The games developer David Braben and some colleagues [developed] something called Raspberry Pi. It’s a whole computer on a tiny circuit board – not much more than an ARM processor, a USB port, and an HDMI connection. They plugged a keyboard into one end, and hooked the other into a TV they had brought with them.
Yeah, yeah, help the little British school children yadayadayada. Let me know how that goes. Mean time, I WANT SOME OF THESE. I can imagine buying them six on a card off the wall at the supermarket!
One, Imma build into a belt buckle with the usb cord and video cord as the belt. Another, Imma attach to the new TV and put a bluetooth dongle in it. And so on.
If this turns out to be some kind of fantasy of this guy Braben, and it doesn’t really work and can’t get off the ground and there won’t be one available in May 2012, then there will be hell to pay.
Maybe I’ll glue one to the back of my Kindle and attach one to my camera’s lens cap and there is the possibility of designing a fishing lure that runs on Linux and …..
Hat tip: Gwen.