Do Scientists really need their own social network?

Science is hard work. However, science is arguably among the most critical pursuits of humanity — one might even be so bold as to claim that along with the arts, science represents the very manifestation of our humanity. The roots of scientific exploration and study lie not so much within the individual accomplishments of any … Continue reading Do Scientists really need their own social network?

WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg on the intrinsic value of blogging (worth reading)

Matt Mullenweg, the genius behind WordPress, is a very cool guy. (Besides his penchant for renting awesome cars while on the road promoting WordPress, and long-time love of America's most important art form, he has done a lot of amazing things for other people, as evidenced by this profile by the Houston Chron - his … Continue reading WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg on the intrinsic value of blogging (worth reading)

Lots Happening in San Diego This Week For Construction and Legal Professionals

For the week of September 9th, 2013, there are some important events that professionals in the construction and legal industries should be aware of. Zero Energy Zero Water Building Conference My colleagues and co-conspirators at the San Diego Green Building Council will be putting on a really cool mini-conference focusing on how Net Zero Energy/Water … Continue reading Lots Happening in San Diego This Week For Construction and Legal Professionals

Necropsy of a Web 2.0 Behemoth: Digg is done.

According to the Wall Street Journal: Digg Inc., a social-media pioneer once valued at more than $160 million, is selling for the deeply discounted price of about $500,000, three people familiar with the matter said. The buyer is New York technology development firm Betaworks, which is attempting to revive a news-sharing site that was outmaneuvered … Continue reading Necropsy of a Web 2.0 Behemoth: Digg is done.

Flavors.me – Web 2.0 personal landing page service gets major update

I have been using the excellent Flavors.me service for over a year now. I use it to host and manage my personal landing page, at BLHill.info. Last week, the team behind the service, HiiDef, announced some major updates to Flavors.me: Today we are pleased to announce the release of a major update to Flavors, including … Continue reading Flavors.me – Web 2.0 personal landing page service gets major update