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How to Live in a Post-Meltdown and -Spectre World
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How to Live in a Post-Meltdown and -Spectre World

Learn from the past to prepare for the next battle.

How to Get Things Done When You Don't Feel Like It
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How to Get Things Done When You Don't Feel Like It

Five strategies for pushing through.

Corp to Cloud: Google's Virtual Desktops
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Corp to Cloud: Google's Virtual Desktops

How Google moved its virtual desktops to the cloud.

Tracking and Controlling Microservice Dependencies
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Tracking and Controlling Microservice Dependencies

Dependency management is a crucial part of system and software design.

The Secret Formula for Choosing the Right Next Role
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The Secret Formula for Choosing the Right Next Role

The best careers are not defined by titles or résumé bullet points.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: FPGAs in Datacenters

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

How to Come Up with Great Ideas
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How to Come Up with Great Ideas

Think like an entrepreneur.

Documentation Is Automation
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Documentation Is Automation

A.B.A. = Always be automating.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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