new track: ‘zero metres’

  • written yesterday afternoon
  • recorded last night
  • mixed in the early hours of this morning

lyrics, etc.

peopleware

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams

I’ve often heard that Peopleware should be mandatory reading for anyone working in the software/tech industry. And, having now read it myself, I wholeheartedly agree.

I read the Second Edition (1999), a copy of which I’d stumbled across. This has spurred me on to purchasing the Third (2013) and I’m really looking forward to reading the updated version.

my 2013 top three…

Albums:

3. Haim - Days Are Gone [Spotify link]

HAIM - Days Are Gone

2. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City [Spotify link]

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

1. Kanye West - Yeezus [Spotify link]

Kanye West - Yeezus


Tracks:

3. Tegan and Sara – ‘Now I’m All Messed Up’

2. Kanye West – ‘New Slaves’

1. Arcade Fire – ‘Afterlife’


Here’s a Spotify playlist of some of my tracks of the year, including the three above:


And here are my Last.fm stats for the albums whose tracks I listened to most in 2013 (with album year of release noted):