In June 2006, George W. Bush was president of the United States, crowdsourcing was new to the lexicon, a lot of people still called blogs “weblogs,” YouTube was barely seven months old, and the iPhone was still a twinkle in Steve Jobs’s eye.
Also, I began writing this blog.
Ten years! Happy anniversary, me.
I published my first real post (after a throat-clearing one) on June 8, 2006. It was about a nanoparticle of gold that needed a name. I offered some suggestions. My advice was ignored.
I carried on regardless.
Here are a few of my favorite posts from the archives. As an unctuous waiter would say: Enjoy!