My birthday is tomorrow (the 25th of August), which is reason enough to post a link to a half hour long documentary about Tolkien and his books made by the BBC in 1968, the year I was born…
Things I learned at YAPC::EU (a far from complete list, others may have a better one): The tower is still leaning (I was sure they’d have fixed it by now). DBD::Oracle might have improved since we installed it. Beer is a wonderful social lubricant. … and so is superb Chocolate (as Tim Bunce and Alison […]
Comics artist D’Israeli captures a single working day in 49 seconds: Barely Seeing Daylight.
Am now in YAPC::Europe, arrived in the hotel at noon, walked to the con hotel (without map, based on memory of the route from google maps – street-view FTW, dumb luck and a helpful local), enjoying WiFi and listening to the audible part of a Perl6 mind-meld. When looking for a hotel here, I got […]
The Real Life Super Hero Project, via Bleeding Cool: [we’ve] run a number of articles on real so-called superheroes, people who dress up in costume and perform anti-crime patrols and responses in their local neighbourhood. But we never thought to make them look as much as comic book superheroes as possible. Real Life Superheroes is […]