[islandlabs] Red Cross PC Request

Burns, William burns at cshl.edu
Fri Jan 22 18:31:55 EST 2010


What about all those tube displays that say "property control" on them?
 
-Bill


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[mailto:list-bounces at islandlabs.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Dahan
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	Subject: Re: [islandlabs] Red Cross PC Request
	
	
	We have a box, keyboard and mouse. I don't think we have a
display for it though, if you could bring that in case I can't find one.


	- Jonathan
	
	
	
	On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Burns, William <burns at cshl.edu>
wrote:
	

		Johnathan:
		That's Very cool.
		Thanks.
		
		Any idea what the specs on the box will be? Do you have
a display,
		keyboard, mouse, etc?
		Let me know what random parts you need.
		
		Do you want to do a photo-op, delivering a PC to the Red
Cross?
		Let me know.
		
		-Bill
		
		> -----Original Message-----
		> From: list-bounces at islandlabs.org
		> [mailto:list-bounces at islandlabs.org] On Behalf Of
Jonathan Dahan
		> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 1:17 PM
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		> Subject: Re: [islandlabs] Red Cross Request
		>
		> I can have one ready by the next meeting running
windows.
		>
		> On Jan 22, 2010, at 9:31 AM, "Burns, William"
<burns at cshl.edu> wrote:
		>
		> > Johnathan:
		> >
		> > At the last meeting, you said something about
[re]building
		> PCs for use
		> > by worthy individuals/organizations.
		> >
		> > Last night, I heard that the Red Cross's Yaphank
location
		> did a reorg,
		> > and ended up short of equipment.
		> > They're looking for (I think just one) PC for a
desktop.
		> >
		> > The Red Cross in general prefers to use laptops
'cause they work
		> > better in the flakey power situations that you get
in disaster
		> > situations, but they'll take basically anything at
this
		> point. (their
		> > budgets are strained right now)
		> >
		> > They need to run MS-office, etc, so I assume that
this should be a
		> > windows machine.
		> > Lori can come up w/ some old hardware if there's
nothing
		> else around.
		> >
		> > I don't know if there's a chance for another newsday
		> article, but this
		> > could be a good PR opportunity.
		> >
		> > Let me know if/what/how you want to get involved.
		> >
		> > -Bill
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