The Freshbooks Staff Curl Sample Code demonstrates how to access the API. Staff created with this endpoint are accounting representations of the staff members of a business, to organize the ownership of invoices and expenses.
The cloud came tumbling down for many startups and sites based on the Amazon EC2 API today. There's a perception that storage and scaling in the cloud is supposed to mean we don't have to deal with outages. It's pretty clear that's not actually the case, as some popular sites like Heroku and Foursquare nosedived.