Sep 172020
 

Change is inevitable, and a part of life. But we’re told that nobody likes change. So logically, it seems we’ve proved nobody likes life. QED. That may be a reach, but judging by the reaction of the Fusion 360 community to the announced changes to the personal use license, they’re pretty much hating life right now. The clear message from Autodesk is that Fusion 360 — the widely used suite of CAD and CAM software…

External feed Read More at the Source: https://hackaday.com/2020/09/16/autodesk-announces-major-changes-to-fusion-360-personal-use-license-terms/

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Sep 172020
 

While many are staying at home and escaping into virtual worlds, it’s natural to discuss what’s going on in the physical world. But Nintendo is shutting down those conversations with its latest Switch system update (Sep. 14, 2020) by adding new terms like COVID, coronavirus and ACAB to its censorship list for usernames, in-game messages, and search terms for in-game custom designs (but not the designs themselves). While we understand the urge to prevent abuse…

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Sep 172020
 

This electrical transmission tower has a little problem. can you spot it? Actually, it’s not a small problem — it cost us 16.65 *billion* dollars and caused the deaths of 85 people. […]Remember that worn C hook? How long was it rubbing against the hangar bracket? The answer is that we don’t know. we think it is about 97 (!) years old, but we’re not sure because PG&E didn’t keep records about it.After the fire,…

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