What if you decided to make your own grad school by reproducing the best results in the field?
Even if you bootstrap your way into a genuine scientific education and a minimal lab, can you make a full-time living as an independent researcher?
A quick round-up of possibilities for open science: research, equipment, education, data sharing, publication, funding.
How to become a 'real scientist' as an indie researcher, and how to practice open science 'from farm to market'