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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 19, 2012
I think M$ would rather keep this one quiet. That other OS is showing little growth in the latest quarterly report. The illusion that M$ has the answers for IT is all but gone. After the client division declines, whither … Continue reading
Some of Qualcomm’s mid-range chips are in such demand that supply may not catch up until the end of the year. That bodes well for Android/Linux which can run on just about anything… thanks to the Linux kernel’s flexibility. Good … Continue reading
Digitimes reports that China is a hotbed of PC production and consumption and that OEMs are jockeying for share, betting on “8” and “ultrabooks” to advance their businesses. Reality could be different than those expectations. The “others” category in China … Continue reading