Tag Archives: hyperthreads

In Praise of Idleness

“I want to say, in all seriousness, that a great deal of harm is being done in the modern world by belief in the virtuousness of WORK, and that the road to happiness and prosperity lies in an organised diminution … Continue reading

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Faster Fractals Through Better Scheduling

Performance improvements can come from many directions including better algorithms or micro-optimized inner loops. In this case I got a worthwhile speedup by working better with the Windows thread scheduler.

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