Get a Glimpse of the First Ever Self-Publishing Around The World Course at the University of Toronto

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I am an author, journalist, teacher, and lawyer who lives in Toronto, Canada. This picture is a selfie that was done on Saturday, February 24, 2018, nearing six years of my being dreadlocked.

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  1. The main compromises with the Chromebook are not specifically related to learning issues, but to some of the inherent features. The Chromebook weights about 3.05 pounds. Hardly back breaking, but more than the 1.5 pounds of the typical tablet. But for that extra weight, students get a full sized keyboard and an 11.6 inch screen. Battery power is also a concern, and the Chromebook is touted to have a battery life of about 3.5 hours. That is significantly less than found on tablets, which typically are about 8-9 hours. Plugging in can be a nuisance.
    Samsung’s New Laptop Is Really A Tablet
    I headed to the local Best Buy right here in Westland Michigan and as I walked around I noticed how the computer section was being dominated by tablets. Ipads, Samsungs, all sorts of different brands and screen sizes. What happened to laptop computers? Not too long ago the laptop computer pretty much did away with desktop computers, although they are still widely available but not as much as before. Now the same is happening with laptop computer. Every since Apple released the Ipad and then all the other android tablets emerged, laptop computer are becoming scarce.
    A The truth is, there is no such thing as a “good” tablet, just as there isn’t a “best” tablet. Why? Because what is good and what is best are not absolutes. It varies from person to person, in both big and small ways, just as tablets vary. How could I tell a woman who wants a tablet to carry around in her tiny purse that some 10″ model is good or best? I can’t, at least not honestly. One has to take into account the wants, needs, and expectations of the potential buyer to come up with what would likely work best for them.
    The downsides of the Surface are in the eye of the beholder. Battery life is stated to be somewhere about 4 hours, maybe less. This rivals laptops, not tablets. Tablets offer about 8-10 hours of battery life. Is this compromise a deal breaker in education? The Surface is a bit heavier than the usual tablet, but not more so than a laptop/netbook. It seems like the weight issue could be more of a red herring than a genuine limitation. Surely lighter is preferable, but realistically the device weight is far from burdensome.
    ASUS announced the Taichi hybrid earlier, but we’re seeing it for the first time here at CES. It’s a dual screen notebook. So you can use it as a notebook when open, a touch tablet when closed, or two people could use it at the same time when open, one on the notebook side and one on the tablet side – it would look a little like a game of battleship. I can’t completely imagine this being useful in the home setting, but I could absolutely see this being a tool in some retail or professional environments, for presentations or as a tutoring tool. Price TBD.

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