Can I have a blog, dad?

This was a question my son asked me yesterday, and in this internet-connected, twittering age of facebook and social networking, it’s probably a natural thing for someone to want a blog.

What I thinks is unusual is that Iain, who wants his own blog, is just 6 years old.  Or am I wrong, and this is something that happens a lot?

Either way, let me share the short story of how we got to this amazing place, where a 6-year old who only just learned how to read wants to publish his own thoughts on the internet, so that others can Google what I have learned as he puts it…

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A blog on the Tideway

At Tideway Systems, we have recently launched a blog as a way for people to publish their thoughts on small and large things that may or may not be related to what Tideway does.

This is the first part of an initiative to set up a community that will allow Tideway’s employees, partners, customers (and anyone else vaguely interested in large-scale infrastructure management) to communicate in a way that is meant to be both rich, interesting and non-intrusive.

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