Overload Journal 101 - February 2011

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  • Ah! The fog is lifting!  WEB  PDF
    By Ric Parkin
    Futurology has a dismal track record. Ric Parkin looks at the history of technology predictions.

  • Queue with Position Reservation  WEB  PDF
    By Eugene Surman
    Multiple threads can make processing a message queue faster. Eugene Surman needs the right data structure.

  • Why Rationals Won’t Cure Your Floating Point Blues  WEB  PDF
    By Richard Harris
    Numerical computing is still proving hard to do accurately. Richard Harris considers another number representation.

  • Overused Code Reuse  WEB  PDF
    By Sergey Ignatchenko
    It’s tempting to use someone else’s code rather than write it yourself. Sergey Ignatchenko reports that ‘No Bugs’ Bunny recommends caution.

  • The Agile 10 Steps Model  WEB  PDF
    By Allan Kelly
    Technical processes have tended to dominate agile thinking. Allan Kelly looks at the wider picture.

  • Rise of the Machines  WEB  PDF
    By Kevlin Henney
    Sometimes the world really is out to get you. Kevlin Henney identifies some culprits.

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