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Milestone 1 (part 3): The Solutions

A project log for Raspberry Pi 3 based workstation

Building an inexpensive (as close to free as possible) workstation based on the Raspberry Pi 3

SolenoidSolenoid 03/17/2016 at 13:010 Comments

The needs defined the basic foundations of the project, the functions defined the project requirements and the functional specifications quantified the functions. Now is the time to come up with solutions by way of brainstorming, far fetched ideas can often trigger more realistic potential solutions, so anything goes:

In this non-exhaustive list of solutions there are obvious bad ones which are immediately filtered for good reasons:

This leaves the Raspberry Pi, laptop and tablet as realistic solutions. They all have advantages and disadvantages:

Raspberry Pi

Laptop

Tablet

We now have a choice between three somewhat objective solutions, however to select one of them we need to look at the total cost of what it takes to buy and transport them to Malawi...

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