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Java: The Unipolar Moment, On distributed governance for distributed software

Java: The Unipolar Moment, On distributed governance for distributed software

For a brief few moments after the invasion of Iraq US conservatives crowed that we had entered a Unipolar Moment – where US global hegemony was assured. This was an echo of Fukuyama’s End of History. We have heard a lot less of this triumphalism lately. Events have gotten in the way- not least the [...]

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Defining the true meaning of cloud

A true cloud has all four of these defining components. Most definitions get it wrong because they focus on just one or two of these components instead of looking at the whole picture.