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Bitcoin's Underlying Incentives
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Bitcoin's Underlying Incentives

The unseen economic forces that govern the Bitcoin protocol.

Monitoring in a DevOps World
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Monitoring in a DevOps World

Perfect should never be the enemy of better.

Titus
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Titus: Introducing Containers to the Netflix Cloud

Approaching container adoption in an already cloud-native infrastructure.

Research For Practice: Private Online Communication; Highlights in Systems Verification
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Research For Practice: Private Online Communication; Highlights in Systems Verification

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

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.

Cache Me If You Can
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Cache Me If You Can

Building a decentralized Web-delivery model.

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.

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

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.

The Calculus of Service Availability
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The Calculus of Service Availability

You're only as available as the sum of your dependencies.

Data Sketching
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Data Sketching

The approximate approach is often faster and more efficient.

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?

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.

Making Money Using Math
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Making Money Using Math

Modern applications are increasingly using probabilistic machine-learned models.
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