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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: February 4, 2013
“In less than three months Chromebook went from zero to at least 5% of all Acer’s US shipments. That’s incredible.” see Microsoft needs to start worrying about Chromebooks | ZDNet. No, it’s not incredible. What’s incredible is that the last … Continue reading
Instead of being a rabid gun-grabber, tonight Piers Morgan of CNN went to Texas and talked to responsible firearms owners, users and businessmen and fired semi-auto and full-auto firearms. When he asked did anyone “need” such things, he was told … Continue reading
I have been using Debian Wheezy for many months with few problems, but the release-team who have a wider scope are closing in on the last few bugs. see Debian Bugs Search @ UDD.
I was poking around Nasdaq.com looking for any information about the supposed privatization of Dell when this popped up… Ugh! I guess the malware-artists love a feeding frenzy. Anyway, it seems there is no real news on the matter yet.