What do you think computers will be like in 10 years?

My Quora answer that’s pretty popular : (1) Phil Jones’s answer to What do you think computers will be like in 10 years? Related to my previous story of trying to use the CHIP for work. This is a $9 CHIP (Get C.H.I.P. and C.H.I.P. Prto) It runs Debian. A couple of weeks ago, I […]

Travelling without a laptop

Why, yes. This is, indeed, OWL running on the PocketCHIP. Here’s the story. I spent 12 days recently, travelling in the south of Brazil and Uruguay border. And I decided, as an experiment, to see if I could live without my laptop. I wasn’t meant to be working, but I always like to keep some […]

DIY 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Pocket Chip

OK. So someone has made a Pocket-style Raspberry Pi case. Very nice. Hope someone starts commercializing these as I think they’ll be very important for the RasPi ecosystem. mobipre2 shared on YouTube: Raspberry Pi – Pocket Chip   Source: DIY 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Pocket Chip « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and […]


Yahoo Pipes may be dead, but Node Red seems to be the device swarm orchestrating, data-flow programming tool I was hoping it might evolve into. It’s free software, it runs on everything including RaspberryPi and talks pub-sub protocols like MQTT.   Source: Node-RED

Questions for 2014 : #3 Programming on Tablets

Third in a series (#1, #2) of questions occupying my mind at the beginning of 2014. Which may (or may not) inform what I’ll be working on. 3) How can we program on tablets? I’m now a tablet user. I became a tablet owner at the end of 2012. For six months I played around […]