• MakerSpace – Circuit Sense

    Throw out the cumbersome pencil and paper; you can design, draw, and test digital circuits with Logisim.

  • Many in One

    The smart home market includes a number of different vendor environments. You'll need a capable broker to fit them under one roof.

  • Programming Snapshot – Python Gambling

    Can 10 heads in a row really occur in a coin toss? Or, can the lucky numbers in the lottery be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6? We investigate the law of large numbers.

  • Open Hardware – Ergonomics

    Finding ergonomic open source software and hardware can be difficult, but it's becoming easier.

News and Articles

  • GitLabs Drops Pricing after Microsoft, GitHub Acquisition

    GitLabs is creating more incentives for users to switch from GitHub.

  • KDE Plasma 5.13 Is Here

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    The desktop environment is designed to be more resource efficient.

  • Open Source Prosthetics

    Open source software and hardware quietly transforms the field of human prosthetics.

  • Command Line – xsetwacom

    With a little extra effort, on-the-fly adjustment of your graphics tablet on Linux is possible with this command-line tool.

  • Tutorials – Minetest

    Minetest is much more than a clone of a certain popular proprietary game. It offers infinite customization that allows you to create blocks, objects, fun educational exercises, and even games within the game, dishing up features well beyond those of any other closed source alternative.

  • Tutorials – Minetest

    Minetest is much more than a clone of a certain popular proprietary game. It offers infinite customization that allows you to create blocks, objects, fun educational exercises, and even games within the game, dishing up features well beyond those of any other closed source alternative.

  • Helping Spirits

    The GPS tracking service isn't precise enough to provide positioning information within a home. Home automation expert Gunnar Beutner decided to harness the invisible spirits of Bluetooth for a home-grown indoor positioning system.

  • MakerSpace – Circuit Sense

    Throw out the cumbersome pencil and paper; you can design, draw, and test digital circuits with Logisim.

  • soundKonverter and fre:ac

    Transfer the contents of audio CDs to your PC and convert the contents of music folders with soundKonverter and fre:ac.

  • Charly's Column – systemd-analyze

    In sys admin columnist Charly's case, no fumbled system startup goes undetected. This was already the case with SysVinit and has not changed with systemd. In terms of the his analysis tools, no stopwatch goes unturned.