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Surveillance Too Cheap to Meter
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Surveillance Too Cheap to Meter

Stopping Big Brother would require an expensive overhaul of the entire system.

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.

A New Era for Mechanical CAD
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A New Era for Mechanical CAD

Time to move forward from decades-old design.

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 SPACE of Developer Productivity
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The SPACE of Developer Productivity

There's more to it than you think.

Out-of-This-World Additive Manufacturing
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Out-of-This-World Additive Manufacturing

From thingamabobs to rockets, 3D printing takes many forms.

The Time I Stole $10,000 from Bell Labs
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The Time I Stole $10,000 from Bell Labs

Why DevOps encourages us to celebrate outages.

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.

Demystifying Stablecoins
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Demystifying Stablecoins

Cryptography meets monetary policy.

Managing the Hidden Costs of Coordination
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Managing the Hidden Costs of Coordination

Controlling coordination costs when multiple, distributed perspectives are essential.

Cognitive Work of Hypothesis Exploration During Anomaly Response
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Cognitive Work of Hypothesis Exploration During Anomaly Response

A look at how we respond to the unexpected.

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.
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