I’m feeling sad and disappointed that Github is blocked in China. I learn a lot of coding by forking different repositories than I do reading tutorials on the internet. The code on most tutorials feel rushed. This is yet another reason to leave China.
Update: Github is back online now. I don’t know what happedned, but i guess there was a plugin hosted there that hampered with a train ticketing site, the site couldn’t handle all the requests coming from the plugin and people who wanted to buy tickets for the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays, from February 9th.
There was also a lot of uproar on Sina Weibo. Kai Fu Lee,a Taiwanese-born American information technology executive, writer, and computer scientist, has tweeted this yesterday, and a lot of people are thanking him for the unblocking. Internet Democracy.