Three Short Links is a daily look at interesting articles or projects that wander into my view. You’ll see a lot of code and musings on cloud and distributed architectures, cool new gadgets, and occasionally some more random topics including math, science, or, if you’re lucky, baseball.

  • Legoizer: A really, really cool tool that takes a digital image, turns it into a Lego picture, and then gives you an instruction sheet and shopping list on how to assemble it.
  • Apple Open Sources Swift: Nice move from Apple to open source their new programming language. It’s unclear exactly what that means in terms of license or outside contributions, but it’s a rare step for Apple that should assuage some usage fears.
  • Secure Socket Funneling: Cross-platform alternative to SSH that forwards TCP and UDP from a variety of sockets over a single TLS connection.


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