We need a rubric for reviews to ensure our review process is fair.
ACM recently announced that computer scientists John Hennessy and David Patterson have shared the 2017 ACM Turing Award. This blog post (a) gives a story–necessarily oversimplified–for how Hennessy & Patterson’s work fundamentally changed and accelerated computer architecture work and (b) includes Hennessy and Patterson’s Turing Lecture abstract.
An overview of the 24th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecure held in VIenna, Austria.
Works that describe defenses are often harder to publish than papers that demonstrate attacks. This blog post provides some insight on why this may be the case.