Congrats John Sheehan – You Won a Netbook with Simple Hotline!

Have you ever tried to organize an event for a large number of people, only to have plans changed at the last minute due to circumstances outside your control?  With Simple Hotline, John Sheehan can alert the members of his softball league when inclement weather hits and a game is rained out. As he says in his submission: I’ve built SimpleHotline for the softball league that… Read More

AWS Status Hotline via Twilio

I was chatting yesterday with Jeff Barr, AWS evangelist extraordinaire and all-around great guy yesterday. He had the idea of building an Amazon Web Services Status hotline, allowing AWS customers to call in and instantly get the status of S3, EC2, etc.  Cool idea!  AWS already maintains a status dashboard (with RSS feeds!) at: About 10 minutes later, we had a finished status hotline!  Try it out,… Read More