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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: August 18, 2011
Zemlin is still joking about The Year of The Linux Desktop. He’s so busy catering to big business he has forgotten that most “desktop” PCs (Personal Computers with a GUI, say) are run by ordinary people like my wife (GNU/Linux … Continue reading
We had the OS war about the PC. Now we are in WWII of the OS, mobility, thin clients and virtualization. No matter how this turns out there is another battle on the horizon: ARMed servers. Small cheap servers are … Continue reading
HP is looking to shut down its WebOS and PC lines of business. There have been stories that HP has not had much fun with these lately but they’ve barely started with WebOS and they are Number One in PCs. … Continue reading
You can tell when a business is doing well, rats come out of the woodwork to bash it: “It’s too big.” “It’s growing too fast.” “It’s acquiring other businesses.” “It’s copying what works.” “People who bet against it lose.” …and … Continue reading
Since 2011-6-28, Office 365 has been down six hours. I guess they should rename the product, Office 363.5, and I think M$ should not be saying the are “all-in”. Obviously they are holding back.