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Writes Wrought Right, and Other Adventures in File System Optimization

Jun Yuan, Michael A. Bender, Martin Farach-Colton, Rob Johnson, Bradley C. Kuszmaul, Donald E. Porter, Yang Zhan, William Jannen, Prashant Pandey, Amogh Akshintala, Kanchan Chandnani, Pooja Deo (+2 others)
2017 ACM Transactions on Storage  
File systems that employ write-optimized dictionaries (WODs) can perform random-writes, metadata updates, and recursive directory traversals orders of magnitude faster than conventional file systems.  ...  Using three techniques, late-binding journaling, zoning, and range deletion, we show that there is no fundamental trade-off in write-optimization.  ...  Nafees Abdul, Amit Khandelwal, Nafisa Mandliwala, and Allison Ng contributed to the BetrFS 0.2 prototype.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3032969 fatcat:cxog5grfuzfdrkewdn3gkrfyrq

Authoring tangible interactive narratives using cognitive hyperlinks

Theresa Tanenbaum, Karen Tanenbaum, Magy Seif El-Nasr, Marek Hatala
2010 Proceedings of the Intelligent Narrative Technologies III Workshop on - INT3 '10  
We then discuss in detail the process of writing the story for the Reading Glove and provide an analysis of the fiction created through this process.  ...  In this paper we describe a prototype tangible interactive narrative system called the Reading Glove and outline the authoring process used to create story content for it.  ...  These included (top to bottom and left to right) an antique camera, an antique telegraph key, a pair of silver goblets, a top hat, a leather mask, a coffee grinder, antique goggles, a wrought metal rose  ... 
doi:10.1145/1822309.1822315 dblp:conf/int-ws/TanenbaumTEH10 fatcat:4ad5jz2tonb6rexl3mypuy6kwe

Natural Language Processing And Computer Use In Social Work

Roger Lohmann, Jay Wolvovsky
1980 Administration in Social Work  
mechanic: "The do-jiggy doesn't sound right!"  ...  Direct, online storage and retrieval of information in case records, memoranda, agency policy and other documents. 2. Creation, storage and use of "self-manipulating" program files. 3.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j147v03n04_03 fatcat:z4cau4prtvbvnapd6wh3vexqii

Financing Intellectual Property Under Revised Article 9: National and International Conflicts

Lorin E. Brennan
2002 Social Science Research Network  
Bank's Security Interest: Situation: Once Adventure Land refuses to pay, other licensee's join in. Eventually, Fred is forced to file for bankruptcy.  ...  . 2 1 4 Depending on the type of intellectual property involved, in many other countries there are filing systems.  ...  (b) Except as otherwise. provided in Section 9705, if, immediately before July 1, 2001, a security interest is enforceable and would have priority over the rights of a person that becomes a lien creditor  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.296529 fatcat:whsxlve2jrf37akjoz7l3ezi6a

On hypertext narrative

Mark Bernstein
2009 Proceedings of the 20th ACM conference on Hypertext and hypermedia - HT '09  
systems while appearing to be a mere stretchtext and while running within the confines of a Web browser.  ...  In place of a simple chronological list, narrative instead organizes our account in new sequences in order to illuminate the interplay of actors and events.  ...  Similarly, off-the-shelf hypertext tools can facilitate writing in the new systems, even when the systems themselves are incomplete or undergoing rapid change.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1557914.1557920 dblp:conf/ht/Bernstein09 fatcat:hxq4ixbxznfr3bpp3l3fnb6opa

Creativity in Amateur Multimedia: Popular Culture, Critical Theory, and HCI

Jeffrey Bardzell
2007 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
Today, especially in academic circles, this pop culture phenomenon is little recognized and even less understood.  ...  This paper explores creativity in amateur multimedia using three theorizations of creativity-those of HCI, postructuralism, and technological determinism.  ...  its own right, and wound up on national news in the US.  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.200768 fatcat:edbuspcbsbe7xdbvaez642hc7q


Lynn M. LoPucki
2012 Confidentiality, Transparency, and the U.S. Civil Justice System  
Over the past decade, the federal courts became the world's most transparent court system by switching from paper to electronic filing, resolving daunting privacy problems, and posting their case files  ...  All could also see whether the precautions they take for supposed legal reasons are the right ones. ( 3) would pressure judges in ways that deprive them ofjudicial independence.  ...  Purely by accident of juxtaposition, we noticed that the companies filing in Delaware and New York (the second most popular court) failed at rates two to seven times as high as those filing in all other  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914333.003.0009 fatcat:a2y4sw2rhnfq7ny5jimp7umsui

