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Why Bloom filters work the way they do (michaelnielsen.org)
36 points by bane on Aug 6, 2015 | hide | past | favorite | 3 comments

Not wanting to take anything away from a good read. It looks like Cuckoo Filter's might be a better alternative, particularly if interested in the flexibility of adding and removing items dynamically.


The article should have the same disclaimer on top as the linked Wikipedia page:

>Not to be confused with Bloom shader effect.

My mind even read the title as:

>Why bloom filters look the way they do

Its interesting how our expectations shape our perception.

I've never heard about Bloom shader before and the title was as clear as it goes.

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