Sullenberger Saves as Krums Preserves

Yesterday, Chesley B. Sullenberger III, 57, saved 155 passengers as he crash-landed US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey.  In the midst of panic after his engines ingested a flock of waterfowl, and with no subsequent engine power, Sullenberger made the prescient choice to ditch in the water instead of hoping to glide to Teterboro airport in New Jersey.

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Catastrophic Media Temple Crash!

Well that was ugly.
Today at 4:40pm Eastern we experienced a wholesale loss of services from Media Temple, my expensive hosting provider, and that complete and total failure of redundant website hosting, FTP, email and everything else that I am virtually made of demonstrates just how awful and tender and fragile technology is on the internet and how poor planning can come around and chomp even a good company on the behind. 

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