Alek O. Komarnitsky says
My wife works at an Adventure Travel company, and due to a
very fortunate set of circumstances (plus her encouragement
and willingness to watch the kids), I was able to go on a 19-day
expedition voyage to the Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica.
Photos from trip to Falklands & South Georgia Islands and Antarctica
The amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery provides a
"target rich environment" that is a photographer's ultimate fantasy.
In addition to that summary page, there are sub-pages for each day
with pictures of (literally) millions of penguins and other wildlife,
more icebergs than you can imagine, a Google Map of our voyage, and more.
I was incredibly lucky to be able to do this phenomenal experience
and am back to being a boring middle-aged suburban Dad, making
school lunches for the kids, playing baseball with 'em, etc.
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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