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Actor based concurrency and cancellation

I'm reading about actor based concurrency and I appreciate the simplicity of actors sequentially processing messages on a single thread. However there is one scenario that doesn't seen possible. ...
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What are the recommended resources for learning about the Actor model of concurrent systems? [closed]

The Actor concurrency model is clearly gaining favor. Is there a good book that presents the patterns and pitfalls of the model? I am thinking about something that would discuss, for instance, the ...
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Is my description of the actor model right?

If I understood, the actor model is just like the object model, but with a few differences: EVERY object spawns it's own separate thread and its not a problem even when you have thousands of ...
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What is your thoughts about the Actor Model?

The Actor Model that is used by Erlang seem to be a very different way to do concurrent programming. What is your thoughts on the Actor Model? Will it be a popular solution for concurrency?