This great Dilbert cartoon expresses several truths of failure from which we can learn valuable lessons.
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For a period of time today, searches on Google incorrectly reported every Internet site as being unavailable due to the presence of malware.
FeedBurner blog site statistics have been down for over two days with no word from Google despite numerous complaints from users. Does Google's lack of response suggest something we don't know?
Update 5/1/08 4:4o pm EST: Seems to be back up now.Google Calendar is down.
Google's OpenSocial announcement today suggests changes that may improve the future of social networking (click here for Dan Farber's coverage). Hidden from view during the press conference, an improvised parallel event arose spontaneously, raising deeper implications than the Google announcement itself.
Google Groups was down for a short while today, as you can see from the image below. Even the most robust infrastructure sometimes fails.