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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 9, 2011
As some may know by reading my blog, I have often taught in remote northern communities, essentially Indian reserves. The reserve system was instituted as a way of solving the “Indian problem”, illegally confiscating the land occupied by North American … Continue reading
M$ lost in the SCOTUS because they took a devious route to escaping the i4i lawsuit. Instead of trying to invalidate the patent on grounds of obviousness and prior art, they fell back on something they could not prove, that … Continue reading
M$ has released a bulletin about next week’s Patch Tuesday. It is riddled with “remote code excution” and “privilege escalation”. You know, stuff disastrous to mission-critical applications. Some are for M$’s applications. Some are for the OS. There are too … Continue reading
Recently, several estimates of lower PC production have been published. The latest was by Mark Moskowitz of JP Morgan. He is predicting tiny growth in 2011 over 2010 shipments. A blog post by Ray Tieman, PCs, Tablets: JP Morgan Cuts … Continue reading