“Industry in France and Germany should embrace open source, the governments of both countries say in the closing statement of the German-French digital conference in Berlin on 13 December. Open source is a key driver for digital innovation, the countries say.”
See France, Germany promote open source in industryYou know FLOSS has made it when heads of state promote it. They may be leaders of their countries but they tend to follow trends that are already welling up in society. FLOSS is one of those. Billions around the world use Android/Linux on smartphones. Millions use LibreOffice and/or GNU/Linux. The Internet rides on GNU/Linux. It’s all good. Why should not national businesses do the same?
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- 2015 - Year of the GNU/Linux Desktop
- market share
- renewable energy
- small cheap computers
- smart phone
- Solo EV
- that other OS
- thin client
- thin clients
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.