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It’s not just Facebook losing your email

In the old days of the Internet you used to be able to blame communication disruption on some grave technological shortcoming. Yet the most recent spate of Facebook foul ups would tell us otherwise – and they’re not the only ones!

Not just facebook losing email

Irony, Your Cruelty is Not Amusing

It’s almost as if my hosting provider, Dreamhost, was waiting for me to post my thoughts about moving WordPress to an EC2 instance. Not two minutes after posting an overview of how to do this, Dreamhost went down and took Technology Poet with it. Dreamhost.com was down, as was FTP access to my site so …

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The cruel irony of Dreamhost

Big Corporations Learning a Thing Or Two From Politicians

Yesterday Microsoft posted an ‘interview’ with Computer World where they claimed Google was failing to win over the enterprise with their cloud services. A few hours later, Appirio – a Google reseller – posted a clever rebuttal.  It strikes the tone of a teacher patiently correcting a student’s mistakes. Snarky ads in the tech world …

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Microsoft's political attack ads