17 December 2009

17th December

The most boring Christmas card received this year was not the one from the exam board Edexcel, hoping to "work with you in the coming year ... advancing learning, changing lives", because at least that had penguins on the front.

No, the little monstrosity above takes the prize for having the lame seasonal relevance of a tree on each graphic calculator, and the Texas Instruments logo on the back is wearing a Santa hat. And all to advertise that the TI-nspire now features an interchangable keypad. Their corporate motto? "Your Vision. Our Technology. Learner Success."

Right, I'm all calculatored out. Tomorrow, I pity the fool ...
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