Four short links: 4 December 2019
Complexity Explorer, Information Awareness, Old School Colors, and Automatic Code Reviews
- The Complexity Explorer — online courses, tutorials, and resources essential to the study of complex systems. Complexity Explorer is an education project of the Santa Fe Institute.
- 52 Things I Learned in 2019 — Each year, humanity produces 1,000 times more transistors than grains of rice and wheat combined.
- How to Fight Lies, Tricks, and Chaos Online (The Verge) — When to look deeper: You have a strong emotional reaction; A story seems totally ridiculous—or perfectly confirms your beliefs; You’re going to spend money because of it; You immediately want to amplify the story. A lot of sound advice on spotting dodgy content and then what to do to dig into it. The trick is to find someone who wants to read it…
- Phosphor Colors — detailed answer on what colors the old amber and green-screen terminals were.
- AWS CodeGuru — a machine learning service for automated code reviews and application performance recommendations. Pricey: $0.75 per 100 lines of code scanned per month. Machine learning that helps programmers is here.