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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: June 24, 2011
It’s not a race but people do keep track of the relative popularity of various distros of GNU/Linux. After years of being at the top of the heap on Distrowatch, Ubuntu has been passed by Mint and Fedora. At the … Continue reading
350 milliwatts, playing 1080p60 video. Take that, Intel… FreeScale has released a quad-core ARM Cortex A9 SoC device running at 1.2gHz. This thing will run all manner of personal computers. It was announced back in January and demonstrated at CES2011.
Naysayers have found every chink in the tablet PC, but Archos has fixed them all: Power – dual-core 1.5gHz ARM A9 Speed – if Android is too slow for you, how about natively-running GNU/Linux as a dual-boot???!!! Price – $400 … Continue reading