Thursday, April 30, 2009

how'd you get here?

Drugmonkey’s post a couple days ago asks his readers how they came to start reading science blogs. How did I come to the science blogosphere?

I never went looking for science or academic blogs. I was reading a blog associated with a major media outlet, and the poster had a link to the angry professor. From there, I followed links to FSP and from there to the geoblogosphere.

I stayed a lurker for about 6 months, then I started commenting regularly. Less than a year after I first started checking out blog posts, I'd gotten worked up enough about certain topics that I was composing posts of my own in my head. And before I knew it, I became Short Geologist...

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