Came across this recent article in the New York Times highlighting the perils of blogging which apparently is just south of Bering Sea fisherman or coal miner in terms of occupational risk. From the article:
“Two weeks ago in North Lauderdale, Fla., funeral services were held for Russell Shaw, a prolific blogger on technology subjects who died at 60 of a heart attack. In December, another tech blogger, Marc Orchant, died at 50 of a massive coronary. A third, Om Malik, 41, survived a heart attack in December.
Other bloggers complain of weight loss or gain, sleep disorders, exhaustion and other maladies born of the nonstop strain of producing for a news and information cycle that is as always-on as the Internet.”
Fortunately, as my recent post count indicates, I’m OSHA-compliant and in no danger of succumbing to any blog-related malady. But for the rest of you, lets be safe out there. Take a break and do something healthy and relaxing like raiding…