Archive for February, 2006

Unplanned Downtime (now resolved)

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Voo2do was down from about 3:10pm to 4:30pm EST on Tuesday, 28 Feb 2006. This was unplanned and no further downtime is expected at present. Read on for details. If you’re trying to hit voo2do.com right now — sorry. Server trouble has caused unplanned downtime as of about 3:10PM EST today. As of 3:47PM, I […]

“Site of the Day”

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Voo2do has been selected as RedOrbit’s Site of the Day. RedOrbit appears to be a news portal for science and tech, apparently created in November and doing OK but not huge traffic. Their congratulations email included a handy logo and instructions to link back to them, but voo2do isn’t featured prominently on their site; in […]

Privacy Policy

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

Today some reporters from the Associated Press wrote to me to inquire about the privacy issues in services like voo2do. I cobbled together responses from various user inquiries I’ve received, and out the other end came a privacy policy. It shouldn’t contain anything unexpected; as with anything in voo2do, let me know what you think.

Press Hits: Newsweek, Gizmag

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Voo2do is mentioned in a Newsweek International article by Daren Briscoe called Smoother Surfing. It’s also a favourite of the writers at Gizmag. Thanks for the positive mentions, guys!

New Server News — not so great… [now OK]

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

A couple of days ago, Voo2do was migrated to a new, faster server. While I hoped the new server would improve performance for everyone, it’s been a bumpier ride than I expected. Although the response to the speedup has been quite positive, a few users have sufferred because something is amiss in the handling of […]