Links and updates
In this post, I will try and gather some interesting stuff I found around the internets.
Event sourcing is hard. I used to work on an large product which was based on event-sourcing, and can agree on many points made by the author. It was very fun, but also a lot of pain.
I guess, eventually, when the right tooling will be sourced, it will be usable... (Apache Kafka/Zamza come to mind; then again, it were these exact things that made us consider event-sourcing in the first place)
Anguish from rare noise records, an experimental mix of hip-hop and dark jazz improvisations.
The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds. Also a mix, but of hard sci-fi and murder mystery. Technically this book is in the same universe as his Revelation Space trilogy, but it's quite separate and reading other books is not required.
The Long History of the Mind-Bending ‘Tiny Planet’ Panorama, from Atlas Obscura
The only non-post update to this site is I've changed the "background" color in its manifest to my "brand" color, that is,