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Schema.org
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Schema.org: Evolution of Structured Data on the Web

Big data makes common schemas even more necessary.

The Verification of a Distributed System
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The Verification of a Distributed System

A practitioner's guide to increasing confidence in system correctness.

Accountability in Algorithmic Decision Making
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Accountability in Algorithmic Decision Making

A view from computational journalism.

Time is an Illusion Lunchtime Doubly So
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Time is an Illusion Lunchtime Doubly So

Ford Prefect to Arthur Dent in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Non-Volatile Storage
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Non-Volatile Storage

Implications of the datacenter's shifting center.

Immutability Changes Everything
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Immutability Changes Everything

We need it, we can afford it, and the time is now.

How to De-Identify Your Data
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How to De-Identify Your Data

Balancing statistical accuracy and subject privacy in large social-science datasets.

Lean Software Development
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Lean Software Development: Building and Shipping Two Versions

Catering to developers' strengths while still meeting team objectives.

Challenges of Memory Management on Modern NUMA Systems
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Challenges of Memory Management on Modern NUMA Systems

Optimizing NUMA systems applications with Carrefour.

Fail at Scale
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Fail at Scale

Reliability in the face of rapid change

It Probably Works
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It Probably Works

Probabilistic algorithms are all around us. Not only are they acceptable, some programmers actually seek out chances to use them.

Componentizing the Web
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Componentizing the Web

We may be on the cusp of a new revolution in Web development.

Crash Consistency
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Crash Consistency

Rethinking the fundamental abstractions of the file system.

Dismantling the Barriers to Entry
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Dismantling the Barriers to Entry

We have to choose to build a Web that is accessible to everyone.

Testing a Distributed System
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Testing a Distributed System

Testing a distributed system can be trying even under the best of circumstances.

Natural Language Translation at the Intersection of AI and HCI
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Natural Language Translation at the Intersection of AI and HCI

Old questions being answered with both AI and HCI.

Testing Web Applications with State Objects
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Testing Web Applications with State Objects

Use states to drive your tests.

From the EDVAC to WEBVACs
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From the EDVAC to WEBVACs

Cloud computing for computer scientists.

Using Free and Open Source Tools to Manage Software Quality
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Using Free and Open Source Tools to Manage Software Quality

An agile process implementation

Low-Latency Distributed Applications in Finance
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Low-Latency Distributed Applications in Finance

The finance industry has unique demands for low-latency distributed systems.
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