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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...

Old Geeks Never Die, They Just Get Grumpier
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Old Geeks Never Die, They Just Get Grumpier

With age comes wisdom, or so they say.  But when we geeks age, does it make us wiser or just grumpier?

Web Applications Crave Memory
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Web Applications Crave Memory

Big web applications are hungry for RAM.  They want lots of low power RAM.  And they want little else.

What Will 2010 Bring?
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What Will 2010 Bring?

What changes will we see in 2010 in computing?

Frequent Releases Change Software Engineering
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Frequent Releases Change Software Engineering

If you started deploying software much more frequently, how would it change your software development?

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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