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Architecture & Design Follow 776 Followers

Our Concurrent Past; Our Distributed Future

Posted by Joe Duffy  on  Apr 07, 2017 Posted by Joe Duffy Follow 1 Followers  on  Apr 07, 2017

Joe Duffy talks about the concurrency's explosion onto the mainstream over the past 15 years and attempts to predict what lies ahead for distributed programming, from now til 15 years into the future.

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Data Science Follow 330 Followers

SQL Server on Linux: Will it Perform or Not?

Posted by Slava Oks  on  Mar 22, 2017 Posted by Slava Oks Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 22, 2017

Slava Oks talks about SQL Server’s history, high-level architecture and dives into core of I/O Manager, Memory Manager, and Scheduler. Topics include lessons learned and experiences behind the scenes.

45:39
Development Follow 180 Followers

A Brief History of Unicode

Posted by Alex Blewitt  on  Jan 13, 2017 Posted by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers  on  Jan 13, 2017

Alex Blewitt discusses the origins of Unicode, why UTF8 is important, how character sets have evolved over time and the role Unicode has had in the evolution of many languages.

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Development Follow 180 Followers

The History and Future of Wearable Computing and Virtual Experience

Posted by Amber Case  on  Dec 02, 2016 1 Posted by Amber Case Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 02, 2016 1

Amber Case talks about the road from VR to AR, the history and future of wearables, human augmentation, infrastructure, machine vision, computer backpacks, heads up displays, reality editing, etc.

30:20
Development Follow 180 Followers

GIF: The Image Format that Keeps Giving

Posted by Igor Wiedler  on  Sep 16, 2016 Posted by Igor Wiedler Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 16, 2016

Igor Wiedler discusses GIF topics: compression, patents, legal trials, boycotts, browsers, color palettes and binary numbers.

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Development Follow 180 Followers

Why Functional Programming Matters

Posted by John Hughes  on  Jul 05, 2016 Posted by John Hughes Follow 0 Followers  on  Jul 05, 2016

John Hughes takes a deep dive into the history of functional programming to revisit a personal selection of highlights.

49:41
Development Follow 180 Followers

Getting Uphill on a Candle: Crushed Spines, Detached Retinas and One Small Step

Posted by Brian Troutwine  on  Jun 11, 2016 Posted by Brian Troutwine Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 11, 2016

Brian Troutwine discusses aeronautics research attempting to convince listeners that moonshot projects should not be considered independently of their organizations and history.

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Java Follow 422 Followers

The Ghosts of Java Past, Present and Yet to Come

Posted by Steve Elliott  on  Mar 17, 2016 Posted by Steve Elliott Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 17, 2016

Steve Elliott covers the evolution of how Java came to be what it is today including some lesser known history, and takes a look at the current roadmap of Java going forwards.

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Development Follow 180 Followers

A Brief History of Chain Replication

Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn  on  Mar 13, 2016 Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 13, 2016

Christopher Meiklejohn talks through a history of chain replication, starting with the original work from 2004 by van Renesse and Schneider up to new and unique designs of chain replication.

55:43
Development Follow 180 Followers

The Last Programming Language

Posted by Robert Martin  on  Feb 03, 2016 9 Posted by Robert Martin Follow 5 Followers  on  Feb 03, 2016 9

Robert Martin walks through some of the history of programming languages, and then prognosticates on the future of languages.

46:45
Java Follow 422 Followers

Java at 20 and Where We Are Going

Posted by Steve Elliott  on  Dec 24, 2015 Posted by Steve Elliott Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 24, 2015

This talk looks at where Java has come from and where it is going, including some of the things that may be in Java 9 such as Jigsaw, the sun.* changes, the G1 garbage collector, and VarHandles.

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Development Follow 180 Followers

Evolving Prolog

Posted by Michael Hendricks  on  Nov 07, 2015 1 Posted by Michael Hendricks Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 07, 2015 1

Michael Hendricks talks about how they used genetic algorithms to evolve Prolog programs based on historic data from peer to peer lending markets.

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