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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 29, 2010
It is the end of the school year and I am nearly done. I am waiting for some documents to finish up files for a teacher who left early. Along comes the security guard wanting a PC fixed… It’s slowing … Continue reading
This affects more than $100billion in trade annually and could increase the power of China+Taiwan in IT. Taiwan may get access to cheaper labour as well as a larger market. China may make political points as well as getting more … Continue reading
There is news that hundreds of schools are adopting Google Apps with or in place of conventional local applications. This is a great advantage to schools because there is less maintenance of software required for the cloudy solution. In my … Continue reading