check out the ARMigma project. the goal is to recreate an Amiga 500 while upgrading it to use modern accessories like SD cards for storage and use USB mice, keyboards and controllers.
link to the indegogo project page: http://t.co/cjEtVrdcHY
talk about the past calling… it looks like Apple intended to upgrade the Mac Pro a while ago and FORGOT! an article from www.electronista.com lists XEON processors that speed bump the Mac Pro into “the new” category as the W3565 and E5645. these CPUs were released in 2009 and 2010. here are the exact release dates according to the wikipeidia page on the XEON family of CPUs:
W3565 released 2009-11-01 E5645 released 2010-03-16
links the Intel processor specs…
it’s better than the circus, the local carnival or a parade. the Maker Faire has been held at the San Mateo County Fairground since 2006. the event has changed over the years. it gets bigger adding more vendors, talks, exhibits and interests to a growing crowd that doesn’t seem so much like a crowd because everyone is there to learn and enjoy. some of the Faire seems more like a trade show than a faire and maybe that’s not a bad thing because it means that ideas have turned into businesses that are thriving.