I’m : a programmer, writer, podcaster, geek, and coffee enthusiast.

I have no idea how many users I lost due to the several weeks of downtime, but I don’t think it was very many. There seems to be a corollary to the Twitter Effect that I’d call the Forgiveness Effect. It dictates that if a user enjoys a free service and that service is currently up, all past atrocities will be easily and quickly forgiven.

Looking back on Selling Gravatar to Automattic