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2011-10-11 (Tuesday)


  1. Porn blocking: what the big four ISPs are actually doing | Broadband | News | PC Pro

    A good description of what this “porn blocking” actually involves. The filtering actually happens through McAfee Family Protection, installed on the users’ Windows PCs. I wish newspapers, TV, etc were this accurate and less hand wavy. (via @ianbetteridge)

  2. “Secret” Firmware lets Late ‘08 MacBooks use 8GB. | Other World Computing Blog

    Ooh, blimey, looks like I could double the RAM in my three-year-old MacBook. (via Tom Taylor)


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    Dammit, I failed that online test! I can't kern well enough to be a UK citizen!

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    Some people on TV have decided to make their wedding more stressful by having their wedding on TV. When are they cancelling BBC3 again?

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    Re this tweet NSPCC and Lovefilm aren’t doing anything together. If you see those guys, find out what they’re up to…

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    @ianbetteridge It’s shocking (or maybe not) how vague and handwavy news reports of this are.

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    @shaunsavage_etc Sounds like great disaster management. Now you’ve had to downsize her maybe she should approach someone like BP.

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    @shaunsavage_etc Does she still do your PR, or have you taken that role in house too?

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    @spaceboy Maybe you could add a slide?

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  • gwire’s avatar

    @benhammersley but not far from Apple. "I'm in the Google Shop. I'm in the Apple Store. I'm in the combination Google Shop and Apple Store."