This article is going to be seen as “political” by some, and as such will be controversial. So, if you, dear reader, do not like reading “political” articles, move on along, there is nothing to see here. But if you are a person who can peer past the veil of “politics” to the heart of . . . → Read More: Internet Privacy: Do You Google?
After reading this article be sure to see my follow-up comment about it.
Could it be that Microsoft, Microsoft shills and/or Microsoft fanboys are “gaming” the uptime table at Netcraft? Unless I am misunderstanding something, frankly, I think they are. I was going to show a friend of mine the uptime table at Netcraft to . . . → Read More: Linux and Unix Uptime vs Microsoft on Netcraft
Now that Digg.com has nerfed the shout feature I have been pondering how to deal with losing the ability to send and receive shouts from my mutual friends on Digg.com. I will not ever use Facebook and I am not fond of Twitter, so those are out for me. Here is what I have decided . . . → Read More: Digg Removes Shout, What Now? Here is What.
After a study of operating system usage of thousands of people I have discovered that Linux has a 46% market share. Linux now surpasses Windows which is shown to have a 43.5% market share. Overall GNU/Linux distributions have taken the lead from Microsoft based on this study. Honest.
Okay, in reality I looked at my . . . → Read More: Linux 46% Market Share, Windows 43.5% Market Share
While getting a new PC ready to ship today I ran into a popup message at www.fedex.com when trying to use our Ship Manager account to make and print labels:
Looks to me like yet another large corporate site checking for the operating system under the browser. As if that matters at all if . . . → Read More: FedEx.com Says “Not You” to Linux Users?
The Linux community spoke and foxnews.com listened. I received a polite message late today from Mr. Dave Denis the Director, Product Development at Fox News. Mr. Denis stated that Fox News is now aware of the problem with their Video page and is working with Maven Networks to get it fixed. Mr. Denis also stated . . . → Read More: Guess What? Fox News is Responsive to the Linux Community.
(See this follow up article: Guess What? Fox News is Responsive to the Linux Community.)
This will be a short web log post. Try to view the Video page at foxnews.com from a Linux system using any browser and see what happens. http://www.foxnews.com/video/index.html
I see these results. The first is Firefox on Linux the second . . . → Read More: Does foxnews.com Hate Linux Users?
I really loathe the fact that Google has decided to be Net Nanny for all of us. Go ahead and try this even if you dislike Google as much as I do. Go to the Google main page and type in, including the quotes, “blog.eracc.com” and click their [I'm Feeling Lucky] button. Did you see . . . → Read More: Google Sucks! (And Google Can Be Wrong)