Could IaaS Providers’ Datacentre Locations

Amazon EC2 Regions and Availability Zones

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (Aug 2013)


Windows Azure Data Centre Locations

Windows Azure DataCenter Locations,-145.195312&spn=147.890481,316.054688

No-fault divorce

No-fault divorce is a divorce in which the dissolution of a marriage does not require a showing of wrongdoing by either party.[1] Laws providing for no-fault divorce allow a family court to grant a divorce in response to a petition by either party of the marriage without requiring the petitioner to provide evidence that the […]

running iis apppool in 32-bit mode

cscript.exe adsutil.vbs set W3SVC/AppPools/Enable32BitAppOnWin64 true ref:

%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config -section:applicationPools -applicationPoolDefaults.enable32BitAppOnWin64:true ref:


Chat Up Lines

1. Do you believe in love at first sight, or should I walk by again? 2. Apart from being beautiful, what do you do for a living? 3. Shall we talk or continue flirting from a distance? 4. Nice dress, it’d look good on my bedroom floor 5. I miss my teddy bear. Would you […]

memory and personality disorders

Amnesia The two main features of amnesia are: Impaired ability to learn new information following the onset of amnesia (anterograde amnesia) Impaired ability to recall past events and previously familiar information (retrograde amnesia) Most people with amnesia have problems with short-term memory — they can’t retain new information. Recent memories are most likely to be […]

Patents in Different Countries, and Software Patents

Software patents under United Kingdom patent law

British Library Intellectual Property Office: PATENTS: Basic Facts

Software patent debate and Bilski case in US in

Patenting computer-implemented inventions (software patents) Some computer-implemented inventions are patentable whilst others are not.

The Future of Software Patents by Stanford University

How to Patent Software […]