Sunday, January 23, 2011

Thought for a day from a Chinese fortune cookie

"It takes more than good memory to have good memories."

Current listening

Ashokan Farewell : Here played by Mark O'Connor.

Background on the composition from Wikipedia.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Why do I like this band?

Lacuna Coil!

Bobby Orr on what really matters

Joe Fitzgerald of the Boston Herald on Bobby Orr's great perspective on life. The losses matter very little in the grand scheme.

Friday, January 07, 2011

A programmer never sleeps

An excellent observation about about software programming.
Programming is hard work. It’s an intense mental activity. Good programmers think about their work 24/7. They write their most important code in the shower and in their dreams. Because the most important work is done away from a keyboard, software projects cannot be accelerated by spending more time in the office or adding more people to a project.

Read the whole article.

New Sounds: Robert Fripp’s Soundscapes, Live 2010 - WNYC

The king of ambient music! Robert Fripp’s Soundscapes, Live 2010 - WNYC:

When John Cage was accessible!

AMAZING!: The avant-garde on prime time back in day!

Hat tip: Hit & Run : Reason Magazine

Saturday, January 01, 2011

A set of accidental photographs of First Night 2011 Boston

From the First Night Parade on Boylston Street in Boston, a broken camera captures reality.

The triumph of the inept photographer!