RT @tariqkrim@twitter.com

RIP Kathleen Booth, who Invented the first assembly language.
She was 100 years old, and I have not seen anything in the news about it, unfortunately. With her husband, they formed the smallest computer group in the UK. Respect!

🐦🔗: twitter.com/tariqkrim/status/1

#OSArch has a new banner image! The image is courtesy of a collaboration between @AetherEng & @Opening_Design. You can read all about the project and how they brought the strengths of #BlenderBIM & #Revit together

#OpenBIM & #BlenderBIM add-on in AEC Magazine. Read the special section of AEC Magazine all about Enabling interoperability in the AEC0 industry.


A great video! #BlenderBIM Add-on developer Dion Moult shows the current development of generating 2D documentation for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) using #OpenBIM methodologies and FOSS / libresoftware. youtube.com/watch?v=bMZlsX0FQD

Yes. Go #OpenBIM. Go #OpenSource. Tell us what you like (or not) in the WIP webdesign work for #IfcOpenShell and #BlenderBIM Add-on! Thanks to Paulina Godoy for the graphics! See link for more: github.com/IfcOpenShell/IfcOpe

Go #OpenBIM. Go #OpenSource. #BlenderBIM Add-on v0.0.220516 has been released with 352 new features and fixes. Drawing generation, IDS updates, new docs, distribution ports, construction sequencing, rendering and textures, new material and style manager, document manager, and actor support. 100% free and open source software that lets you author and document BIM data fully to ISO standards. By you, for you. Get it today: blenderbim.org/ - see release notes: community.osarch.org/discussio

Did you see the news that all of the #JWST instruments are aligned now?

Check out this comparison of one of the newly released calibration images from the MIRI instrument compared to images taken of the same region of space by the WISE and Spitzer space telescopes! Look at that resolution! So many newly resolved stars and structures! 🤩

I can't wait for all the new discoveries we'll make with JWST! #Science data starts in only a couple months!

(Image from @/AndrasGasper on birdapp)

Yes. Go #OpenBIM. Go #OpenSource. When IfcAnnotation is presented as a 2D drawing, the text labels dynamically display BIM properties or attributes. "SILL HEIGHT" is not a text object, but the IFC Description attribute of the annotated level.

Fresh screenshot from development of the #BlenderBIM Add-on. Using #Blender to create intelligent drawing references with #IFC as a native object model? Yes we can!

Yes. Go #OpenBIM. To celebrate the work done on IFC4.3 I'll be promoting awareness of the lesser-known capabilities of #IFC. To begin with: IFC supports #PhysicallyBasedRendering, texture maps, and materials for archviz. Lighting models are compatible with glTF & X3D. Have you seen signage in BIM models when they should've used textures? Can you round-trip archviz with the design team? Yes you can!

These 5G/advertising boards are running Ubuntu with a pretty blue screen effect

For international I Love Free Software day we've made poster showing some of our friends. #ilovefs
Give us a hand with shares, likes and mentions so we can reach the projects and they can feel the love.

"Last year, in cooperation with many of my friends on a private social network, I took an idea from neighborhood organizations here in Chicago and started a small online-only mutual aid fund." A how-we-did-this by my friend Brendan: xorph.com/nfd/2022/01/04/my-mo

With much angst, I'm giving you 2021 recap and 2022 preview. At 6.5 words, it's a tough cookie to swallow, spanning projects like GIMP, @darktable, @krita, @inkscape, BlenderBIM, @FreeCAD, Kdenlive, Olive, Ardour, @zrythm, Audacity, and more


Featured artwork by Sad Tea, made with Krita

Latest weekly-ish recap is up: multi-layer cloning in GIMP, Krita v5 is now in beta, more multi-page support cpmimg to Inkscape , BlenderBIM and Topologic updates, Kdenlive getting new cutting tools, OpenShot 2.6.0 released


Featured artwork by illarstration

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