CircuitPython 2.0.0!

CircuitPython 2.0.0!

“2.0.0 is here! 2.0.0 updates CircuitPython to a MicroPython 1.9.2 foundation that we built awesome data storage related functionality on. Now you can write files to the file system and, on some boards, write raw bytes to a non-volatile section of memory. Thank you to all CircuitPython and MicroPython contributors. Second, thank you to …

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Microsoft and Facebook create open ecosystem for AI model interoperability

Microsoft and Facebook create open ecosystem for AI model interoperability

“At Microsoft our commitment is to make AI more accessible and valuable for everyone. We offer a variety of platforms and tools to facilitate this, including our Cognitive Toolkit, an open source framework for building deep neural networks. We also work with other organizations that share our views to help the AI community. Today we are excited to announce the …

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Happy 26th birthday Linux, Linux turns 26 today.

Happy 26th birthday Linux, Linux turns 26 today.

“The most coolest operating system for geeks, IT professionals, software engineers, hackers turned 26th today. 26 years back on 25th August Linux creator Linux Torvalds posted a message with a sense of seeking help on Google Groups saying he is creating a new operating system based on his hobby. His message writes : Hello everybody out there using minix – I’m …

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Raspbian Stretch has arrived for Raspberry PI

Raspbian Stretch has arrived for Raspberry PI

“It’s now just under two years since we released the Jessie version of Raspbian. Those of you who know that Debian run their releases on a two-year cycle will therefore have been wondering when we might be releasing the next version, codenamed Stretch. Well, wonder no longer – Raspbian Stretch is available for download today! The differences between Jessie and …

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Debian turns 24!

Debian turns 24!

“Today is Debian’s 24th anniversary. If you are close to any of the cities celebrating Debian Day 2017, you’re very welcome to join the party! If not, there’s still time for you to organize a little celebration or contribution to Debian. For example, spread the word about Debian Day with this nice piece of artwork created by …

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Announcing OpenSolo

Announcing OpenSolo

“When we launched Solo back in 2015, one of its selling points was that it was based on the open source ArduPilot software, the project that Jordi Munoz and I launched as a side-project way back in 2007 and then grew beyond our imagination in the able hands of the community. The point of Solo was to package up this …

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MaterialX

MaterialX

“MaterialX is an open standard for transfer of rich material and look-development content between applications and renderers. Originated at Lucasfilm in 2012, MaterialX has been used by Industrial Light & Magic in feature films such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and by ILMxLAB in real-time experiences such as Trials On Tatooine. MaterialX addresses …

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Linux Kernel 4.12 Released — These Are The 5 Biggest Features

Linux Kernel 4.12 Released — These Are The 5 Biggest Features

“After the usual development process involving seven release candidates, Linus Torvalds has released Linux kernel 4.12. Regarding commits, probably, it’s the second biggest kernel release. The most significant feature of kernel 4.12 is the support for new AMD Vega graphics processors. You can go ahead and download the Linux kernel 4.12 tarball from kernel.org. Back …

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Eclipse Oxygen IDE Improvements: General, Java and Git

Eclipse Oxygen IDE Improvements: General, Java and Git

“Eclipse Oxygen has just been released! Thanks to all committers and contributors. Good job! The Eclipse Simultaneous Release is the end result of a process that sees the coordination of scheduling and communication across Eclipse Open Source Project teams. This year’s Eclipse Oxygen is the 12th official simultaneous release; it includes the hard work from of 83 open source …

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