War of the Worlds Macs at Ramseyer

 

Enormous tripod alien robot ominously looming in the background, destroying a busy city while panicked people are in awe and trying to escape.“GO! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!!!….oh…cool,” is pretty much how my sci-fi marinated brain processed the War-of-the-Worlds-esque Mobile Mac desks in Ramseyer 260 a.k.a. Ramseyer College Commons. After I suppressed the urge to sneeze my germs all over the desks in a heroic effort to save humanity,  I started to wonder about their practical use and purpose in the lab. Continue reading