And now, back to your irregularly scheduled librarian mundanity… The last finals have be given, so Fall term is officially over. Fall terms are always intense, and this one was no exception. The difference this time is that I now have a couple of years of data all in LibAnalytics to look at. Turns out,
As with most stories involving hacktivism, major corporations, insanity, and backwater social media platforms, we will probably never know exactly what happened this past weekend when FriendFeed went down for a day and a half. Theory One One perfectly plausible theory is that someone accidentally tripped over the FF server’s power cord down in Facebook
Apparently, Anonymous has mistaken FriendFeed for “One of the biggest social networks” and is therefore venting spleen in the form of a DDoS attack. Why? Because hashtag searching for something Anonymous was interested in didn’t work and therefore must have been censored. Must have! It couldn’t possibly be that FriendFeed is actually the forgotten stepchild of Facebook
I realized it’s been at least 6 years since I last changed the look around here. Websites probably shouldn’t go that long between updates, so take a moment to remember the old, lush Pegasus while you explore the new site.