Welcome to BiblioTech – the podcast about emerging technologies for academics. Your host is Rochelle Mazar, an Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Every month you can listen in as Rochelle talks about what’s new in technology and what academics should be paying attention to. It’s hard to keep up all of the new software, tools and gadgets. That’s where Rochelle comes in.
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Episode 10 – Much ado about hardware
Whether you like it or not, your computer needs have changed over the last few years. You are now in the unique position to match hardware to your specific needs and wants. There is no need to carry around that 10-pound laptop when you go to conferences, or to be tethered to your desktop whenever you are in your school’s library.
In this episode Rochelle lets you know about the different hardware options available to you. And yes, she does include tablets and mobile devices. Come on, you’re ready to take the leap, right? (Running time: 12:23 mins).
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This episode features the following Creative Commons music and sound effects:
- How it begins (theme music) by Kevin MacLeod, Incomptech
- Computer Rock – By Jeff Mallon, Music Alley
Would you rather read what Rochelle has to say? Click to download a written copy of this episode (PDF).