In this week’s Top 5, we highlight an open source 3D printed violin; a poll asking which of these two prominent boards, Raspberry Pi or Arduino, is best for beginners; one grandpa’s Raspberry Pi project day with his grandkids; 6 open source architecture projects to check out; and a poll in honor of GIMP’s 18 years since the release of version 1.0.
Top 5 articles of the week
Last weekend was 18 years since GIMP, the GNU Image Manipulation Program, hit version 1.0, and over twenty since the open source project first became generally available to the public. Almost 300 people have weighed in on our poll, and it’s not too late to cast your vote!
Contributor Sébastien Lucas writes, “The world of architecture doesn’t change as quickly as software, but architects are still finding new ways to share innovative designs and ideas.” Learn more about open architecture with these projects.
Contributor David Both plans a hardware project day with his grandkids and discovers the best way to set up a Raspberry Pi for kids aged 9 and 10.
Much of the 3D printed universe is about robots and drones, so Don Watkins was excited to see a violin in the mix. In this interview he asks wife and husband team, Kaitlyn and Matt Hova how they got started and what’s next for Hovalin.