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Blender 2.8 Finally Released!

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It’s a big deal. A really big deal. This release has been years in the making. This is a full re-write of our beloved Blender and it is now a completely new piece of software – and it is being noticed. I think Blender is quite likely the most powerful story telling application we have […]

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Blender Gets 1.2M Grant From Epic Games.

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This week continues the streak of Open Source winning with my favorite of all applications getting a huge treat! “As part of the Unreal MegaGrant Program” Epic Games gives Blender Foundation 1.2M in funding. The grant is intended to be used to further “Professionalize” Blender. Blender plans to put the funds to use in advancing […]

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Another Big Data Firm Moves to Open Source

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In yet another example of Open Source winning everywhere these days, Cloudera, an enterprise/ big data firm moves to open source its offerings. In an effort to regain positive financial flow, Cloudera is yet another company that has come to recognize the true value of Open Source from development through support and it all adds […]

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USB Audio Interface On Linux: Failure.

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All I need is a good microphone and headphone setup for Discord and maybe a small amount of recording on Audacity or something. I thought I had it… The reviews of the Focusrite Scarlett Solo are overwhelmingly good and supposedly “just work” on Linux. So, I went out and got one. I plugged in the […]

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Is Linux the freedom seed?

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It may be one of the most powerful things you can do for personal and societal liberty. Yes, I do think so. At this point in my life, I don’t feel bothered if you don’t see things my way. I don’t care if you use something else, and I don’t want you to think that […]