Monthly Archives: July 2015

Featured Song: Neighbourhood #1 (Tunnels)

I felt like featuring something a bit different this time. Arcade Fire is an indie rock band hailing from Montreal. I discovered them in my teenage years, I think as a result of them being featured on the morning radio … Continue reading

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It’s official: the Concepts TS has been voted for publication!

I mentioned in an earlier post that the C++ Concepts Technical Specification will come up for its final publication vote during a committee-wide teleconference on July 20. That teleconference has taken place, and the outcome was to unanimously vote the … Continue reading

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Featured Song: The Siren of the Woods

I introduced Therion a while ago when I featured “Lemuria”, a song I’ve liked for a long time. Today, I’d like to share a more recent discovery from their corpus, “The Siren of the Woods” from the 1996 album Theli. … Continue reading

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Adventures in DIY computer repair

In spite of being a programmer, I’m not much of a DIY person when it comes to computer hardware. For example, I’ve never built a computer from parts, or performed maintenance more complicated than a RAM or hard drive upgrade. … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Storms of the Sea

This is another post inspired by a song being stuck in my head for several days 🙂 The Murder of My Sweet (TMOMS) is a band I discovered very recently (through a YouTube artist whose cover of a Delain song … Continue reading

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C++ Concepts TS could be voted for publication on July 20

In my report on the C++ standards meeting this May, I described the status of the Concepts TS as of the end of the meeting: The committee’s Core Working Group (CWG) was working on addressing comments received from national standards … Continue reading

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