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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 25, 2011
2011-10-20 “over 450 million licences sold since launch” 2011-7-21 “over 400 million licenses and business deployments continue to accelerate” 2011-4-28 “fastest selling operating system in history with 350 million licenses sold” 2011-1-27 “over 300 million Windows 7 licenses” 2010-10-28 “a … Continue reading
see C19 41st Parliament 1st Session Some highlights: “12.1 A registration certificate may only be issued for a prohibited firearm or a restricted firearm.” “23. A person may transfer a firearm that is neither a prohibited firearm nor a restricted … Continue reading
I found a link to a retail establishment in Romania. The score: PCs with that other OS: 136 PCs with GNU/Linux: 42 PCs with FreeDOS: 140 PCs with MacOS: 6 You can argue that with such a high proportion of … Continue reading
I know of a group who visited Cuba recently. They found immense poverty. I thought to check out the statistics about IT: CONCEPT UM 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Number of existing computers M 300.0 377.0 430.0 509.0 630.0 … Continue reading
From M$’s last SEC filing: “NOTE 11 INCOME TAXES Our effective tax rates were approximately 21% and 25% for the three months ended September 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively. Our effective tax rate was lower than the U.S. federal statutory … Continue reading