Bowing to constant pressure, I am finally putting together a list of links
to the resources on the net that I find most useful and that I use.
This is not a complete page yet, but I will add material as I come to
There are so many news outlets to choose from now, but you always stick to
the familiar ones, even when they tend to clutter more and more the
content with silly pictures, videos and javaschmuck. But anyway, here are
the ones I read regularly: CNN (very US
centered, and sometimes surprisingly slow in updating the news), Canoe for the Canadians, Tages-Anzeiger from Zurich, and if it
is down Facts. For updates in sports, I
look usually at Yahoo. For local
Since I dumped Windows, my life is much better... I use Red Hat with much pleasure
and efficiency, but many other linux packages would do the trick as well.
For starters, there is a Linux
My colleague Steve Ambler has wonderful pages on various Linux links and Unix commands.
When I need to install some software, I usually get it at RPMfind.
Linux has big advantages, the first being that it is stable, not a
resource hog and secure (no virus!). Compared to other Unix flavors, it is
however not as secure (but light years ahead of Windows...). So to
increase security, here are a couple of links: Linux Security, Armoring Linux.