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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 14, 2012
Initially, M$ charged about the same price per unit for its OS licence everywhere. When GNU/Linux became an issue, M$ responded in the most price-sensitive regions by offering a very low price, even competing with illegal copies. They could do … Continue reading
A major retailer is charging extra for on-line purchasers using IE7 because of the extra development costs of supporting a non-standard browser. I like it. Perhaps web pages could pop up ads for GNU/Linux when M$’s client OS visits… see … Continue reading