Building hardware is getting easier, but it’s still not easy enough. The minutiae of bringing a prototype to a real product is still to specialized. We need a platform that can do it at scale.
For those friend sof yours who are always knee-deep in robotics or waiting for their Raspberry Pi mini-computer to ship, we’ve consulted with a few experts and come up with some fun kits and toys that might make their holidays. See if anything strikes your fancy.
Thanks to Arduino kits and the Raspberry Pi Linux computer, computing now can cost less than LEGOs. So today’s kids — and a generation of enthusiast hackers — are creating a movement that might incubate the next Woz. What will cheap computing build?