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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 8, 2011
Gartner, 2011-6-8 “PCs are transitioning from a one-size-fits-all computing platform to a more-specialized device, prized for its ability to complement other devices. “The PC market is experiencing dramatic structural changes,” said Mr. Atwal.” Moving forward, PCs will no longer be … Continue reading
“Misurata is under heavy shelling … Gaddafi forces are shelling Misurata from three sides: east, west and south.“ This looks like a counter-attack by Gaddafi to ease the pressure of the noose closing on Tripoli. NATO will shred this attack … Continue reading
For $hundreds less than the “industry standard” iPad and some expensive Android tablets, you can buy any of a dozen other good Android tablets. They are competitive. They look good. They work well and the user lacks nothing if iPad … Continue reading
M$’s partners do most of the work, selling, making, shipping and advertising that other OS. Imagine how the “partners” will feel when M$ competes directly with them, shipping its own-brand PCs… “Microsoft is reportedly considering to launch an own-brand tablet … Continue reading