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  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    …, and they feature custom equipment setups to match the products being developed. The prototyping workshops contain machine tools enabling teams to “quickly iterate on complex problems,” including: A nine-axis mill turn lathe A five-axis vertical milling machine A five-axis water jet A sheet metal shear and folder A CNC fabric cutter A coordinate…

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  • How Facebook Sees How Thousands of Devices React to Code Changes

    … device lab—outfitted with a custom-built rack—that allows us to run tests on thousands of phones. The process of building a lab in our data center wasn’t a direct path, and we learned a lot along the way as we worked to scale out the promise of CT-Scan. However, before the mobile device lab came the sled, the gondola and the “slatwall.” Reversat…

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