Simon Willison’s Weblog


Sunday, 27th October 2013

What kind of website can be run on AWS for 10, 100, 1 thousand, 10 thousand, 100 thousand, 1 million dollars per month?

“But is there a simple way to say that for 10$ per month you can run website on AWS, that has X unique users and Y data transfer...”

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What are the most “New Yorkers” experiences you can do in London?

There’s a Shake Shack (legendary NY burger chain) in Covent Garden now.

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What exactly the error meaning client closed prematurely connection while sending to client from upstream in nginx?

I think it means that the connection to the user’s browser was lost before the request had been fully transferred—for example due to the user hitting the stop button in their browser or switching off their wifi connection.

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Why didn’t Apple release a gold (champagne) iPad?

According to John Gruber:

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What are movie scenes where the hero hurtles from high-up to Earth and nearly dies, but is saved somehow?

You may find relevant.

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