Culture is like quality. You don’t build culture, or quality, by talking about it. You build it by doing things, by acting, by making things happen and making things change, and reinforcing these actions patiently and continually over time.
Last weekend I read this good paper on Public DNS and Global Traffic Management, written by scientists over at Microsoft Research. The paper on IEEE Xplore is available only for members, but if you have access, it's worth reading it.
Big Data processing improvements over the last several years have
been incredible. Between in-memory solutions and massively parallel high
performance analytics, it is just mind-boggling the computations that
can be completed almost instantaneously. With...
Null pointer exceptions (NPE) are among the most common symptoms of failures in Java programs. JDT 3.8 now ships with initial support for annotation-based null analysis. Further improvements are already in the pipe line.