http://www.guelphmercury.com/Portals/17/Images/logo.pngBy Victor Ferreira. University of Guelph programming students lined up in waves Wednesday to buy a computer that would fit in the palm of a hand. Raspberry Pi is a small, inexpensive computer created in the U.K. for programming students. The device can work as a substitute for a desktop tower. It comes complete with audio and visual input, USB, HDMI, and Ethernet ports and slots to hook up a mouse and keyboard. 
Local non-profit community workshop Diyode supplied the school of computer science with the Raspberry Pi computers. Diyode board member Mark Zander says this is the largest project the group has been involved in. More...