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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: September 9, 2011
It used to be M$ would announce a bunch of vulnerabilities once a month and the malware artists would get a standing start to sabotage the world’s IT. Today the clock is ticking on four vulnerabilities announced four days before … Continue reading
It’s all coming together. The next version of Android which should unify smartphones and tablets and the next version of powerful ARMed CPUs will arrive together in time for Christmas. I predict a number of units filling the “desktop” role … Continue reading
A DNS service is a simple server/cluster with a configuration. It’s easy. It’s a well-defined protocol. Yet M$’s cloud came crashing down because of a failure of DNS for hours. Was there no one awake to reboot the servers? I … Continue reading