Aaron is a Software Developer for the Weather Underground, and the creator of the Wunder Blogs.
By: Aaron Cowdin, 11:58 PM GMT on November 17, 2013
I want to apologize for the outage today. It came at a terrible time with what looks to me to be a pretty nasty serve weather day for parts of the US. I've heard that some of our own members were near or in the outbreak today.
I know how much the blogs and photos are part of everyone's weekend and weekday life, and I know how much it means to everyone to be able to talk through these weather events and share information. I'm sorry that we failed today, an...
By: Aaron Cowdin, 6:38 PM GMT on February 15, 2013
Our community moderation system works pretty well. Even now, almost all of the content on the site which is removed is done so through user flags. But it's not perfect, it's not even great. For several years we'd had a struggle keeping up with trolls, spammers, and also just keeping the quality of the conversation on the blogs generally civil. Monomaniacs and attention seekers could easily hijack an otherwise civil conversation quite easily.
By: Aaron Cowdin, 8:21 PM GMT on March 23, 2007
It's Friday and I'm cleaning up some bits here and there. I stumbled across some web cam footage from last year. Take a look at the building across from us on 12-19-2006:Now take a look at it today:There goes our view!
Updated: 9:41 PM GMT on March 29, 2007
By: Aaron Cowdin, 6:20 PM GMT on March 01, 2007
I wanted to announce that we have a new featured blogger, Mike Theiss.Mike's a pro storm chaser who will be sharing his photos and experiences with us this year.Welcome Mike! I hope everyone enjoys the show.
Updated: 3:03 AM GMT on March 07, 2007
By: Aaron Cowdin, 6:33 PM GMT on February 22, 2007
I'm taking the Wunder Photos down for a few minutes in the next hour or so. We're putting some extra redundancy into the system to stop failures like the one that occurred last week.Thanks for your patience.