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Comment: Slashvertisements? (Score 3, Insightful) 97

by Yonder Way (#42372369) Attached to: Mobile Raspberry Pi Computer: Build Your Own Pi-to-Go

With the frequency of RPi "articles" on /. one might wonder if there is some payola behind the positive press.

But not a word is spoken about the ongoing supply chain issues, and resellers making candid statements about it not being worthwhile to try to carry them. Can we have a moratorium on articles that drive up RPi demand until the Foundation can get its supply caught up more with the demand you've already created?

Comment: patent trolls (Score 1) 1013

by Yonder Way (#42348469) Attached to: Using Technology To Make Guns Safer

I have an idea for an invention that I think I could build to make the AR15 safer, but I'm reticent to do anything with it because of the dominance of patent trolls in America and their ability to squash little guys like me. The free market could likely respond with some innovative concepts if we had patent reform.

... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"

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