MicrobiologyBytes: Why blog? Updated: March 24, 2010 Search

Why blog?

My blog:

  • is a place where I think, plan and reflect
  • forces me to read in order to gather the input I need for my output
  • is a place where I play with technology and ideas
  • often surprises me
  • is a place where I collaborate
  • is currently the most satisfying part of my job
  • is slightly dangerous
  • is compulsive

Do you need some reasons to blog?

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