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Microsoft Buys LinkedIn
I'm not doing Platform Wars any more. But this seems big enough to deserve a comment. (quoting my Quora answer ) Microsoft has a history of buying fairly big, reasonable tech. brands that OUGHT to offer them an interesting direction to evolve strategically ...
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Three Policies or Pirates
Three policies I'd like to see a Pirate Party (or any forward looking political party) adopt with respect to providers of online services, social networks, communication feeds etc. 1) There should be an option to turn the filter-bubble off.  If you use an a...
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The magnificent BLDGBLOG on Occult Infrastructure and the “Funerary Teleportation Grid” of Greater London
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Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Mazda and Mitsubishi’s cars are shown to emit significantly more NOx pollution on the road than in regulatory tests
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Intellectual Property
Welcome to a world where not only is IP used to stop you using software you DO want, but is also part of a major bargaining tool to oblige you to run software that you don't necessarily want. The deal will supposedly grant Asus the right to Microsoft's vast...
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The Gbloink! site is down. Compromised via spammers :-(
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I'll try to clean it out and get it up ... soonish.
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Rant #1 Microsoft, you idiots! Why do you try to force me to create a new Microsoft account to use Skype on my new Windows Machine? I don't want another Microsoft account and I already HAVE a Skype account. (Which is yours anyway). Why not just silently mer...
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Defeating ISIS
These days I seem to do most of my writing / thinking / arguing etc. on Quora.

So for the record, here's what I'm saying about ISIS and the UK vote to join in airstrikes. (Question : "House of Commons in UK voted for action against ISIS/ISIL in Syria - Is...
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Observers say UK and US are seeking to water down agreement so that any autonomous weapons deployed before talks conclude will be beyond reach of ban
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Gbloink! on Scratch
Nice one! A 16 year old kid re-implements Gbloink! on Scratch. In other news, the Gbloink! site is back up. Now just a static thing made with Bootdown .
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Gbloink! Site Down
The Gbloink! site is down. Compromised by spammers probably via WordPress. I'll clean it out and it will be back soon(ish).
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