Tagged with Common Lisp

Top hackers, we need you for Operations Research

Top hackers, we need you for Operations Research

Bold statement: A top 1% Operations Research practitioner will lose against a top 10% programmer in a hackathon. Unfortunately, I don’t have any emperical evidence to back this up, but my own humble hunch. Nothing to be ashamed of, since an OR degree is multi-disciplinary, hence diluted across the many facets of the field — … Continue reading

Why I love Common Lisp and hate Java

Why I love Common Lisp and hate Java

“Common what?” is a common reply I get when I mention Common Lisp. Perhaps rightly so, since Common Lisp is not all that common these days. Developed in the sixties, it is one of the oldest programming languages out there. In its heydays it was used mostly for Artificial Intelligence research at MIT, Stanford, Carnegie … Continue reading