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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: November 2, 2011
Bully Apple blocked importation from China of a house-brand of NT-K tablets. The little guy won with a ruling against Apple. NT-K plans to sue Apple for damages. Imports were delayed almost a year and NT-K was accused of illegal … Continue reading
Really, M$’s stats are so low you have to look back at 1997, when M$ was trying to catch Apache, to see their equal. Back then, Apache was on 41% of servers and M$ was on 16% of servers. Now, … Continue reading
Netcraft’s latest report gives some clues. The world’s most demanding hosting companies run GNU/Linux. Of the top 42 most reliable hosting companies, 2 run F5 Big IP, 5 run FreeBSD, 8 run that other OS, and 15 run GNU/Linux. I … Continue reading