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by mightygoose
Sat Jan 14, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 241586

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

[linkie]

the google results for news in the last 24hours are now in so many places and languages I can't really link them all...
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Datalogging; RPi as a datalogger?
Replies: 17
Views: 7785

Re: Datalogging; RPi as a datalogger?

i don't think wifi or Bluetooth can cater for what i have in mind.... unless they work at 109 000 ft range...
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: RasPi as a basic school desktop replacement
Replies: 104
Views: 35363

Re: RasPi as a basic school desktop replacement

<t>rurwin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> wittzi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> To be effective in the workplace (not necessarily IT), you need to be proficient with Microsoft products.<br/> <br/> <br/> mightygoose said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I actually learnt more at primary school, playing with LOGO and helping the ...
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Poem - The day my R-Pi arrived…
Replies: 5
Views: 1629

Re: Raspberry Pi Poem - The day my R-Pi arrived…

<t>meltwater said: <br/> <br/> <br/> That sounds like the next step of the poem, once you've wired everything to be controlled by the R-Pi!<br/> <br/> I wonder if the R-Pi is the trigger point of the teen revolution, where the cyber-hoodie rules.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Mount an RPi in a beanbag with...
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Datalogging; RPi as a datalogger?
Replies: 17
Views: 7785

Re: Datalogging; RPi as a datalogger?

<t>Is there no way to set up some form of control board off the GPIO pins and then use some debian based software to do it on RPi.<br/> <br/> (that could be utter rubbish for all i know, but it sounds reasonable at this point in the development of my understanding of computer science.)<br/> <br/> my...
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 241586

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

<t>[linkie]<br/> <br/> PCpro article about the tax and manufacture issue, does anyone have an account over there to post a link to the petition, a lot of the comments seem very disgruntled by the UK government.<br/> <br/> [linkie]<br/> <br/> Electronics weekly on the £3500 bid for board 01.<br/> <br...
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: rasperry PI on "la repubblica", an italian newspaper
Replies: 2
Views: 883

Re: rasperry PI on "la repubblica", an italian newspaper

[linkie]

link fixed for italian paper.
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Gertboard
Replies: 258
Views: 119000

Re: Gertboard

nothing - no prototype should be binned and i think these should be put up for sale, i do agree about the fixed price though.
by mightygoose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi #1 spotting...
Replies: 53
Views: 12667

Re: Raspberry Pi #1 spotting...

finished at £3500
by mightygoose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 241586

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

i voted to support the campaign on 38 degrees.
by mightygoose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"
Replies: 79
Views: 19070

Re: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"

there are 590 votes already, i assume most if not all are from this forums UK population, does anyone know of other enterprises and small businesses affected by this particular bit of legislation that we can link folk too....
by mightygoose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: We've hit the big red button - manufacture has started.
Replies: 119
Views: 26403

Re: We've hit the big red button - manufacture has started.

or the lithium for the battery in your mobile phone/laptop/tablet for that matter?
by mightygoose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RaspiCam?
Replies: 9
Views: 5579

Re: RaspiCam?

<t>just read through the Raspi as a camcorder thread, provided the link works.<br/> <br/> [linkie]<br/> <br/> From the wiki:<br/> <br/> Interfacing to Camera Module<br/> <br/> is Sony sub-LVDS same as MIPI CSI-2? Sony IMX020 5Mbip module is available for $5-7 (SE K850i replacement camera).<br/> <br/...
by mightygoose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How many do you invision purchasing?
Replies: 50
Views: 13419

Re: How many do you invision purchasing?

weather balloon - 1

bramble - 8

donate to my local heads of science & IT - 2

a model A Uk made for posterities sake - 1 (if this happens)

so aeound a dozen in total.
by mightygoose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RaspiCam?
Replies: 9
Views: 5579

Re: RaspiCam?

well parts of symbian 3 are open source

[linkie]

not knowing enough about these things i don't know if that would include enough of the source code to kludge it. there is talk on the wiki of using N8 lcd's surely this isn't much different, just a different interface.
by mightygoose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: ICT to be scrapped for programming
Replies: 21
Views: 5254

Re: ICT to be scrapped for programming

<t>rurwin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> The only problem I can see with it is that the article on the Radio 4 news at 8am stated that they would be consulting Microsoft and Google on the way forward. We must not allow Microsoft, or Google, or any others, to hijack this.<br/> <br/> I hope the Raspberry Pi ...
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: We've hit the big red button - manufacture has started.
Replies: 119
Views: 26403

Re: We've hit the big red button - manufacture has started.

and maybe create a new thread for it when it appears. Then we can spread the word to /. & reddit.
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: We've hit the big red button - manufacture has started.
Replies: 119
Views: 26403

Re: We've hit the big red button - manufacture has started.

<t>it is a shame you have ended up outsourcing, perhaps offering a more expensive homemade version will pique the interest of the environmentally conscious?<br/> <br/> so 3-4 weeks from 3-4 days ago means 17-25 days on the clock.... start watching the store from the 22nd onward, in case they pull a ...
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Launch party?
Replies: 65
Views: 14249

Re: Launch party?

carpool? national express? megabus?

if i could make it to cambridge i would but london would be my limit atm.
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RaspiCam?
Replies: 9
Views: 5579

Re: RaspiCam?

Ok, i found a few bits in off topic (i must confess i only searched this subforum). Glad to know it works, And from what i have read you plan some fairly cool budget cameras. and in fact it seems that an N8 sensor will most certainly work with a bit of effort?
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Forum Karma/Thanks?
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: Forum Karma/Thanks?

[linkie]

or

[linkie]

would either of those work?
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RaspiCam?
Replies: 9
Views: 5579

Re: RaspiCam?

<t>[linkie]<br/> <br/> the Broadcom site statesthe BCM2835 has....<br/> <br/> Advanced Image Sensor Pipeline (ISP) for up to 20-megapixel cameras operating at up to 220 megapixels per second<br/> <br/> Does this mean with an imaging sensor - say a CMOS chip - one could lay the foundations for ones o...
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Launch party?
Replies: 65
Views: 14249

Re: Launch party?

<t>Davespice said: <br/> <br/> <br/> A launch party sounds fantastic.  If the Pi was on sale that could cause a bit of a stampede though so I'm not so sure that is the best idea, but hey, I'd buy one <br/> <br/> You would need a really big venue I think.  Something like Epsom racecourse =)<br/> <br/...
by mightygoose
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Forum Karma/Thanks?
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: Forum Karma/Thanks?

<t>In much the same vein as XDA developers. So you know how experienced the person providing you with an answer. Plus acts as a small reward for continued useful contributions. its fairly common on most dev boards for most things....<br/> <br/> thoughts?<br/> <br/> helps eliminate folks trolling wit...

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