Microsoft donates computers to Day Worker Center Around Town, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on May 29, 2012 at 1:52 pm
Thanks to a donation of six laptops from Microsoft on Friday, Mountain View's Day Workers can access the world of cheap international calls via Skype and English language learning with Rosetta Stone, among other things.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 1:34 PM
Posted by Observer, a resident of the Old Mountain View neighborhood, on May 29, 2012 at 2:05 pm
I thought that was what the Mountain View public library was for, especially, as pointed out in the article, "in the event that the language learning software turns out to be unpopular with the workers."
And does anyone find the following like putting the cart before the horse:
"There's been a lot of interest from workers in starting their own businesses, and "if things keep going in this direction could be we might teach something like Quickbook."
They are here illegally and they want to start their own business?!?
This is all so backwards.
As far as the XBOX... that's the last thing any impoverished class needs.
Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org, a resident of the Castro City neighborhood, on May 30, 2012 at 10:31 am email@example.com is a member (registered user) of Mountain View Online
Microsoft never asked me if I have a dream, I do have a dream but at the moment, I need to mow my own lawn, clean up the backyard and weed my parent's place before I succumb to the pressure of hiring a day worker.