Archive for July, 2009

Twilk, a Twitter Background Generator

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Twilk is a web service I’ve been working for a couple months now. I launched it a few weeks ago at a Twitter conference. It automatically creates a Twitter background made up of the profile photos of the people you follow on Twitter. If you are on Twitter, you have to check it out! I’d love to hear your feedback on the service so that I can continue to iterate and make it better. So, leave a comment, or use the feedback form after using the service. If you’d like an example, check out my Twitter page. The background has a bunch of my friends’ photos on it, like this:

List of Sites Affected by Fisher Plaza Data Center Fire

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

I’m keeping a list of the sites that were/are seemingly affected by the Fisher Plaza data center fire last night sorted by Alexa Traffic Rank. Comment if you have more information. Sites marked with a * appear to be back up. Follow me (@mulka) on Twitter to get notified when I update this list. 57 * 871 * 1,822 * 4,233 * 5,345 * 13,306 * 27,895 * 38,446 * 41,085 * 63,317 * 85,951 * 180,491 * 180,846 * 247,800 * 285,570 * 300,451 * 413,083 * 556,777 * 471,734 * 3,392,698 * 3,456,473 * 7,113,570 *

Even more in the comments including: