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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: wireless
When I first saw this thin client, my first thought was “How can this work?!?!”. Darned that black-holes-on-black-bodies problem. “Ceptor is an ultra-small, full featured thin client device that transforms any HDMI monitor or display into a thin client. The … Continue reading
For most of my life, Africa has been embroiled in frustrating violence sorting out the mess left by european colonialism. The dust is settling, however, and South Africa is joining the BRIC countries in rapid growth in industrialism and modernization … Continue reading
I had to smile when I read this article.“A Sydney library is claiming a world first: it’s going to add Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy tablets to its lending shelves.” see Council offers free iPads. I hope this catches on. … Continue reading
“In a rare moment of collaboration, wireless providers AT&T and T-Mobile have agreed to share networks in the challenging days following Superstorm Sandy, allowing customers to use whichever network gets coverage in their areas.” see AT&T, T-Mobile share networks to … Continue reading