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by Tufty42
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I would make better use of a Raspberry than..
Replies: 32
Views: 7833

Re: I would make better use of a Raspberry than..

<t>I think it's a good thing that the Rpi will be used in a variety of ways.<br/> <br/> I think it will undoubtedly end up teaching a lot of kids a little bit of computing knowlede, and a few of those kids will go home and carry on playing with them. I remember needing a graphic calculator purely fo...
by Tufty42
Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using a Laptop/Netbook as a screen for RPi
Replies: 2
Views: 1377

Re: Using a Laptop/Netbook as a screen for RPi

<t>Try looking up composite-to-USB video capture hardware – you should be able to convert the Raspi's composite output into a USB input for your laptop. With the correct software on your laptop, you could then view the composite output from the Raspi.<br/> <br/> Edit: It's unlikely, but check that y...
by Tufty42
Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:13 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 570
Views: 234239

Re: What was your first computer?

Acorn Archimedes - I miss computers that were ready to use within one second of booting. I remember somehow convincing it that it didn't have any peripherals...
by Tufty42
Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:44 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: why not use the wiki?
Replies: 49
Views: 10998

Re: why not use the wiki?

<t>Hi there,<br/> <br/> I do a fair bit of writing and sub-editing on h2g2.com, and I've written an absolute beginners' guide to the Raspberry Pi. Once I'm certain it's factually correct, I plan to get it to Edited status (and thus published on the h2g2's homepage).<br/> <br/> In the meantime I'm ve...

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