True - if college is in any way designed to teach you how to do adult level work, it should also teach you how to deal with adult level distraction. It's not like those laptops are going away when you hit the workforce. ~I
I wonder if the Lunar Eclipse will be visible from that point at that time. ~I
that a request for materials to educate is met with the usual array of "Swtich to x OS", "Lock down the system", and "Deal with it". I'm sure somewhere out there is the answer to this man's question of attempting to improve the basic computer literacy of his family, but it's apparently not on Slashdot.