Former Journalist Creates A Homebrew Computer Buildable in 107 Seconds

Using Raspberry Pi as a platform, a company called Kano wants to be the Ikea of computers: cheap, self-built, and global. (Let’s hope the instructions are better.)

The halcyon days of the late 1970s birthed companies like Apple and Microsoft out of the homebrew computer movement, wherein people in garages used cheap commodity parts to build computers–and then wrote the software to run them.These days, electronics are becoming increasingly like modern automobiles–fully sealed and most definitely not user serviceable. But when accessibility dies, so does the ability to tinker.Kano is a computer which anyone can build. Based on the Raspberry Pi,