We just reported on the tragic death of Aaron Swartz, who took his life at the age of 26. Swartz co-created RSS when he was fourteen, and founded a company that eventually merged with Reddit.
One would think the world of technology wouldn’t have the kind of darkness we would see in say, the entertainment business, or in many regular walks of life.
The addition of a 'leap second' to universal clock time on Saturday caused havoc on the web over the weekend - despite the fact that there was plenty of warning.
So what happens when you play the same game for 10 years straight?
A failure affecting Amazon's EC2 service in northern Virginia has downed a number of prominent sites, including Reddit and Quora.
Digg's controversial redesign has apparently led to a mass exodus from the once popular site.
Digg users annoyed at the recent changes to the site have managed to flood the home page with links from rival Reddit.
Social news site Reddit has rejected calls from parent company Conde Nast to stop carrying ads in favour of the legalization of cannabis, and has vowed to run them for free.