Month: December 2010

  • Cloud Burst

    Warranted or not, the great delicious.com shutdown scare of December 2010 teaches us all an important lesson about the sustainability of cloud services. If you’re not paying for a product, you are the product. This quote paraphrased from blue_beetle on metafilter is very apt. Companies that offer free services to their users do so in […]

  • 200-year old Champagne Preserved by Icy Baltic

    Earlier this year it was reported that several cases of champagne were discovered in a shipwreck 55 meters under the Baltic Sea, off the small island of Ă…land near Finland. After tasting it, a local champagne expert suspected that the bottles were from Veuve Cliquot, the famous French maker established in 1772. Out of a […]

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