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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: July 1, 2011
I have great respect for Digitimes. They have their finger on the pulse of IT, particularly in China, but they are out to lunch with the story that Apple will overtake HP in personal computing even if tablets are considered … Continue reading
Phoney “7” has just 1% of US smart phone sales, despite serious promotion, XP may be the last version of that other OS to reach 50% market share, assuming “8” is released by 2013, and M$ speeds up releases, Google … Continue reading
M$ has a great racket going. They do a few $billion of work creating software and then get others to sell/distribute it for free. The result is $billons of licensing fees flowing in far beyond the normal return of a … Continue reading