Awesome Cold Showers

For when people get too hyped up about things
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By hwayne


Awesome Cold Showers

It's great when people get excited about things, but sometimes they get a little too excited. This an awesome (rigorous and respectful) and curated (I read every suggestion and make judgement calls) list of cold showers on overhyped topics. This does not mean the enthusiasm is bad or wrong: we're just reminding people to stay grounded. Feel free to submit your favorites!

Verification Techniques (PDF)

Static vs Dynamic Typing: a literature review

Scalability! but at what COST?

Web Framework Benchmarks

Agile Methods: The Good, the Hype and the Ugly (Video)

An Empirical Study on the Correctness of Formally Verified Systems (PDF)

Fixing Faults in C and Java Source Code: Abbreviated vs. Full-word Identiļ¬er Names (PDF)

Microservices - Please, don't

VM Warmup Blows Hot and Cold

Scaling SQLite to 4M QPS on a Single Server

Understanding Real-World Concurrency Bugs in Go (PDF)


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