Daily Archives: April 6, 2013

M$ Loses Another Family

I love it when ordinary people give GNU/Linux a try and find it actually works despite all the FUD spread far and wide… Alan Shimel was trying to repair his Wintel machine by dual-booting with Ubuntu GNU/Linux and clobbered his … Continue reading

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What’s GNU/Linux Worth To You?

I was browsing the website of one of my favourite suppliers when I came accross an ad for VMware Desktop. Even though it was an old version they asked $177 for it. I poked around VMware’s site and found that … Continue reading

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ARM On The Cutting Edge Of Technology

“CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 4, 2013   Fulfilling the promise of performance and power scaling at 16 nanometer, ARM (LSE: ARM; Nasdaq: ARMH) and Cadence (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced details behind their collaboration  to implement the … Continue reading

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A Loaf Of Bread. Skip The Wine.

One of the really great things in life is a good loaf of fresh bread. Here’s today’s product, sourdough bread, cooling a bit before I slice it and apply butter (if I can find where the little woman hid it…) … Continue reading

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A Man And A Rifle

Since I was little, I’ve always enjoyed a good rifle. I suppose it’s for the same reason boys throw stones. A good rifle throws a tiny stone with great range and accuracy. Some men spend great time, money, energy and … Continue reading

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