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Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Tracing and Debugging Distributed Systems; Programming by Examples

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Side Effects, Front and Center
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Side Effects, Front and Center

One system's side effect is another's meat and potatoes.

The IDAR Graph
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The IDAR Graph

An improvement over UML.

The Debugging Mind-Set
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The Debugging Mind-Set

Understanding the psychology of learning strategies leads to effective problem-solving skills.

Too Big NOT to Fail
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Too Big NOT to Fail

Embrace failure so it does not embrace you.

Conversations with Technology Leaders: Erik Meijer
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Conversations with Technology Leaders: Erik Meijer

Great engineers are able to maximize their mental power.

Making Money Using Math
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Making Money Using Math

Modern applications are increasingly using probabilistic machine-learned models.

MongoDB's JavaScript Fuzzer
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MongoDB's JavaScript Fuzzer

The fuzzer is for those edge cases that your testing did not catch.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Smart Contracts; Hardware for Deep Learning

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Pervasive, Dynamic Authentication of Physical Items
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Pervasive, Dynamic Authentication of Physical Items

The use of silicon PUF circuits.

Does Anybody Listen to You?
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Does Anybody Listen to You?

How do you step up from mere contributor to real change-maker?

Uninitialized Reads
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Uninitialized Reads

Understanding the proposed revisions to the C language.

Time, but Faster
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Time, but Faster

A computing adventure about time through the looking glass.

Heterogeneous Computing
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Heterogeneous Computing: Here to Stay

Hardware and software perspectives.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Distributed Transactions and Networks as Physical Sensors

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Life Beyond Distributed Transactions
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Life Beyond Distributed Transactions

An apostate's opinion.

Are You Load Balancing Wrong?
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Are You Load Balancing Wrong?

Anyone can use a load balancer. Using it properly is much more difficult.

BBR: Congestion-Based Congestion Control
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BBR: Congestion-Based Congestion Control

Measuring bottleneck bandwidth and round-trip propagation time.

Resolving Conflict
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Resolving Conflict

Don't "win." Resolve.

Faucet
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Faucet: Deploying SDN in the Enterprise

Using OpenFlow and DevOps for rapid development.
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