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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 13, 2012
I came across a website today that really offended me. It contained important information from a famous brand but the colour scheme (thin white letters on a black background) and embedded legalese made finding information difficult. If that weren’t enough, … Continue reading
Lawyers responding to the injunction in Quebec stated that destruction of the unrestricted firearms registry will begin by August. There is a hold on data from Quebec until that matter is taken up by the courts. The RCMP had a … Continue reading
Credit Suisse sees huge growth, “an increase from last year’s shipments of 471.7 million to 1.176 billion units by 2015”, for smart phones for the next few years with Apple maintaining a 23% share of units shipped. If the prediction … Continue reading
A US court has ruled that software is not property to support a charge of theft of property. The purported theft involved an unauthorized download from a server. This should put a damper on inflammatory comments that illegal copying is … Continue reading
Ron Miller thinks so. His key point? ” once again Google is treading into unfamiliar territory. Companies tend to fail when they go outside their comfort zone (Apple’s foray into retail stores being a notable exception). My feeling is Google … Continue reading