Perhaps it's because I have an interest in infrastructure,
or because I found The Box
(a book about shipping containers)
a fascinating read
or because I have an interest in automation,
Dan Williams talk
at the Cambridge Internet of Things really interesting
(link via Tom Scott,
which itself is an interesting video about the loading and unloading of a container ship in port).
From a wholesale mall (only in lots of 100, please) in China the size of a city
to showing just how automated a cargo ship really is
(running Microsoft Windows no less—and yes,
they have to reboot the computers from time to time),
it's worth watching the presentation.
I found it interesting.
Your milage may vary.
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