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My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. I do not care whether my solution is the same as yours. I like to think for myself.
My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. I have been blessed by working in schools where students and school systems have benefited by good, modular software easily installed in most systems.
I have shown GNU/Linux to thousands of students and hundreds of teachers over the years and will continue in some way doing that until I die in spite of the opposition.
Daily Archives: June 10, 2008
Because most of the communication about the migration to GNU/Linux in Munich is in German, it is hard to keep track of progress in English. I found a brief summary here. The Munich IT department deploys LiMux, a customised version … Continue reading
Neelie Kroes, the European Commissioner for Competition Policy gave a speech: Being open about standards OpenForum Europe – Breakfast seminar Brussels, 10th June 2008 First, we should only standardise when there are demonstrable benefits, and we should not rush to … Continue reading