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bio website chrisaycock.com
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I do high-frequency trading, mostly in C++ and Python (formerly q/kdb+). My views are my own and do not reflect the same of my employer.


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awarded  Commentator
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answered Which management book would you recommend to read for a fresh Team Leader?
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comment Is it getting harder to hire VB.NET developers?
Do you believe this is different from finding skilled developers in any other language?
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7
comment What is the one bit of computer science theory I should know?
Theoretical Computer Science stackexchange confirms what everyone else here mentions: complexity, data structures and algorithms. cstheory.stackexchange.com/tags
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awarded  Nice Answer
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comment How would you introduce an agile methodology like scrum?
"I'm not very confident about Agile myself." Then why on earth would you want to introduce it?!
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answered Which programming language is the best to start learning/teaching about programming
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comment How do you react to non-programmers with ideas of 'The Next Big Thing'?
It's not just programming. Screenwriters have to deal with this all the time from non-writers who have a "great idea" for a film script.
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answered How do you react to non-programmers with ideas of 'The Next Big Thing'?
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awarded  Critic
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comment Dealing with co-workers who do not have a consistent coding style?
"Pretty printers" help. Also, does your firm have a style guide?
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answered Have you forgotten more than you know, and how much do you make a point of memorizing?
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awarded  Nice Answer
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answered High performance computing and interconnects
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answered Do you think F# and Python might rule the future market?
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awarded  Teacher
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awarded  Supporter
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awarded  Autobiographer