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Mechanical Sympathy
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by Martin Thompson on Jun 10, 2014 |

Martin Thompson ponders if there is a mechanical sympathy between developers and computers, and how to balance elegant design with the application of science in the development of modern software.


Martin Thompson is a high-performance and low-latency specialist. He believes in Mechanical Sympathy, which is applying an understanding of the hardware to the creation of software, being fundamental to delivering elegant high-performance solutions. Martin was the co-founder and CTO of LMAX, until he left to specialize in helping other people achieve great performance with their software.

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