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In Space, No-One Can Hear Developers Scream

Posted by Brett Bicknell on 09/05/18 13:34

How and when the performance of software should be reviewed can prove a heated discussion point. From what is often said, it may be assumed that any time spent thinking about the performance of software code at a lower level – for instance, the time specific functions take to execute or the amount of memory an operation uses – should be considered a waste.

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Topics: Space

Space 2.0: Advancements and Strategic Moves in the New Space Era

Posted by José Freitas on 28/10/16 11:08

In the last ten to fifteen years, we’ve been observing a revolution in the space industry. All the buzz around new ‘space launch’ ventures such as Space X, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin - led by charismatic, deep-pocketed entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Sir Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos - and the advances in nano-satellites made possible by the miniaturisation of electronics and standardisation initiatives - like the CubeSat - are bringing the focus back to the space industry, forgotten by investors since the constellation flops of the late 1990s.

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Topics: Space