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Two Books on Virtual Machines

Compilers and operating systems have been a standard part of computer science education for more than thirty years, but the engines that allow the output of ...
January 19, 2006

George Cukor, Hugo Weaving, and Gene Kelly

According to MyHeritage.com's facial recognition software, the three celebrities I resemble most are the director George Cukor, the actor Hugo Weaving (OK, I...
January 17, 2006

.NET Debugging Visualizers

In last year’s piece on extensible programming systems, I said that the biggest obstacle higher-level programming tools face is the lack of decent debuggers ...
January 16, 2006