Daily Archives: June 8, 2014

Next: South Korean Government Open To FLOSS

The government of South Korea has been promoting FLOSS but now seeks to exploit FLOSS on the desktop.“South Korea is considering expanding its use of free and open source software, and has invited France’s Major Stehane Dumond to present the … Continue reading

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Greece Grows GNU/Linux In 2014

Shares of page-views due to GNU/Linux have increased steadily in 2014. Ubuntu GNU/Linux seems to have sustained some momentum in Greece. They even have real release-parties. Top 7 Desktop OSs in Greece from 1 Jan to 7 June 2014.

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Thin Clients Are The Real Thing In IT

I’ve long touted thin clients as the right way to do IT. For most purposes“Wal-Mart had a huge IT department, with each branch or region the responsibility of a team of tech managers. Over 1,000 people maintained the company’s office … Continue reading

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Wrong Title, But Still A Great Conversation

A non-techy interviewed Linus Torvalds and got the title wrong but the substance right. “Me trying to make a business around Linux would have been a total disaster. It would have made it impossible to get the kind of community … Continue reading

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