From #FreeCAD to real life
FreeCAD used to reverse-engineer a centrifugal fan's rotor/impeller and build its replacement.
FreeCAD 0.18 is nearing release
9 months after the 0.17 release, the project is on track to release 0.18 by the end of 2018, or in January. While the changes are not as massive as in 0.17, it provides a lot of improvements across many areas (FEM, the Path CAM module, Sketcher, TechDraw and others). Overall almost 2,000 commits have been added.
K, I've been listening to podcasts all week making their year end predictions for next year. I want to here yours and share mine.
1) Microsoft will purchase Canonical in an effort to upstage IBM buying RedHat.
2) When Microsoft buys Canonical they will rename Ubuntu and give Mark Shuttleworth a seat on the board.
3) Unfortunately, the Librem5 will be delayed again. (I fervently hope I'm wrong on this one.)
Adobe on Linux | New #video where I share my 2 cents on the subject.
Learned something today about tangled filament on the spool. Don't you hust hate it when a print comes out like this. I always thought this was due to cross-winding when the filament was initially spooled. I was wrong. It's because incorrect storage and use of the filament spool.
Hi everyone, I'm Tushar and I've been running Windows for as long as I can remember. I do want to explore more about coding, as I "specialize" in more mechanical aspects of technology, and want to expand my horizons. I have just recently joined Mastodon, so i'm not sure exactly how this works.
#duckduckgo finally owns duck.com! No more wild goose chase: https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/duckduckgo-google-competition/
Friendica filtering options https://squeet.me/display/962c3e10-135c-1f98-5ea8-561504135742
I donated to the Software Freedom Conservancy. If you care about software freedom, or the freedom of people using computers, you should consider donating too.
Adobe Lightroom photo editing (from US$120 pa) gets more competition from Darkroom, Luminar - No subscriptions and more choices are good #photoediting https://www.cnet.com/news/lightroom-photo-editing-more-competition-from-darkroom-luminar/
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free/libre software, open data, open standards activist with a grudge against big tech, big IP holders and authoritarian governments.
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