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by Lynbarn
Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pirate bay wants to use Pi in flight
Replies: 33
Views: 9371

Re: Pirate bay wants to use Pi in flight

<r>haitek said: <br/> <br/> <br/> pi's on the moon is next<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> No, I think we'll be happy to see one in near-space on the end of a weather balloon or some such first - the Moon may take a little longer!  See <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....i-in-space">http://www.raspb...
by Lynbarn
Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Store Hours?
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: Store Hours?

The store on this website is expected to reopen shortly for the sale of RPF merchandise.
by Lynbarn
Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RaspberryPi(TM)(C)(R)
Replies: 21
Views: 4615

Re: RaspberryPi(TM)(C)(R)

<t>hippy said: <br/> <br/> <br/> bitplane said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I'd just like to pipe up and ask if it is really necessary to have a trademark symbol as part of the logo?<br/> <br/> <br/> No. But it does make it clear that the image is used as a trade mark which could be useful if the Foundation p...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi In Space!
Replies: 56
Views: 13626

Re: Pi In Space!

<r>poing said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I think it would be cool if you had a glider plane hanging under the balloon from its tail with a camera in it's belly. Then when the balloon pops the glider flies back to the closest pre-programmed landing 'facility' (e.a. grass field) and phones home.<br/> <br/> Sh...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Your drink of choice
Replies: 33
Views: 5060

Re: Your drink of choice

<t>Burngate said: <br/> <br/> <br/> JustThisGuy said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Gadzooks! I haven't seen a bottle of Galliano in decades. <br/> <br/> <br/> One interesting thing about Galliano - the label. The magenta ink they use isn't actually magenta, as in a mix of red and blue light. So if you point a ...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: New Project but under NDA
Replies: 6
Views: 1369

Re: New Project but under NDA

<t>Hi majorpayne, and welcome to the forum,<br/> <br/> NIC2? No – well, probably not for a couple of years at least. Personally, I doubt it would  even be considered in the foreseeable future.<br/> <br/> USB? Possibly – search the wiki/FAQs/Forums (use the Google search on the home page – will proba...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi In Space!
Replies: 56
Views: 13626

Re: Pi In Space!

<t>poing said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I do agree that reaching near space with a balloon would be more of a school project as a CubeSat launch is estimated at around U$ 85,000.<br/> <br/> But how do you check the validity of a claim near space was reached with a Pi as board computer?<br/> <br/> <br/> The...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Failure is not costly.
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: Failure is not costly.

<t>Indeed, far from being costly, failure is often a great benefit. One can learn far more from failing, then finding out why and how one failed, than succeeding first time every time.<br/> <br/> With the emphasis in education (from a UK perspective, at least) over the past several years, on everyon...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Facebook Page
Replies: 2
Views: 869

Re: Facebook Page

<t>Well, for a start, er – Element 14 IS Farnell! The Raspberry Pi is also available from RS Components/Allied. Both distributors will be making the Raspberry Pi available worldwide.<br/> <br/> Please check your facts before posting them! <br/> <br/> Other admins will no doubt have something more to...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi In Space!
Replies: 56
Views: 13626

Re: Pi In Space!

<r>How is this for a possible precursor to a Raspberry Pi "X-Prize"?<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2.....ris_video/">http://www.theregister.co.uk/2.....ris_video/</URL><br/> <br/> Of course once the 'Pi-load reached apogee, it would have to be capable of carrying out some live re...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pirate bay wants to use Pi in flight
Replies: 33
Views: 9371

Re: Pirate bay wants to use Pi in flight

Well, they actually said "... tiny new computers like the Raspberry Pi ..." but they certainly have high ambitions!

"But when time comes we will host in all parts of the galaxy, ..."
by Lynbarn
Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi Number
Replies: 9
Views: 1747

Re: Pi Number

Grumpyoldgit said:


They will each have a unique MAC address.



