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by walney
Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship
Replies: 119
Views: 11489

Re: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from 99guspuppet on December 2, 2011, 18:41<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> ...( RaspberryPi is a non-profit , whatever that means)... [/quote]<br/> <br/> It means that they are quite heavily regulated and have to operate according to prescribed guidelines:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http...
by walney
Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 24193

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

Quote from ukscone on December 2, 2011, 16:47
any idea what the LD50 is for the raspberry pi?

Depends which orifice it's inserted in.
by walney
Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 24193

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

<t>@simon: I don't think that you need to worry. To give you a sort of analogy, when the kids were small we used to take then to a local Wildfowl & Wetlands Reserve. We used to get a lot of the twitchers turning up their noses at us and our ilk... because we weren't serious bird watchers.<br/> <...
by walney
Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi custom case project, best idea ever!
Replies: 31
Views: 15723

Re: Raspberry Pi custom case project, best idea ever!

@davespice - but you shouldn't have tippexed your card... It's invalid now ;-)
by walney
Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi custom case project, best idea ever!
Replies: 31
Views: 15723

Re: Raspberry Pi custom case project, best idea ever!

If you install this on it...
http://linuxmint.com/

...then it does what it says on the tin!
by walney
Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: HDMI to VGA connector
Replies: 29
Views: 8263

Re: HDMI to VGA connector

<r>You mean this one?:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc.....#038;cc=uk">http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc.....#038;cc=uk</URL><br/> <br/> A tad more expensive here... a new monitor is actually cheaper<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ebuyer.com/282228-p.....96v3lab-00">http://www.ebuy...
by walney
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: How to add clock backed by battery?
Replies: 24
Views: 7665

Re: How to add clock backed by battery?

<t>More expensive in the UK... I'm thinking laterally: maybe get a bluenext BN-903S (under £20) and hope that gpsd will work. That way you can get the lat and long, together with a timestamp and then work out the timezone. And instead of just a clock chip, get something with a bit more utility (car ...
by walney
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Release Day Pool (just for fun)
Replies: 122
Views: 13580

Re: Release Day Pool (just for fun)

No idea about the day, but I'm thinking that the time will be such that everyone gets a chances... so maybe 15.00 - that gives west coast US a chance (up early... 7am), and Oz (up late)

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