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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 8, 2013
Recently the government of France committed to giving FLOSS a shot at being the default choice for IT. Despite that the Department of Defence entered a 4 year agreement with M$ and is apparently talking to M$ about an extension… … Continue reading
I read that M$ is boasting of a billion documents in its cloud. Slackers! I have 17K documents on my PC and my server accumulated by me over a decade. Even if the typical user has just 1K documents, M$ … Continue reading
The game as defined by M$ was to have a copy of M$’s OS on every hard drive. They came close but their lock-in was just too expensive in money and too costly in freedom. Of course you can’t beat … Continue reading