David Greene writes: "A little over a week ago, Intel announced that its Haswell microprocessor will support a new SIMD extension dubbed AVX2. It brings 256-bit vector integer operations, gathers and some interesting permute and shift operations. Discuss." Link to Original Source
Thus spake the master programmer:
"When a program is being tested, it is too late to make design changes."
-- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"