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    has anyone had or used one of these raspberry pi computers ?

    if so what do you think? as i might have to buy myself one lol
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    A friend of mine owned one. I say "owned" because it was stolen from him last week before I got the chance to see it.

    The good news is that it only cost him $35.
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    are they any good? what can you do etc.. i heard its basically a tiny pc...
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    A friend at work has one. He said it's "fun". Wouldn't think you could do much more with one than educational use.

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    From what I can gather, my friend was using it as a control for his robotic arm. He lost the use of his left arm in a motorcycle accident and somehow he was using the pi to control it. Mind you, I never got to actually see this myself.
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    you know what this would be awesome for?
    dns servers

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    I wouldn't use this in any mission critical environment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smoseley, post: 243121
    I wouldn't use this in any mission critical environment.
    In a cluster for DNS or a domain parking situation it would be cool.

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    * tick tick tick tick *

    That's the sound of the Moseley time bomb you just sent into countdown sequence.
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