Monthly Archives: October 2012

Problems with RejectedExecutionHandler and Futures

I’ve been working with ThreadPoolExecutor and RejectedExecutionHandler. The executor framework provides a convenient way to distribute concurrent tasks to multiple threads, and the different RejectedExecutionHandler policies, ThreadPoolExecutor.DiscardOldestPolicy, for instance, enable your program to shed load if there is more work … Continue reading

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Rice University Centennial Celebration

A lot of good things turn 100 this year, apparently. After attending the ACM Turing Centenary Celebration, I attended the 100th homecoming of my alma mater, Rice University. It was a great time to return, as many of my friends … Continue reading

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More Hiking Experiences

I can’t write specifics about what I do at work, and lately in my free time, hiking is what I’ve been doing. At the risk of turning this into a hiking blog, here are some details about another hike I … Continue reading

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