[Tiny-tux] I head an Embedded Linux Peer-group/Forum at Noisebridge in San Francisco

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Sun Jul 24 10:45:05 PDT 2011

Sock it to me!

Just give us a quick run down of annoyances & caveats and we'll handle the

Just so you know, we aren't expecting handouts.  We are just looking for
that part we can recommend to people.  Right now, that's the panda board or
the gumstix.  For most people, those are prohibitively pricey for the simple
projects we have.  If we can help you become the new go to part, it will do
us all a great service.

On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Eben Upton <eben.upton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Corey
> Sorry for the delay - as you surmise, we've been swamped. Perhaps I
> could add you to our priority list to give you a chance to participate
> in the early public beta we'll be doing later in the year; you'd get a
> board with Ubuntu or Fedora and not much else, but I'm assuming you'd
> be in a position to handle it.
> Cheers
> Eben
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>
> wrote:
> > Hello RBP,
> >
> > I head up the group TinyTux at the Hackerspace Noisebridge in San
> > Francisco.  We are a group that is devoted to making hardware platforms
> > running linux available to the DIY community. We are fairly platform
> > agnostic, meaning we are interested in all types of hardware, but we are
> > looking for a goto piece of hardware to suggest to people looking for a
> > place to start.
> >
> > Given your very low price point, our group is very excited about what you
> > have to offer.  I know you are probably getting a great deal of
> attention,
> > but because we are a group seeking to be a point of knowledge for ours
> and
> > other communities, we were wondering if you could clue us in to your
> > product, give us a peak at it, and tell us how we can begin getting ready
> to
> > help people with it.
> >
> > Hope your development process is smooth and enjoyable,
> > Corey McGuire
> >
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