[Numpy-discussion] [OT] Starving CPUs article featured in IEEE's ComputingNow portal

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Fri Mar 19 14:06:28 CDT 2010


Anne Archibald wrote:
> (Which, honestly, makes me wonder what the point is of
> building multicore machines.)

Advertising...

Oh, and having multiple cores slows down multi-threading in Python, so 
that feature is worth the expense!

> But a language designed
> from scratch for vector calculations

Ever hear of ZPL?

http://www.cs.washington.edu/research/zpl/home/index.html

I think it's pretty much a dead project, but I always liked the idea.

-Chris

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