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Sheet music with geometry graphic
In this month's Nooks and Crannies column, we look at LilyPond, a free, mature music-typesetting program that is part of the GNU Project.
4 comments Posted 18 Feb 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
Book review: How to make sense of any mess
Abby Covert's How to Make Sense of Any Mess is a excellent, beginner-friendly, way to learn about information architecture.
0 comments Posted 18 Feb 2016 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Lay down a beat with LMMS
In the world of digital audio workstations, the project that brings a bunch of modular technology and binds them together nice and neatly for users is the Linux Multimedia Studio, better known as LMMS.
5 comments Posted 17 Feb 2016 by Seth Kenlon Feed
open source prosthetic hand for the masses
OpenBionics' 25-year-old CEO Joel Gibbard wants to make low-cost robotic hands for everyone.
0 comments Posted 17 Feb 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
5 free and open music-making tools
Aaron Wolf shares five tools for those looking to get started making music on Linux.
5 comments Posted 16 Feb 2016 by Aaron Wolf Feed
Attending technical conferences: What's the big deal?
Conferences are about more than being out of the office and free lunch.
0 comments Posted 16 Feb 2016 by Deb Nicholson Feed
Openclipart: a library of public domain images
Algot Runeman shares why and how he started contributing to public domain clip art site Openclipart.org.
6 comments Posted 16 Feb 2016 by Algot Runeman Feed
open gaming
Secret Lab participates in hackathons to subtly subvert that mission by making interesting games based on data. They don't even care if anyone ever plays the game again. But they've won quite a few national awards along the way
0 comments Posted 15 Feb 2016 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
RSS Puppy: a lightweight, open source RSS reader
Learn more about RSS Puppy, a new RSS reader created by BuzzFeed's Open Lab.
0 comments Posted 15 Feb 2016 by Westley Hennigh-Palermo Feed
Hacking the farm with low-cost, open source tool designs
The creator of the Global Village Construction Set wants to bring low-cost, DIY, open hardware farming equipment to the masses.
1 comment Posted 15 Feb 2016 by Don Watkins Feed

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