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December 11, 2014
by sjvn01

In gadget we trust

“Windows rules!” “If it’s not a Mac, it’s not worth jack!” “There is one true operating system, Linux, and Linus Torvalds is its prophet!” Those of us who hang around tech circles have heard sentiments like these. And we’ve seen … Continue reading

March 4, 2013
by sjvn01

Five reasons why Windows 8 has failed

Windows fans will whine, but Net Applications’ desktop operating systems numbers don’t lie. Windows 8’s pathetic user adoption numbers can’t even keep up with Vista’s lousy numbers. Five reasons why Windows 8 has failed. More >

November 3, 2008
by sjvn01

Why I voted for Obama

I have strong political opinions, but I don’t talk about them much. I don’t pretend to know much about politics. Technology yes; business, yes; politics no. I do know, however, that the country can’t afford another four years of government … Continue reading