Adafruit, I like what you’re doing with the Raspberry Pi. The Arduino has been a great start for a lot of people, but it’s a very limited experience. For those who want to move along to the next level, the Pi represents a great stepping stone. It still has a lot of simplicity and accessibility to lowest level hardware, like the Arduino, but it has the sophistication and power to do a lot more interesting things, and it costs about the same.
So, great pick, and I look forward to you guys developing a whole lot of things that work in conjunction with the Pi.
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