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FHIR
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FHIR: Reducing Friction in the Exchange of Healthcare Data

A discussion with James Agnew, Pat Helland, and Adam Cole.

Research for Practice: Convergence
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Research for Practice: Convergence

The return of a popular feature that shares the joy and utility of reading CS research between academics and their counterparts in industry.

It Takes a Community
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It Takes a Community: The Open Source Challenge

A discussion with Reynold Xin, Wes McKinney, Alan Gates, and Chris McCubbin.

A Conversation with Margo Seltzer and Mike Olson
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A Conversation with Margo Seltzer and Mike Olson

The history of Berkeley DB.

Static Analysis at GitHub
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Static Analysis at GitHub

An experience report.

Designing UIs for Static-Analysis Tools
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Designing UIs for Static-Analysis Tools

Evaluating tool design guidelines with SWAN.

Digging into Big Provenance (with SPADE)
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Digging into Big Provenance (with SPADE)

A user interface for querying provenance.

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 Life of a Data Byte
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The Life of a Data Byte

Be kind and rewind.

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.

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.

Extract, Shoehorn, and Load
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Extract, Shoehorn, and Load

Data doesn't always fit nicely into a new home.

Achieving Digital Permanence
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Achieving Digital Permanence

The many challenges to maintaining stored information and ways to overcome them.

Net Neutrality
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Net Neutrality: Unexpected Solution to Blockchain Scaling

Cloud-delivery networks could dramatically improve blockchains' scalability, but clouds must be provably neutral first.

A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Blockchain Universe
From Communications of the ACM

A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Blockchain Universe

Blockchain remains a mystery, despite its growing acceptance.
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