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by anndra
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Best book to learn python?
Replies: 17
Views: 16711

Re: Best book to learn python?

<r>I used 'How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: In Python,'  I had to learn python very quickly while at Uni last year and this was the best free resource I could find.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://openbookproject.net/thi.....english3e/">http://openbookproject.net/thi.....english3e/</URL><br/> <br...
by anndra
Mon Oct 10, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 207804

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi will be on Newsnight tonight 10/10/11

Is lack of computer science teaching failing pupils?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/pro.....612063.stm
by anndra
Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: How to build an OS
Replies: 12
Views: 4815

Re: How to build an OS

<r>There is a chapter on developing a basic operating system for ARM in:<br/> <br/> Sloss, A. et al.<br/> 2004 ARM system developer's guide: designing and optimizing system software<br/> San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers<br/> <br/> See:<br/> <URL url="http://books.google.com/books/.....KUkDQ...
by anndra
Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Developing world - A scenario
Replies: 62
Views: 9055

Re: Developing world - A scenario

<t>On connecting to the internet in a café. I have managed to in both India and Napal take the tower of the shagged-out computer form the school where I was volunteering to a local internet café and plug it in using their peripherals. This was to go through the unmitigated joy of running windows upd...
by anndra
Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Clustering
Replies: 25
Views: 7959

Re: Clustering

<t>I built a Ameoba system out of a load of spark classics back in the day. (Didn't manage to get it to do anything useful, other than heating the house...)<br/> <br/> While alas there isn't an ARM port for Ameoba. Plan 9 is available for Arm and Inferno is too. Alas the Plan 9 wedsite seems to be d...

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