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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: July 20, 2011
RMS has an article on der Spiegel about the dangers the cloud presents to computing. He is correct that the cloud is a dangerous place but not any more dangerous than the web has been all along with malware and … Continue reading
Shocking, isn’t it? With Apple selling 9million iPads in Q2 2011, one would expect a better showing for iPad which only made it to #7. It’s not for lack of trying. 80 sellers are listed as selling iPad 2. It … Continue reading