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Dissecting the Gzip Progress (2011)
Dissecting the Gzip Progress (2011)

In this article I describe the DEFLATE algorithm that GZIP implements and depends on. The DEFLATE algorithm uses a combination of LZ77, Huffman codes and run-length-encoding; this article describes each in detail by walking through an example and developing source code to implement the algorithm. My aim is to implement readable rather than efficient or…

Noteworthy Firms Are Origin to Swallow the World
Noteworthy Firms Are Origin to Swallow the World

Economic ViewThe exuberant rebound of large companies while their small competitors struggle will require more vigilant government antitrust action than ever before, an economist says.Many large companies, like Amazon, have grown during the pandemic. Credit...Hannah Yoon for The New York TimesThe next six months could witness one of the biggest consolidations of corporate power in the…

Accelerating Sparse Matrix-Matrix Multiplication with GPU Tensor Cores
Accelerating Sparse Matrix-Matrix Multiplication w...

[Submitted on 29 Sep 2020] Download PDF Abstract: Sparse general matrix-matrix multiplication (spGEMM) is an essential component in many scientific and data analytics applications. However, the sparsity pattern of the input matrices and the interaction of their patterns make spGEMM challenging. Modern GPUs include Tensor Core Units (TCUs), which specialize in dense matrix multiplication. Our…

For every 1% create bigger inner the amount of lawyers, financial assert falls 3% (1986)
For every 1% create bigger inner the amount of law...

AbstractWhen some present or future markets are either imperfect or incomplete, the selfish motivations of individual agents may (but not necessarily) lead to rent-seeking activities that can make society worse off. Legal activities tend to raise the costs of doing business. Moreover, because they are biased in the direction of suits by firms and consumers…

Handiest normal market leaders are taking support of coronavirus lockdowns
Handiest normal market leaders are taking support ...

New, agile startups usually get all the attention, but as The Drum columnist Samuel Scott writes, one unintended consequence of the coronavirus lockdown is that the big business Goliaths are actually pummeling the small Davids to death because of how distribution has changed.The best pizza place in Boston is Santarpio’s in the Italian neighborhood of…

Windows Timer Resolution: The Colossal Rule Alternate
Windows Timer Resolution: The Colossal Rule Altern...

The behavior of the Windows scheduler changed significantly in Windows 10 2004, in a way that will break a few applications, and there appears to have been no announcement, and the documentation has not been updated. This isn’t the first time this has happened, but this change seems bigger than last time. The short version…

Venice holds wait on the water for first time in 1,200 years
Venice holds wait on the water for first time in 1...

Venice, Italy (CNN) — Sebastian Fagarazzi is used to moving his belongings around. As a Venetian who lives on the ground floor, every time the city faces acqua alta -- the regular flooding caused by high tides -- he must raise everything off the floor, including furniture and appliances, or risk losing it.But on October…

Kube Dooom, Assassinate Kubernetes Pods The exercise of Id’s Doom
Kube Dooom, Assassinate Kubernetes Pods The exerci...

Kill Kubernetes pods using Id's Doom! The next level of chaos engineering is here! Kill pods inside your Kubernetes cluster by shooting them in Doom! This is a fork of the excellent gideonred/dockerdoomd using a slightly modified Doom, forked from https://github.com/gideonred/dockerdoom, which was forked from psdoom. Usage Run storaxdev/kubedoom:0.4.0 locally: $ docker run -p5901:5900 …

How narcissistic leaders infect their organizations’ cultures
How narcissistic leaders infect their organization...

Image credit: Olivier Le Moal for iStock Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? The answer: not the organizations led by narcissists. A new paper by Berkeley Haas Prof. Jennifer Chatman and colleagues shows not only the profound impact narcissistic leaders have on their organizations, but also the long-lasting damage they…

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