Why People Switch

I’ve already noted why the open source or free angle isn’t as helpful at getting people to switch. As Seth Godin says: The chances that you can top a trusted provider on the very thing the provider is trusted for are slim indeed. Instead, you gain converts...

Switching to KDE

I know. I’ve railed against KDE for a long time. And yet here we are. Leaving GNOME behind. Why To be frank, part of it I’m sure is that I’m kind of restless with technology. And KDE has a lot that has impressed me. Not just slick appearance- maybe...

The Personal Touch

A few years ago I got my wife to switch to Linux. She is a great computer user, although she would probably be the first to deny this. She has done some pretty impressive things in Windows, whether it be writing her Masters’ thesis in Word (almost 100 pages!)...