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subjectPerformance And Reliability
authorGreg Linden

Embracing Noise or Why Computer Scientists Should Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Errors
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Embracing Noise or Why Computer Scientists Should Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Errors

Precision is not required in everything or even most things.  Failures are best handled by expecting them all the time, not treating them as exceptions.  We should...

Who Needs Massively Multi-Core?
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Who Needs Massively Multi-Core?

Do consumers want massively multi-core?  Or would they rather have lower power consumption and better memory bandwidth?  Are we building what people want?

What To Do With Those Idle Cores?
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What To Do With Those Idle Cores?

So many processors on our desktops.  Four cores, eight cores, soon we will see hundreds of cores.  Almost all of them are going to be idle most of the time.  If...

What Is a Good Recommendation Algorithm?
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What Is a Good Recommendation Algorithm?

Someone may win the one million dollar Netflix Prize soon.  Will the winning algorithm produce movie recommendations that people like?
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