Monthly Archives: April 2007

Transcription of Nikki Giovanni’s Virginia Tech Convocation Address

Nikki Giovanni, a University Distinguished Professor, Poet and activist at Virginia Tech delivered a memorable address (mp3) at the Virginia Tech convocation on Tuesday, here is a transcription of it. (source). We are Virginia Tech. We are sad today, and we will be sad for quite a while. We are not moving on, we are embracing […]

We Are Virginia Tech

The deaths at Virginia Tech have hit all of us like a big sledgehammer on it’s way down. All over the internet prayers, thoughts and good wishes are pouring in. However, there are several people who also seem fit to point out that more than 100 people have been killed in Iraqi universities, African conflicts […]


I ran across tumblelogs a couple of weeks ago and it’s an excellent concept. Its like “mini-blogging”, you post IM conversations, quotes, links and random commentary. It probably lies somewhere between Twitter and actual blogging (Robert Scoble are you listening? ). I’ve started a Tumble log using Tumblr’s free service at  and posting is […]