This is going to be a short post since I only managed to experience only part of the overall conference. Life and work commitments meant that I had to fly to Bristol later in the day, missing out on the speakers dinner. The dinner is way more than just food. In fact, I've noticed that I rarely pay any attention to the, otherwise tasty, food. That's because the speaker's dinner is an excellent opportunity to meet up with new speakers and catch up with old friends. These dinners also tend to run late in the night with the conversation moved …[read more]
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2016 has been crazy! I'll blog about it near the end of the year but for now let's focus on this. I was a guest at the .NET Rocks podcast. This is something that has been on my "to-do" list for some time and last week became a reality. I'm too excited and humbled to have been invited to take part at the show and talk about the amazing work we do in my team at Microsoft. But let's take it from the beginning I've been a long term fan and listener of the show. I've learned a lot from …[read more]
Glasgow has a vibrant community of developers who like to get together and discuss about technology. For a city of its size, I would say that the technology sector is pretty big and there are lots of different user groups that one can join and find like-minded people to share ideas, have a friendly chat, make some friends and, maybe, learn something new. In the past we had excellent speakers visiting our city, such as Scott Gu and Scott Hanselman and lots others that I haven't had the fortune to meet in person. I would like to see more of …[read more]