My niche is me?
Haven't read a ton of his stuff yet, but it looks like I might have a kindred spirit in Sam R. Hall (http://samrhall.com/) -- at least in terms of what he blogs about? (Hat tip to my new-found design model Ian for linking to him...)
Here's random information on the life and times, work and play of Eric M. Larson. Some technology, some philosophy, some note-keeping, a little religion, and some "current events," all coming together with the goal to support learning.