Ubuntu 10.10

Michael Gillson on March 15th, 2011

My vocation is more in composition really than anything else — building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an army, a guitar army. –Jimmy Page Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours. –Eric Idle The world is […]

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Michael Gillson on March 9th, 2011

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the co-operation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself. –Alexander Graham Bell You have heard the story, haven‘t you, about the man who […]

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Michael Gillson on February 28th, 2011

The computer programmer is a creator of universes for which he alone is responsible. Universes of virtually unlimited complexity can be created in the form of computer programs. –Joseph Weizenbaum Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. –Alan Alda A […]

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Michael Gillson on February 17th, 2011

Genius is childhood recaptured. –Jean Baudrillard The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility. –Dorothea Brande As I have documented my open source, especially Ubuntu software learning experiences, I need a screen capture program.  For Ubuntu, I have found Shutter to be easy to use with enough tools to annotate the screen shots. […]

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Michael Gillson on February 16th, 2011

The great leaders are like the best conductors – they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players. –Blaine Lee, The Power Principle A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are. –Ara Parasheghian Although I wanted my players to work to win, I […]

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Michael Gillson on December 3rd, 2010

The difference between e-mail and regular mail is that computers handle e-mail, and computers never decide to come to work one day and shoot all the other computers. –Jamais Cascio If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius. –Larry Leissner On my Windows machines, I used Thunderbird email client.  It […]

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