“Divine Felines” Highlights the Importance of Cats in Ancient Egypt

Exhibition Explores Depictions of Cats From Domesticated Animal to Symbols of Divinity August 1, 2017 Long before cats became stars of the internet, they enjoyed great fame in ancient Egypt. The exhibition “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” explores the role and meaning of cats through a selection of works …

August 2017, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – Lazarus

For our August “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected Lazarus, a stable and feature-rich visual programming environment for the FreePascal Compiler. It supports the creation of self-standing graphical and console applications. Developer Mattias Gaertner shared some thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): Tell …

Open source mapping project preserves cultural heritage

On October 15, 2013, the Filipino province of Bohol was hit by a powerful earthquake that affected over 3.2 million people. Nearly 71,900 homes and several old and historical monuments were damaged or destroyed. Many of these historical buildings were colonial churches, including Loboc Church, Loon Church, Maribojoc Church, and …