Facebook went down yesterday. The outage demonstrated just how dependent on the service we’ve become.
Anyone who knows me can tell you that trust is a big deal for me.
I have left jobs because of a lack of trust. I’ve quit organizations because of a lack of trust. I’ve killed friendships because of a lack of trust. If I can trust you – really trust you – then things are great. If I can’t trust you …
Please also review my follow-up post, Making Singletons Safe in PHP. There has been a lot of discussion this week regarding the Singleton pattern and whether or not it has a place in modern software development. Mike Schinkel wrote a tutorial about a Singleton factory. I wrote one about using Singletons as a WordPress plugin […]