Explicit multi-threading is like the delusional thinking one has diving at a depth of 100 feet with too much nitrogen in the blood stream, writes Intel’s Michael McCool. You stumble, you misread your gauges, everything takes longer to do. It can happen even to experienced divers. The remedy is to ascend and the delusional thinking goes away immediately. It’s not the bends, but nitrogen narcosis is dangerous and completely avoidable. And so is multi-threading.
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