Power failures are.

Thoughts

Dark lunchtime in Singapore

UPDATE: Power is back on again! I’ve lived in Singapore on and off (pun intended) for over a decade, and this is only the second blackout I can remember having here (failures from blown fuses in our crappy switch box don’t count!).

There's a power failure all along the Stevens Road area (Stevens, Balmoral, Draycott). The security guards at our apartment building say that power will be back in 1-2 hours. Not sure how they know this, but I'm sitting at a Starbucks using the internet right now while I wait.

Power failures suck harder than my Vax… the appliance not the computer! Well, neither would work without power.

Author bio and support

Me!

Ruben Schade is a technical writer and IaaS engineer in Sydney, Australia who refers to himself in the third person in bios. Wait, not BIOS… my brain should be EFI by now.

The site is powered by Hugo, FreeBSD, and OpenZFS on OrionVM, everyone’s favourite cloud infrastructure provider.

You can leave me a comment by contacting me, and I might publish your thoughts. Please read the FAQs first though.

If you found this post helpful or entertaining, you can shout me a coffee or buy some silly merch. Thanks!