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If you are interested in #Prolog or want to learn a logic #programming language, SWI-Prolog started a course 2 weeks ago. It was shared mostly on :birdsite: and it would be unfortunate if people missed it just because of that. Late enrollment will be closing on June 22. Link:

SmoothLife - Generalization of Conway's "Game of Life" to a continuous domain - Rafler


Faster: A Concurrent Key-Value Store with In-Place Updates - Chandramouli, et al

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Reactors: A Case for Predictable, Virtualized Actor Database Systems - Shah, et al

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No compromises: distributed transactions with consistency, availability, and performance - Dragojevic, et al.

We show that adistributed platform called FaRM can provide dist. transactions with serializability, high perf, durability, and high availability.

VIDEO: Bonnie Eisenman (@brindelle) on Multiphase Numerical Modeling... for Jigsaw Puzzle Generation -

This paper explores expansions on the stylistic variety of handmade and artisanal jigsaw puzzles through techniques from natural simulation.

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SCHEME: An Interpreter for Extended Lambda Calculus - Sussman, Steele

Design of LISP-Based Processors or, SCHEME: A Dialectric LISP or, Finite Memories Considered Harmful or, LAMBDA: The Ultimate Opcode - Steele, Sussman

The Art of the Interpreter or, The Modularity Complex (Parts Zero, One and Two) - Steele, Sussman

Debunking the "Expensive Procedure Call" Myth or, Procedure Call Implementations Considered Harmful or, LAMBDA: The Ultimate Goto - Steele,

Papers We Love Conf will be back in St. Louis this year as part of the Pre-Conference Activities!

Anna: A KVS For Any Scale - Wu, Faleiro, Lin, Hellerstein

Our design rests on a simple architecture of coordination-free actors that perform state update via merge of lattice-based composite data structures.