It's taken me 4 yrs of Pi'ing to get to the stage of offering advice/answers.
Still think I know nothing about lots more
So much still to learn about how these chips work.
Some are noobs without a clue, some cannot google and some expect the world to hand them answers.
And some are really in the deep end and need saving.
So pretty much the whole of human history
10 Million Pi's, how many before all the answers are known?
100 Million - 1Billion? Moore's law puts that around 2026.
1 Billion Pi's by 2026
That's still in my life time and my kid will just be starting Uni.
I am his hero right now, because I fixed his tablet after the screen had gone green.
I cleaned his finger prints and snot off the glass with a wet tissue, lo and behold it is now working.
Ask me why it now works fine ? My best theory, after 50 years using these things, is quantum effects and positive thinking
Ask me why my mum could stop watches she wore, same answer.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Here be a magical one horned pony?
At least with the forum some help is here.
The help sometimes comes pre coloured with opinion
Is it better than the old days with data books, 300 baud modems and bulletin boards?
Student cannot find the answer on google? Then it is impossible, cannot be done
The early adopters are the Elite, I'm talking to anyone with a model B
Not because we think we know more but because we saw the future.
You do not need to know how a car works to drive it, yet some like to lift the hood and hit things with hammers.
Now don't let the smoke out.
I'm dancing on Rainbows.
Raspberries are not Apples or Oranges