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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 1, 2012
Ars Technica Reaches New Low In Journalism: why thin client desktops must die, based on experience from 1990…
I hate biased reportage like this one. The guy writes that thin clients must die and he starts by discussing 386s in the 1990s used as terminal servers at 10 megabits/s and software not designed to be multi-user, WordPerfect. “Admittedly, … Continue reading
Apparently the “suits” (OK, so they dress casually…) at Google have decided “weapons” is the same as firearms and ammunition. It’s not. I shoot holes in paper and feed my family with firearms and ammunition. I don’t have any weapons…“1. … Continue reading