486 can survive the Digg Effect, but not Digg’s broken algo

Teran spent over a week building a computer from the early 90’s to test if it could withstand the Digg effect. It received over 250 diggs in the few hours and 5000+ hits from digg.com. The story was quickly buried, possibly because it received diggs too quickly, or buried by a few users; he wonders if the digg algorithm is broken?

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