New York

Age: 38

Chemist turned biochemist turned software engineer.

  • First language: PDP-11 assembly (still the best!)
  • Favorite language for fun: Forth or APL or Haskell
  • Favorite language for work: C++ (with boost)
  • Career:
    • 1996: scientific software (phys. chemistry)
    • 2000: OS development (hard real-time/military)
    • 2002: scientific research (biochemistry)
    • 2005: real-time C++ (transportation/city infrastructure)
    • 2012: large scale C++ (finance)

Once upon a time I published a book on x86 assembly language (in Russian) and also published a few scientific articles

I edit a lot

Biggest peeve: people who claim to teach C++ but instead propagate nonsense like

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