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On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Diane Lemieux <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> But isn't there a place for all solutions as we shift our thinking to the
> 21st century and how we should begin to revise or restructure our
> replacement plans to include more netbooks, less replacement desktops, and
> more thin clients to reduce desktop workstation expense?
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> We have to let go of the old and make room for the new...
> What can you let go of to get netbooks into students' hands?
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> *From:* Brent Sitterly <[log in to unmask]>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Sent:* Friday, April 3, 2009 9:10:55 AM
> *Subject:* Re: The $50 PC
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> All this talk about netbooks reminds me of when "thin clients" were all the
> rage.  Does anyone else see the similarities?  The main difference being the
> thinness has reduced all the way to without a wire.  Mind you netbooks are
> really cool and I am yearning to purchase this cool little netbook tablet
> from ctl corp, but this just strikes me as round two of a technology
> paragdigm.
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> Sincerely,
>             Brent Sitterly
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> Steve Cavrak wrote:
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>  Light and Cheap, Netbooks Are Poised to Reshape PC Industry
> By ASHLEE VANCE<http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/v/ashlee_vance/index.html?inline=nyt-per>
>  and MATT RICHTEL<http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/r/matt_richtel/index.html?inline=nyt-per>
> Published: April 1, 2009
> http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/02/technology/02netbooks.html
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> AT&T<http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/business/companies/at_and_t/index.html?inline=nyt-org> announced
> on Tuesday that customers in Atlanta could get a type of compact PC called
> a netbook <http://www.attminilaptops.com/> for just $50 if they signed up
> for an Internet service plan  an offer the phone company may introduce
> elsewhere after a test period. This year, at least one wireless phone
> company in the United States will probably offer netbooks free with paid
> data plans, copying similar programs in Japan, according to industry
> experts.
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