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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 5, 2011
One objection I hear many times around here but only rarely in the field of education is “It’s out there.” referring to that other OS. That is given as a reason to retain that other OS in schools. Usage: Education, … Continue reading
“Sun’s open-sourcing of StarOffice Suite is the single largest open-source software contribution in GPL history and it adds a key application suite to the open source portfolio,” said Marco Boerries, vice president and general manager of webtop and application software … Continue reading
The bunch of hackers said they got hold of more than a million passwords. “Every bit of data we took wasn’t encrypted, they said. “Sony stored over 1,000,000 passwords of its customers in plaintext, which means it’s just a matter … Continue reading
“OSS Watch National Software Survey 2010 Jane Alexen Shuyska & OSS Watch … In terms of procurement policy we see an everincreasing awareness of the possibility of using open source software. There has been another big increase in the number … Continue reading