A couple of talks have been given at DebConf:
The existing documentation for the Hurd is not complete, and if you are a skilled programmer and writer, you are invited to improve the Hurd reference manual or write other documentation covering the Hurd.
- Introduction to the translator concept.
Preliminary User Interface Description
has a list of the available Hurd servers and their
- Sparse information on some utilities.
- Please also make sure to read the latest FAQ, or the last published version (but it is usually less recent): the FAQ.