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BARcamp Chicago 2007 is June 23-24

Date: 23-24 June 2007 Where: 1464 n Milwaukee (Wicker Park) Sign up

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6 Reasons Google Did Not Need To Acquire Feedburner

Congrats to all the people I know at Chicago based Feedburner on the now official Google acquisition, but in all reality this deal didn’t have to happen! Let’s see why… 1. Google had already acquired the color orange when they bought Blogger! 2. Feedburner’s symbol is fire, which some folks relate to hell. If you […]

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Happy Memorial Day 2007

It’s not just a day for a BBQ with your friends. It’s a day to remember and thank those who gave their fellow U.S. citizens the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms which we enjoy today. I’d ask that you please honor their memory by fully familiarizing yourself with the candidates running for President in 2008. […]

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Cicada Emergence Map for Brood XIII Chicago and Lake County 2007

The Cicadas are coming! This neat, interactive map put together by the Lake County Forest Preserve District allows you to report the amount of cicadas in your area! This is a great example of a government agency collecting data through user generated content. The site is also nice link bait and will draw traffic and […]

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Marshall Field’s

You will recall that last year, Federated Department Stores, now Macy’s, changed the name of Marshall Field’s to Macy’s. Now that flagship State Street store is well on it’s way to failing. It wouldn’t surprise me if someone was trying to buy it from them right now to start it anew. When history examines this, […]

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Happy First Blog Birthday

One year ago today, I started and made my first post on this blog! More importantly, I started an international and quite unpredictable journey of connectedness, friendship acquisition, learning, assumption questioning and personal growth that still amazes me on a daily basis by it’s power to transform my life and the people around me in […]

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Interesting Techmeme Visitors That Came to Read MyBlogLog News

There were interesting visitors that stopped by to read my MyBlogLog post! I thought you might like to learn about some of them. First I wanted to report that this Techmeme only event had an average visitor page view of 3.23 yesterday. Several months back, I had a major Digg event (Chicago Comcasted) had an […]

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