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Sunday, August 18, 2013
Rewriting a large production system in Go
My team at Google is wrapping up an effort to rewrite a large production system (almost) entirely i...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Does the academic process slow innovation?
I've been wondering recently whether the extended, baroque process of doing research in an acad...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
What I wish systems researchers would work on
I just got back from HotOS 2013 and, frankly, it was a little depressing. Mind you, the conference was really well-organized; there were l...
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The other side of "academic freedom"
My various blog posts about moving from academia to industry have prompted a number of conversations with PhD students who are considerin...
Monday, April 8, 2013
Running a software team at Google
I'm often asked what my job is like at Google since I left academia. I guess going from tenured...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Looking back on 1 million pageviews
This blog just hit one million pageviews: Seems like a pretty cool milestone to me. I never ima...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Moving my life to the cloud
http://www.flickr.com/photos/clspeace/2250488434/ I'm in the process of moving my (computin...
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