College Profs Ban Laptops in Class

May 5, 2006 at 3:07 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

From the Christian Science Monitor:

"At any given moment in a law school class, literally 85 to 90 percent of the students were online," Professor Herzog says. "And what were they doing online? They were reading The New York Times; they were shopping for clothes at Eddie Bauer; they were looking for an apartment to rent in San Francisco when their new job started…. And I was just stunned."

So this professor, and many others, are banning the use of laptops in their classrooms.  They feel that the distraction offered by a Wifi laptop is just too much.  Especially for the thousands that these students are paying to sit in class and update their myspace pages.

Read more at csmonitor.com and engadget.

Space Cube

May 5, 2006 at 2:59 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

Imagine how smal our lab would be if we used these 2 inch square computers? 

Is this a late April Fool's?  Space Cube at epicempire.com.

Remember this guy if you ever lock your keys in the car

May 5, 2006 at 2:57 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

Last month an F-22 Raptor pilot was locked in his pllane for hours until firefighters could chop him out.
See more at flightglobal.com.


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