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Comment I agree. (Score 1) 350

I was probably one of the first people to get an invite. The problem? I didn't know anyone else that was using wave, so I didn't have anyone to collaborate with! If they had made it something that was available to gmail users I would have had other people to interact with.

The other problem was that they brought it out too early.


Naming and Shaming "Bad" ISPs 79

An anonymous reader writes "Brian Krebs takes a provocative look at ISP reputations, collecting data from 10 different sources that track 'badness' from a multitude of angles, from phishing to malware to botnet command and control centers. Some of the lists show very interesting and useful results; the ISPs that are most common among the various reputation services are some of the largest ISPs and hosting providers, including ThePlanet and Softlayer. The story has generated quite a bit of discussion in the security community as to whether these various efforts are measuring the wrong things, or if it is indeed valid and useful to keep public attention focused on the bigger providers, since these are generally US-based and have the largest abuse problems in terms of overall numbers."

Submission + - I've Traveled Here From 1988 To Say This ( 1

jafo writes: For about the last 6 months I've been trying to decide what advice I would have wanted when I was 18 (for me, that was 1988). A recent XKCD combined with a "homework assignment" from my about-to-graduate nephew's English teacher finally combined forces to get me to sit down and write a letter from the past. What advice would you want to have heard as you were about to take another step into the "real world"? I mean besides "Don't Do It (tm)!".

The Art of Scalability 63

Martijn de Boer writes "Creating high performance growing networks is really a special skill managers and network architects should possess to be ready for the future. The Art of Scalability is a book written for these kinds of functions, and prepares you for the present and the imminent future. Scalability is achieved by principles that work on many levels within enterprises, whether it's processes, organizational structure or setting up your project, this book covers it all." Read on for the rest of Martijn's review.

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