Today I heard the sad news that Simon Holmes, frontman and songwriter of 1990s Australian alternative/indiepop band The Hummingbirds passed away over the weekend.
I met him once, about a decade ago, at his record shop
Two years ago:
So the Apple Event revealed what everybody feared: the headphone socket is dead. The connector is being removed from future iPhones, because “courage”. In its stead, Apple will start shipping wired headphones with their proprietary Lightning
Five years ago:
Edward C++hands , or an essay by Bartosz Milewski on why C++ is harmful to progress:
I’ve been looking for a good analogy of what programming in C++ feels like and I remembered this 1990