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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 20, 2011
He compares it to Lose 1. That’s right, “Twenty-five plus years of user-interface development and this, this, is what we get!? Scary isn’t it?” Chuckle… That’s harsh, but true and funny. I have been around about as long as SJVN … Continue reading
In Q3 2011, IDC reported that PC shipments are up 3.6% but M$’s profits on the client division of that other OS are down 1% from Q3 2010. Indeed, of 91 million PCs shipped, M$ had revenue of $4.868 billion, … Continue reading
Computerworld’s survey reveals that only one quarter of businesses have migrated to “7” and most are still using XP. The reasons are many, but they all boil down to one thing. The migration to “7” is not a good investment. … Continue reading
Gartner has listed 10 strategic technologies they recommend businesses check out to adapt to change over the next few years. The interesting thing to me is that none of them are M$-centric. “8” isn’t in there, for instance. Media tablets … Continue reading