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GIMP

I have long time used GIMP as my main image manipulation tool when making images for ePanorama.net. It can do all the normal image manipulation needed well. GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X, Windows and more operating systems. It is free software, you can change its

New Armv9 CPU core

ARM processors touch 70% of the global population. From the edge to the cloud, Arm is on track to touch 100 percent of the world’s shared data. Arm has announced Armv9, its first new ARM architecture in a decade. Arm’s solution to the future needs of AI, security and specialized computing is v9 released at

The Art of Code

WOW, this one is amazing! Rockstar developer presentation!! Join Dylan Beattie – programmer, musician, and creator of the Rockstar programming language – for an entertaining look at the art of code. We’ll look at the origins of programming as an art form, from Conway’s Game of Life to the 1970s demoscene and the earliest Obfuscated

Windows 10 built-in video editor

Windows 10 has a hidden video editor as part of part of the Photos app. How to Use Windows 10’s Hidden Video Editor article gives instructions how to use this simple but useful for many simple tasks video editor. While this isn’t the most powerful video editor you can get on Windows, it’s surprisingly capable.

Python 30 years old

Python pioneer assesses the 30-year-old programming language https://venturebeat.com/2021/02/19/python-pioneer-assesses-the-30-year-old-programming-language/ The Python programming language, which has never been more popular, arguably thanks to the rise of data science and AI projects in the enterprise, officially turned 30 years old. There are inherent challenges of enabling a language to grow and evolve without sacrificing backward compatibility. Python is

Pascal is 50 years old

Hard to believe it’s 50 years. Suppose C will be hitting the big 50 soon too. 50 Years of Pascal https://m-cacm.acm.org/magazines/2021/3/250705-50-years-of-pascal/fulltext In the early 1960s, the languages Fortran (John Backus, IBM) for scientific, and Cobol (Jean Sammet, IBM, and DoD) for commercial applications dominated. Programs were written on paper, then punched on cards, and one

VideoLAN 20 years

VideoLAN (VLC) is a free, open source multi-platform media player and environment that plays most media files and DVD-VCDs as well as Audio CDs and various streaming protocols. VLC media player (previously the VideoLAN Client and commonly known as simply VLC) is a free and open-source, portable, cross-platform media player software, and streaming media server

CES 2021 trends

For decades, CES® has marked the start of a new year, setting the tone for the industry with inspirational innovations and influential insights. This year CES 2021 was a digital venue showed newest innovation in consumer electronics. It had some 1900 virtual booths, several peripheral product showcase. Here are some links to reports on the