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re: Colin Holland, Noted Tech Journalist, Dies at 59
RobDavies   1/31/2013 12:15:11 PM
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Such a shock, so sad. The industry has lost a real legend. Every call, every meeting I ever had with Colin ended in talking about the football. As a lifelong Cardiff fan I'd been suffering in the same lowly divisions almost as long as Colin had with his beloved Charlton. So we shared all the pain, shared all the frustrations, but always fell about laughing. Glad and proud to have known you Colin. I'll raise a glass in your honour at the next home game. Am byth a beunydd.

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Kurting   1/29/2013 3:56:51 AM
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I knew him from the UBM-Technical webinars. I appreciated his competences in area of the embedded systems and his personality very high. I was very touched and sad as I heard that he had been died. I wish his family and workmates my cordial condolence.

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re: Colin Holland, Noted Tech Journalist, Dies at 59
anne-francoise.pele   1/25/2013 4:12:51 PM
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Quelle bonté d'âme ! Quelle joie de vivre ! Colin fut une rencontre merveilleuse, un bel exemple de vie. Il m'a tant apporté. Adieu, cher Ami. Anne-Françoise

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Shreek Raivadera   1/25/2013 10:32:47 AM
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Saddened to hear of the passing of a great technology journalist and thoroughly good bloke.

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bolaji.ojo   1/24/2013 5:58:57 PM
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Adieu Colin. You came and left a huge mark.

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SteveBitton0   1/24/2013 5:33:57 PM
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Sad news. I met Colin only once at an embedded event in England. I was new to the industry, but Colin treated me like a member of the team. He was completely engaging and personable, with some good stories to match. Rest in peace, Colin.

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re: Colin Holland, Noted Tech Journalist, Dies at 59
chrisshore   1/23/2013 10:14:00 AM
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So, so sad to hear this. I can't say I knew Colin well but at events he seemed to know everyone and know them well. I am in awe of people who have that ability and Colin had it in spades. The ESC/TechCon world will be a little less fun without him around.

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outlier   1/23/2013 2:36:04 AM
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I kept in touch with Collin regularly and he was very helpful in helping us with launching products of a startup I was running. He was open to ideas and was always soliciting inputs from the industry at large on directions embedded design line. He will be missed. A wonderful person who always had a smile for you, showed interest in what you were doing. Farewell. Our prayers and wishes are with Collin's family on this sad event.

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kgtiga   1/22/2013 12:14:07 PM
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Standing way above the Thames shortly after Miller Freeman defected to the Dark Side, Colin said "I can see my house from here, but it takes me an hour to get in since we moved from Woolwich. Still, I can see The Valley as well so it can't be all bad". Didn't Charlton do him proud at the weekend. As a Palace supporter, Colin and I always had something to talk about because no matter how hard you tried to get him to concentrate on the product that you really wanted him to enthuse over, he would always want to analyse the last time the teams met. And that's what endeared me to him. I was never hot on the technical side, but Colin was patient, always found a common ground which created a smile, a joke and almost certainly a beer afterwards. From one bearded, bespectacled scribe to another, "Goodbye old friend, you made your mark". Keith Gallier

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docdivakar   1/21/2013 6:59:32 PM
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I met Collin at the ARM TechCon in October 2011 for the first time but his name was not a strange one to me. It is sad to realize he is no longer with us. He will be missed... MP Divakar

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