[Chugalug] iPads for Everyone

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 16 02:29:04 UTC 2013


In a completely unrelated context... I found this today.

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/09/when-memorization-gets-in-the-way-of-learning/279425/

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 7:04 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

>  Forgot which airport, but several restaurants had an iPad on every
>> table.  Had some sort of cable locked
>> onto the data/charge port so it couldn't leave the table.  Card swipe bar
>> on box on table to pay with.
>> Can't imagine what it cost, but there were hundreds of them.  May have
>> been Minneapolis-St. Paul.
>>
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> I've seen/used this type of system a couple of times in airports, and once
> in a "normal" downtown business class resturaunt in Brazil, the best
> feature is the ability to see the menu and order food and pay in a bunch of
> languages.
>
> It's the perfect type of use for older iPads or limited Android tablets.
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