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posted by janrinok on Wednesday May 24 2023, @02:31AM   Printer-friendly
from the it's-almost-over dept.

According to Raspberry Pi CEO, Eben Upton, in an interview with YouTuber Jeff Geerling, the company put together 750,000 Raspberry Pi units in the first quarter of the year. That isn't a lot, but it also says that it's on track for building 2 million units this second quarter, helping it fill backlogged orders and paving the way for "unconstrained" supply during the remaining half of the year. Ultimately though, it means that you should expect units such as the Raspberry Pi 4 to be more widely available by the end of this year.

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  • (Score: 2) by Immerman on Wednesday May 24 2023, @06:56PM (1 child)

    by Immerman (3985) on Wednesday May 24 2023, @06:56PM (#1307991)

    >The labor pool must be really shallow...

    That's the ideal right? Low unemployment?

    More than that though, even that little bit of effort suggests that both you're competent enough to have plenty of other options, so could discard their offer before you even apply, and that you are interested in working specifically for them. And looking into the patents rather than (in addition to?) their business history and public propaganda (web site, etc) suggests you're interested in the work itself, not just what they can offer you in return.

    How many people actually care about their employer? There's lots of opportunities for anyone competent, and with the death of company loyalty it's ultimately just a business transaction - they're buying your labor with some combination of money, benefits, and work environment until one of you gets a better offer. And if the specific work they're doing interests you then you're likely to be both more productive and more difficult to lure away. And if they're not-uncommon dickish employers, more likely to be willing to work for lower wages.

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  • (Score: 2) by JoeMerchant on Wednesday May 24 2023, @08:31PM

    by JoeMerchant (3937) on Wednesday May 24 2023, @08:31PM (#1308007)

    >How many people actually care about their employer?

    Well, there's the other employer that I researched their open FDA warning letters after getting my initial interview scheduled... I went through with the interview for the practice, and perspective, and experience, and having done so I was really trying to get the offer that I would ultimately be refusing, but that hesitation came through during the conversation... I really really didn't want to work for a place that's so immature they still think they can tell the FDA to go F themselves and get away with it.

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