Looping Music Seamlessly

By iftttbot

I wrote a Python script that lets you loop .mp3 files seamlessly, forever, based on a loop point determined automatically. This means that you can now listen to your favorite video game music on repeat, forever, sounding just like it does in the game! You can download the script here: from http://nolannicholson.com/looper.html

Boosting the Real Time Performance of Gnome Shell 3.34 in Ubuntu 19.10

By iftttbot

As you may have read many times, Gnome 3.34 brings much improved desktop performance. In this article we will describe some of the improvements contributed by Canonical, how the problems were surprising, how they were approached and what other performance work is coming in future. from https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/boosting-the-real-time-performance-of-gnome-shell-3-34-in-ubuntu-19-10/13095

Join GNOME in our fight against a patent troll

By iftttbot

A month ago, GNOME was hit by a patent troll for developing the Shotwell image management application. It’s the first time a free software project has been targeted in this way, but we worry it won’t be the last. from https://blogs.gnome.org/engagement/2019/10/22/join-gnome-in-our-fight-against-a-patent-troll/

ZX-VGA-JOY – A fabulous speccy hardware review

By iftttbot

Away from all the gaming reviews and articles, today I shall be looking at with an exclusive review of a new piece of hardware for our retro gaming systems called the ZX-VGA-JOY; a new peripheral for all ZX Spectrums, Sinclair and Amstrads alike which allows the user to connect any kind of VGA monit from…

Charles Jencks: The man whose architecture uplifted the dying

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Two minutes after Charles Jencks and his wife, Maggie, were told her cancer had returned and she had months to live, the couple found themselves in a dark hospital corridor. They were both remarkable people, highly intellectual and had travelled the world lecturing on architecture and history. from https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-50056219

Raigmore Hospital offers tattoo-less radiotherapy for breast cancer patients

By mcphail

Congratulations to the medical, physics, dosimetry, tech, radiography and nursing teams at the Oncology department at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness on becoming the first Cancer Centre to offer tattoo-less radiotherapy for breast cancer patients in the NHS. Reducing the stigmata of radiotherapy reduces the stigma of radiotherapy. Hopefully these combinations of surface-guided and image-guided setup…