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Demoing pyCUDA at the London Financial Python User Group

On Wednesday night I jumped on a train up to London to visit the London Financial Python User Group to give a short demo of pyCUDA. I’m using CUDA heavily for my physics consultancy and I figured the finance guys would be interested in 10-1000* speed-ups for their calculations. The raw figures and the Mandelbrot […]

‘Learning by solving tests’ – a website we could do with?

I’ve often wondered why we don’t see more test-driven websites which test our knowledge of the subject matter.  A great example is the Python Challenge website, Nadav Samet built a great tool to test our Python knowledge – you have to be able to code (only some of the tests really need Python) to solve […]