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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: April 4, 2012
Well, not precisely. The motion to pass bill C-19, the bill to destroy the registry of unrestricted firearms, is due to be voted at 1730 Ottawa time today. The debate yesterday was very bitter. Senators ridiculed each other’s efforts instead … Continue reading
Governments exist to do what individuals and small organizations cannot. They are supposed to protect us from crime but things can go horribly wrong when governments extend their powers to the extent that they commit crimes (wars, intrusion into civil … Continue reading
The hard drive has been king of PC-storage for decades. The end of the reign could be in sight. Intel has improved price/performance sufficiently to make SSD widely accessible to consumers who don’t have huge storage needs. For those of … Continue reading
Apple and M$, two of the biggest monopolists in IT (personal computing certainly, and branching out), are accusing Motorola of doing what they do… The irony makes me chuckle. M$ and Apple have been suing the world and don’t want … Continue reading