What, even the Model As?
by Lynbarn
Sat Mar 17, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Would like to hear Liz's opinion on this
Replies: 14
Views: 3223

Re: Would like to hear Liz's opinion on this

<r>Daniel Ferreira said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Found this on Gizmodo...  Seems interesting...<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://gizmodo.com/5893474/car.....tricks-day">http://gizmodo.com/5893474/car.....tricks-day</URL><br/> <br/> What do YOU think ??  Is it worth the trouble ??<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Sounds ...
by Lynbarn
Sat Mar 17, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Bootloader
Replies: 9
Views: 6883

Re: Bootloader

<r>btreut said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Felix said: <br/> <br/> <br/> It may sound stupid,<br/> <br/> But i thought that all linux distro"s either grub legacy(grub4dos) or grub2.<br/> <br/> <br/> no, you're wrong. B14esides Grub 2 and Grub Legacy there is SYSLINUX (together with ISOLINUX) and Lilo. Afaik ...
by Lynbarn
Sat Mar 17, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Boot from USB
Replies: 16
Views: 5649

Re: Boot from USB

<t>Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Well, whatever.<br/> <br/> To me, it is incredibly sloppy use of language.  But to each his own.<br/> <br/> <br/> Actually, I think it is more the over-use or inappropriate use of technical jargon that is the key here – not everyone knows what "ISO" means in thi...
by Lynbarn
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: "ICT causes more health problems than it helps to overcome." (Discuss this statement.)
Replies: 20
Views: 2385

Re: "ICT causes more health problems than it helps to overcome." (Discuss this statement.)

clive. said:


Andre_P said:

It's  completely abhorrent. It would be better to use scatomancy: just as accurate and at least you admit that you are talking sh1t


by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Commodore 64 :)
Replies: 14
Views: 4072

Re: Commodore 64 :)

Have you looked on Amazon? there are a few devices you could use: for example, HERE
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Welsh's Pi Box aka Shepherd's Pi
Replies: 13
Views: 3739

Re: Welsh's Pi Box aka Shepherd's Pi

<t>WelshMullet said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Shepard's Pi is starting to grow on me, actually XD<br/> <br/> But i can't for the life of me find the button to edit the post/title.<br/> <br/> Started box designs in Autodesk Inventor today.<br/> <br/> <br/> I don't think you can change it – but what did you ...
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Congratulations, First batch from Farnell
Replies: 14
Views: 3081

Re: Congratulations, First batch from Farnell

Chris Rowland said:


Hope you're wrong, we are going to get interminable "It isn't fair!!! I was there before him!!!!!" messages.

Suppose, to be realistic, we will get them anyway.



We do!
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Discussions about Raspberry Pi are NOT off topic!
Replies: 29
Views: 4806

Re: Discussions about Raspberry Pi are NOT off topic!

Move? Lock? Delete? ... What would YOU do?
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Communication!
Replies: 65
Views: 6885

Re: Communication!

Andre_P said:


It's No Good, I CAN'T take it anymore. The whinging has finally got to me.

...
Now that you have that running around in your head maybe we can get back to the real world.


There there! Do you feel better now?
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Communication!
Replies: 65
Views: 6885

Re: Communication!

<t><br/> In response to similar thread on the Element14 forum, Jack Lang said this afternoon:<br/> <br/> <br/> Don't worry we haven't gone away.<br/> <br/> We are pedalling hard, and will bring news as soon as we can.<br/> <br/> Highest priority is ramping production, and that takes time and energy....
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Communication!
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Re: Communication!

This thread was getting somewhat off the point, so it is now in Off topic.

See you there!
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Communication!
Replies: 65
Views: 6885

Re: Communication!

<t>gritz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Lynbarn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> As for whining and wingeing, it probably does help the whiner/winger feel better at the time, but it doesn't change what has already happened, it doesn't make those in a position to help more disposed to do so, and it doesn't make the ...
by Lynbarn
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A name for the RasPi Case
Replies: 16
Views: 4935

Re: A name for the RasPi Case

Where I come from , Pi(e)s are made in pie dishes, so i'd go for that. And of course  Pi Crust is an add-on board - the equivalent of an Arduino Shield

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