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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: January 10, 2011
Steve Ballmer is dead at the wheel of M$. He is going nowhere in the “cloud”. He is going nowhere in mobile. He has only been able to sell “7” retail in a monopoly. Feeling the heat, like all dictators … Continue reading
AMD has been good for IT. They kept Intel competing on price and performance, somewhat. However: they did an excellent job of developing AMD64 but then neglected 32-bit stuff they neglected low-power computing ARM moved into x86 territory
Volume rather. People are having MB of network traffic daily coming out of their prepaid plans. Oops. Phoning home is expensive with smart-phones. People really should consider the OS they run. Does it work for the user or against the … Continue reading
Manufacturers of components of PCs of all kinds are in a tough spot. OEMs have placed orders for parts for tablet PCs and there is not capacity to produce it all: parts for desktops, notebooks, netbooks, tablets, smart-thingies. To expand … Continue reading