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NewsLinux Foundation exec believes edge computing will be more important than cloud computing Pin
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NewsDeveloper takes down Ruby library after he finds out ICE was using it Pin
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NewsThe mysterious origins of an uncrackable video game Pin
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NewsApple iOS 13: Is Facebook And Google’s Worst Nightmare Coming True? Pin
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News"Mesh" : more than just another garbage collector ? Pin
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"Introducing 'mesh,' a memory-saving plug-in that could boost phone and computer performance" [^]
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Mesh effectively squeezes out these gaps by taking advantage of a hardware feature called "virtual memory" that is supported by almost all modern computers. "The trick is to find chunks of memory that can be interleaved, sort of like when interlocking gears mesh," Berger explains. When Mesh finds these chunks, it can reclaim the memory from one of the chunks by combining the two chunks into just one. "This meshing process works because we only change things in 'physical' memory. From the perspective of the program, which can only see 'virtual' memory, nothing has changed. This is powerful because we can do this for any application automatically."
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Microsoft programmer and distinguished engineer Miguel de Icaza tweeted that Mesh is a "truly inspiring work, with deep impact. A beautiful idea fully developed. What an amazing contribution to the industry."

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NewsThe Gravitational-Wave “Revolution” Is Underway Pin
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NewsJoel Spolsky and Clive Thompson discuss the past, present, and future of coding Pin
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NewsClosing in on 'holy grail' of room temperature quantum computing chips Pin
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NewsGoogle is investing $3.3B to build clean data centers in Europe Pin
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NewsAmazon wanted to hire 30,000 workers. More than 200,000 applied Pin
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NewsParenting’s New Frontier: What Happens When Your 11-Year-Old Says No to a Smartphone? Pin
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NewsBanks, Arbitrary Password Restrictions and Why They Don't Matter Pin
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NewsSilicon Valley is terrified of California’s privacy law. Good. Pin
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