[Pharo-dev] James Robertson

Esteban A. Maringolo emaringolo at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 16:50:12 EDT 2014


Departures like this are really really sad. :-(

I always liked his rants and industry misinterpretations.
Esteban A. Maringolo


2014-04-19 8:11 GMT-03:00 Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl>:
> 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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