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Filed in Announcements by on January 18, 2017 1 Comment

Recently, the IEEE Computer Society’s popular SE Radio podcast included a sponsored advertising campaign that sparked a negative reaction among many of those involved with producing SE Radio, as well as among a number of listeners. In response to that reaction, the Computer Society has reviewed the advertisement and removed it from the podcast. In […]

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

Eberhard talks with Florian Gilcher about the programming language Rust. Rust originates from Mozilla research. Its focus is on system programming and it is often used to replace C or C++. Topics include the concepts behind Rust; concurrent and safe programming; advanced and unique features like ownership and borrowing; the rust type system (which supports […]

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SE-Radio Episode 278: Peter Hilton on Naming

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SE-Radio Episode 278: Peter Hilton on Naming

Felienne talks with Peter Hilton on how to name things. The discussion covers: why naming is much harder than we think, why naming matters in programming and program comprehension, how to create good names, and recognize bad names, and how to improve your naming skills. Venue: Felienne’s residence, Rotterdam RelatedĀ Links To camelcase or under_score by […]

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New SE Radio Show Hosts

Filed in Episodes by on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
New SE Radio Show Hosts

Software Engineering Radio welcomes Marcus Blankenship to the team. Marcus is a management consultant, trainer, and executive coach for software managers and leaders. After working in enterprise for 14 years and owning two companies, he now helps engineering managers become better leaders. You can learn more about MarcusĀ at his web site. His first episode was […]

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SE-Radio Episode 277: Gil Tene on Tail Latency

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SE-Radio Episode 277: Gil Tene on Tail Latency

Gil Tene joins Robert Blumen for a discussion of tail latency. What is latency? What is “tail latency”? Why are the upper percentiles of latency more relevant to humans? How is human interaction with an application influenced by tail latency? What are the economics of tail latency? What are the origins of tail latency within […]

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