Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Jim Gray Missing at Sea

  fter several days of traveling, most of it without internet access, I just turned on Feedburner to sync for the first time in a few days.

The first post I read took my breath away: Larry O'Brien wrote that Jim Gray is missing at sea. Information Week confirms it.

Scary. I was on campus at Microsoft yesterday and today, and Jim's name came up with both conversations.

He is a bona fide genius; more than that, he cares about helping people. Meeting him was a tremendous professional honor for me. My thoughts go out to his family.

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