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Defensive Programming - Friend or Foe?

Published: 15 December 2020
Tags: c

Bugs are the bane of most software. It's especially bad when they cause the software to go into some unexpected or undefined state. In this article, Tyler Hoffman describes a more proactive and aggressive approach to catching and reporting bugs in embedded systems, compared to merely making sure bugs don't cause complete crashes.

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What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Tensor Computation Libraries

Published: 15 December 2020
Tags: python

I think it's safe to argue that Python itself isn't a very good language for machine learning, but the libraries and community built around it make it the obvious choice. George Ho's article does a deep dive on the advantages and differences of PyTorch, Jax, and Theano.

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Scalability and Load Testing for VALORANT

Published: 15 December 2020
Tags: architecture, go

I used to play a lot of LoL, and one of the common memes among players was Riot's spaghetti code causing all sorts of bugs and glitches. Fortunately Keith Gunning inspires some faith in their development team with this extensive article on recent developments for Riot's new game. Keith covers the whole infrastructure and testing process.

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