Category Archives: Site Stuff

Best of 2012

The Axis of Ego’s second year was a productive one.  This is the 105th and final post of the year, which averages out to a hair over two pieces per week.  Not a bad clip.  As of this writing, the … Continue reading

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Robot History Month is Back!

The plight of the noble robot is one that is both under-reported and under-appreciated.  The month-long April celebration of Robot History Month attempts to remedy those injustices.  Last year’s edition produced several fine pieces of content that honored the sacrifices … Continue reading

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Site Reorganization / Slight Reorganization

I’m overdue for some housecleaning. I originally began the Axis of Ego with the intention that I would be the primary contributor, but that others would generate content intermittently to supplement my work.  The idea was for me to create … Continue reading

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Time to Light the Fuse on this Rocket Ship

Today marks the final day of voting for Style Weekly‘s annual “Best Of” awards.  Style has introduced an award for Best Richmond-based Blog this year.  Actually, I’m not sure if this is the first year of the award.  But who … Continue reading

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Best of 2011

This year began with me being bitten in the face by a dog and will end with me staring at a dwindling bank account and vowing to reform my questionable eating and exercise regimen before I suffer a coronary. Yet, 2011 … Continue reading

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Plenty of Room Left on the Bandwagon

My general preference is to avoid self-promotion.  However, I am proud of what I’ve accomplished so far with this website.  So, I wanted to pass along two quick suggestions to you, our faithful readers. First, you can follow the Axis of … Continue reading

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Social Media Onslaught

I decided upon crossing the 20,000 visitor threshold to make the Facebook fan page for this site “live.”  There’s not all that much there yet besides some links to recent posts.  However, it does provide the opportunity to “like” The … Continue reading

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Another (Unsolicited) Twitter Update

I was fully prepared to write a celebratory post about how The Axis of Ego had reached 100 Twitter followers at long last.  Achieving that triple-digit milestone is a (small) point of pride for us.  Alas, the intricacies of the … Continue reading

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Special Announcement: Robot History Month

The beginning of April brings with it many things.  Spring weather.  April Fool’s Day.  The opening weekend of Major League Baseball’s new season.  The impending resolution of March Madness, ironically enough. We here at the Axis of Ego would like … Continue reading

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The Blogroll

You may have noticed that this glorified blog has a glorified blogroll along the right sidebar, “cleverly” titled “Axis’ Allies.”  Since there’s nothing more there than the name of each site, and the list is buried under a half-dozen other … Continue reading

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