Structure of fossil-fuel source rocks is finally decoded

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The fossil fuels that provide much of the world’s energy orginate in a type of rock known as kerogen, and the potential for recovering these fuels depends crucially on the size and connectedness of the rocks’ internal pore spaces. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers at MIT and elsewhere has captured three-dimensional images of kerogen’s internal structure, with a level of detail more than 50 times greater than has been previously achieved. These images should allow more … Read more

Libre Computer Introduces the Linux-ready Open Source La Frite SBC

Libre Computer Introduces the Linux-ready Open Source La Frite SBC - frite feat

Libre Computer Project’s La Frite development board is based on the Raspberry Pi A+ but has a different layout and more real-world ports than the A+, although it offers a similar 40-pin expansion header. LCP’s La Frite is the miniature version of the company’s flagship Potato SBC, equipped with a quad-core Arm Cortex-A53 SoC, with a Mali-450 GPU (2 […]… Open Electronics

UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you (and your open source drone)

UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you (and your open source drone) - unicef1

The following post has been pulled from the original post on suasnews.com. If you’ve got a start-up registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries and have a working, open-source drone prototype or service (or you are willing to make it open-source) showing promising results, the UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you. They are currently […]… Open Electronics

Linux Skills Most Wanted: Open Source Jobs Report

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The Linux Foundation’s 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report shows rapid growth in the demand for open source technical talent, with Linux skills a must-have requirement for entry-level positions. Linux coding is the most sought-after open source skill. Linux-based container technology is a close second. The report provides an overview of open source career trends, factors mo… LinuxInsider

PiGi: the Open Source Raspberry Pi Geiger Counter

PiGi: the Open Source Raspberry Pi Geiger Counter - gaiger1

Created by Hackster.io member Chrono, the aptly named PiGI takes the form of an open-source, plug and play modification for the Raspberry Pi Zero mini PC, which transforms it into a cheap and hackable Internet of Things geiger counter. “The PiGI is designed & built as a simple open-source plug and play module for the […]… Open Electronics