The Supreme Court and Litigation Access Fees: The Right to Protect One's Rights. Part I

Frank I. Michelman
1974 Duke law journal  
Yet when municipalities engage in deterrent regulation, courts (insofar as they allow reliance on these regulations in civil damage actions) insist they have ipso facto wrought a redefinition of rights  ...  In each case, an answer is available which rests on economic optimization.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1371708 fatcat:nn7pipt7efd5zhnuoyd4cpzyey

Plantation Agriculture and the Formulation of Native Land Rights in British North Borneo c. 1880-1930

M. C. Cleary
1992 Geographical Journal  
The relationship between indigenous and plantation farming systems is of both historical and contemporary interest, especially in those parts of the Tropics where extensive systems of shifting cultivation  ...  and the nature of property rights.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Universiti Brunei Darussalam for financial help towards the costs of researching this paper and Peter Eaton and Geoffrey Gunn for their advice.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3059786 fatcat:pyk7uc7arndkdhc5hh536aqcmu

Property and Progress: Antebellum Landscape Art and Property Law

Alfred L. Brophy
2008 Social Science Research Network  
Other paintings celebrate intellectual, moral, technological, and economic progress.  ...  Some of the conflicts in property rights that gripped antebellum thought also appear in paintings, including ambivalence about progress, concern over development of land, and fear of the excesses of commerce  ...  While some have emphasized the energetic optimism of Whigs, that optimism came to the Whigs in the 1840s. 113 In the 1830s, they shared a fear of where the United States was headed. VI.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1212663 fatcat:qxv5hgjmcjbhncn454nsfnhieq

The Myth of the "Rainbow Nation": Xenophobia, Sexual Violence, and Racial Tensions in Period Pain by Kopano Matlwa

Mamadou Abdou Babou Ngom
2019 International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences  
The agency of the lead character encapsulates optimism steeped in humanity.  ...  Also, our investigation project brings to light the pervasiveness of "corrective rape" the motivations of which point to the ingrained character of the patriarchal system in the country.  ...  He writes: "the very phenomenon of suffering in its uselessness is in, principle, the pain of the other" (98).  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijels.46.68 fatcat:h23zsjgiobhjbd4gr5gwtjyoiy

Frontier and Region: The West and American Exceptionalism from John Winthrop to Ronald W. Reagan

Ole O. Moen
1990 American Studies in Scandinavia  
They have in turn filed more than five dozen lawsuits involving practically every water-user system and source in the West, referring to the so-called Winter's Doctrine, which dates from a 1908 US Supreme  ...  Nonetheless, most southwestern states are fighting each other over water rights, and in most cases the First Americans, the tribal peoples, are caught in the middle.  ... 
doi:10.22439/asca.v22i2.1159 fatcat:ixdkzda3tfgk3d5e6b5qfftamu

Federal Tax Procedure

John A. Townsend
2013 Social Science Research Network  
From the perspective of managing a tax system, there are key issues related to compliance and the tax gap. What is the optimal level of noncompliance we will accept, given our other priorities.  ...  These adventures are risky, and the arguments were posited ex post facto after there was nothing to lose.  ...  Many taxpayers that might otherwise be nonfilers are forced or encouraged by built-in systems to file.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2236490 fatcat:g45jvhu2vvhe5hpbd2h2q3uu3i

Future organizational design: the scope for the IT-based enterprise

2000 ChoiceReviews  
Adhocracies are ill equipped to handle ordinary, routine tasks, and, if they want to move in such a direction, they must transform their structures-for instance, to Professional Bureaucracies (for consulting  ...  based on standard methods and a repertoire of tested solutions) or Machine Bureaucracies (for volume production of goods).  ...  In the internal contracting system, coordination between the subcontractors was mostly handled on an informal basis, and it was often less than optimal.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.37-3427 fatcat:t2c3spyrrfffta7c3vi7z54q4u

Federal Tax Procedure

John A. Townsend
2014 Social Science Research Network  
From the perspective of managing a tax system, there are key issues related to compliance and the tax gap. What is the optimal level of noncompliance we will accept, given our other priorities.  ...  These adventures are risky, and the arguments were posited ex post facto after there was nothing to lose.  ...  Of course, there cannot be a perfect system in which all taxpayers will have the encouragement to file.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2482668 fatcat:a55gbat5czh7tlcou4tgi7uqee
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