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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: October 19, 2011
It’s about time but the lagging sales of Android/Linux tablets due to copying Apple’s prices are about to take off. Manufacturers are cutting prices seriously now that the early-adopters have bought. This will quickly ramp up sales of low-end machines … Continue reading
The Vancouver Sun has a story that the bill to repeal the registry could be introduced as soon as tomorrow. That will be a happy day. For a decade and a half firearms owners have been burdened by this nonsensical … Continue reading
No, I am not meaning slaughter of quadrupeds but eliminating waste in IT. I have seen so many instances of waste being defended just because it was the way things were done. If what you are doing doesn’t work efficiently, … Continue reading
I have written this before but it bears repeating. A business that harasses customers will soon lose customers. M$ has repeatedly violated this rule by suppressing competition. The result is a huge body of customers/consumers who are ready to bolt … Continue reading