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Drive a Mercedes-Benz manufactured since 1990? Rescue
AssistSM Quick Response (QR) labels are available
and can be applied by dealers on any Mercedes-Benz vehicle built since 1990! "Mercedes-Benz puts safety first!"
(Those manufactured since Nov 2013 already have them.)
Frustrated when non-handicapped people abuse the Handicap Parking rules
when there is no handicapped person in the vehicle? Report them at HandicappedFraud.org.
Left Lane Drivers Unite! -
a growing, grassroots effort to reclaim the Left Lanes on our freeways and multiple
lane highways. To do this, those of us who are genuine 'Left Lane drivers'
are politely but firmly reminding others what the Left Lane is for.
Times - Great articles for Consultants using Open Source technologies
(A spin-off off from Bynari)
National Cristina Foundation
working to ensure that used computer technology resources that no longer meet
an enterprise's or an individual's needs are given a second productive life as
a tool for developing human potential.
Open License Software Supplement (aka Skunkware)
provides a complete collection of Open Source and freeware products for SCO
OpenServer and UnixWare 7, including the KDE desktop, Apache and Squid web servers,
EGCS and GNU development tools, Perl and Python, lxrun, and much more.
Here's an article for
computer users frustrated with Progressive and/or Bifocal eyeglasses due to Computer
Vision Syndrome (CVS). Further focus and a doctor referral list is at Corporate Vision Consulting
The FreeBSD Foundation
a 501(c)(3), US based, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and
building the FreeBSD Project and community worldwide.
The FreeBSD Project
FreeBSD® is an advanced operating system for modern server, desktop,
and embedded computer platforms. FreeBSD's code base has undergone over
thirty years of continuous development, improvement, and optimization.
on Dual Intel Quad Core Xeon Processors in Super Micro SuperServers
with redundant power supplies and redundant SCSI Hot-swap (RAID) Hard-drives.
This web site is not enhanced for any specific browser. It violates the very
spirit of "Open Systems" to have pages viewable by only one browser.
We will not be enticed (or bought) to promote MS's security compromised Explorers by
placing their icon here in return for "free" MS Web development tools.
The next time you see a "Best viewed with Explorer" icon,
ask yourself if the people that wrote that web page are the
ones best qualified to make YOUR choice of tools for you.
And said another way...
Anyone who slaps a "this page is best viewed with Browser X" label
on a Web page appears to be yearning for the bad old days, before the
Web, when you had very little chance of reading a document written on
another computer, another word processor, or another network.
(Tim Berners-Lee in Technology Review, July 1996)
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