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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: December 10, 2012
“From Linus Torvalds Date Mon, 10 Dec 2012 19:59:50 -0800 Subject Linux 3.7 Whee. After an extra rc release, 3.7 is now out. After a few more trials at fixing things, in the end we ended up reverting the kswapd … Continue reading
Necessity is the mother of invention and small arms fire is the mother of the light armoured vehicle developed by rebels near Aleppo, Syria. The steel skin should deflect most rounds from an AK-47 or heavier machine-gun, the mobility should … Continue reading
I saw an ad for a new (for me) retailer in Canada, TheSource.ca. I browsed their site and sent them an e-mail to their online contact address… ” The mail system firstname.lastname@example.org:host 18.104.22.168 [22.214.171.124] said: 550 5.7.1 Message rejected as … Continue reading
“He now forecasts branded PCs to decline 3% next year, from a previous estimate of up 1%, with 2014 looking even gloomier, with a decline of 5%. He notes that in the next half decade he expects to see he … Continue reading