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  • Goodbye Google+

    This content is 12 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Ironically many Google employees have even given up on Google+(though plenty still post annoying “Moved to Google+” profile pics on other social networks) One of those sneaky tweets that…

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  • Simplifying cloud: Reliability

    This content is 12 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Reliability in cloud computing is a very simple concept which I’ve explained in many presentations but never actually documented: Traditional legacy IT systems consist of relatively unreliable software (Microsoft…

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  • Infographic: Diffusion of Social Networks — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+

    This content is 12 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Social networking market They say a picture’s worth a thousand words and much digital ink has been spilled recently on impressive sounding (yet relatively unimpressive) user counts, so here’s an…

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  • Valeo’s 30,000 Google Apps users announced

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.It’s been a long time in coming but I can finally tell you all about what originally brought me to France. Back in 2007 as a strategic consultant I…

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  • On the Google Docs sharing security incident

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.I was just trying to respond to ZDnet’s hot-off-the-press article (The cloud bites back: Google bug shared private Google Docs data) about the recent Google Docs sharing vulnerability but…

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  • Towards a Flash free YouTube killer (was: Adobe Flash penetration more like 50%)

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.A couple of days ago I wrote about Why Adobe Flash penetration is more like 50% than 99%, which resulted in a bunch of comments as well as a…

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  • The day Google broke the Internet…

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.As I write this, all Google search results are being flagged as malware and redirected to a scary warning page, including google.com itself: The warning page (which I’ve only…

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  • Major Google App Engine 2.0 update (Java, cron, billing) in the pipeline?

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.I’ve been doing a lot of Google App Engine development lately and getting increasingly familiar with how it all works. I was curious as to how the SDK (specifically…

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  • Virtual Google Search Appliance is here…

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.I’ve been quiet of late as I’ve been busy racking up the frequent flier miles last month or two, but I’m back (albeit busy) and will endeavour to work…

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  • Google Chrome: Cloud Operating Environment

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it. Google Chrome is a lot more than a next generation browser; it’s a prototype Cloud Operating Environment. Rather than blathering on to the blogosphere about the superficial features…

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