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All findings and opinions articulated in reviews and postings on this blog are my own and are a result of me testing the software and trying to write about it as objectively as possible. I consider the purpose and the target audience of the software before passing judgement, and make it clear in articles where I might be biased, indicating where I'm coming from, for example that desktop effects are not terribly important to me.

Several readers, what I can only assume are native British English speakers, have complained in the last few months that this blog is not using 'correct' English. Some can get extremely wound up about what they see as the bastardization of their language through world wide use. Although I live in the UK I have made a conscious decision in line with many IT publications to use American English, simply because the majority of readers by far come from IP addresses within the USA. Still, punctuation and grammar may not always be correct, as English is my second language.

The Author

Care Manager, working with disabled people for Local Authority Social Services and in hospital discharge, with a strong interest in computing and in operating systems. Technological solutions such as telecare and voice recognition software for the visually impaired are becoming increasingly important in providing cost-effective care to the Elderly and the Disabled, now and in the future.

Also holding a CompTIA Network+ certificate I used to support Allied Telesyn, later renamed Allied Telesis, network products (routers, hubs, switches and NIC's) in another life.
Active entry in the linuxcounter as registered user 398054 (Link to my profile page).

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