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There Is No Now
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There Is No Now

Problems with simultaneity in distributed systems.

Parallel Processing with <code>Promises</code>
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Parallel Processing with Promises

A simple method of writing a collaborative system.

Go Static or Go Home
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Go Static or Go Home

In the end, dynamic systems are simply less secure.

Hadoop Superlinear Scalability
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Hadoop Superlinear Scalability

The perpetual motion of parallel performance.

HTTP/2.0
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HTTP/2.0: The IETF Is Phoning It In

Bad protocol, bad politics.

META II
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META II: Digital Vellum in the Digital Scriptorium

Revisiting Schorre's 1962 compiler-compiler.

Securing Network Time Protocol
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Securing Network Time Protocol

Crackers discover how to use NTP as a weapon for abuse.

Model-Based Testing
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Model-Based Testing: Where Does It Stand?

MBT has positive effects on efficiency and effectiveness, even if it only partially fulfills high expectations.

Scalability Techniques for Practical Synchronization Primitives
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Scalability Techniques for Practical Synchronization Primitives

Designing locking primitives with performance in mind.

Internal Access Controls
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Internal Access Controls

Trust, but verify.

Disambiguating Databases
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Disambiguating Databases

Use the database built for your access model.

The Responsive Enterprise
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The Responsive Enterprise: Embracing the Hacker Way

Soon every company will be a software company.

No Such Thing as a General-Purpose Processor
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No Such Thing as a General-Purpose Processor

And the belief in such a device is harmful.

A New Software Engineering
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A New Software Engineering

What happened to the promise of rigorous, disciplined, professional practices for software development?

A Decade of Progress in Parallel Programming Productivity
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A Decade of Progress in Parallel Programming Productivity

Looking at the design and benefits of X10.

JavaScript and the Netflix User Interface
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JavaScript and the Netflix User Interface

Conditional dependency resolution.

Evolution of the Product Manager
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Evolution of the Product Manager

Better education needed to develop the discipline.

Certificate Transparency
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Certificate Transparency

Public, verifiable, append-only logs.

Security Collapse in the HTTPS Market
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Security Collapse in the HTTPS Market

Assessing legal and technical solutions to secure HTTPS.

Why Is It Taking So Long to Secure Internet Routing?
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Why Is It Taking So Long to Secure Internet Routing?

Routing security incidents can still slip past deployed security defenses.
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