Blogs are another way of communication with like minded people. There are many kinds and qualities of blog andf blogger and here are a few which may be of interest to automation professionals!
Automation and Control Blog - "The latest news, information and trends on motors, drives, controllers, actuators, industrial networks, robotics, and sensors for design engineers."
If you thought that engineers have a warped sense of humour An Engineering Mind from Todd who works (we think) on LabVIEW graphical programing software at National Instruments. It features many items including videos which poke fun at CERN, give dating advice for engineers, and sometimes have a few rants...smile and enjoy!
Evolving Excellence - Thoughts on lean enterprise leadership from the editors of Superfactory.
In Control - About embedded electronic control systems - mantained by David Gibson, SPLat Controls
ISA S88 Control - Comments and musings about Control Systems and the ISA 88 standard, primarily Part 1 and Part 5, from a real control engineer, who wears a suit rarely - but sometimes!
Mackey's Musing Steve Mackey of IDC Technologies puts his thoughts on-line!
Gary Mintchel's Blog - Editor In Chief Automation World. Listen also to his podcasts Automation Minutes.
The Nanotechnology Test Weblog keeps visitors abreast of the latest news in the nanotechnology and MEMS industry through frequent posts of technical and business developments.
Talk to Me - Perspectives from ISA's InTech Editor Greg Hale.
Jim Pinto's Weblog - Though strictly not a blog this has lots of interesting and sometimes controversial stuff to read.
Sound off! Control Editor's blog (Walt Boyes)
Processingtalk Blog - your chance to comment on the editorials on Nick Denbow's Processingtalk.co weekly enews.
ProSoft Blog - ProSoft Technology talks industrial automation
The PTO blog - to keep you abreast of PTO events and happenings almost as they happen. (ProfiBus US).