Debian pre-installed laptops (September 15, 2003, 0) -
Doh! Debian.org already has a page that lists vendors that will
pre-install Debian here:
A tale of two laptops (June 19, 2009, 1) - I’m really starting to appreciate the convenience of having two laptops. I can leave one running tests while I work on the other. I can separate memory-hungry applications like Emacs+Firefox (development) and Lotus Notes (work coordination). I can take the smaller laptop with me when I travel, which makes it easier to travel light.
Paper: Laptops in the Classroom — education (April 8, 2003, 0) - Andrea Beth Campbell and Roy P. Pargas
This paper is about mandatory laptop use in the classroom, but since
our labs are one-computer-one-student, the insights are useful. Here
were the uses they observed:
- posting instructional material online
- animating and demonstrating concepts
- collaborative learning exercises
- instant feedback
- automatic program execution and visualization
- evaluation and testing
The instant feedback
Getting along with other geeks (October 24, 2005, 0) - It’s so much fun to hang out with other geeks. (Yes, Marcelle, that
includes you. ;) )
Diane Gonzales asks: how do you find and hang out with other geeks?
It can be tough getting started, particularly when you feel everyone
else is geekier than you are. I’ve hung out with people with crazy
geek powers, like reciting more than
Finding geeks (May 18, 2006, 0) - I don’t know why people complain about not being able to find talent.
;) I run across so many interesting people while watching mailing
lists or hanging out with other geeks. For example, if you’re looking
for Ruby geeks in the Philippines, Botp PeÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â±a sounds really interesting.
Hey, anyone who advocates Rails and volunteers training has to be cool.