Exploring Lazy Evaluation with Julia

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” go the famous words of Arthur C. Clarke. Often when we see magic, a small dose of knowledge is enough to wash away our wide-eyed awe and bring us back to sweet, comfortable cynicism. … Read more

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Compiling Julia to the GPU

After 2 years of slow but steady development, we would like to announce the first preview release of native GPU programming capabilities for Julia. You can now write your CUDA kernels in Julia, albeit with some restrictions, making it possible to use Juli... (more…)

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Julia 0.6 Release Announcement

The Julia community is thrilled to announce the release of version 0.6.0 of the Julia language. With a sweeping overhaul of the type system and numerous improvements to syntax and to the standard library, 0.6.0 is the most transformative release yet. A co... (more…)

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