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Security

Facebook blocks entire “.co.uk” domain as “spammy or unsafe”

Facebook have blocked “.co.uk” as “spammy or unsafe”: I was trying to post this article to my wall but get the same message when I try to post nothing more than http://www.google.co.uk/: Reminds me of the day Google broke the Internet… and the dangers of getting regular expressions wrong.

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Cloud

John McCarthy: Father of cloud computing dies

“If computers of the kind I have advocated become the computers of the future, then computing may someday be organized as a public utility just as the telephone system is a public utility… The computer utility could become the basis of a new and important industry.” — John McCarthy (speaking at the MIT Centennial in […]

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Cloud

VDI: Virtually Dead Idea?

I’ve been meaning to give my blog some attention (it’s been almost a year since my last post, and a busy one at that) and Simon Crosby’s (@simoncrosby) VDwhy? post seems as good a place to start as any. Simon and I are both former Citrix employees (“Citrites”) and we’re both interested in similar topics — […]