Gary Woodfine

Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services, enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact. Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

Book Review: The Democracy Project

After a number of perverse political events that 2021 has already offered and the at the time of writing we had barely taking 4 months in of the new year. I was reminded of this book by David Graeber, one of my favourite authors, also in my opinion one of the most under rated under appreciated political/academic and anthropological philosophers of our time.

Book Review : Building Microservices

Developing Micro-Services is all the rage now, and there is certainly a lot of hype around the key concept. Possibly many teams are engaged in the process of splitting their monolithic applications down and re-implementing them as Microservices. The trouble is there are so many conflicting idea, philosophies, ideologies and misunderstandings of what the hell Microservices even are!

How to use Cake with Rider

Cake is a build automation system for .NET Developers to script their build processes using a C# Domain Specific Language (DSL). In this post, we’ll explore the benefits of Cake and its major features with a concrete working example to achieve a flexible, maintainable, automated build process.

dotnet core

Developing Api’s using Http Endpoints

MVC Controllers are essentially an anti-pattern. They’re dinosaurs. They are collections of methods that never call one another and rarely operate on the same state. They’re not cohesive.

Product-led growth

Book Review: Product-Led Growth

Product-Led Growth is about helping your customers experience the ongoing value your product provides…and this book shows you how it’s done

Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World

Book Review: Mindf*ck

a must-read if you care about the power of disinformation campaigns and psychological warfare to disrupt western democracy in the era of Big Tech firms that know everything about us

Book Review: Debt – The First 5000 years

For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods—that is, long before the invention of coins or cash. It is in this era that we also first encounter a society divided into debtors and creditors—which lives on in full force to this day.

Zero To One

Book Review: Zero To One

Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.