Do you think you're a Software Engineer? According to one man hacker Ravi Mohan, your probably really a ratcatcher. I have to agree with Steve over here though. If you're a programmer, you probably don't know how compilers work.
I finally bought Rock Band, even though I only got the PS2 (PS3 compatible though!) version. It certainly brings back memories of my drummer days. Check out this cool program that will allow the drum pads to work with your PC.
Today saw a some interesting papers about DRM and piracy on the internets. First, Bennett Lincoff, an IP law attorney released an open letter to Steve Jobs and the RIAA in a sort of response to the open letter Steve Jobs released last week. Second, a study reported by ars technica found that the effect P2P networks have on legal music sales are "not statistically distinguishable from zero".