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by:Brian Matis
Nice! Any particular projects in mind for it yet?
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by:Brandon Lyon
Nothing yet. I'll be evaluating it with a few different operating systems to see what I can do. I already have more computers lying around than I need / use on a daily basis but I'm always interested in learning what can be done with various types of devices.

One idea is that if my mom's computer breaks down I can mail her a tiny envelope with a new computer in it.
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by:Brian Matis
Heh... Yeah, it can be a lot of fun to just experiment with thing like this to understand what it can do. What OS's do you have in mind? I'd love to keep tabs on your progress. You should definitely write some articles, we've even got a Raspberry Pi topic! (And no, I'm not just saying this as a Product Manager here, I really do find this kind of stuff fascinating! Reminds me of when long ago when I got into the BeOS dev betas and set up my own Be box just to mess around with it...)

And the idea of mailing your mom a tiny computer is awesome!
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by:Brandon Lyon
I'm not sure what OSs are available yet. It looks like there are options for Debian and Arch based distros. I read the documentation for Win10IoT but that doesn't look like something I would want to use.
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by:Lucas Bishop
I've been sitting on a shopping cart full of raspberry pi components for a while now... just waiting for the right price drop. The Zero might be the drop I was looking for.

All I really want it for is https://pi-hole.net/
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by:Brandon Lyon
Yay The Pi Hut already shipped my Pi Zero W :D
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by:Lucas Bishop
This is odd, I don't recall putting my link at the beginning of my comment...
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by:Brian Matis
@Lucas - Thanks for mentioning that! We've definitely got a display bug there... When you look at your comment on the post's standalone page, it should be correct, but the feed view is currently displaying it in the wrong spot. We'll get a fix out in the near future for that.
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