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Do I Perhaps Have too Many Electronic Gadgets?

Which of these should I take to Berkeley for the first day of the semester today:

  • iPhone (for communicating).
  • iPad (for taking notes during pointless bureaucratic meeting).
  • Four-year-old laptop with busted screen (to drive the projector in the lecture hall).
  • New laptop (to consult my notes while lecturing).
  • Livescribe Pulsepen (to make backup copy of lecture audio in case Webcast system punks out).

I must say that I am very tempted to take all of them. They only weigh twelve pounds all together...