Nano extension board

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at
Mon Dec 14 21:54:45 EST 2009

I can not argue with this statement by Michael Shiloh:

It is cool, and therefore it will be done.

I think we'll see BOTH Arduino as a Nanonote buddy,
~and~ the Nanonote extension board Carlos & company
are pitching.

May a thousand flowers bloom. SOON!
Ron K. Jeffries

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 18:46, Michael Shiloh
<michaelshiloh1010 at> wrote:
> Ron K. Jeffries wrote:
>> The idea of an Arduino or similar board connected to a Nanonote is
>> appealing.
>> But I don't think there's a great incentive to have Arduino SDK on the
>> Nanonote.
>> We are entering an era of netbooks at a cost of $200 and less. Why not
>> develop
>> Arduino code on a netbook, then load the Arduino from that DEVELOPMENT
>> platform.
> Very true, and one that I have pondered. Here are my reasons for thinking
> this should be done, in spite of your observation:
> 1. It is cool, and therefore it will be done. Once something is done, people
> will find a use for it. The use case doesn't have to precede the doing.
> 2. Smart phones. People will have iPhones and Adroid phones with them when
> they will not have their netbooks. Sooner or later someone will run into the
> situation where they need to make a change to the Arduino code, or otherwise
> interact with it, and wish they had the Ardiuno IDE on the device they have
> with them at the time. (To paraphrase a famous photographer, the best
> development platform is the one you have with you when you need it.)

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