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location Dublin, Ireland
age 29
visits member for 2 years, 9 months
seen Nov 19 at 23:11

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I run a startup in portfolio management and investor reporting. I organise the Clojure Ireland user group.

Things I've done in the past:

  • Worked in telecommunications, specifically, SMS messaging, anti-spam/fraud and billing services for mobile network operators
  • Worked in embedded systems for consumer electronics products and stage lighting
  • Worked in web development in Python (Django)
  • Worked in advanced behavioural analytics
  • Was on the PyCon Ireland organization committee in 2013

Things I know:

  • My primary programming languages: Clojure and Clojurescript
  • Clojure libraries I use daily: Om, Sente, Kioo, Revise
  • Databases I use: OrientDB and RethinkDB
  • Other languages I know well: Python, C++, C, Java, PIC24 Assembly
  • Libraries I know well: Qt (both QWidgets and QtQuick/QML), DimpleJS, SDL 1.2 (and 2 to a lesser extent)

My Interests:

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

comment Why is C++ still a very popular language in quantitative finance?
@Dmitri Nesteruk "Compiler errors are beyond cryptic", clang largely fixes this.
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.
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