Mobile First – Part II

A month ago, I discussed the new strategy many companies are taking with their Internet experience. That is developing content and presentations that work both on desktop but with a focus on mobile devices. Android Phones, Windows Phones, and iPhones are becoming the norm for content consumption, rather than the exception.










LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office Launches New Website « CBS Los Angeles.

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Breaking Government’s Cloud Procurement Gridlock

In yesterday’s edition of Government Technology there was a great little article on the difficulty government entities have adopting providers of cloud services. This is a continual issue as the outdated procurement rules simply don’t fit the model.

Breaking Government’s Cloud Procurement Gridlock.


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15 Years of Linux

It occurred to me recently that I’ve now been using Linux in one form or another for fifteen years.

Thanks to the power of Google, one of my early posts to USENET about getting a Linux-based office program to sync with my Palm Pilot PDA is still lurking….!original/

Here it is -





I noticed this today, August 25, which is the anniversary of Linus Torvalds announcing his  (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones on the USENET newsgroup, comp.os.minix.   


Of course, I tweeted about it while using the Linux-based Android-driven smartphone I now have, which far surpasses the computing power present in my 1999 Palm III.  







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