[Pharo-dev] James Robertson

Sebastian Sastre sebastian at flowingconcept.com
Sat Apr 19 11:06:39 EDT 2014


So young, we are so few, very sad.

He pioneered making smalltalk known to the world using screencasts.

There is a lesson for us all, right there.

Thank you James, wherever you are, you’ll be missed and be sure your example lives on us 

sebastian

o/





On Apr 19, 2014, at 8:11 AM, Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl> wrote:

> On the visualworks mailing list, David Buck wrote:
>> For those who haven't heard on Facebook, James Robertson passed away 
>> suddenly on Thursday April 14, 2014.  James was a power house of 
>> information for Smalltalk and worked furiously through the years to 
>> promote it through his blog and podcasts.  James was an employee of 
>> ParcPlace through the ParcPlace/Digitalk merger and through the move to 
>> Cincom.  When he left CIncom in 2010, he became an independent 
>> contractor. He was always an early adopter of technology. He jumped into 
>> the blog scene when it wasn't yet a scene and started recording podcasts 
>> when podcasts were still new.  Over the years, he recorded thousands of 
>> podcasts, screencasts, videos of conference talks and interviews making 
>> them accessible to everyone by podcast channels, youtube and through his 
>> blog. 
>> 
>> Funeral information can be found at the following link. 
>>   http://sollevinson.com/notice.php?lr=loc&id=25422
>> 
>> I'm waiting to hear details about a memorial service to be held later 
>> this week. 
>> 
>> For all of us who were touched by his life, we say farewell to a good 
>> friend. 
>> 
>> David Buck 
> 
> 

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