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CNN saying 91 dead from Oklahoma tornadoes. Ugh.
Tumblr's scalable infrastructure: 500m PV/day, peak ~40k requests/sec, ~3TB new data to store/day, 1000+ servers: http://highscalability.com/blog/2013/5/20/the-tumblr-architecture-yahoo-bought-for-a-cool-billion-doll.html …
Woah, harsh. RT @karaswisher: Dave Winer kinda nails it here: http://threads2.scripting.com/2013/may/myOneTalkWithMarissaMayer …
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn saying he wants any federal aid to Oklahoma for disaster offset with cuts elsewhere. http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/coburn-wants-tornado-disaster-aid-to-be-offset/ …
I am no design expert, but I will say the new Flickr design makes it *extremely* clear that the site is all about photos. And that is a win.
Buying teh cat blogs: $1.1B.
Giving all Flickr users 1TB: $20M.
Buying Time Square: $50M.
Making everyone forget about Google IO: priceless.
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