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FOSS to the rescue

FOSS, or Free Open Source Software, is something I started using out of necessity. One package in particular is LibreOffice, which used to be OpenOffice. I started using OpenOffice in 1999 when it was owned by Oracle, because all of my money was going towards … Continue readingFOSS to the rescue

My Bicycle

I grew up with a love for bicycles. As a child of the 70’s, this should come as no surprise as I was born in the midst of a bike boom, with 10 speed road bikes being used by teenagers leaving an impression on my … Continue readingMy Bicycle

The folly of the E-bike

I’ve been interested in e-bikes since their introduction. Here is something which someone could buy and use to get around on without needing insurance or licensing; these represented freedom. However, as I was soon to discover, this freedom is so restrained, it’s practically worthless. I’m … Continue readingThe folly of the E-bike

OpenAudible

I am a fan of audio books. My experience with audio books started when I was looking for something to take the edge off of my commute to Toronto every day. I discovered this unique section at my local branch of the Oshawa Public Library, … Continue readingOpenAudible