Practical Insights on Linux

10 Insights After 40 Years of Digital Development Progress

10 Insights After 40 Years of Digital Development Progress

Published on: Oct 11 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
I’m going to retire in 2019 after 40 years of working in the IT industry, from 1978 to 2018, and after 35 years of dedication to Food and Agriculture Organization...
Linux vs. Microsoft is the most useless debate in ICT4D

Linux vs. Microsoft is the most useless debate in ICT4D

Published on: May 25 2012 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
At an ICT4Edu conference in Kyrgyzstan, I was treated to a yelling match between technologists and educators on the brilliance or foolishness of installing Linux-based...
Use Ninite to Install Multiple Applications at Once – an ICTworks Tech Tip

Use Ninite to Install Multiple Applications at Once – an ICTworks Tech Tip

Published on: Feb 11 2011 by Jen Overgaag - Comments Off on Use Ninite to Install Multiple Applications at Once – an ICTworks Tech Tip
There are hundreds of free software applications available available online, some more useful than others, but all are available free of charge if you are willing...
Usage of Open Source and Proprietary Software in Ghana

Usage of Open Source and Proprietary Software in Ghana

Published on: Oct 27 2010 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); As part of FOSS Advocacy in West Africa and Beyond – (FOSSWAY), Worlali Senyo recently...
Google Technology User Groups: the LUG’s of Tomorrow

Google Technology User Groups: the LUG’s of Tomorrow

Published on: Jun 02 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Google Technology User Groups: the LUG’s of Tomorrow
Google is naturally excited about the voluntary formation of Google Technology User Groups across Africa – communities of software developers and Google users...
ICTWorks Linux Technical Manual

ICTWorks Linux Technical Manual

Published on: Sep 18 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on ICTWorks Linux Technical Manual
Less Watts for Better Computing

Less Watts for Better Computing

Published on: Jul 21 2009 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Less Watts for Better Computing
When you’re working in rural areas, electricity is often very scarce. Your only source of power may be a battery array, which may cost you $10-per-watt to...