In response to the President Trump (USA)'s executive order blocking all commercial and non-commercial property transactions with Venezuela, Adobe has begun cancelling accounts belonging to Venezuelans.
Regardless of this being a continued embargo, this is a lesson to be learned to never trust software which makes it obligatory to register an account in order to use the features of that software.
Software Freedom Conservancy does not and cannot speak for the #FreeSoftware movement:
"In defense of Richard Stallman"
Ok this is actually pretty sweet, someone made a Deathmetal version of Greta Thunbergs speech
(Youtube link to song, song starts a minute in about)
Do you want to help Akira happen?
No matter if you're a developer, a designer, or just someone that really wants this tool on Linux, you can help the project by keeping the conversation going.
Head over to GitHub and tell us what you want!
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of GNOME 3.34, "Thessaloniki"! This release marks six months of intense effort from our developers, designers, and contributors, and we are thrilled to finally make it available to you all 😊
New Pepper&Carrot episode 30: "Need a Hug" is now published online! https://www.peppercarrot.com/en/article463/episode-30-need-a-hug
#krita #webcomic #creativecommons
@purism showcasing hardware prototypes of the Librem 5. Good luck with the software, this is where all previous attempts have failed!
Never heard Isaac Asimov speak – what an awesome speech! https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=UQfYKbKdlBM
What a dude. 👏 🤔
Microsoft contractors listened to user audio from Xbox consoles
New episode of @librelounge out about Datashards, a project @emacsen and I have been working on for secure, collaborative, decentralized storage primitives for the web. https://librelounge.org/episodes/26-announcing-datashards.html
Datashards is inspired by Tahoe-LAFS and Freenet, but generalized. If you remember the Spritely Magenc/Crystal/Golem secure storage/distribution demos, Datashards grew out of all that!
Japanese anime studio Khara moving to #Blender
Back with a week recap, this time — a mix of recent and not so recent yet important events and releases.
Highlights: tons of exciting news in the Blender department, Natron is back, GIMP 3 progress is strong, Krita devs are working hard on bugfixes for v4.2.x series and new stuff for v4.3.0, MyPaint has a new active contributor, Ardour's development is still mostly under-the-hood (until after v6.0 release).
Featured image by Ozant Liuky, made with Inkscape.
@akiraux hey what's going on? Any news on getting binaries out to test?