Tim Brown: Tales of creativity and play. At the 2008 Serious Play conference, designer Tim Brown talks about the powerful relationship between creative thinking and play -- with many examples you can try at home (and one that maybe you shouldn't).
Mena Trott and her husband Ben founded Six Apart in a spare bedroom after the blogging software they developed grew beyond a hobby. With products Movable Type, TypePad, LiveJournal and Vox, the company has helped lead the "social media" revolution.
Visiting Kona Brewing Company is a highlight of the area. Go on a tour of the brewery, which includes samples, before having lunch at the restaurant that uses as much of the brewing byproducts as possible in pizzas and sandwiches.