* Posts by Chris_C

6 posts • joined 6 May 2011

UK libraries dumped 11% of computers since 2010-11... everybody has one anyway, right?

Chris_C

Re: Presumably the 89% left since 2010/11...

Of course they are. Where do you think they got the money for new ones?

I've just pulled out 5 PCs from a school that I put in when I started - a decade ago. And they weren't new then.

Hey, UK.gov: If you truly spunked £45k on 1,300 Brexit deal print-outs, you're absolute mugs

Chris_C

The real staffing costs are going to be 1 person to look after the copiers, and one massively overpaid manager to tell them to work harder...

Single? Thrill-seeking? Love selling? I've got a top job just for YOU

Chris_C

Re: Can't fill out a job app either

You got them to fill in the application form? Some of our last applicants couldn't even manage that...

Ballmer disses Android as cheap and complex

Chris_C

I think Ballmer does.

Maybe...

Elite coder readies £15 programming gadget for schools

Chris_C
Happy

Read the website

Looks like its got a usb ethernet adaptor connected and can run ubuntu. There is also mention of general purpose io. I expect you can hook up a usb to serial or parallel adaptor if you so wish.

Wonder if you could attach a wifi dongle and run it from a battery?

Chris_C

You could use a usb hub

and ethernet/wifi dongle.

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