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Why Parallel Programming Is So Hard

MOBE2001 (263700) writes | more than 6 years ago

Programming 0

MOBE2001 writes "The human brain is a super parallel signal-processing machine and, as such, it is perfectly suited to the concurrent processing of huge numbers of parallel streams of sensory and proprioceptive signals. So why is it that we find parallel programming so hard? I will argue that the reason is not because the human brain finds it hard to think in parallel, but because what passes for parallel programming is not parallel programming in the first place. Switch to a true parallel programming environment and the problem will disappear. Read the rest of the article."
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