A computer glitch at an Atlanta airport is causing flight delays around the country. Here's a roundup of the best first rants and reactions as bloggers and tweeters discovered the setback to travelers:
- Maggie Koerth-Baker, Boing Boing: "Is it too early to start drinking at the airport?" she asks. "If they won't open the bars yet, we think you at least deserve a conciliatory Cinnabon."
- John Carney, Forbes: "An aviation security expert we spoke
with this morning said the glitch is almost certainly making it harder
to detect when planes have deviated from their flight plan, a key
indicator of a terrorist high jacking. We don't want to be alarmist
about this, of course, but we thought we should share this possibility."
- Allyson Robinson, Twitter: "So, I love the
band, but really, Airport Starbucks, isn't Coldplay during massive
flight delays a little cliche? And maybe redundant?"
- Israel Matzav: "I was supposed to be home this afternoon. But God had other plans."
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