Teaching programming: Sonic Pi for the win!
Youngsters who might be interested in doing an apprenticeship with us were in the office this week, and I spent an afternoon teaching them the basics of programming.
Great software is like a great music teacher
I'm amazed at how many so-called "enterprise software systems" do not embrace the Web model in 2010, making them way much harder and much less fun to use than they should be. I have recently started making parallels between this and music teachers, and the analogy seems to work. Don't ask where the parallel comes from...weird connections in my brain I guess.
Dirty Punk Anarchy Machine
I don't like everything about punk music but I sure like the energy!