Never Too Old For Blogging

Micro Persuasion writes that Marriott Hotels CEO Bill Marriott does not use a computer but he started a blog (by dictating posts). He will soon be 75.

Never too old to blog, I guess. This is just the right age to share wisdom with the world.

Studies show that staying intellectually active as we grow older, preserves "brain power" and delays onset of dementia. A new Canadian study indicates that knowledge of more than one language (lifelong bilingualism) delays the onset of dementia by 4 years (via Slashdot).

An Old Dog Learns to Write a New Blog. Washington Post.
Marriott's CEO Blogs. Micro Persuasion.
J.W. Marriott, Jr. from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Bilingualism as a protection against the onset of symptoms of dementia. Neuropsychologia
Volume 45, Issue 2 , 2007, Pages 459-464.
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Further reading:
The Long Road Ahead., 09/2007.

Updated: 09/27/2007


  1. Let me be the first: congratulations on being mentioned by the Medgadget awards committee! For me, you're the best. :)

  2. Thank you. I think the other guys are pretty good too... :)

  3. This guy is way behind. His competitors at Hilton Hotels have one of the top blogs, ...