CS 372 Operating Systems Assorted Links
I will put links here to subjects that we talk about in class.
Here (PDF) is the
story about the Therac-25, a cautionary tale of software development (This
is in HTML)
Lawrence Lessig has some interesting things to say about copyright law
Just when you thought you were part of a society that knew it all, here
are 13 things that don't
make sense. Maybe they will to one of you.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that the professional-level IT
workforce will grow at more than twice
the rate of the overall workforce between 2004 and 2014, creating 1 in 19 new
jobs. In addition, many of these jobs will pay well.
Here is a story about thread scheduling in Windows Vista. It looks
like playing audio drops network throughput.
Intel has a
release of a C/C++ compiler that supports transactions. It contains a
flash animation of transactional memory that you might find instructive or at
story about an evil google.
kind of thing really bothers me. What about you?
Some insight into the operation of corporate America.