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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: November 20, 2012
“the Microsoft sysdev people claim it was "improperly" signed and we have to wait for them to sort it out. I’ve pulled the binary apart, and I think the problem is that it’s not signed with a LF [Linux Foundation] … Continue reading
There’s no good news on the horizon for Wintel: Sinofsky’s out, Otellini’s out, and Tablets are taking over the world of IT, if anything is left after smartphones have their share… and “8” is a flop. “NPD DisplaySearch’s fourth quarter … Continue reading
Wouldn’t you like the cost of IT to drop 80%? You can have that with GNU/Linux. It is a cooperative project of the world to provide IT at minimal cost and it works for you and not for some supplier … Continue reading
“The Portuguese Government has published the National Digital Interoperability Regulation , which defines the list of open standards to be adopted in the Portuguese public administration. This framework brings to life the existing Law of Open Standards . It is … Continue reading
Years ago, when I was a GNU/Linux newbie, I found LinuxQuestions.org to be the site where I could find out just about anything about GNU/Linux in a rapidly growing on-line community. It’s still going strong so many years later. When … Continue reading