Ubuntu 19.04 released with Gnome 3.32, which sounds like a decent improvement.
My little, but useful, fungus scraper is shown to the left of a petri dish of fungus that could be scraped. This is a sturdier version of the inoculation loop that microbiologists use.
I cut a strip of stainless, shaped it, stuck it into a stainless tube, forced in a little brazing paste (https://www.sra-solder.com/soldering-brazing-supplies/brazing/brazing-paste), then torched it. For this little job, a propane torch might have been sufficient.
Brazing is a useful skill. Nobody showed me. I watched videos, bought stuff, then made mistakes.
NASA JPL has open source rocker-bogey rover plans available.
Just finished a new project, this time I embedded a full Windows 3.1 w/ a ton of utils into a coreboot ROM on a ThinkPad X200. Small showcase and blogpost: https://youtu.be/g6WYm0BsgNA
Open source biomedical imaging using electrodes.
New Raspbian Brings Performance Improvements, Updated Packages To Raspberry Pi via @phoronix
Crowdfunding: Raspberry Pi Robotic Arm, Benchtop CNC, Remote Controls, and Little Bots
How to Get Started With #Rust on Raspberry Pi https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/getting-started-rust-raspberry-pi/ via #makeuseof
You might want to lower your expectations a little on metal #3dprinting
Metal 3D Printing — a Dose of Reality via @hackaday
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