In this presentation from RubyFringe, Nick Sieger explains the history and nature of Jazz music and what it has in common with Programming.
Nick Sieger is a staff engineer at Sun Microsystems where he has been working on a team building a large JRuby on Rails application. He is a member of the JRuby core team and blogs at http://blog.nicksieger.com/
RubyFringe is an avant-garde conference for developers that are excited about emerging Ruby projects and technologies. They're mounting a unique and eccentric gathering of the people and projects that are driving things forward in our community.