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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: January 4, 2012
This is great fun for me. One of the last barriers to the desktop space for GNU/Linux is the retail shelf space GNU/Linux gets. Now, M$ is actually suing one of its partners, Comet, a retailer of electronics. I don’t … Continue reading
Earlier predictions were that tablet PCs would ship 45, then 55, then 60 million in 2011. Display Search claims that 73 million was the bottom line in 2011. That’s huge, nearly 1/4 of all notebooks+netbooks+tablets. That means a lot of … Continue reading
Don Reisinger has a list of M$’s mistakes in 2011: Where were the tablets? Let Google cement its lead online Failing to acquire a handset maker Let Android get away An odd Nokia partnership Failing to wrap up the living … Continue reading