[ddj] Computer recommendations
caroethompson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 18:58:23 UTC 2013
Not sure. Maybe somewhere around $1,000 to $1,500 (Canadian) but willing to
go higher if it's recommended. I'm expecting to be doing most data work as
a freelancer from now on, so this will be my main tool - no more work
computer to use.
On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 3:10 PM, David Weisz <davidaaronweisz at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hey Carolyn,
> What budget range did you have in mind?
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 1:20 PM, Carolyn Thompson <caroethompson at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I've been doing most of my data work on a mac, but I'm finding much of
>> the open source software I like to use isn't available on that platform. My
>> computer will also soon need to be replaced.
>> I'm looking to buy a PC laptop to work off instead and was hoping I could
>> get some recommendations on what model other reporters use and what to look
>> for, particularly in terms of fast processing power when working with large
>> data banks.
>> Thank you very much,
>> Carolyn Thompson
>> Reporter and Photographer
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>> (o) 506-645-3369
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