Synfig, our favourite 2D animation suite, is looking for donations to keep development rolling.2 comments
Vi Hart, the immensely entertaining mathematician/piano player and vlogger, has put out a video that, in classic Hartish fashion, explains the cause and the issues behind the attack on Net Neutrality in terms everybody can understand and without actually dumbing down the matter.No comments.
It may sound hackneyed, it may sound trite, but many of the best things in life are free. Seriously. Even for Christmas. And not only in the not-costing-any-money sense of the word either. Free Software is on the rise and many apps targeted at end-users are as good, sometimes better, than expensive proprietary alternatives.No comments.
Although video games have reigned supreme as Christmas presents for kids (and many adults) for some years now, traditional board games are making a come back.No comments.
Fabrice Bellard has just introduced the BPG (Better Portable Graphics) format to the world, an image format that achieves amazing quality at a fraction of the size of prior formats.No comments.
GCompris, the free and open sourced educational software used in schools worldwide, is running a campaign which, if successful, will allow them to redo the look of the whole platform. Designed for young children, GCompris helps with motor skills, math, physics, literacy, geography, and much more. Now you can help GCompris to continue improving the…No comments.
Following up on our item posted on November 27, where we talked about the online repository of the very influential Popular Electronics magazine, today we take a look at three other repositories that store a large chunk of the history of science and technology… Also comics!No comments.
MÃºsica MÃ³vel is a group of Brazilian developers and musicians that are creating cool and original mobile apps for music production. The applications take images captured live from the camera, graphical fractal tree structures, or gestures, to generate sounds, melodies and beats, turning your smartphone into a musical instrument.No comments.
Over at RadioHistory.com they have scanned and put online an enormous collections of radio-related yearbooks and magazines. Amongst them, the full run of the legendary Popular Electronics magazine, from issue 1 released in October 1954, until its last issue in November 1982.No comments.
Be it for educational purposes or for research, you can now download all the data of all the experiments carried out on the LHC and much more.No comments.
Sean Riley, one of the creators of Computerphile, a web series about Computer Science from the University of Nottingham, tried to create an episode for his series using just free software.No comments.
Kevin McLeod is one of those artists who you don’t know you love until someone points him out to you. And then, suddenly, he seems to be everywhere.No comments.