I’ve recently started using the starmap function in python quite frequently in my analyses. I think it has several advantages including readability, flexability, and above all, very simple parallelism. In this post I’ll cover what the starmap function...Read more »
Is Python popular *because* it is slow?
I’ve been using Python with numeric/numarray/numpy and SWIG since the spring of 2002 for data analysis. The first application I used it for is the OOF holography software. The transition to Python was from tcl with hand-written bindings to C/C++ code. Read more