The State of Parallel Programming

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Parallel programming has been more difficult than it needs to be, perhaps because its tools have been treated as an “add-on” to serial programming. The objectives of composability and productivity demand something better. Come hear a relatively recent consensus view about what is needed for productive parallel programming, and why.