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Accelerating the Web: How GPUs Make Browsers Fast

Posted by Jarred Nicholls  on  Dec 14, 2012 Posted by Jarred Nicholls Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 14, 2012

Jarred Nicholls explains how browsers leverage the GPU to speed up complex web pages by primitive drawing, composing layers and using tiles backing stores.

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The Importance of Descriptions in Understanding the Impact of Change

Posted by Steve Ross-Talbot  on  Dec 11, 2012 Posted by Steve Ross-Talbot Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 11, 2012

Steve Ross-Talbot discusses the what, why and how of describing things, in particular requirements, along with a set of tools serving that purpose and called Zero Deviation Lifecyle.

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Building and Delivering Next Generation Developer Services Using Private Cloud Infrastructure

Posted by Chris Pinkham  on  Dec 10, 2012 Posted by Chris Pinkham Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 10, 2012

Chris Pinkham explains how to create an automated scalable self-service infrastructure based on principles used by Amazon to build their cloud services.

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Taking Time Seriously

Posted by Bryan O'Sullivan  on  Dec 06, 2012 Posted by Bryan O'Sullivan Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 06, 2012

Bryan O'Sullivan introduces some of the technologies pioneered in the Haskell community to streamline software development and reduce operational costs, while producing beautiful code.

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Patterns of Software Change

Posted by Michael Feathers  on  Dec 06, 2012 Posted by Michael Feathers Follow 1 Followers  on  Dec 06, 2012

Michael Feathers overviews a number of patterns he has seen in various projects which provide a good indication that major changes are to be undertaken in the system’s future.

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Agile People over Agile Process

Posted by Mike Roberts  on  Dec 03, 2012 Posted by Mike Roberts Follow 5 Followers  on  Dec 03, 2012

Mike Roberts shares his view current on Agile after years of practicing it, discussing how he practices it now and how that could help others.

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Fine Grained Coordinated Parallelism in a Real World Application

Posted by Mohammad Rezaei  on  Nov 29, 2012 1 Posted by Mohammad Rezaei Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 29, 2012 1

Mohammad Rezaei discusses fine-grained parallelism along with an algorithm called Aggregation and a concurrent map built to help dealing with it.

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River Trail: Adding Data Parallelism to JavaScript

Posted by Richard L. Hudson  on  Nov 26, 2012 Posted by Richard L. Hudson Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 26, 2012

Richard L. Hudson introduces River Trail, a JavaScript parallel programming API enabling a JavaScript developer to take advantage of the hardware’s parallel computing capabilities.

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Facebook News Feed: Social Data at Scale

Posted by Serkan Piantino  on  Nov 26, 2012 1 Posted by Serkan Piantino Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 26, 2012 1

Serkan Piantino discusses news feeds at Facebook: the basics, infrastructure used, how feed data is stored, and Centrifuge – a storage solution.

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Integrating GPUs in Application Development - From Concept to Deployment

Posted by Graham Brooks  on  Nov 23, 2012 Posted by Graham Brooks Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 23, 2012

Graham Brooks discusses using GPU for application development, explaining how GPUs can be used for general purpose programming and how continuous integration can be applied.

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Big Time: Introducing Hadoop on Azure

Posted by Yaniv Rodenski  on  Nov 21, 2012 Posted by Yaniv Rodenski Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 21, 2012

Yaniv Rodenski introduces Hadoop, then running Hadoop on Azure and the available tools and frameworks.

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GPUs in Finance

Posted by Andrew Sheppard  on  Nov 21, 2012 Posted by Andrew Sheppard Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 21, 2012

Andrew Sheppard overviews the driving forces behind GPU’s adoption by the financial industry, and explains the use of the Monte Carlo technique on GPUs.

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