languages popularity

Sun 13 July 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="75"]An old microphone Tool for language (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]

I found a study from IEEE on popularity of programming languages. I note:

  • The languages I use are in the top 10 (R, C)
  • C is always use in many
  • scripts languages are widly used (you can find a shell or a python inerpreter on almost every machine, form the tinyest RAm architecture to the multiprocessor x86  including some routers)
  • the script languages I know are in the top 20 (python, shell) (I should write sh and not shell)
  • I'll continue to use C as I feel confortable with it and it is always used

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Category: programming Tagged: Languages Programming Programming language Study reflections


big cloud data

Sun 02 February 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"]Français : Big pink cloud Oia Big cloud not computing (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]

This post should be untitled From cloud computing to big data to fast data.

The previously next big stuff: cloud

computing

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="75"]English: Cloud Computing Image Cloud computing (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]

Once upon a …

Category: maths Tagged: Apache Hadoop BigData Cloud computing Data mining Forecasting MongoDB NoSQL Platform as a service Software as a service SQL reflections

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Puzzle

Mon 20 January 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="103"]English: New Wikipedia's logo. Famous 3D puzzle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]

The question is: what is a puzzle? The answer I prefer is: a riddle whose solution is hard to find but easy to verify. In computer science, it's used to provide proof-of-work and usually implemented through cryptographic …

Category: maths Tagged: Cryptographically Generated Address Domain Name System IPv6 Namecoin Proof-of-work system Protocols reflections maths

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Music reflection: timeline and publications

Sat 18 January 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"]English: artificial omni-directional sound sou... sound research material (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]

I just discover google music timeline. That leads me to several publications from google about music.

I wonder why does google work on music. Google is a commercial company whose business model is based on ads and …

Category: maths Tagged: Business model Google Play Publication search engine Timeline maths music reflections

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decentralised centers

Tue 14 January 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"]English: Archery Robin-Hood-Shot Deutsch: Boge... Multiple centers (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]

The Internet should resist to nuclear attacks. I don't know if this is urban legend or real specification. The result is:

  • any service can (and should) be decentralised
  • infrastructure is quite simple, end user devices have to be …

Category: reflections Tagged: Alternative Decentralization Internet Protocol Peer-to-peer Protocols Request for Comments tools reflections

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