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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: January 6, 2014
What was it? The NSA scandal? Google supporting a client OS? OEMs shipping it? Retailers selling it? What? For years we knew that the government and schools in Brazil used GNU/Linux widely and OEMs in Brazil made millions of GNU/Linux … Continue reading
Chuckle. Maybe the malware-writers of the world will actually do the world a favour by blowing that other OS out of the water in April. I think malware is one of the top few reasons to migrate to GNU/Linux. This … Continue reading
“Canonical’s convergence plans – which will see the same codebase powering mobiles, tablets and desktops by Ubuntu 15.04 at the latest – Mark Shuttleworth reasons that mobile users are accustomed to updates being released ‘whenever’ they’re ready, something that may … Continue reading
Over at LinuxInsider, I got a few shots in… “We are very close to that dream today. In USA or Canada, one can buy Chromebooks just about anywhere with either ARM or Intel CPUs. In many parts of the world, … Continue reading
Well, as remarkable as shipments of Android/Linux were in 2013, that was just a trickle compared to what’s in store for 2014. Now that the sharks have tasted blood a feeding frenzy of OEMs seeking out every last consumer on … Continue reading