So many things can go wrong and often do, but I spend a good third of my time working on infrastructure, monitoring, and analytics so that they don’t.
Here’s what happened: At approximately 4:30pm PT feed fetching ceased. The feed fetchers were still working, which is why my monitors didn’t fire…
Despite yesterday’s unplanned downtime, NewsBlur is unquestionably still my RSS service of choice. Watching the community of users come together to do temp fixes yesterday was really interesting. It’s a special service!
Black Mirror, Channel 4’s Emmy-winning ‘Twilight Zone for the modern age’, returns in the form of a feature-length film for Christmas. Three interwoven stories of Yuletide techno-paranoia collide in the most chilling and mind-bending Black Mirror yet.
A Florida federal judge made social media history on Wednesday, determining that the woman who created a Facebook page for The Game can’t establish she owns a property interest in some 6.2 million “likes” she amassed.