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bio website careers.stackoverflow.com/…
location Dublin, Ireland
age 28
visits member for 2 years, 1 month
seen Feb 20 '12 at 20:44

What I do:

  • Used to work in telecommunications, specifically, SMS messaging, anti-spam/fraud and billing services for mobile network operators
  • I do backend web development in Python (Django)
  • I do desktop GUI development in Qt (both C++ and QML)
  • I do embedded systems programming in C and assembly
    • Atmel 8bit microcontrollers (AT90USBxxx) in C
    • Microchip 16bit microcontrollers (PIC24 range) in C and assembly
    • Arduino (Teensy++)

My Interests:

  • Programming languages (use, design, implementation)
  • Functional, dataflow and multicore programming
  • Operating Systems, virtual machines and compilers
  • Embedded systems and electronics
  • MIDI and Audio programming
  • Game Development
  • ...

Feb
20
comment Why is C++ still a very popular language in quantitative finance?
@Dmitri Nesteruk "Compiler errors are beyond cryptic", clang largely fixes this.
Feb
20
comment Why is C++ still a very popular language in quantitative finance?
@user492238 almost all C++ code I've seen that used SSE (graphics and physics engines) use compiler intrinsics. When I played around with SSE, I also used intrinsics.
Feb
20
awarded  Autobiographer