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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: January 22, 2013
Chuckle, M$ found someone to compute that sticking with M$ would have been cheaper than migrating to GNU/Linux despite Munich publishing its data showing huge savings. “almost 87 percent, or 13,000 of 15,000 PCs, are migrated to LiMux”. No wonder … Continue reading
“CNBC’s David Faber is reporting that Microsoft may invest between $1 billion and $3 billion in Dell as part of the computer maker’s plan to go private.” see Report: Microsoft in talks to invest up to $3B in Dell to … Continue reading
Despite having “no business plan” for YouTube and “no business plan” for Android and other canards Google is in good health: “GAAP operating income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $3.39 billion, or 24% of revenues.” see GOOG 8K … Continue reading