[Chugalug] iPads for Everyone

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 14 22:41:34 UTC 2013


For those of us not in "Gig City" I can tell you that school can function
just fine are far far far far less than 300 Mbit/s.

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 4:10 PM, James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:

> The article says "300 milligrams of wireless Internet access."
>
> This is never going to work.  I'm not sure about the nicer schools like
> Normal Park, but most Hamilton County schools can't take advantage of
> existing technological resources, much less double or triple their
> investments.  My wife had a fancy Promethean board for the 2012-2013 school
> year which never actually worked correctly.  Also I did all of her
> equipment setup and reorganization, because there was no one else available
> to do it.
>
>
> On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Taylor McDonald <
> tacotacotuesday at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> why is it that the schools are only getting 300 mps service?  I thought
>> that this was the gig city.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 11:54 PM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>
>>> can't find it @the moment but I read a recent article critical of iPads
>>> in school.
>>> Expensive distraction seemed to be the one the problems. To many other
>>> media on them to distract the kid from studying.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, 13 Sep 2013 23:29:26 -0400, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Some local private schools  have been doing it for 2 years...
>>>>
>>>>  http://timesfreepress.com/**news/2011/oct/29/schools-**
>>>> adopt-computer-tablets/?print<http://timesfreepress.com/news/2011/oct/29/schools-adopt-computer-tablets/?print>
>>>>
>>>> Would be interesting to hear them talk about the implementation,
>>>> challenges, etc
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 8:26 PM EDT Stephen Haywood wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  http://www.chattanoogan.com/**2013/9/13/259131/County-**
>>>>> School-Officials-Want-Every.**aspx?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_**
>>>>> medium=twitter<http://www.chattanoogan.com/2013/9/13/259131/County-School-Officials-Want-Every.aspx?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter>
>>>>>
>>>>> This looks cool but I don't think they are ready for the security or
>>>>> management nightmare that this is going to be.
>>>>> --
>>>>> Stephen Haywood
>>>>> Owner, ASG Consulting
>>>>> CISSP, GSEC, OSCP
>>>>> 423.305.3700
>>>>> stephen at averagesecurityguy.**info <stephen at averagesecurityguy.info>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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