Monthly Archives: November 2015

Featured Song: Overture from Black Symphony

Today’s selection is an orchestral piece: the overture played at the beginning of Within Temptation’s Black Symphony concert in 2008. This concert was one of the rare occasions where a symphonic metal band performs live with a full choir and … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Paranoid Android

Some non-metal, for a change 🙂 Today’s selection is “Paranoid Android”, from Radiohead‘s 1997 album OK Computer. I discovered this song in my teenage years, when a passage from a cover of it (by Sia Furler) was featured on the … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Swanheart

Continuing the exploration of Nightwish‘s work that began with their “Phantom of the Opera” cover and continued with “Ever Dream”, I’d like to share today one of my favourite songs of theirs: “Swanheart”, from their 1998 album Oceanborn. This hauntingly … Continue reading

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Trip Report: C++ Standards Meeting in Kona, October 2015

Summary / TL;DR Project What’s in it? Status C++14 C++14 Published! C++17 Very much in flux. Significant language features under consideration include default comparisons, operator., a unified function call syntax, coroutines, and concepts. On track for 2017 Filesystems TS Standard … Continue reading

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