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by LinuxLady
Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 24818

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

<r>Quote from radu on December 2, 2011, 21:22<br/> In 'first world' countries, cost for computers in universities is usually not an issue. They would look for other criteria first, such as: How versatile is it? Does it have tech support? Can our teachers use them, without having to spend time and mo...
by LinuxLady
Fri Dec 02, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 24818

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

<t>I think you are missing the point Radu - there is a big difference between what an individual user might by and what a school or Uni might buy. I really don't want in my teaching labs old, refurbished computers which will be a nightmare to maintain and cost more in the long run than if I bought n...
by LinuxLady
Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:11 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 24818

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

<r>As a lecturer, one of the things that excites me the most about the R-Pi is what it will mean for teaching.<br/> <br/> - It will be fantastic for teaching systems programming - when a student bricks the OS, simply rewrite the SD card.<br/> - For mobile device programming it will mean that I can h...

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