Suck-Less Scientific Python

Preface¶This series of posts is based on a talk I held for the TS-CCES group at the Institute of Environmental Physics, Heidelberg in November 2016. I presented this Jupyter notebook directly using RISE, a Reveal.js plugin for Jupyter. This allowed me to … Read more


Python 100 times faster than Grumpy

Lately Grumpy has received some attention on reddit. YouTube Engineering showed a blog plost (Grumpy) which apparently proved that grumpy scaled much better then CPython on a Fibonacci benchmark. I felt like repeating this microbenchmark with Python to ch...

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Beyond R and Python: Rust for Science

Rust looks like an increasingly important part of the future of scientific programming. It's as fast as C++, as flexible as Python, and does packaging better than even R. It is also very difficult to learn, and demands a lot of cognitive investment. On ba... (more…)

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