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Steven Noonan
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Rest in peace, SIMD intrinsics. Long live auto-vectorization!
A coworker pointed me to the article " How to Write a Math Library in 2016 ". I couldn't help but think that perhaps it should have been titled " How to Write a Math Library in 2004 ". ;-) SSE came out with the Pentium III in 1999, and SSE2 came out with th...

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Grocery checkouts move faster when they open up a second line. Hyper-threading helps our processors perform quicker the same way. Learn more: http://intel.ly/1Fi5Dzs
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So I get the IM ~45mins before end of day.... "Can you help me figure out why my computer is running slow?"  .... OK sure ...

Remote in, and hit task manger first thing ....  Forget the spyware, malware, and all that other 'geeky stuff' for a minute - how about the fact that you got 40+ windows open at one time.  How many can you look at at one time anyway?

Don't you love Fridays!?
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The snow and our deck table, before and during the current snowfall.
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2/9/15
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the smallest #3D printer. is a pen that let you doodle in the air.
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Visualization of Server Traffic is Like the Coolest Game of Pong

I have to say ... This is pretty mesmerizing. 

Each little "ball" is a request to the server

On the left: the IP numbers from the users connecting around the world

To the right: The url's being served up

In the center: The "static calls being serviced by our front end

The brightness represents the speed with which the code written by our awesome developers delivers data (aided of course the great hardware)

Had any of the balls gone past to the right, that would have been a serve we couldn't return. Try that, Federer!

( via ~  https://taiga.io/ )

#Servers   #Networks   #TAIGA   #WebTraffic   #Geekery   #GIF  
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Artificial Intelligence tournament in StarCraft has entered it's competitive phase! 42 AI agents will play 861 games over the next 5+ days.
- Watch all LIVE here: http://www.hitbox.tv/sscaitournament
- Get some info here: http://sscaitournament.com/

#artificialintelligence #starcraft #gaming #science  
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