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Write Amplification vs. Read Perspiration
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Write Amplification vs. Read Perspiration

The trade-offs between write and read.

The Effects of Mixing Machine Learning and Human Judgment
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The Effects of Mixing Machine Learning and Human Judgment

Collaboration between humans and machines does not necessarily lead to better outcomes.

Open Source Firmware
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Open Source Firmware

Step into the world behind the kernel.

Demo Data as Code
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Demo Data as Code

Automation helps collaboration.

The Evolution of Management
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The Evolution of Management

Transitioning up the ladder.

Surviving Software Dependencies
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Surviving Software Dependencies

Software reuse is finally here but comes with risks.

Velocity in Software Engineering
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Velocity in Software Engineering

From tectonic plate to F-16.

DAML
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DAML: The Contract Language of Distributed Ledgers

A discussion between Shaul Kfir and Camille Fournier.

Industry-Scale Knowledge Graphs
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Industry-Scale Knowledge Graphs: Lessons and Challenges

Five diverse technology companies show how it's done.

Research for Practice: The DevOps Phenomenon
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Research for Practice: The DevOps Phenomenon

An executive crash course.

Overly Attached
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Overly Attached

Know when to let go of emotional attachment to your work.

Extract, Shoehorn, and Load
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Extract, Shoehorn, and Load

Data doesn't always fit nicely into a new home.

The Top 10 Things Executives Should Know About Software
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The Top 10 Things Executives Should Know About Software

Software acumen is the new norm.

Access Controls and Healthcare Records
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Access Controls and Healthcare Records: Who Owns the Data?

A discussion with David Evans, Richard McDonald, and Terry Coatta.

Garbage Collection as a Joint Venture
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Garbage Collection as a Joint Venture

A collaborative approach to reclaiming memory in heterogeneous software systems.

How to Create a Great Team Culture (and Why It Matters)
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How to Create a Great Team Culture (and Why It Matters)

Build safety, share vulnerability, and establish purpose.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Troubling Trends in Machine-Learning Scholarship

Some ML papers suffer from flaws that could mislead the public and stymie future research.

Achieving Digital Permanence
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Achieving Digital Permanence

The many challenges to maintaining stored information and ways to overcome them.

Online Event Processing
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Online Event Processing

Achieving consistency where distributed transactions have failed.

Net Neutrality
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Net Neutrality: Unexpected Solution to Blockchain Scaling

Cloud-delivery networks could dramatically improve blockchains' scalability, but clouds must be provably neutral first.
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