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Colin Holland, Noted Tech Journalist, Dies at 59

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1/18/2013 02:39 AM EST
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toddbria
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toddbria   1/18/2013 4:28:06 AM
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I really enjoyed working with Colin. He was a talented Editor and Journalist but he was as Slyvie said was a "Mensch". It just won't be the same without him at Design West and not seeing him at Embedded World is very sad.

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Stumpy   1/18/2013 4:03:15 AM
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So terribly sad, he was a truly one of the nicest people I have had the pleasure of meeting...I'll miss him greatly.

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SylvieBarak   1/18/2013 3:59:42 AM
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When I joined EE Times, it was Colin who made me feel the most welcome. He would come over to my desk when he was in town and start a little chat, and we'd exchange anecdotes, and I remember thinking he was a really awesome guy. I told him once that I was fascinated with world war two technology and he lent me a book about code cracking in the 1940's. It was amazing, and I'll remember it forever. There's a yiddish word that perfectly sums up Colin to me... that word is "Mensch". Wishing his family a long life, and although this is sad sad sad news, I'm glad Colin finally found peace after his illness and pain.

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Sander Arts   1/18/2013 3:50:16 AM
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This is a big loss; not only personally, but also for our industry. I subscribe to Paul's words. Wish all colleagues at UBM, and Colin's family all the strength in the period to come. Sander Arts

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