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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 6, 2011
The global supply of hard drives is estimated by Digitimes to be 4-6 weeks and will likely be exhausted by December. The shortage could result in a 10% shortage of PCs in the four months from 2011-12 to 2012-3. That … Continue reading
Steve Jobs went after Samsung tooth-and-nail claiming Apple’s ideas were stolen. Look what’s in the New York Times: A computer scientist developed a concept of sliding stuff around on the screen to keep it organized and accessible to humans and … Continue reading
“Hendricks said the limited deployment will include his workstation, adding that he’s been through bad thin client deployments in the past. “One of them was so horrible in its deployment that people would…wait in line to use a thick client … Continue reading
Even NetApplications, which people tout as showing a tiny 1% share of web-connected PCs shows it: Around July/August of 2011, the share for GNU/Linux took off with growth of up to 10% per month. That’s 1.5 million new machines per … Continue reading