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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.

Data Sketching
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Data Sketching

The approximate approach is often faster and more efficient.

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.

Faucet
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Faucet: Deploying SDN in the Enterprise

Using OpenFlow and DevOps for rapid development.

Functional at Scale
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Functional at Scale

Applying functional programming principles to distributed computing projects.

React
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React: Facebook's Functional Turn on Writing Javascript

A discussion with Pete Hunt, Paul O'Shannessy, Dave Smith, and Terry Coatta

Industrial-Scale Agile
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Industrial-Scale Agile: From Craft to Engineering

Essence is instrumental in moving software development toward a true engineering discipline.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Distributed Consensus and Implications of NVM on Database Management Systems

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research for practitioners.

Idle-Time Garbage-Collection Scheduling
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Idle-Time Garbage-Collection Scheduling

Taking advantage of idleness to reduce dropped frames and memory consumption.

Dynamics of Change
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Dynamics of Change: Why Reactivity Matters

Tame the dynamics of change by centralizing each concern in its own module.

Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem
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Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem

When people don't work well together they make bad decisions.

10 Optimizations on Linear Search
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10 Optimizations on Linear Search

The operations side of the story.

Debugging Distributed Systems
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Debugging Distributed Systems

ShiViz is a new distributed system debugging visualization tool.

The Singular Success of SQL
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The Singular Success of SQL

SQL has a brilliant future as a major figure in the pantheon of data representations.

Should You Upload or Ship Big Data to the Cloud?
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Should You Upload or Ship Big Data to the Cloud?

The accepted wisdom does not always hold true.
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