The trip wasn’t long enough for Sian Proctor.
I always find it amusing when people project their own lack of interest in space to denigrate the notion that there is a market for space travel.
Thoughts on his upcoming trip to space, from Chris Boshuizen.
It’s too late tonight for me to link for the evidence of this, but I’m sure that commenters can find plenty of evidence. The ports are only one example.
A short reflection on a really bad idea.
My latest essay at The New Atlantis is up, but will probably be behind the paywall for a few days or weeks.
…made entirely of electrons.
Probably not great to make clothing with.
As far as I’m concerned, it’s a good day for many of us.
Hackers threaten to reactivate Facebook if their demands aren’t met.
This can’t give Tory Bruno a warm feeling about the engines for Vulcan.
My desktop has quit communicating with Slack (slack.com). I can access it from a laptop, but not from my desktop. It acts like a DNS issue, but I can ping everything except it. It just started doing this a couple hours ago, and I didn’t change anything. Any ideas?
[Update a while later]
# ping slack.com
PING slack.com (18.104.22.168) 56(84) bytes of data.
— slack.com ping statistics —
14 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 13292ms
Same thing happens when I ping the address directly. So it’s not a DNS issue. Very strange that I can get to it from the Windows laptop, but not the Linux desktop.
[Update late afternoon]
It’s back up. I guess I was one of the one percent.
[Update a couple minutes later]
Aaaaaaand it’s down again. At least now I know there’s nothing I can do about it, and no point in wasting time trying to figure it out. I just have to hope that they’ll get it sorted.
Criticism of them isn’t enough.