Computerception

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Why?

Its always interesting to look back on hardware from the prior decade, late 2007 delivered us the Netbook; the promising but short lived micro-laptop that existed in the void prior to Apple’s iPad.

Ten years before that we had The Tamagotchi and The Nintendo64. Also Half Life was just a twinkle in Gabe Newell’s eyes.

The other day I recalled This awesome project and wondered if I could combine it with This also awesome project and have a tiny 2015 device (I’ll be using the original Pi-Zero not the new Zero W) inside a relatively tiny 2007 device.

I thought it would be cool to put something like Lubuntu on the Netbook itself and be able to remote into the Pi inside to access the probably-faster but much-tinier hardware it provides.

You can also catch this project on Hackster

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Windows 98 Wrist Watch

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Eat your heart out, Casio.

OK. Wow.

First off, thank you!

I didn’t think this project would get much attention but its gone crazy!

Thought I’d make a little follow up video to show where I work, ‘my lab’, and a teaser of upcoming projects – enjoy.

There is now a more detailed guide to building your own Windows 98 Wrist Watch over at Hackster.io!

Also Check out my upcoming project – Robo Skull!

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Why.

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Why not?

Key goals summary:

  1. Emulate Windows 98 on a Raspberry Pi.
  2. Make it wrist-wearable.

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