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by smithh
Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Farnell
Replies: 5
Views: 1767

Re: Farnell

<t>Thank you for the replies. By coincidence I received an update from Farnell the day after posting this note, stating an ' in stock notification' and then a second email stating 'great news .... your R-Pi will be delivered in the week commencing 28/05/2012. <br/> <br/> Farnell have redeemed themse...
by smithh
Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Farnell
Replies: 5
Views: 1767

Re: Farnell

<t>Any thoughts on the situation at Farnell.<br/> <br/> I expressed interest on the original R-Pi site.<br/> <br/> I pre-ordered at the R-Pi site when requested.<br/> <br/> Then we were told to register interest at the Farnell site. I did that, and RS.<br/> <br/> Then was asked by Farnell to pre-ord...
by smithh
Sun Apr 22, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 2012 meets NASCOM 1978
Replies: 0
Views: 448

Re: Raspberry Pi 2012 meets NASCOM 1978

On Saturday April 21st 2012 during a visit to the UK National Museum of Computing, a 2012 Raspberry-Pi met a 1978 NASCOM for the very first time.

http://nascom-uk.blogspot.co.u.....ascom.html
by smithh
Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: From NASCOM to RaspberryPi
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Re: From NASCOM to RaspberryPi

<r>This was \'small\' in the late 70s/early 80s:<br/> <URL url="http://nascom-uk.blogspot.com/"><s>[url]</s>http://nascom-uk.blogspot.com/<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> I was there doing it, and cannot wait to take more steps with the R-Pi. I heard things are going well for December release. -- Howard Smi...
by smithh
Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: piPad
Replies: 4
Views: 2409

Re: piPad

Quote from obarthelemy on September 1, 2011, 23:48
more expensive and more clunky than a premade chinese one, but it might be fun as a project ^^

Yes, I think you have hit the nail on the head.
by smithh
Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: piPad
Replies: 4
Views: 2409

Re: piPad

A piPad. I would like to explore how cheaply one could make a piPad, a RaspberryPi-based touchscreen device. wlan essential.
by smithh
Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3722
Views: 209888

Re: Introduce yourself!

<r>I'm Howard Smith, CTO of <URL url="http://www.csc.com">http://www.csc.com</URL> European Group. In the early 80s I built and extended (to 128K RAM) a NASCOM (<URL url="http://www.nascomhomepage.com/#Overview">http://www.nascomhomepage.com/#Overview</URL>) and then ported a FORTH compiler to it. T...

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