CES 2007 in Review: Neek Talkers Make Yahoo! News

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Neek Talk teen reporters Elizabeth, Sarah, and Kimberly caught the attention of AP reporter and photographer Damian Dovarganes at CES 2007 while using their Tablet PCs and UMPCs in line for Bill Gate’s keynote address. Yahoo! News picked up some of his photos. These teens have grown up with state-of-the-art PCs and electronics shows. I appreciate their explanation of Neek: Where the line between Geek and Nerd is especially thin . None of them attend a school that permits mobile PCs on campus.

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Robert Heiny
Robert W. Heiny, Ph.D. is a retired professor, social scientist, and business partner with previous academic appointments as a public school classroom teacher, senior faculty, or senior research member, and administrator. Appointments included at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Peabody College and the Kennedy Center now of Vanderbilt University; and Brandeis University. Dr. Heiny also served as Director of the Montana Center on Disabilities. His peer reviewed contributions to education include publication in [I]The Encyclopedia of Education [/I](1971), and in professional journals and conferences. He served s an expert reviewer of proposals to USOE, and on a team that wrote plans for 12 state-wide and multistate special education and preschools programs. He currently writes user guides for educators and learners as well as columns for [I]TuxReports[/I].com.

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