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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.
Tag Archives: politics
“We’re building the wall,” he said. “In fact it’s going to start very soon. Way ahead of schedule. It’s way, way, way ahead of schedule.” See Trump promises border wall ‘soon, way ahead of schedule’Imagine going to a “conservative” gathering and … Continue reading
“The FBI is now investigating possible motives for the crime at Austins Bar and Grill, with race among them. A bystander told the Kansas City Star that just before opening fire the gunman shouted: “Get out of my country.” A barman … Continue reading
“the city has replaced more and more costly proprietary software solutions by open source alternatives, gaining substantial savings, says Raitis Roze, deputy director at the city’s IT department. “We also implemented open source IT management tools, enabling us to manage … Continue reading
“”Employees are not satisfied with our IT,” Reiter told a council meeting on Wednesday morning, citing a report he had commissioned from Accenture. “More than half are not happy.” Accenture’s report, which included a survey of Munich council staff, did not … Continue reading
“According to the report, only a minor percentage of users (between 18% and 28%, based on different applications) had severe issues related to software, which could be solved by migrating these users to Windows and MS Office. Incidentally, 15% of users … Continue reading
“American farmers sent $2.4 billion of corn to Mexico in 2015, the most recent year of available data. In 1995, the year after NAFTA became law, corn exports to Mexico were a mere $391 million. Experts say such a bill would … Continue reading
“to give credit where it’s due, it looks like the main reason that stocks have taken off again lately is because Trump has promised to unveil a “phenomenal” tax plan soon.” See Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s whyI would … Continue reading
“While governments have money to spend on things such as electric car-charging stations and light rail transit, that spending will do little to benefit seniors.” See Time for seniors to stand up to governmentsI stumbled upon an article written a few … Continue reading
“Myron Ebell is Director of Global Warming and International Environmental Policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a libertarian advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. He is also the chairman of the Cooler Heads Coalition, a loose coalition formed in … Continue reading
“The rising number of people illegally crossing the U.S. border into Manitoba has not escaped the notice of the Department of Homeland Security. Officials in the U.S. say that “informal” networks of family members and friends, rather than criminal profiteers, are … Continue reading
“The court has received appellants’ emergency motion. Appellants’ request for an immediate administrative stay pending full consideration of the emergency motion for a stay pending appeal is denied. Appellees’ opposition to the emergency motion is due Sunday, February 5, 2017 at … Continue reading
“A federal judge in Seattle on Friday dealt a blow to President Trump’s executive order on travel and refugees, ordering a nationwide halt of enforcement of the controversial order. The temporary restraining order by U.S. District Judge James Robart blocks the … Continue reading