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Java: best books about advanced topics

In my daily work I often see situations particularly interesting (and challenging) in which I find myself wondering how people more experienced than me would face certain problems of non-trivial solution. 415 more words


Red Hat at the ISO C++ Standards Meeting (Nov 2014): Parallelism and Concurrency

Several Red Hat engineers attended the JTC1/SC22/WG21 C++ Standards Committee meetings in November 2014 at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA.  This post focuses on the sessions of SG1, the study group on parallelism and concurrency, which met for the whole week to discuss proposals and work on the technical specifications (TS) for both parallelism and concurrency. 496 more words

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Intra-Query Parallel Deadlock

A deadlock happens when two tasks permanently block each other when one task is trying to get a resource to lock but the resource is already locked by the other task. 576 more words


Strunk and White Abridged


Intended Audience: English Students
Skill Objectives: English Style
Focus: Common violations


  • The best writers sometimes violate rules of rhetoric. Sometimes these violations are appropriate, but in order to know when, a mastery of the elementary rules of English is necessary.
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New Book: Structure and Qur'anic Interpretation

by Raymond Farrin*

Structure and Qur’anic Interpretation: A Study of Symmetry and Coherence in Islam’s Holy Text (Ashland, OR: White Cloud, 2014) is a groundbreaking literary approach to the Qur’an that draws on classical Arab sources and contemporary literary theory. 254 more words

Data Visualizations and Gestalt Psychology

Did you know 30-50% of our brains are devoted to visual processing and 75% of our sensory receptors are in our eyes? Studies show you remember 60% of something when you learn it with imagery, versus 6% without imagery… and this effect increases with age. 457 more words