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magicMirror10255257dForgot the notification entry points....
I wish everywhere had lines like this with no rail strikes (or no reason to rail strike anyways)
miladiashe469257d@pandasama it is nice to have well developed public transportation. But seeing map of too well developed transportation is nightmare.
I don't know how people ride subway before smartphone became norm and app calculated transfer.
I hope your parents taught you that.
Plus how to read a map.
Before anyone gets the wrong idea - I'm dead serious. It's one of the things that should be common knowledge and I'm always terrified when e.g. going camping and realize that in a group of 20 people only 2 are able to read a map....
... After all, a train map is just that. A map.
If you don't know how to read a map, please - learn it asap.
miladiashe469257d@IntrusionCM I can do it, I just don't like it.
That's okay. Have some 🥞
@miladiashe it is hard to find two points if unfamiliar with the map that's true but eventually gets better I think (was like that with London tube+overground map before)
Floydimus9361257dr/fuckcars would love this.
There's a similar image for all the microservices that are used to show fang homepages, is very pretty
@atheist "look at our complex network of microservices, we obviously are very smart since more service and more complex= more smart right??" I hate how companies jump on microservices without understanding if they actually need it
@pandasama I mean, when it's FAANG, I kinda get it, it does allow separation of knowledge and when you're serving millions, if not billions of users per day, it's necessary.
That said, I actually kinda like microservices, but there's a lot of boilerplate to get them set up.
The thing is... No one explained micro services.
There is no standard guideline, no recommendations, nothing.
Many pretend to do micro services... I cannot claim knowing what a micro service should be, but I don't think that what many people pretend to implement as a micro service is actually an micro service.
Most often it's a clusterfuck of architectural misdecisions.
lorentz12219257d@IntrusionCM An underground map has about as much to do with a map as a hashmap does. Geometry is neglected, nearby stations connected by a pedestrian tunnel are joined even though walking that tunnel takes longer than riding 5 statiins, travel times and approximate frequencies are nowhere to be found. If I didn't have an app, on the map of a city like London my efficiency would be below 50% simply because the map tells me so little about the important metrics of my choice of route
I wouldn't say you are entirely wrong...
But one part why I think map reading is a very important skill to learn is because it teaches visual abstraction.
Any map is 2D. Any route pointed out on a map is useless unless you visualize the information given by the map and start thinking about what makes sense.
A map doesn't show you a way. It shows you information. What you make of the information is entirely up to you.
Most underground maps do the exact same thing. They are a scale drawing if done correctly....
Now my original comment was: **Plus** reading a map.
Without some form of map or image in your mind the route network is too low in information.
You need the tram information, the map as a guideline and the route information.
To rephrase my comment: I hope parents teach their kids how to read such maps and put the dots together by visualizing it - *plus* reading a map in general (geographic information, compass etc) as you require the visualization skills to put all the information together.
Visualization skills are extremely useful - and much needed imho.
Plus... People running around with their eyes glued on a smartphone really see nothing when traveling.
Which is the saddest thing in my opinion.
Getting lost and finding back is one of the most joyful tourist activities I do.
Sometimes unintentionally. :)
@IntrusionCM I agree but at the same time, microservices aren't a new concept. "Do one thing and do it well", aka Linux cli tools. Getting the separation right is hard, getting the architecture right is hard.
AvatarOfKaine3722257dIs it or did you hand some markers to the local schizophrenics in the mental ward ?
d4ng3r0u54734256dPlaying Mornington Crescent on hard mode
ostream3863231d@miladiashe Paris Metro have this vintage electrical device that turn on lights on the map when you press button to indicate your way
Our app navigation graph looks like this