Papers We Love

About Papers We Love

  • What was the last paper within the realm of computing you read and loved?

  • What did it inspire you to build or tinker with?

  • Come share the ideas in an awesome academic/research paper with fellow engineers, programmers, and paper-readers.

  • Lead a session and show off code that you wrote that implements these ideas or just gives other members a proper rundown about the paper.

  • Try to come to each session with an open mind, listen, discuss, and learn.

Database Metatheory

This session discusses the Database Metatheory Asking the Big Queries paper. This paper as you might guess is about Database Theory.

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No Silver Bullet

This is a special Papers We Love session where Fred Brooks the author of the Paper “No Silver Bullet” has agreed to come and talk about his paper. This paper is an interesting study on Software Engineering practices and why there is No Silver Bullet in Software.

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QuickCheck Testing for Fun and Profit

This session discusses the QuickCheck Testing for Fun and Profit paper. Most of the examples in the paper are written in Haskell but the concepts for Quick Check Property Based Testing apply to other languages as well.

Meetup Event Paper Notes Quick Check Patterns in JS Quick Check Patterns in Elixir

API Design

This session is on The little Manual of API Design written by Jasmin Blanchette.

We will utilize an api I built according to the strategies laid out in the paper.

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Learn how to read an Academic/Scientific paper

This sessions discusses how to read White papers and Academic/Scientific papers. We will go over a set of strategies on how best to understand them as they tend to be terse.

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