December 5, 2021

Archives for August 2007

Problems With Netflix

Dear Netflix. Please have somebody watch your DVDs before you send them to me. I know you can report DVDs as damaged, but I don’t think many people are doing that. The last 3 DVD’s I’ve rented from you have skipped, froze, or just not played. Normally I’d think that my DVD player is the […]

Diagnosing Server Issues, and Convincing Tech Support You’re Right.

Some of you may have noticed that dotcult.com, noslang.com and feedbutton.com have been down or acting very slowly for the last few days. I thought it was because of the amount of bandwith feedbutton was using (see post below this one) but it wasn’t. I kept running the numbers in my head and thought “wow, […]

Help Save Feedbutton

Many of you know that one of the sites I run is called FeedButton. It’s a cool widget that lets you replace all those “add to feed reader” buttons with something else. It’s proven very popular – it’s being used over 3000 blogs. That’s where the problem is. It’s also using about 150gig of bandwith […]