[clug] Raspberry Pi Zero: US$5 for bare board

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 00:46:34 UTC 2015


I have 3 x $6 Arduino Uno's sitting on the shelf. To be fair I have
about 10 in service doing various things for me and others.


On 27 November 2015 at 10:30, Mike Carden <mike.carden at gmail.com> wrote:
> A point well made on the Hackernews comment thread about the Pi Zero (
> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10631668) is that all of these
> hardware options are now so inexpensive that in a first world country like
> Australia, the limitation for doing 'stuff' with them is no longer the cost
> of the hardware. The limitation has moved to the domain of imagination,
> inclination and available time.
> I bet more than one Clugger has more than one 'single board computer or
> micro controller[1]' thingy sitting on a shelf unused because they are yet
> to get a Round Tuit.
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> [1] Let's not forget that general purpose computers and micro controllers
> tend to solve orthogonal problems.
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