- How AI Agents Cheat
This is brilliant. And disturbing. If we are all wiped out by an AI in the future, this is going to be why – not because an AI has applied a moral judgement to us, just because wiping us out represents the most efficient path to the goal we've programmed it with. Imagine, for example, an AI with the goal "prevent the largest possible number of humans from dying". An efficient path to this goal would be to entirely wipe out the human race. Sure, it kills billions, but it efficiently prevents a potentially infinite number of humans from dying.
- mattstauffer/Torch: Examples of using each Illuminate component in non-Laravel applications
Examples of using most of Laravel's components in non-Laravel applications.
- How to use Eloquent ORM migrations outside Laravel – siipo.la
New job, new round of bookmarking for tools I'll find useful in the medium term.
- Now That’s What I Call Music: How one compilation came to rule them all – BBC News
A history of the music compilation albums. Lots of interesting stuff in here. (In case you're curious: I owned NOW 3 and listened to it exhaustively. It was ace.
- A list of bookmarks, packages, tutorials, videos and other resources from the Laravel ecosystem
There's a bunch of stuff in here I want to review.
- GitHub – abulia/tfl-unified: Laravel package for accessing TFL’s unified API
This is going to speed up some rapid prototyping by a factor of about 50.
- City Street Orientations around the World – Geoff Boeing
Interesting visualtation of the direction orientation of streets in major cities. Sydney and Melbourne stand out as interesting oddities, having the planned nature of cities built mostly in the last few hundred years, but with some oddities. Beijing also revealed as suprisingly modern.
- Generate entity relation diagrams from your Laravel model files.
More work-related "this might be useful" stuff. The need to produce ERDs crops up on enough projects that I am certain I'll need this at some point.