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  • Sergey Gromenyuk thinks this is interesting:

The developers whose skill at optimization I respect most all approach the optimization task systematically:

  • They make testable predictions, and write their predictions down.

  • They keep a record of code changes.

  • They make measurements with the best instruments available.

  • They keep detailed notes of experimental results.

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Optimization experiments