ALTHOUGH THE TECH audience visiting here like me to stay on message, recent events prove visitors like the social dimension of my technology-laden life. Nothing is more social than a birth announcement. We welcomed Mia Rose Goldbach into the warm delivery ward of St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny, Ireland at 2255 Sunday the 23rd of September. She arrived at 8 lbs, 1 oz and is a long and active little girl with ginger curls. Mom performed in labour better than the Irish front line in scrum. Ruth and I are overwhelmed at the flood of best wishes coming directly into our pockets. Unfortunately, many of those who work alongside Ruth and me cannot see the main flow of images surrounding the little girl's birth because censorware blocks Flickr during the workday. So instead of flicking through a photostream while multi-tasking, many of our friends pick up the company phone and dial us for an update. The end result: the company pays another cost for blocking content and we have another example of the folly of blocking knowledge workers. Mia's entrance means I won't be posting as much here as before. I don't think I would want it any other way.