Alex (yakshaver) wrote,
Alex
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My blizzard day

Having decided yesterday I'd rather be snowed in at the Zocalo if I was going to be snowed in, that's exactly what I did.

Well, that and unpack and organize and re-arrange furniture and hang out with housemates and just generally have a relaxing day. Well, except for the part where I was awakened at 6:00 a.m. by my phone getting email that our machine room was overheating. (I slept through the first alarm at 5:00.) I shutdown some non-essential machines, decided that as long as it stayed below about 40C it wasn't worth anybody going in to the office in a raging blizzard, and went back to sleep. Early in the afternoon Robby, who lives much closer to work, decided it would be a scenic walk to go to the office — for which I am most grateful. So he went in and reset the A/C (which is the usual cause of these events.) One consequence of all this is that we have a classic graph of what happens in a computer room with closed but not airtight doors when the A/C goes down for a few hours, and is then restored. I find the shape interesting:

Tags: geek, weather, work
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