Lauren Goode

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Sold Out! The $35 Raspberry Pi Mini-Computer.

The $35 Raspberry Pi, a credit-card-sized Linux-based computer originally created for educational purposes, has already sold out after it became available earlier today, following five years of research and development. The surge of traffic to Raspberry Pi’s Web site earlier today forced the company to temporarily put up a static page, where visitors have been directed to Twitter instead. The Verge reports that the $25 model of the mini-computer, which now will have 256 megabytes of RAM, is going into production “immediately.”


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald