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

Being funny is serious work.

Titus
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Titus: Introducing Containers to the Netflix Cloud

Approaching container adoption in an already cloud-native infrastructure.

Views from the Top
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Views from the Top

Try to see things from a manager's perspective.

Network Applications Are Interactive
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Network Applications Are Interactive

The network era requires new models, with interactions instead of algorithms.

Abstracting the Geniuses Away from Failure Testing
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Abstracting the Geniuses Away from Failure Testing

Ordinary users need tools that automate the selection of custom-tailored faults to inject.

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.

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.

Metaphors We Compute By
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Metaphors We Compute By

Code is a story that explains how to solve a particular problem.

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.

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.

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.
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