Tag: WORLD

Readings for Lunch — [ 27 Nov 2017 ]

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History Today‏ (source)

CONCURRENCY

Designing a lock-free-wait-free hashmap

Wait-free algorithms attract vast interest and are an area of intense research, the motivation being that true lock-free algorithms and data structures provide great benefits in terms of performance and scalability over lock-based variants.
However designing lock-free systems isn’t a simple matter.

WORLD

Saudi Arabia’s Arab spring, at last

I never thought I’d live long enough to write this sentence: The most significant reform process underway anywhere in the Middle East today is in Saudi Arabia.
Yes, you read that right.

Readings for Lunch — [ 29 Sep 2016 ]

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"Learn from failure" and other good advices – IDEO offices in London.

AI

Artificial Intelligence: asking the right questions

In human computer interaction, we use the human intelligence as a benchmark. Is this a terribly restrictive idea of intelligence, that limits our imaginations and constrains what the innovations in machine learning and AI could offer?

WORLD

Australia Is Drifting So Fast GPS Can't Keep Up

A significant correction must be made by the end of the year for navigation technology to keep working smoothly.