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High Performance Computing – The Next Twenty Years
Fantastic presentation. Well worth reading if you're interested in where computing is going.
computing  TheFuture  technology 
september 2009 by andrewducker
The End of the GPU
Tim Sweeney - the guy behind Epic/Unreal talks about the future of graphics. Interesting stuff, if you're a massive geek.
graphics  programming  games  development  hardware  3D  cpu  computing  gpu  concurrency  filetype:pdf  media:document 
august 2009 by andrewducker
Computer company specifically looking to employ autistic staff
Specialisterne was started by a Danish man whose own son has autism.

Thorkil Sonne now employs more than 40 people with autism.

He is finalising plans to set up a branch in Glasgow in the coming months.

He hopes to hire 50 workers in the first three years of operating in Scotland.
autism  business  computing  employment  psychology  work 
july 2009 by andrewducker
Stephen Wolfram announces that he's solved AI.
Well, he pretty much does. Let's just say that I'm deeply sceptical of what he is claiming.
computing  technology  mathematics 
march 2009 by andrewducker
Anatomy of a Program in Memory
Probably the best description I've ever seen of how programs use memory.
computing  windows  programming  linux  memory 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Eviction, or the Coming Datapocalypse
AOL just shut down over a terabyte of user websites, with 4 weeks notice, sent via email (which a lot of people seem to not received). I hope you have backups of any websites you run...
internet  web  computing  data  community  hosting 
january 2009 by andrewducker
The Rise and Fall of Thinking Machines
How to take a fantastic company, with huge amounts of technical promise, and utterly destroy it from the inside.
thinkingmachines  software  people  management  computing  history 
august 2008 by andrewducker
Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine
The contribution that Richard Feynman made to the world's first massively parallell computer
algorithms  ai  art  feynman  science  physics  computer  computing  technology  research 
june 2008 by andrewducker
The Tao Of Programming
Haven't seen this in ages. It's still as good as it ever was, though.
programming  tao  funny  geek  development  computing  coding 
may 2008 by andrewducker
Computing History at Bell Labs
On his retirement from Bell Labs, Doug McIlroy gave a fascinating talk about the “History of Computing at Bell Labs.” Here's the transcript
history  computing 
april 2008 by andrewducker

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