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April Fools

I have made my first (I believe) April fools feature for my website. On April 1st, the page will spin around 360Β° on load and every time the user clicks. It’s a quick script I threw together this evening after deciding I wanted to finally do something for the day, as a number of websites do such things. It didn’t come together as smoothly as I hoped, which made me all the more determined to get something in place before the end of the day.

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DreamCompute disruption incident

My server and site were down for about 16 hours from Tuesday evening (β‰ˆ18:08) to Wednesday morning (β‰ˆ10:36). This was due to a significant problem that occurred due to an upgrade to the Ceph system running Dreamcompute. Numerous people were affected, based on Twitter posts, and we still have little information about what happened.

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