first thoughts re Nanonote

Steve Mosher steve at qi-hardware.com
Wed Sep 9 17:24:19 EDT 2009


Thanks Ron. comments below

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Ron K. Jeffries <rjeffries at gmail.com> wrote:

> THANKS to Michael Shilo and Steve Mosher
> I temporarily have a Nanonote (with
> original keyboard and software).
>
> Thursday night Sep 10 I'll share NN with
> Santa Barbara Linux User Group, which
> includes a developer for the original
> SLUG porting efforts on Linksys NSLU.
>
> a few thoughts, 1/10th baked at best:
>
> > NN could be a great tool for kids
>    to learn programming.
>

  Kids and college students. Michael does education, he can weigh in here.

>
> > Don't ignore the possibility of a
>     completely open PDA. My Palm V
>     served me well for many years.
>     NN does NOT require a service contract
>     that's a huge deal.
>

  We aim to get there

>
> > [future] Touch sensitive screen would
>     be a huge win.
>

  It's one of the number one requests I get.

>
> > [future] adding an FPGA would be a
>    significant differentiator.
>
> > [just noodling] NN and Ardurino
>    might (??) be used together in creative ways
>

  Michael Shiloh said the same thing and was looking into that. Michael?

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