The Intel Edison: Linux Maker Machine in a Matchbox (

By ris takes
a look
at the Intel Edison.
The Intel Edison is a physically tiny computer that draws a small amount of power and breaks out plenty of connections to allow it to interact with other electronics. It begs to be the brain of your next electronics tinkering project, with all the basics in a tiny package and an easy way to connect other things you might need.

From: LWN