Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Sep 2011 22:07 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Remember the Raspberry Pi ARM board we talked about last week? Well, while running Quake III is all fine and dandy and illustrates the board is capable of something, it didn't really tell me anything since I'd guess few people are going to use such a board for gaming. So, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the Raspberry Pi team posted another demo today - running 1080p video for eight hours straight. The chip was still cool to the touch. And just to reiterate: $25.
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RE[2]: "Long term" matters
by Nth_Man on Fri 9th Sep 2011 18:49 UTC in reply to "RE: "Long term" matters"
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who cares?

People who thinks at long term. Imagine that Bob is a greedy CEO in a market where he has achieved a vendor lock-in. Wouldn't he increase prices? Wouldn't he decrease the quantity of employees in the customer service department?

All in all, he has the monopolistic barriers to avoid new competitors. Its use is there.

Don't forget who the audience is here.

No, I don't forget it. I think that most of them are conscientious ones, with experience with some kind of monopolies.

Edited 2011-09-09 18:55 UTC

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