Julia motivation: why weren’t Numpy, Scipy, Numba, good enough?

I recently gave a Why Julia? talk to a roomful of computational fluid dynamicists and astrophysicists. (http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/transturb17/gibson/, Kavli Institute, UCSB 2017-02-02). I got two main skeptical responses. One Python expert in … Read more


What’s a network interface? – Julia Evans

I’ve been working with container networking a bunch this week. When learning about new unfamiliar stuff (like container networking / virtual ethernet devices / bridges / iptables), I often realize that I don’t fully understand something much more fundamen... (more…)

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