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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 13, 2013
Here’s a story to make your day. A small business needs to replace obsolete client PCs. They are looking at a huge expense. They call upon a young man with his own small business who installs GNU/Linux… "The computer came … Continue reading
A friend obtained a batch of ammunition built to 7.62×51 NATO specs. Differences from commercial .308 Winchester include full metal jacket bullets (not full actually, but open to the core at the base of the bullet hidden in the case, … Continue reading
FLOSS is about Freedom, allowing the recipient of the software to examine the code, run it, modify it and to distribute it under the same terms. A move to put Free Software in the public domain undermines that. A monopolist … Continue reading
“PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 — HP today announced its first Chromebook, widening the company’s extensive PC and workstation portfolio and expanding its multiOS approach to offer customers more choices.” see HP News – HP Unveils Pavilion 14 Chromebook. Curious … Continue reading