Daily Archives: September 4, 2013

Remember The Pencil?

You still see pencils around schools and such but most of us have quit writing by hand and use some personal computer for that kind of thing. Remember the personal computer as a big whirring box blowing hot air at … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Christmas Present, A PC Running Android and Linux, That Will FIt In A Pocket

What’s your perfect PC? Connectors for just about everything? Quite a chunk of RAM? No fans? It’ll be here by Christmas and it will come in a variety of performance ranges and prices. The common element is that it’s a … Continue reading

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Postgresql To The Rescue

Being dependent on merciless mercenary munchkins of some distant corporation is a burden no taxpayer-funded government should accept. “The administration of the Dutch municipality of Waalwijk has switched to using the open source Postgresql relational database management system, replacing a … Continue reading

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FLOSS Attacks The Centre Of Small Cheap Computers

There are two huge players in the game for small cheap computers who are taking their lumps. While trying to grow their empires, they are cutting off their roots, endangering the whole operation: “Microsoft’s expansion in the hardware industry is … Continue reading

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