Thursday, January 31, 2013

Raspberry Pi, a Computer Tinkerer’s Dream -

Also see Google to give schools Raspberry Pi microcomputers (BBC)
"Raspberry Pi may sound like the name of a math-based dessert. But it is actually one of the hottest and cheapest little computers in the world right now. Almost one million of these $35 machines have shipped since last February, capturing the imaginations of educators, hobbyists and tinkerers around the world.
“We honestly were thinking of this as a 1,000- to 5,000-unit opportunity,” Mr. Upton said. “The thing we didn’t anticipate was this whole other market of technically competent adults who wanted to use it. We’re selling to hobbyists.”"
Raspberry Pi, a Computer Tinkerer’s Dream -
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