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Paper Reading Group

Unicorn: A System for Searching the Social Graph

For: August 2, 2013

TCP ex Machina: Computer-Generated Congestion Control

For: July 26, 2013

A Guided Tour of Data-Center Networking

For: July 19, 2013

The Emperor's Old Clothes

For: July 12, 2013

Chip and Pin is Broken

For: June 20, 2013


In Search of an Understandable Consensus Algorithm

For: June 13, 2013

The Human Side of Postmortems

For: June 6, 2013

End-To-End Arguments in System Design

For: May 31, 2013

Spark: Cluster Computing with Working Sets

For: May 24, 2013

Mesos: A Platform for Fine-Grained Resource Sharing in the Data Center

For: May 17, 2013

Windows Azure Storage: A Highly Available Cloud Storage Service with Strong Consistency

For: May 10, 2013

Large-scale Incremental Processing Using Distributed Transactions and Notifications

For: Feb 1, 2013

Spanner: Google's Globally-Distributed Database

For: October 12, 2012

Capsicum: practical capabilities for UNIX

For: September 28, 2012

Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books

For: September 14, 2012

Characterization and Measurement of TCP Traversal through NATs and Firewalls

For: August 17, 2012

Chord: A Scalable Peer-to-peer Lookup Service for Internet Applications

For: August 10, 2012

Rooter: A Methodology for the Typical Unification of Access Points and Redundancy

For: August 10, 2012 (more background at

Subcognition and the Limits of the Turing Test

For: August 3, 2012

Large-Scale Machine Learning at Twitter

For: July 27, 2012

The Interactive Museum Tour-Guide Robot

For: July 14, 2012

Popularity is everything: A new approach to protecting passwords from statistical-guessing attacks

For: July 13, 2012

Exploit Programming: From Buffer Overflows to "Weird Machines" and Theory of Computation

For: July 3, 2012

Cassandra - A Decentralized Structured Storage System

For: June 26, 2012

A Block-sorting Lossless Data Compression Algorithm

For: June 19, 2012

An Incremental Approach to Compiler Construction

For: June 12, 2012

Judgment under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases

For: June 5, 2012

Exposing Photo Manipulation with Inconsistent Reflections

For: May 29, 2012 (warning: large file)

Feeding Frenzy: Selectively Materializing Users' Event Feeds

For: May 16, 2012

Don't settle for eventual consistency

For: Friday, April 20, 2012

Dynamo: Amazon’s Highly Available Key-value Store

For: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Classic Nintendo Games are (NP-)Hard

For: Friday, April 6, 2012

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