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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: February 16, 2011
In the last hour police raided the Pearl Roundabout in Manama. The protestors were camped when teargas, buckshot and rubber bullets were fired into the square from the bridge overlooking the circle. When the crowd stampeded away from the bridge … Continue reading
The trigger for the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was nominally the necessity of taking out Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction. It turns out much of the information involved in the decision was FUD.
Android 2.4 will be a merge of the 2.3 cake with the 3.0 candy. This will eliminate the need to have multiple ports of apps for Android for phones and tablets and probably make it easier to run the thing … Continue reading