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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 27, 2012
“Microsoft has sold 40 million licenses of the Windows 8 OS since its launch a month ago.” see Microsoft: 40 million Windows 8 licenses sold | ITworld. OK, but who bought them? The OEMs? How long will they keep doing … Continue reading
I hope this is not right. Life is getting harder all the time but the “death-clock” tells me I have to live for decades longer. Life just isn’t fair… Some people do strange things with GNU/Linux but they do make … Continue reading
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“A new government tender is expected by January 2013 for five million units, with "up to a million" units targeted by March, according to Datawind chief executive Suneet Tuli. Ministers may appoint multiple suppliers for this next order.” see BBC … Continue reading
“The Godson-3B1500 has 1.14 billion transistors, with a lot of the extra ones coming from the doubling-up of the L3 cache memory to 8MB, shared across those eight cores. The Chinese chip runs the MIPS64 instruction set and is absolutely … Continue reading