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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 18, 2013
Added to the wave of consumers’ interest in firearms in USA recently, the government’s solicitation of suppliers for immense quantities of ammunition lead one to speculate that USA is bent on uncivil war. “An approximation of how many rounds of … Continue reading
What’s with this? Dell is improving the display and increasing the already high price. “To reflect the upgrade to the improved display the new price for the solution will be $1,549.” see Sputnik 2 is here: Dell XPS 13 Developer … Continue reading
Cathy at ZaReaon suggests solutions: CoreBoot has some AMD support… Creating keys for FLOSS… Hacking motherboards… Disabling Secureboot… She starts by pointing out that “SecureBoot” is a brilliant scheme by M$ to extend its control of hardware-suppliers. Eventually, the supply … Continue reading