30 Jun '14, 12pm

MCPON wants every sailor to have a tablet: It may be 2014, but fleet sailors know it takes way too long ... #navy

MCPON wants every sailor to have a tablet: It may be 2014, but fleet sailors know it takes way too long ... #navy

It may be 2014, but fleet sailors know it takes way too long to get onto a shipboard computer. Waits are often like the doctor’s office — or a Soviet breadline. A few wake up in middle of the night to use the computer to get their work done or write home. Officials recognize that this computer shortage hurts sailors’ capacity to manage their careers, family life and education — actions that have become increasingly dependent on the kind of high-quality, frequent Web access that’s so fickle in the fleet. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens is pushing forward with what he thinks is the solution: putting a tablet computer in every sailor’s hand. The off-the-shelf devices could allow you to complete your training or work, correspond with your friends or study for online courses without the long computer lines that make that make sea duty more frustrati...

Full article: http://www.navytimes.com/article/20140630/NEWS04/306300020

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