Sony WH-1000XM3

As I explained in my post about the Bang & Olufsen H6s, I'm not an audiophile, I don't know what I'm talking about - so take everything you read here with a pinch of salt. But I bought another pair of headphones, in some ways to replace the H6s -…

Month in review: September 2018

I'll skip over things I've covered in previous months unless I have anything additional to add. Spider-Man (PS4)Excellent game, a load of fun. Focuses mostly on the right things to make a good Spider-Man game. The cinematic quality of many of the missions, especially the big boss fights are…

Month in review: August 2018

As usual, these are just the highlights from this month. Better Call SaulWhen I first heard that a Breaking Bad spin-off had been commissioned, based on the character Saul Goodman, I was interested - because Breaking Bad was brilliant - but I didn't have high expectations. The name, "Better Call…

Month in review: July 2018

This is my hopefully monthly post dedicated to writing something about some 'standout' bits of entertainment I've consumed. It definitely won't be everything, just the things that stand out (for good or bad). Blood of Elves (Witcher book series) As in last month's post, The Last Wish and Sword of…

Month in review: June 2018

In yet another attempt to try and write more, I thought I'd give writing a monthly review of the 'entertainment' I've consumed. Books, films, TV shows, games, podcasts and music. Being so broad may also help me keep these brief. Really though, I know I'm unlikely to more than a…

Pair programming

Pair programming can be a useful tool on a team of software developers. Twice the brain power*, more eyes on one problem, more perspectives and greater opportunity for knowledge sharing. However, I feel it's highly situational and it isn't something that can be forced broadly. Applying it so broadly reduces…

Blade Runner\s*(2049)?

Before yesterday (Thursday, 8th of February 2018), I had never seen Blade Runner. It was a film people constantly referenced, it's a film of which I had seen and heard of it's influence. But it wasn't one of those 'classic' films which is readily presented to a regular audience (e.…