Welcome to Where Worlds Collide, a website that’s been around in some shape or form since the late 1990s.

As the title suggests, it covers a wide range of topics. There’s music news and reviews from the world of progressive rock and metal. There are thoughts on software development from the perspective of a software tester. There’s stuff about trains, science-fiction, and games. And there are political thinkpieces guaranteed to get up the noses of anyone who is either too far to the right or too far to the left.

Since it’s a rare person who is deeply interested in every single one of those things, the site is organised into different blogs for different topics. So if you really can’t stand our taste in music or are appalled by our politics, dive into the things that do interest you.

And if you still want to read everything, there’s always the “All Posts” view.

Overpriced boxed sets from legacy acts who don’t need the money harm grassroots music far, far more that YouTube or Spotify could ever do. Just think how many smaller prog bands could have sustainable careers from the money spent on the latest £378 Pink Floyd one.

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The Importance of Good Testing Environments

Michael Nygard has a good blog post stating that QA Instability Implies Production Instability. Continue reading

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Chantel McGregor Home

Chantel McGregor – Home

A beautiful video by Chantel McGregor for the acoustic “Home”, from the album Lose Control.

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Sandy Pearlman

RIP Sandy Pearlman

Sad news announced by Joe Bouchard on Twitter this afternoon Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn

Pushing the Self-Destruct Button

By threatening deselection Jeremy Corbyn has more or less guaranteed that the Labour Party will split. Continue reading

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Goodbye Nero

Permabanning Milo Yiannopoulos is probably a net gain for freedom of speech, but it seems a quick and dirty fix, and a very political one. Continue reading

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