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Mon Mar 05 23:17:44 2012 GMT: The Dream / Song of the Earth @ Royal Opera House

Fri Mar 02 23:00:37 2012 GMT: DNSSEC fully enabled for cmeerw.net

Fri Mar 02 00:03:53 2012 GMT: Rusalka @ Royal Opera House

Just been to a performance of Rusalka at the Royal Opera House - and yes, the staging is ugly (also see here).

Mon Feb 27 21:14:28 2012 GMT: Future Outlook for Eurozone Economy @ London School of Economics

I have just been to a public lecture given by Ewald Nowotny at the London School of Economics about the Future Outlook for Eurozone Economy, although it was more of an overview of the current crisis than an outlook.

Sat Feb 25 17:17:05 2012 GMT: Photos from Kona, HI

I have now added some (and some more) pictures from my trip to Kona, HI for the ISO C++ Standards Committee Meeting.

Thu Feb 23 23:17:18 2012 GMT: Don Giovanni @ Royal Opera House

I have just been to a performance of Don Giovanni at the Royal Opera House.

Mon Feb 13 00:16:30 2012 GMT: C++ Standards Committee Meeting in Kona, Hawaii

I have just returned from last week's ISO C++ Standards Committee Meeting in Kona, Hawaii. Of course, that's a very long journey from London, but at least I reached all my connections and none of my flights was cancelled (but when I boarded my plane from Kona to LA, they just announced that a flight to San Francisco had to be cancelled because of the brakes overheating on arrival).

Anyway, I guess the big news is that the committee is aiming to publish the next C++ standard in 2016/2017. Study groups for "concurrency and parallelism", "networking" and "filesystem library" have been created to focus on these specific areas. Concurrency is one of the areas that got a lot of attention at the meeting with one day spent in the Evolution/Concurrency Working Group for presentations of Intel's Cilk Plus, Microsoft's PPI (Parallel Patterns Library) and Transactional Language Constructions for C++.

Oh, and not everyone enjoyed the dinner cruise that much as the sea was a bit rough that day...

Sun Jan 29 11:03:24 2012 GMT: Prokofiev @ Royal Festival Hall

Mon Jan 23 21:27:05 2012 GMT: The State of the World Economy in 2012 @ London School of Economics

Wed Jan 18 07:51:05 2012 GMT: La traviata @ Royal Opera House

Sun Dec 11 20:46:32 2011 GMT: Introduction to Databases

Sun Dec 11 20:35:29 2011 GMT: The Nutcracker @ Royal Opera House


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