Why _why?

RibbitSlate: “On Aug. 19, 2009, his personal site stopped loading. He stopped answering email. A public repository of his code disappeared. His Twitter account—gone. Hackety Hack—gone. Dozens of other projects—gone.”

I know I’ve written about this before, I’m just fascinated with it for some reason. _why and Mark Pilgrim, both removed their digital presence.

Hopefully they’re both relaxing on a beach, or in the mountains somewhere, carving handcrafted wood clogs, or some such. Heaven knows I feel like doing that at times.

By Rob Fahrni

Husband / Father / Developer