ComputersssIt’s been a strange time for the Internet recently. CalMail traumatized students and faculty forever, Megaupload.com met its demise and, in a strange twist of fate, there was a mass outage of approximately 80 campus department websites (mostly Letters & Science) since January  17 due to a hardware failure at Dreamhost, the hosting provider for many of Cal’s web pages. There is no estimated date when the sites will be back up due to the large number of clients affected by the hardware failure, but the Dreamhost blog is regularly posting updates on the recovery process. In the meantime, the main L&S page is still up and offers departmental contact information as well a brief overview of each major for those poor, poor souls who are still modifying their Fall schedules.

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