Another Branch of Engineering

by Don Friedman on February 18, 2018

An absolutely fantastic piece in the New Yorker: Why Paper Jams Persist. I’m no more familiar with the mechanical engineering analysis and design of printers than any other person who’s had to clear a paper jam, but I still hung on every word.

Design is all about balancing different constraints. Those we deal with are quite different from those inside a printer, but the process is remarkably similar.

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