Four short links: 20 June 2018
Open Source, Milspec Origami, Machine Says No, and Golang
- A Bitter Guide to Open Source — not really that bitter. A great list of all the stuff that big and successful projects need these days.
- Laser-Engraved Milspec Origami (IEEE Spectrum) — The Army is interested in origami inductors because the technology could give deployed soldiers the ability to make replacement parts rather than rely on what could be a risky and expensive delivery. But never mind its practical purpose; the process is just absolutely mesmerizing to watch.
- When a Machine Fired Me — the downsides of fully-automated business processes.
- Gotchas and Mistakes in Golang — traps, gotchas, and common mistakes for new Golang devs.