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I'm currently considering one of these for a DSP/Synth project I am working on. Although that will still have a small squadron of smaller boards (including 'Pis) working with it.
I love the horsepower, memory potential, and especially the M2 connection of the SolidRun but, as you said, for my uses GPIO etc is a must
So, even more over bloated, inefficient, security challenging, buggy current slurping rubbish except that its now embedded in a unit that isn't going to be updated because its locked into a poorly conceived quickly hacked to market 'embedded' system. Lovely....
"every book I've read, every professor I've talked to, every lecture I've attended" pretty much says it all.
Some of us have been in this game a long time. Decades. Some of us still love the subject and, unlike the more recent crop of 'developers' still care about efficiency and choosing the right tool for the job. Smaller, more efficient, low power consuming and easy to program 8/16 bit units are used all the time, and for good reason. An RTOS does add additional overheads and can consume precious clock cycles and, thus, current. Sometimes that trade off is worthwhile but, increasingly in the world of IoT, the relevance of these 'ancient' ideas are again being seen as critically relevant.
Given your comment, I can only assume you are still in school or have only just left it. That means that, no matter how good your academic record is, and no matter how clever you think you have been with any little amateur/school projects you might have completed , you are still wet behind the ears and, apparently, quite arrogant. Give it a couple of years before shooting your mouth off as, while not all, quite a few of your elders are your betters.
PS. Good move on posting as an AC. It might have saved you a few lost job interviews.
Given just how noxious most rocket fuels are and, no doubt, the number of safety corner cut in the rush to beat the Soviets, I suspect that most of these facilities are far too contaminated to be economically rehabilitated for any other use in the foreseeable future.
One can tell you have probably never written anything longer than a snarky comment comprising of a handfull of sentences on
If by this you infer that Martin is a 'Grumpy old man' then you have to be, at least mentally and intellectually, a 'Hasty immature child'.
Wordperfect on DOS was close to perfect for writing. WordStar was not far behind and, in fact, provided the virtually standard program editor keystrokes on microcomputers for many years. You could write as the muse took you, never needing to faff around with a mouse, or wave your hands against an increasingly greasy touch screen. The modern GUI type interfaces may work well for 'bears of very little brain' but real writers much prefer to get ideas from their heads into the computer with as little interruption and distraction as possible.
Why not go research a little more, before being disrespectful to someone who has likely been far more productive and successful than yourself, and subsequently shooting your mouth off.
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