DMP ASPLOS presentation README

Here are some instructions to help you run the presentation I gave on Deterministic Shared Memory Multiprocessing at ASPLOS 2009.  The presentation itself can be downloaded here.  This presentation uses Shockwave Flash movies embedded in Powerpoint, and interaction between the two, so there are a few steps you have to go through to get everything to work right. Continue reading

Powerpoint + Flash = Awesome (eventually)

I recently attended ASPLOS 2009 in Washington, D.C., and put together some slides for the presentation I gave on Deterministic Shared Memory Multiprocessing. To appease my endless thirst for new technologies, I figured I’d try using Powerpoint with embedded Shockwave Flash movies for the presentation, instead of the traditional vanilla-Powerpoint. Why bother making my life so complicated? Well, there were 5 main reasons. Continue reading