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WebRTC
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WebRTC: Real-Time Communication for the Open Web Platform

What was once a way to bring audio and video to the Web has expanded into more use cases than we could ever imagine.

Always-on Time-Series Database
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Always-on Time-Series Database: Keeping Up Where There's No Way to Catch Up

A discussion with Theo Schlossnagle, Justin Sheehy, and Chris McCubbin.

The SPACE of Developer Productivity
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The SPACE of Developer Productivity

There's more to it than you think.

Enclaves in the Clouds
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Enclaves in the Clouds

Legal considerations and broader implications

Out-of-This-World Additive Manufacturing
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Out-of-This-World Additive Manufacturing

From thingamabobs to rockets, 3D printing takes many forms.

Differential Privacy
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Differential Privacy: The Pursuit of Protections by Default

A discussion with Miguel Guevara, Damien Desfontaines, Jim Waldo, and Terry Coatta

The Time I Stole $10,000 from Bell Labs
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The Time I Stole $10,000 from Bell Labs

Why DevOps encourages us to celebrate outages.

The Life of a Data Byte
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The Life of a Data Byte

Be kind and rewind.

Five Nonobvious Remote Work Techniques
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Five Nonobvious Remote Work Techniques

Emulating the efficiency of in-person conversations.

Dark Patterns
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Dark Patterns: Past, Present, and Future

The evolution of tricky user interfaces.

Is Persistent Memory Persistent?
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Is Persistent Memory Persistent?

A simple and inexpensive test of failure-atomic update mechanisms.

Demystifying Stablecoins
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Demystifying Stablecoins

Cryptography meets monetary policy.

Communicate Using the Numbers 1, 2, 3, and More
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Communicate Using the Numbers 1, 2, 3, and More

Leveraging expectations for better communication.

Managing the Hidden Costs of Coordination
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Managing the Hidden Costs of Coordination

Controlling coordination costs when multiple, distributed perspectives are essential.

Cognitive Work of Hypothesis Exploration During Anomaly Response
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Cognitive Work of Hypothesis Exploration During Anomaly Response

A look at how we respond to the unexpected.

The Reliability of Enterprise Applications
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The Reliability of Enterprise Applications

Understanding enterprise reliability.

Space Time Discontinuum
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Space Time Discontinuum

Combining data from many sources may cause painful delays.

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

The trade-offs between write and read.

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.
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