Sundry Links for March 23, 2015

Start Using Landsat on AWS: “The Landsat program has been running since 1972 and is the longest ongoing project to collect such imagery. Landsat 8 is the newest Landsat satellite and it gathers data based on visible, infrared, near-infrared, and thermal-infrared light. … You can now access over 85,000 Landsat 8 scenes” on AWS.

Beginner’s Guide to Linkers: I’m getting back into doing a little C++ programming. Having spent the last 5 years in scripting languages, this was a helpful refresher on compilation.

How to Auto-Forward your Gmail Messages in Bulk: Use Google App Scripts to autoforward emails by simply adding a label. I use this to add things to my Omnifocus task link.

Which one result in mathematics has surprised you the most?: On Mathematics Stack Exchange. It might have been Huffman Coding for me.

Ruby Midwest 2013 The Most Important Optimization: Happiness: Ernie Miller explains why he doesn’t let his career trump his happiness.

Sake by tonyfischetti: Something of a modern GNU Make: “Sake is a way to easily design, share, build, and visualize workflows with intricate interdependencies. Sake is self-documenting because the instructions for building a project also serve as the documentation of the project’s workflow.”

n1k0/SublimeHighlight: “An humble SublimeText package for exporting highlighted code as RTF or HTML.”