A History of Microsoft .NET, Part 1: Introduction

A History of Microsoft .NET, Part 1: Introduction

When you’ve been writing software as long as I have, it’s fun to look back at how far technology has advanced throughout your career. I’ve been thinking a bit lately about C and .NET, and basically the whole Microsoft stack. This led me down the rabbit hole of reading...
What It Feels Like to Turn 50: A Reflection on Email

What It Feels Like to Turn 50: A Reflection on Email

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of that ubiquitous technology we love to hate: email. And while it’s a nuisance for many of us, I believe we’d be lost without it. Originally known as electronic mail when it was developed in 1971 by Ray Tomlinson, email was created as...
A Ride into the Future

A Ride into the Future

Yesterday, I took a ride into the future. No, I wasn’t on board a time machine. I participated in a public demonstration of a self-driving shuttle in the parking lot at Nebraska Innovation Campus. The electric-powered shuttle, built by French company Navya, holds up...

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