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Designing Cluster Schedulers for Internet-Scale Services
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Designing Cluster Schedulers for Internet-Scale Services

Embracing failures for improving availability.

Thou Shalt Not Depend on Me
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Thou Shalt Not Depend on Me

A look at JavaScript libraries in the wild.

Documentation Is Automation
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Documentation Is Automation

A.B.A. = Always be automating.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Cluster Scheduling for Datacenters

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

How Is Your Week Going So Far?
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How Is Your Week Going So Far?

Praise matters just as much as money.

Bitcoin's Underlying Incentives
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Bitcoin's Underlying Incentives

The unseen economic forces that govern the Bitcoin protocol.

Operational Excellence in April Fools' Pranks
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Operational Excellence in April Fools' Pranks

Being funny is serious work.

Monitoring in a DevOps World
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Monitoring in a DevOps World

Perfect should never be the enemy of better.

Views from the Top
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Views from the Top

Try to see things from a manager's perspective.

Bitcoin's Academic Pedigree
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Bitcoin's Academic Pedigree

The concept of cryptocurrencies is built from forgotten ideas in research literature.

XML and JSON Are Like Cardboard
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XML and JSON Are Like Cardboard

Cardboard surrounds and protects stuff as it crosses boundaries.

Research For Practice
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Research For Practice: Vigorous Public Debates in Academic Computer Science

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Hootsuite
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Hootsuite: In Pursuit of Reactive Systems

A discussion with Edward Steel, Yanik Berube, Jonas Bonér, Ken Britton, and Terry Coatta

Breadth and Depth
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Breadth and Depth

We all wear many hats, but make sure you have one that fits well.

Is There a Single Method For the Internet of Things?
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Is There a Single Method For the Internet of Things?

Essence can keep software development for the IoT from becoming unwieldy.

Research For Practice: Technology For Underserved Communities; Personal Fabrication
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Research For Practice: Technology For Underserved Communities; Personal Fabrication

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Four Ways to Make CS and It More Immersive
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Four Ways to Make CS and It More Immersive

Why the Bell curve hasn't transformed into a hockey stick.

10 Ways to Be a Better Interviewer
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10 Ways to Be a Better Interviewer

Plan ahead to make the interview a successful one.

Now That We Can Write <i>Simultaneously</i>, How Do We Use That to Our Advantage?
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Now That We Can Write Simultaneously, How Do We Use That to Our Advantage?

Word processors now make it possible for many authors to work on the same document concurrently. But what can they actually do?

The IDAR Graph
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The IDAR Graph

An improvement over UML.
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