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SQL Server on Linux: Will it Perform or Not?

Posted by Slava Oks  on  Mar 22, 2017 Posted by Slava Oks  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

A Brief History of Unicode

Posted by Alex Blewitt  on  Jan 13, 2017 Posted by Alex Blewitt  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.

40:12

The History and Future of Wearable Computing and Virtual Experience

Posted by Amber Case  on  Dec 02, 2016 Posted by Amber Case  on  Dec 02, 2016

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

GIF: The Image Format that Keeps Giving

Posted by Igor Wiedler  on  Sep 16, 2016 Posted by Igor Wiedler  on  Sep 16, 2016

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

01:00:53

Why Functional Programming Matters

Posted by John Hughes  on  Jul 05, 2016 Posted by John Hughes  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

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  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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The Ghosts of Java Past, Present and Yet to Come

Posted by Steve Elliott  on  Mar 17, 2016 Posted by Steve Elliott  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.

51:06

A Brief History of Chain Replication

Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn  on  Mar 13, 2016 Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn  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

The Last Programming Language

Posted by Robert Martin  on  Feb 03, 2016 9 Posted by Robert Martin  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 at 20 and Where We Are Going

Posted by Steve Elliott  on  Dec 24, 2015 Posted by Steve Elliott  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.

48:20

Evolving Prolog

Posted by Michael Hendricks  on  Nov 07, 2015 1 Posted by Michael Hendricks  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.

50:49

Principles of Microservices

Posted by Sam Newman  on  Jul 01, 2015 1 Posted by Sam Newman  on  Jul 01, 2015 1

Sam Newman talks about the history of where microservices came from, what they are, the benefits and downsides, and the core principles to stick to do to them well.

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