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Perspective on the loss of a Prince
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Perspective on the loss of a Prince
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 12:40p   Ben Poole
Quite rightly, the world has gone nuts over the loss of Prince Nelson Rogers last week. Hell, I’m listening to some of his music right now, and I’ve had some insanely sad moments this weekend pondering his death, whilst also thinking about the other entertainers we’ve lost so far in 2016 (Alan Rickman, Victoria Wood, David Bowie, Ronnie Corbett, Paul Daniels and many, many more). But this stuff happens. We need a little perspective as people lament the passing of genius. No, w
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Microsoft just got even more interesting
Mon, Apr 18th 2016 8:15a   Ben Poole
Over the past few years, I’ve had cause to tinker with Visual Studio and its stable-mates more and more. Quite a few corporates have laid their eggs in the Microsoft basket, and the tooling is better than ever. .NET, Entity Framework, Web API, MVC .NET… some Good Things have been happening, all spurred on by intitiatives like “coding-by-convention”, the rise of node.js with its simple approach to the server runtime. I was mildly interested when Microsoft announced Visual Studio
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The death of blogging
Mon, Jul 20th 2015 3:44a   Ben Poole
Charles Miller has just written a neat take on why blogging isn’t the thing any more. Writing on a standard platform would probably help too: I must move this site off of my home-grown Domino template some day! It takes a lot of time and inspiration to write a long-form article, so most blogs filled the gaps between with links, funny pictures they had found around the Internet, short pithy commentary, snippets of conversation, interesting quotes, jokes […] With Twitter you coul




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