January 31, 2013 AT 8:10 am

Raspberry Pi, a Computer Tinkerer’s Dream – A Tiny Computer Attracts a Million Tinkerers

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Raspberry Pi, a Computer Tinkerer’s Dream – A Tiny Computer Attracts a Million Tinkerers @ The NYTimes.com.

Raspberry Pi may sound like the name of a math-based dessert. But it is actually one of the hottest and cheapest little computers in the world right now. Almost one million of these $35 machines have shipped since last February, capturing the imaginations of educators, hobbyists and tinkerers around the world.

“The old phrase ‘selling like hot cakes’ needs to be updated to ‘selling like Raspberry Pi’s,’ ” said Limor Fried, founder and engineer at Adafruit Industries…

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