I've been attending the Nottingham Agile meetups over the last year. They've all been excellent, with loads of good presentations aimed at making us better software developers. Last night's meetup was about Scrum Masters (and how to be a great one). The talk - by the always helpful and insightful Chris RF - included an amazing [...]
There's a new Iron Maiden album out next week! I'm ticking the "excited" box.
I bet you've been dying to hear a death metal version of the Louis Armstrong classic "Wonderful World" haven't you? I have. Here it is! *update* Two of the videos have already been taken down. I guess the copyright law wins again. FFS Found this via the sometimes wonderful Boing Boing. I suspect that the [...]
Check out this astonishing video on Youtube by Ricardo Autobahn. So many pop culture references in there - absolutely brilliant!
This is extremely funny (and not a little bit sweary)
I could be dicing with death by posting this YouTube clip but I can't help myself.
Iron Maiden speak out over riot Heavy metal group Iron Maiden's tour manager has criticised the people who were arrested for trying to gatecrash a concert in Bogota. Colombian police arrested more than 100 people after stones were thrown hours before the group were due to perform. In a statement posted on the band's website, [...]
YouTube vs PRS: whoever wins, it's bad news for musicians - You've got to hand it to Google: when it threw its toys out of the pram over its dispute with PRS For Music, it immediately won the PR war. On blogs, boards and Twitter the consensus is: hurrah for Google! It's sticking it to [...]
I don't get people sometimes. If you'd paid for a ticket to a comedy gig to see a well-known comedian would you get bladdered beforehand and then hurl a stream of incoherent abuse at the stage? This guy did: Props have to go to Richard Herring on giving such an inventive, and deservedly barbed, response [...]
I sometimes dream about running. I'm either running away from or chasing something and my legs often join in the fun. I've had the odd elbow in the ribs due to my involuntary twitchiness. However, I've never done this: Class!
Even when I was a kid and had some semi-regular visits to Sunday School at our local church (United Reform you know - I've always been a non-conformist) I never really believed all that crap about Adam and Eve. What? We all descended from one man and one woman? And she was made from one [...]