Crossing the Drake

Today we spent the day crossing the infamous Drake Passage, known for horrible weather and giant waves. The weather was amazing, call and clear – but getting colder – between 35-40 (f). We saw some beautiful sites today. Wandering Albatrosses were one of the highlights. These are huge birds with…

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My Antarctica Agenda

For all that are curious – here is my travel schedule: January 23rd: Leave Boston, MA for Miami, FL to meet my Mom January 23rd: Leave Miami, FL to fly to Chile January 24th: Arrive Santiago, Chile (Map, Info) January 25th: Arrive Ushuaia, Argentina (Map, Info) January 26th – 27th: At sea on National…

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History Repeats

This is not the first time that a Colin Browning has sailed to the southern half of the world.  About 180 years ago, my great, great, great, great grandfather, Colin Arrott Browning sailed as a ship’s doctor from England to Australia helping the convicts on board.  You can read his…

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On Profile Portability

Robert Scoble, of Podtech, created quite an uproar on January 3rd when he was testing a new script to transfer information from his Facebook account to Plaxo (read about it here ). Facebook immediately detected the script and disabled his account. This incident has highlighted several key issues with both data portability…

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