It’s never the hardware

A friend of mine asked me for help recently. His new Windows 7 laptop could not authenticate to access a network share in a workgroup environment. I said “that’s going to be easy” and ran him through the usual troubleshooting – security logs, share permissions and maximum number of users, password synchronisation etc.. By the …

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Web -2.0

I just found an idea for Web -2.0. Or Web 3.0 (ooops, that’s already taken). Or whatever number you put on it. Let’s reverse the “friend” relation. Let’s make all people friends by default, then allow them only to “unfriend”. This way your database doesn’t grow when people friend each other – you just keep …

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