There has been some new collaboration from laptop vendor Lenovo with Ubuntu and Red Hat: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2020/06/03/lenovos-massive-ubuntu-and-red-hat-announcement-levels-up-linux-in-2020/#195aa3817ae0
I think news like this might occur more frequently. At least I hope so.
Really cool stuff. I once tried implement some procedural stuff on spheres (ages ago), but spheres can be cumbersome. This video outlines really neat techniques.