I'm liking twitter a lot more when it is down daily, or even twice-daily. It seems more human. Humans aren't available 24x7. The biology of humans doesn't support that kind of uptime, and neither does the whale's.
I am strangely reminded of the tagamotchi. Shall we all become virtual whale well-wishers?
Just an observation that sporadic unavailability makes a bunch of bits on platters and ram seem more human.