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At Least We Ate Lunch Beforehand

Hey everybody! So, yeah, yesterday was exciting. I’ll give you a little timeline/rundown on what-happened-when yesterday. But to generally describe the problems: Beyond the obvious LA DWP screwup, and the building generator...

All Systems Go!

As of right now (just before midnight Pacific coast time), the final little hijinks have been worked out of everything as far as we can tell. If you’re still having problems, please contact our support team and we’ll...

Power Outage Update

Okay, this sucked. Literally 10 seconds after Nate posted that last entry, we received an announcement over our loud speakers that our building was being evacuated and we had to leave immediately! (Also, sorry about that post...

Well, The UPS and Generators Work!

It seems that a lot of downtown LA is going through a power outage right now. A bunch of us were walking back to the office from lunch at a sushi place, and saw lots of streetlights flashing red, and a few office buildings...

Why We Don’t Use CSC Codes

When buying things with a credit card online, you may have noticed on a lot of websites an area to enter the CVV2 value on your credit card. Officially, they’re known as “CSC” values (Card Security Code), but...

Announcement Listory

The story of how a bad random number generator can result in 3 hour announcement list delays. Some of you may use our Announcement List feature to send e-mailing to a happy group of subscribers (happy because they all...