When every student has a laptop, why run computer labs?

USA“What’s the point of running a university computer lab when all the students bring laptops anyway? That’s a question that schools have been asking themselves as computer ownership rates among incoming freshmen routinely top 90 percent. Schools like the University of Virginia have concluded that the time has come to dismantle the community computer labs and put that money to more productive uses …” (more)

[Nate Anderson, Ars Technica, 27 March]

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