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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: March 9, 2011
There are so many angles to these smartphones. We see them sell as phones, personal computes, GPS units, gaming consoles, inducements for banks, ISPs and cellphone networks, hundreds of thousands of applications, weird input devices that know which way is … Continue reading
The 80/20 rule of thumb for any organization states that 80% of the work is done by 20% of the people involved. It could be that this rule applies to tablet PCs. While tablets are obviously great for consumers of … Continue reading
With Gaddafi’s jets bombing oil refineries, storage facilities and water supplies, the Obama regime has decided a no-fly zone would have “limited effect”. They are correct. It would limit Gaddafi’s effects on Libyans. That’s the purpose of the concept. “2:48am … Continue reading