And of all the flattering comments coming their way, for my money the ultimate flattery is imitation, which comes from within the EK R&D organization and the "A Thousand Nerds" blog.
Tom, showing no animosity at the techy crowd, sends along these recommended links which I also endorse as interesting reading.
Susan Tousi - R&D for our new inkjet line
Cathie Burke - Printhead Details
Also our CEO, Antonio Perez:
Back to the "1000 Words" tribute, I am inspired to think I should be doing something similar as I reach my 1.5 year mark later this month. BTW I passed 300 posts at the end of August.