Slugger update this morning…

Sorry to those of you who wanted to get to Slugger last night. We’ve been cycling three times our normal traffic loads since the seismic events of Saturday evening. I’m going to do an upgrade on the software we use and then do some tweaking to optimise it for higher traffic loads. Everything seems okay at the moment; it’s just at the moment of the surge (no doubt caused by direct links from New York Times and The Guardian and the Telegraph front pages). Please be patient, and we’ll try and stablise the ship…

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty