"Oh, I'm terribly sorry, that part of the budget is blacked out for security reasons - it's strictly on a need-to-know basis - and I'm afraid you're not a member of the proper committees."DougieLawson wrote:Please tell my household finance director that. I think RPis are like bicycles. The number you need is always the number you've got right now plus one.
"You know, I could be collecting cars or yachts or horses, or something else dreadfully expensive - these cost a pittance by comparison.
With the Zero especially being so crazily inexpensive, it really does make sense to keep one or two extra around "on spec", just in case a project pops up in the middle of the night. Only 5 of my 8 Pi's are on 24/7. Still toying with the idea of getting 4-8 Zeros and a hub, and making a cluster with which to, uh, conduct important experiments.