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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.

My favorite answers:

Separating the wheat from the chaff

How much data is needed to validate a trading strategy

Time-series similarity measures

Column-oriented storage for tick data

A new programming language can only succeed if it capitalizes on an emerging frontier


Jul
19
answered is there a programming language designed to express data combinations?
May
10
answered Is there any way to get faster at solving bugs? I've just had a warning from my boss
Mar
26
answered How does understanding computer architecture help a programmer?
Mar
24
answered Why many programming languages have only 2 data-structures: arrays and hashes?
Mar
9
answered Why is a Boolean value stored as a byte inside of a computer when it only requires one bit
Mar
9
answered Do any LOP languages exist?
Mar
9
answered What API is required for code completion/syntax highlighting/similar IDE features?
Feb
5
answered More info about Poplar language originiating from Xerox Parc
Jun
4
answered Is version history really sacred or is it better to rebase?
May
31
answered Efficient Bus Loading
May
30
answered Maybe monad vs exceptions
May
29
answered In need of a divide and conquer approach for re-writing small open-source utilities
May
23
answered Who was the first software engineer?
May
21
asked Why did the Haskell committee choose monads to represent I/O?
May
19
answered Synchronously write file
May
18
answered Are functional languages better at recursion?
May
4
answered Why would I write a DSL instead of a form based RIA?
May
4
answered Corporate Framework: good or bad?
Apr
19
answered Naming convention: is it good that all subclasses have same prefix or suffix or not?
Apr
16
answered C++ - Best way to have a central data repository