“This is for the alpha nerds of the geek kingdom,” says Matt Stack, who built Open SciCal. “The calculator used to be the ultimate status symbol among the nerdiest of the nerds and I wanted to bring that back.”
Come dargli torto?
Un oggetto da far morire d’invidia gli altri Nerd della compagnia… ma direi anche decisamente scaccia-figa, quindi Nerd-approved senza dubbio alcuno.
Open SciCal has a 4.3-inch color touchscreen and is just a little bigger than an iPhone. The device uses a BeagleBoard, a low-power, single-board computer that’s based on the same 1-GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor that drives most sophisticated smartphones today. It also has a 8-GB SD card, Wi-Fi capability and can run a web browser.
Open SciCal can run Linux and R — a programming language used in statistical computing — and will let users program in C or Perl. All this for just $200.
L’articolo completo su Wired.