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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. 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. Now that I'm retired I still use GNU/Linux on every computer in my home except the smartphones which run Android/Linux.
Lately, I've been giving lots of thought to the world I inherited and which I will leave to my descendants. I'm planting grass, trees, flowers and vegetables in my large lot and I've ordered a Solo EV. I plan to charge my Solo by means of a tracking solar array. Life is good if you have a purpose. I do.
Daily Archives: December 1, 2010
The Chinese love small cheap computers but they have need of home-grown chips with more power. While AMD+Intel are cranking out 32nm chips with billions of transistors in 4-12 core models, the Chinese have an 8-core 65nm job with 128 … Continue reading
Expect prices of smart-phones to drop to around $100 in 2011. ARM + Android makes it possible. Cry, M$. No room for bloat and huge licensing fees in there, Wintel. Expect this trend to spread to PCs in 2011.
They want to keep cranking out hair-driers while the world is crying out for small cheap computers. They are thinking tablets will not take off until the price drops to $300. Losers. They see 20% growth in netbooks and still … Continue reading