I bought a CNC mill recently to prototype PCBs with a turnaround time on the order of hours instead of weeks. But I've been having a hell of a time getting the isolation routing to come out clean.
After a long story, it turns out the V-bits I've been using are just poorly machined! Inspection under a microscope shows all kinds of issues. It's so bad I'm tempted to write a blog post about it, if anyone's interested.
Seasonal pranks and grammatical imperfections aside, I really like the sentiment of this slogan as a business philosophy.
A nice summary of all the changes to Java, the JVM, and the JDK since version 8.
RMS / FSF
Red Hat's response to RMS being reinstated on the FSF Board.
And the top comment on Hacker News is super high quality!
“Factorio essentially compresses real-world work patterns into a shorter time period, giving you the chance to see how someone works in the space of a couple hours. I don't know anything else that does that.”
Factorio Is The Best Technical Interview We Have
- Erik McClure
“All these companies have valuations in the tens of billions, making their founders and investors very rich, despite not making any money at all in the operating economy. In many cases, the money invested in these companies was used to create the illusion of growth, acquiring customers below the cost of delivering services to them. It is money invested in the promise of more money, a kind of Ponzi scheme decoupled from the operating economy.”
A self-hosted Trello/Asana clone with desktop apps. I just might have to give this one a try.
Wow, if you believe the hype, PolyMaker has produced a PLA #3dprinting filament that is carbon-negative to produce. And supposedly it's as good as regular PLA, but just a little bit softer.
Building products using embedded electronics. Or trying to.
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