So, there was a weird explosion and electrical outage in the SoMa (South of Market) area of San Francisco yesterday. Which normally wouldn't affect anyone outside the immediate area, but in fact strung out a good chunk of the net, since one of the businesses affected runs Livejournal. It was as if thousands of personal sites suddenly cried out, and then were suddenly silenced.
No, Blogger was not affected, but it is a good warning sign that just because everyone uses the net, it doesn't mean that it suddenly cannot lose functionality (or go away entirely) if a couple chokepoints suddenly close.
SUMO: Natsu Basho 2017 Senshuraku [Final Day] (Day 15) - It’ senshuraku [the final day] of the Natsu Basho. Day 15 and thanks to Hakuho’s win over Terunofuji yesterday, we already know that he’s going to hoist th...
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