Sophisticated & Coarse | Notes & Thoughts

  • 07:09:00 pm on March 30, 2009 | 0
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    Interesting thing I just heard on Loaded. The University of Virginia is thinking about closing its computer labs because nearly all (3113 of 3117) new students in 2007 already had their own (laptop) computer anyway (see the chart below)…

    First-Year Student Computer Ownership

    First-Year Student Computer Ownership (Source: University of Virginia, via Ars Technica)

    Of course this figure to a certain extent depends on the field of study. But I think that it will still take some time until universities in Austria (as well as other countries) can think about such a move. And I’m not really sure if that’s a good or a bad thing…

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