https://betakit.com/how-the-us-net-neutrality-decision-affects-canadian-tech/ Quotes from several people and organizations as well as yours truly. For a longer version of my thoughts, see this post from a few weeks ago.
This is a fascinating idea. http://learningsys.org/nips17/assets/slides/dean-nips17.pdf
It appears that Network Neutrality will be dealt a severe blow at the FCC soon. Although some smaller ISPs are supportive of this change, I believe that it represents a major threat to the long term health of the small ISP industry. I love small ISPs. A long time ago I owned one, I’ve worked […]
Opening keynote. Good stuff.
An update on XDP and CPUMap. http://vger.kernel.org/netconf2017_files/XDP_devel_update_NetConf2017_Seoul.pdf
https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/10/10/88 https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/10/10/90 Updated patches: https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/11/4/192 https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/11/4/193
From http://users.ece.utexas.edu/~adnan/pike.html Rule 1. You can’t tell where a program is going to spend its time. Bottlenecks occur in surprising places, so don’t try to second guess and put in a speed hack until you’ve proven that’s where the bottleneck is. Rule 2. Measure. Don’t tune for speed until you’ve measured, and even then don’t […]
https://blog.merovius.de/2017/09/12/diminishing-returns-of-static-typing.html It’s nice to see an argument that doesn’t boil down to ‘more of X is better’. This reminds me of something I heard on the radio many years ago, paraphrasing: A fundamentalist is someone who reacts to contradictory information by saying “we need to X harder/more”