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Bermuda .NET Users Group Salutes Dr. Martin

Bermuda .NET Users Group Salutes Dr. Martin

The Bermuda .NET User Group has extended its condolences to the family and friends of internationally renowned computing pioneer Dr. James Martin, recalling that the long-time local resident spoke at the organisation’s inaugural meeting in 2010. Dr. Martin’s lifeless body was discovered in the waters off his Agar’s Island home by... Read more of this article

Exploring Dr. James Martin’s Bermuda Retreat

Exploring Dr. James Martin’s Bermuda Retreat

A leading British ghost writer found life was imitating fiction when he was abruptly invited to Bermuda in 2009 by the late Dr. James Martin on a cryptic assignment. Andrew Crofts, the author of more than 80 books and the model for the title character in Robert Harris’ political thriller “The Ghost” and director Roman Polanski’s subsequent... Read more of this article

‘Dr. James Martin Was An Inspiration To Millions’

‘Dr. James Martin Was An Inspiration To Millions’

Following the death of Dr. James Martin, the Oxford Martin School in the UK said he was “an inspiration to millions, an extraordinary intellect, with wide-ranging interests, boundless energy and an unwavering commitment to addressing the greatest challenges facing humanity.” Dr. Martin’s $150 million donation made him the largest... Read more of this article

Police ID Man Found In Water: Dr James Martin

Police ID Man Found In Water: Dr James Martin

The police have formally identified the man found floating in the waters off Agar’s Island yesterday as Dr. James Martin, a successful entrepreneur who was considered one of the world’s foremost computer scientists. Dr. Martin, 79, was born in the UK and had lived on Agar’s Island for decades. A philanthropist, his $150 million donation... Read more of this article

Body Found Floating In Water Off Agar’s Island

Body Found Floating In Water Off Agar’s Island

[Updated with video. At around 5.30pm a kayaker found a man's body floating in the waters off Agar’s Island near Two Rock Passage. The body is that of a white male around 60 years old.] A man’s body was found in the water this evening [June 24] in the Two Rock Passage area, which is located in the general entrance area to Hamilton Harbour.... Read more of this article

Video: Dr. Martin On 21st Century Challenges

Video: Dr. Martin On 21st Century Challenges

Longtime Bermuda resident  Dr. James Martin was in Oxford recently to deliver a lecture at the university on mankind’s urgent need to adapt to 21st century environmental and scientific developments, touching on issues as diverse as cities custom designed to survive climate change, the threat of technological (or “intelligent”) terrorism... Read more of this article

Dr. Martin: War & Peace In The Nuclear Age

Dr. Martin: War & Peace In The Nuclear Age

Bermuda-based futurist, philanthropist and humanitarian Dr. James Martin has addressed an Oxford University audience on the horrors of nuclear Armageddon, paraphrasing former Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev’s observation that the survivors of such a conflict would envy the dead. Speaking to the Trinity College Scientific Society on March 16,... Read more of this article

Dr. Martin’s New Film On 21st Century Woes

Dr. Martin’s New Film On 21st Century Woes

With the world population passing the seven billion mark this week, Bermuda-based scientist and philanthropist Dr. James Martin has been visiting the Oxford research centre he founded to make a new film promoting the school’s work finding solutions to the unique challenges of the 21st century. Over the course of his visit he was due to meet with... Read more of this article

Firm Founded by Dr. Martin Sold For $550M

Firm Founded by Dr. Martin Sold For $550M

Headstrong Corporation — the international provider of comprehensive consulting and IT services founded by long-time Bermuda resident  Dr. James Martin [pictured] – has been sold to Genpact Limited for $550 million in cash. A global leader in business process and technology management, Genpact announced earlier this year it was in the... Read more of this article

Independent on the ‘$100 Million Man’

Independent on the ‘$100 Million Man’

“The Independent” is carrying an in depth interview with Bermuda resident Dr James Martin called ‘The $100 man: Why philanthropist James Martin gave away his fortune.’ Dr. James Martin, a technology entrepreneur considered one of the world’s foremost computer scientists, lives on his own private island in Bermuda. Agars Island... Read more of this article

Writer’s Mysterious Bermuda Assignment

Writer’s Mysterious Bermuda Assignment

A leading British ghost writer found life was imitating fiction when he was abruptly invited to Bermuda last year on a mysterious assignment. Andrew Crofts, the author of more than 80 books and the model for the title character in the political thriller “The Ghost” and director Roman Polanski’s subsequent movie version “The... Read more of this article

Dr Martin to Speak at Bermuda .NET User Meeting

Dr Martin to Speak at Bermuda .NET User Meeting

Bermuda’s .NET User Group will be hosting a meeting on November 15 from 5:30 – 8pm at the XL Group building on Bermudiana Road. Guest speakers will be Dr James Martin and Aaron Erickson. This is a free event with giveaways, cocktails and a chance to network with your peers. It is open to anyone, but most subjects will be geared towards those who... Read more of this article

Michael Douglas Narrates Martin Documentary

Michael Douglas Narrates Martin Documentary

Michael Douglas is narrating Bermuda-based humanitarian Dr. James Martin’s documentary on our brave new world — or our doomed one. He’s the Prospero of Agar’s Island. Like the Magus in Shakespeare’s Bermuda-inspired play, Dr. James Martin is sequestered from the outside world on a lonely island. Also like “The Tempest’s”... Read more of this article