Monthly Archives: June 2012

ACM Turing Centenary Celebration, Raw Notes

Here is a raw transcript of my hand-written notes from the ACM Turing Centenary Celebration in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. Please note that these are my thoughts and impressions, not necessarily those of the speakers, and that … Continue reading

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A Work Presentation, and a Comment by a Turing Award Laureate

I gave a presentation at work today to an audience of probably 100 to 150 people, describing my project of the last week. The project involved genetic algorithms for auto-tuning configurations, and I almost put the “Kanye – Gay Fish” … Continue reading

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Back from the ACM Turing Centenary Celebration

I just returned from two days in San Francisco, where I attended the ACM Turing Centenary Celebration. It was a truly geeky birthday for a dead guy: 32 Turing Award laureates attended and participated in panels and talks. I ran … Continue reading

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