Double-week recap is out: major new releases of darktable, FontForge, LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore, and LilyPond, new release candidates of Natron and Dust3D, first milestone for VR support in Blender is done, enve is becoming SVG animation authoring tool.
Featured artwork by Matt French (made with @krita)
RT from Blender Artists (@BlenderArtists)
'Chuckie Finster - portrait' by Reanimathor https://blenderartists.org/t/chuckie-finster-portrait/1214163 #b3d
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/BlenderArtists/status/1242527712906002434
It's got more than a million titles.
They're calling on all who can afford it to buy books to support authors and booksellers during the crisis, Authors can also request to have their titles removed:
It's a bold move, but it's got widespread support. Here's a list of endorsers. I signed on too.
Here's a request for coding help to get BigBlueButton integration in #nextcloud to help schools continue their lesson plans! Want to support education in this time of social distancing?
Toronto is gathering cellphone location data from telecoms to find out where people are still congregating amid coronavirus shutdown
Hey, I found this list on Jitsi's Github wiki:
Public Jitsi Meet instances
Going Rogue With Caitlin Johnstone: How To Defeat The Empire (A Reading) http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/680503529-going_rogue-how-to-defeat-the-empire-a-reading.mp3
China is demonstrating how the capacity and willingness to save lives rather than destroy them, is the real measure of global power. It's showing how collective security means human security, and how alliances based on mutual interests count for nothing when solidarity is absent
uspol, covid, shutdown
People expecting companies to take care of them during the plague confuse me.
Companies have not taken care of their employees since the Reagan years.
But the "government is bad" idea is so pervasive and ingrained that folks can't imagine that taking care of people in a disaster is a key government task.
MTU engineering experts join open-source ventilator movement to overcome COVID-19
iFixit is building a repair database for medical equipment, and it needs your help - A call for service manuals https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/20/21187981/ifixit-medical-device-repair-database-guides-ventilators-coronavirus-covid-19
Free thinking, opensource loving humanist...at least that's my better self:)
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