Blog more. It is good for your health

Blogging/writing is good for your health. If nothing else, you should write just because of that. Thankfully there are many other reasons why people write and if you don’t have one yet, improving your health should be enough reason to do it.

New blog name (On Techies), let’s start over

How important is a blog name? a startup name, a brand? I’ve seen a fair number of posts lately about how difficult it is to name your startup and some others that offer advice on what to do to ease this difficult task. Mashable tells you how to pick the perfect name, Jason Cohen tells […]

Rackspace to use Akamai as their CDN provider

Rackspace announced today their new relationship with Akamai Technologies, Inc. as Rackspace’s new Content Distribution Network (CDN) provider. Akamai Technologies, Inc. is publicly traded (NASDAQ: AKAM) company founded in 1998. Akamai has a pervasive, highly distributed cloud optimization platform with over 73,000 servers in 70 counties within nearly 1,000 networks. For up to date Akamai facts […]

Geeks: Get out there and meet new people

This has always been hard for me, I am not exactly the outgoing type and I have a feeling that most of us geeks aren’t. I feel very comfortable working in a dark corner listening to my favorite tunes and coding away… I don’t have a problem socializing in the internet but doing it in […]

2010 in review

I launched AustinTechGeeks.com about six months ago, today I am happy to share with you some numbers of how we did in these six months. We don’t have a BIG number of visitors… yet. However, I am very happy with what the blog has accomplished so far! The stats helper monkeys at WordPress mulled over […]