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Better threads in C++

This is a quick one, as you will have noticed by the brevity of the overall article.  Basically, threads in C++ aren’t great. And, if you’re some people, you may think even less of them.  I’m not going to be too harsh on them, but there’s an answer to those conundrums: Intel.  “Wait”, you might say, “Intel makes processors, not software!”  But, they do.  You see, Intel realized that having a bagillion (or is it bajillion?  none of those look right) cores means that programs need to be built to utilize them, and currently, most applications are severely single threaded.  And it’s not always the easiest thing in the world to break your program out into multiple threads.  But Intel’s here to help the novice thread programmer, with Thread Building Blocks.  Check it out.  It’s open source.

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