The LA School iPad Anomaly


npr.org-googleclassroom_illo_custom-646128f58b542f61fef385a8fccce4f85378d482-s4-c85‘…The decision comes on the heels of an investigation by NPR member station KPCC, which obtained emails between Deasy and tech executives that bring into question whether the initial bidding process was fair. First, some context:

‘The goal of the expansion was simple yet ambitious: to equip every student in the nation’s second-largest school district with a tablet computer. The expected price tag for equipment, software and Wi-Fi upgrades to schools: $1.3 billion.

‘The project has been controversial from the outset. Critics argued that it was too expensive in a time of dramatic budget cuts. Some also worried that the rollout had been rushed, that the software wasn’t finished and had glitches, and that the district’s infrastructure, training and security procedures were insufficient for this kind of effort.

‘Then came the emails…’

Boy scolds mother for getting pregnant [Video]
If the boy has the gift of prophecy, he probably saw financial trouble. I just love this boy Tre’
‘When a mom tells her kids that she’s going to have another baby, their reactions run the gamut. Sometimes they’re thrilled, other times they’re traumatized — and once in a while, they pretty much lose it.

‘In the video above, watch as a little boy named Tré expresses his unreserved annoyance at the news that his mom is pregnant.

“‘What were you thinking?” he exclaims, his arms flailing in vexation as he gestures to himself and his baby sister.
‘”You just had two! This is exasperating.”

‘Yep, he said “exasperating.” This is all seriously driving him up a wall.’…’
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This cable backs up your data while charging your smartphone
‘It’s always a good idea to backup your phone’s data every now and then because you never know what could happen. You could misplace it, drop it in the toilet, have it run over by a car, and etc., so always having a backup means that your data will always be up to date, or at least as close to up to date as possible. Backing up your phone is not hard as all you’d need to do is plug it to a computer, but what if you are on holiday and you don’t have access to a computer? It would suck to lose all your holiday photos in one go, wouldn’t it? Well that’s where the bleep smart charging cable comes in. The bleed smart charging cable is your standard micro USD charging cable, except that it also comes with built-in storage that can backup your data at the same time…’
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