My friend asked me today if “Skype was working for me”, and at that time it was. Some time later I noticed gray icon in my Windows taskbar: I was cut offline. My friend sent a private message via forums titled “arrgh” (rest of the message censored). Skype is experiencing a major outage.
It’s funny how it’s easy to forget all the good stuff that’s working in our lives – when suddenly they are cut off. Water, internet connection, electricity… they are all important for us, yet how many of us remembers that before they are taken away from us.
Skype is working on the problem and some hours ago they reported on their website that they expect the problem to be resolved within 12 to 24 hours. Good to hear, since there are millions of people who need to use their system.
How technologically dependent have we become?