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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 22, 2012
For those who claim the ultimate small cheap computer, Raspberry Pi, is not serious look at it running XBMC, a multimedia system (which I run under two TVs in my home on Atoms). It’s clearly good enough. No need for … Continue reading
CES 2012 was the largest show yet for the consumer electronics industry. With 3K exhibitors, 153000 visitors and 20K new gadgets displayed, it reveals the fires of innovation are burning brightly, just not for M$ and its Wintel “partners”. This … Continue reading
Google’s App Inventor is being implemented at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It’s not ready for public use yet but geeks are invited to try the sourcecode and give feedback. It is expected to be ready for public use some … Continue reading