Category Archives: Op Ed

One Porn Site Per Child

We knew this would happen, the OLPC’s in some 3rd world countries are being used to freely and copiously view adult-oriented sites, according to some reports.

Time to fit them up with library filters, and start the lawsuits about free speech, oh, er, they don’t have our constitution, bill of rights or the amendments.  Never mind.

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Is 2008 REALLY the Year of Linux?

You know me, I’ve been on a Linux desktop for ages (well and some Mac’s too, but it’s all *nix) and I’ve definitely seen the benefits.  So I don’t know what all the hullabaloo is about with all the people trying to predict what year will be the Year of the Linux Desktop.  Start installing and showing people how it works and make it relevant: Less to no viruses/spyware, much lower cost, has to be refreshed less often, sexy (chicks dig it) etc.

Well, except for that last one, those are valid points.

What About OpenSUSE?

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10 Ways to Improve GNOME

Great article, I love # 1 Ditch the Acronym and # 9 Bring Back the Skull.

Life at Google: A Microsoftie’s View

Wow, talk about from the frying pan to the fire…  Some guy goes from working at MS to working for a startup and they get snarfed by The Goog, and he writes about it.

Jeremy Allison Slagged by Apple for Running SLED?

Yep, they (Apple) invited his Samba-ness for a preso, and then demanded that he not run it on Linux, SUSE in particular with all the 3d Desktop etc, and canceled his preso because he wouldn’t cave.  Article Link.

Microsoft Nervous about Losing Email Customers

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