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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: February 10, 2012
Certainly IT people take IT very seriously but every now and then someone comes along to lighten things up. Someone like Steven Sinofsky of M$ who stated unambiguously that, No third-party code on the Windows on ARM desktop means no … Continue reading
M$ expresses its love for users by announcing critical (remote code execution…) vulnerabilities in every version of their OS from XP to “7” and versions for servers. Happy Valentine’s Day. Hope you don’t get hacked before you manage to update… … Continue reading
Amen! Who is Liam Maxwell? He’s the IT guy who’s redoing IT for the government of the UK. The complete quote: “Opensource software is not three guys in a shed anymore. There are a lot of misconceptions about open source … Continue reading
Judge Alsup has required Oracle to allow Google to depose five or Oracle’s engineers, one of whom is Hinkmond Wong who wrote in a blog, “”For the other commenter who thinks Android is “based on Java”, you are incorrect. While … Continue reading
Bruce Byfield at times provokes me with harsh criticism of FLOSS but today he has done a good job of describing the chaos of the GNU/Linux desktop and giving a recipe to produce harmony and love: Don’t Invent Problems to … Continue reading