Daily Archives: April 30, 2014

XP Falls While GNU/Linux Rises

I helped XP machines feel the liberating effects of a good GNU/Linux installation for years. XP coincided roughly with my career as a computer-teacher in northern Canada. With the decline of XP and its recent change to “unsupported”, I expect … Continue reading

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GeoResonance Nonsense

Some of the nonsense in the media about the search for Malaysia Airlines lost plane is disgusting.“The following is a brief summary of the technologies that we apply during the Remote Sensing stage: Earth Remote Sensing. Multispectral imaging. Gamma irradiation. … Continue reading

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Yes, The World Can And Does Make Its Own Software Cheaper Than Renting

Repeatedly, over the years, I have stated that no corporation can make better and cheaper software than the whole world does.“In July 2009, Patrick J. Burns, vice president for information technology at Colorado State University, led the first-ever adaptation of … Continue reading

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March Of The Tablets

It is always interesting to see how IT goes when M$ is scarcely involved. Tablets are an example.“There will be 61.42 million tablets shipped globally in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 4.9% on quarter and 30.9% on year, according … Continue reading

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