Curta Calculator History: A Mechanical Calculator Survival Story
The story of the Curta Calculator, a stylish portable mechanical calculator that doesn’t use electricity and has a surprisingly dramatic origin story.
Ever wanted to know how GNOME got started or interesting anecdotes about GNOME. Subscribe to @ebassi podcast about the history of GNOME! https://www.bassi.io/articles/2018/10/25/the-history-of-gnome/
Didn't sleep much, stayed up watching Federico Mena's GUADEC 2018 talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mVMycYmoWE
Next year I'll go to GUADEC!
Typographical typing habits for Linux
My very first crate now has 3 authors and has been bumped to v0.2.0!
My first public proof of contributing to the GNOME project:
@audrey separately, if y'all could signal-boost http://www.osc.dial.community/grants.html that would be great -- the deadline is July 31st, and they particularly want to help humanitarian FLOSS projects, and projects they depend on, do stuff like stakeholder collaboration, coordinating with upstreams and downstreams, consolidating with other projects to reduce duplication, and other necessary work that (IMO) other grants often do not cover
"The Lunar Orbiters never returned to Earth with the imagery. Instead, the Orbiter developed the 70mm film (yes film) and then raster scanned the negatives with a 5 micron spot (200 lines/mm resolution) and beamed the data back to Earth using lossless analog compression"
software libre, hardware libre, conocimiento libre.
software libre, hardware libre, knowledge libre.
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