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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 11, 2011
Squeeze is firming up quite nicely. I noticed today that LibreOffice3.3 is now in Debian Squeeze. I used the download from www.LibreOffice.org and encountered some instability. I trust that will be fixed in the release. The bug count is 82 … Continue reading
The invasion of Normandy was in June 1944. The invasion of mainstream computing by ARM will come in June 2011, 67 years later. The invasion by ARM will have a huge and lasting effect.
Everyone makes them. That is why we have syntax checkers, debuggers, and alpha and beta releases. It took me quite a while in the beginning of my career before I could produce a page of good code in the first … Continue reading
SPAM. Yesterday the world’s volume of spam doubled as a major botnet running on that other OS started a new campaign. Shame on M$ for letting this happen as they concentrate on feature-bloat rather than quality. Shame on users of … Continue reading