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September 09, 1988 (vol. 99, iss. 2) • Page Image 4

…OPINION Page 4 Friday, September 9, 1988 The Michigan Daily i1 te mbsrt a nerichigan Edited and managed by students at The Un iversity of Michigan Ignore the 'U' computer 'kickoff' \ / i Vol…

… advancement puts more and more information and computing power in the hands of everyone. For instance, the ability to learn arithmetic calculations is certainly less essential now due to the calculator. The…

…, the "Computer Kickoff '88 Information Booklet" argues the opposite of social re- sponsibility. Hornback is .a Prof. of English in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Your "Kickoff '88…

…" pamphlet urges you to buy a personal computer. I'm not sure why the University of Michigan is en- gaged in the business of selling comput- ers, but it is. We didn't try to sell your predecessors pencil…

… of a hard-sell confidence person to buy a personal computer. "Some professors on campus require that students use microcomputers to com- plete assignments," according to Mr. Van Houweling. If that is…

… true, and you run into such a requirement, you should call your family's lawyer, or the Michigan Consumers Council, or the local Legal Aid Society. Don't put up with such non- sense. The Computer Czar…

… also advises you that, "regardless of how many Campus Computer sites are built, they are still likely to be crowded with people waiting in queues during the final weeks of each term." President…

… Duderstadt has spent three years - and a great deal of taxpayer's and students' money - building computer ac- cess sites around campus for those who want to use computers. The Chief Tech* nocrat, using the…

… sleaziest of advertising techniques, says that even if the President gives you 20,000 computer terminals, you'll still have to stand in line. If you. want to get ahead he argues, invest in a personal computer

…. That's perverse, to start with. It contra- dicts University policy and practice as well. And either the Personal Computer Pusher is wrong or President Duderstadt is wrong - and I'll bet that the…

September 09, 1983 (vol. 94, iss. 2) • Page Image 6

…. Apple Cider (1/2 gal.) ..... .1.15 M&M's (Plain, Peanut). 1 .09//2 lb. .65 /lb (cans).35 By GEORGEA KOVANIS After nearly a year of investigations the fate of a tenured University professor accused of…

…. COMMODORE ViC-20 6 97- PC1250-EFC Advanced pocket computer has VIC20-CRX Reg. $99.84 built-in BASIC, 24K ROM, 24 character dis- 5K RAM with 4 programmable function keys. play. 16 color graphics and 5 octave…

… sound. 2. SHARP CE125 1 ,997 4. COMMODORER64 92 P RINTE R CA SSET TE U HOME COMPUTER 19 8 CE125EFC Integrated printer/microcassette C64CRX 64K RAM with built-in BASIC, 9 oc- recorder for Sharp PC1250…

September 09, 1983 (vol. 94, iss. 2) • Page Image 14

… you've got a valid UM student I.D., we've got a special deal for you! If you're a currently enrolled UM student, Computer Mart will give you an automatic student discount when you buy any IBM, Apple, or…

… Osborne computer system. Also, check out our fantastic selection of software, peripherals, computer books and magazines, and accessories. We're just one mile east of North Campus in the Plymouth Road Mall…

September 09, 1986 (vol. 97, iss. 4) • Page Image 2

… Press and subscribes to Pacific News Service and the Los Angeles Times I Apples has two ways to make sure the competition eats your dust. Just take part in a five minute demonstration of the Macintosh…

…" personal computer., You'll see how Macintosh can History Biology And whatever else you maybe studying. Macintosh and aTrek bike. Both will do more than help you get ahead. Both will take you anywhere you…

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