It's Grim and Dim for the Dotcoms

THE VIEW FROM SILICON VALLEY

When the going gets tough in the technology capital of the world, the tough take a nap. As blackouts last week hit iSyndicate, a content-creator dotcom in downtown San Francisco, product manager Marina Psaros did just that. "I lost a bunch of stuff I was working on," she said, so she caught up on some of the sleep her kind is forever losing. Not that it helped. "This whole thing is f______ ridiculous," Psaros says. "Come on, it's not like we're living in Romania or something."

On the other hand, Romania doesn't seem like much of a step down right now....

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