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Is Krita better than Gimp?

The Gimp is arguably the most popular free software for non-vector digital art and image editing. (Inkscape is the best free program for vector graphics in my opinion.) Some time ago, I analyzed Paint Tool SAI, comparing it with the … Continue reading

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irrlicht – extensions

irrlicht is a 3D engine. While it has it’s own independent drawing capabilities, it’s primarily used as a wrapper for OpenGL and DirectX. More importantly: it’s free, open-source, and developed by a great community. One of the nice features about … Continue reading

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Ripple Credit – Pros, Cons, and Swimming with Sharks

Table of Contents Wacky Intro Background Pros Cons Parting Thought

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FOSS Games: Why They Should Exist, Don’t, and What To Do

Table of Contents Synthesis of Webber’s blog post Reason’s FOSS games aren’t completed How FOSS games should be created

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Avoiding the Issue = Making Progress in the Software World

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) got around to reporting the Arstechnica article about the problem with software patent “scale”. What is this issue and how is it to be resolved in the real world?

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Licking Mints…

This is my first post on this blog using a Linux-based operating system. Currently, I’m running Linux Mint, supposedly the 4th most-used operating system in the world. I used to not think anyone but geeks used Linux OSes, but this … Continue reading

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Win 8 vs 32

The title of this post is a joke. For you non-geeks out there, WIN 32 is basically the technical side of what’s behind your graphical user interface (GUI) windows.

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FSF, is it really not Free Enough?

Checking out the Free Software Foundation website today, I decided to look up a new OS, because frankly, there are some features about Ubuntu that have been annoying me. (I intend to write a post about a new OS if … Continue reading

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Ion Cannon part 2 – Digital Rights

I didn’t finish strongly last time I posted on the topic of digital rights since my computer was around ten minutes away from rebooting for updates, so allow me to continue. I’m using a new blog post since this topic … Continue reading

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