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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 17, 2013
"You can go out there for days and days and days and not see one python," snake hunter Justin Matthews said last month. "I don’t care how much experience you have. It is going to take some luck." see Plenty … Continue reading
From time to time the world needs to be reminded of the terrible cost of using Wintel. Here’s an example. ViewSonic makes a lot of electronics. They make thin clients. Two new models have these characteristics: Feature SC-T35 SC-T45 OS … Continue reading
I had a rare opportunity to fire an M1/M14/M1a-like rifle yesterday. It was fitted with a very nice muzzle-brake which practically eliminated recoil and muzzle-jump. The trigger was very crisp and from the standing position I was able to hit … Continue reading