languages popularity

Sun 13 July 2014
An old microphone

Tool for language (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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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big cloud data

Sun 02 February 2014

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

The previously next big stuff: cloud


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

Once upon a …

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Music reflection: timeline and publications

Sat 18 January 2014

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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 …

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decentralised centers

Tue 14 January 2014

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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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