[Novalug] wireless available at meetings?
jhart at kevla.org
Tue Jan 16 17:09:08 EST 2007
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> (Oh Hell -- here goes)
> Out of curiosity, why is internet access needed at all? Isn't everyone
> there to interact with other people and see the presentations? Simply
> being online while someone is talking and presenting, that's just
> generally considered poor form (and downright rude). The inability to stay
> off line for a few hours might be a real (social) problem as well.
> For those that will argue that they're "downloading pertinent information
> to the presentation", that's really not too acceptable when half the room
> is filled with laptops. Particularly when you can SEE that people are not
> paying attention and doing "other" things online. It also still means the
> presenter isn't getting the proper attention they deserve. What's wrong
> with taking notes (pen/paper style) and working on it after you leave?
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