I often tell my students to follow their heart in making career decisions and that money will follow. My logic is that if you do what you love doing, you are happier, healthier, and you take more initiatives which make you move up faster over time. A recent vault article provides a bit more in-depth look at how you can think about your future career choices.
I tend to share in my classes different technology or career events that I find important for my students. I would like to continue that for those students who are done with my course but would like to stay in touch. So I decided to use a blog for it. A blog is also useful in that I can share things that are not connected directly to the subject matter I happen to teach at the time. So enjoy, and