A $35 computer that could change the world…


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raspberry-pi-2-1Barring a significant change in course, history tells us that the computers of tomorrow will be faster, smaller, better and cheaper than the computers of today. We began with warehouse-sized machines that were barely capable of basic algebra, and we’ve arrived at the Raspberry Pi. For those unfamiliar with the term, it’s a full-fledged computer that can fit snugly inside of an Altoids tin, and it costs just $35. Contrast that with the towering beige box that millions of Americans were purchasing from the likes of Dell and Gateway a score ago, and you’ll realize that we’ve come a very long way in a brief period of time.

[more here, via gearpatrol.com ]

Intriguingly, Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available for free through developer channels for the Raspberry Pi.

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