12/29/2015 – Shavit Lab paper, Read-Log-Update: A Lightweight Synchronization Mechanism for Concurrent Programming, discussed in Read-Mostly Research LWN.net publication by Paul McKenney.
10/27/2015 – Shavit Lab paper, by Alexander Matveev et al., Read-Log-Update: A Lightweight Synchronization Mechanism for Concurrent Programming, chosen as today’s influential CS paper by the morning paper.
09/01/2015 – Shavit Lab paper, On the Optimal Space Complexity of Consensus for Anonymous Processes, by Rati Gelashvili, wins Best Paper Award at DISC’15.
05/06/2015 – Intel launches 18-core Xeon E7 v3 chips with TSX/HTM support.
02/10/2015 – Shavit Lab paper, The Spraylist: A Scalable Relaxed Priority Queue, wins First Prize for Highest-Ranked Artifact at PPoPP’15.
02/01/2015 – MIT randomizes tasks to speed massive multicore processors
11/10/2014 – Researchers Simplify Parallel Programming
05/20/2014 – MIT News Article: Parallel programming may not be so daunting. Lock-free parallel algorithms may match performance of more complex wait-free algorithms. Nir Shavit, Keren Censor-Hillel, and Dan Alistarh.
03/20/2014 – Intel Announces Updated Haswell 8-core
03/18/2014 – Leslie Lamport wins the 2013 ACM Turing Award