08 January 2009

Watch this space: Ada Lovelace Day

Here's a worthy cause for which to dust off this idle blog.

"I will publish a blog post on Tuesday 24th March about a woman in technology whom I admire but only if 1,000 other people will do the same."

— Suw Charman-Anderson

Ah, Ada. My first long-term technical love affair (well, there was that thing with Lisp, but that is a story for another time). Ada is such a cool language — fine-grained, object-oriented concurrency — There, I said it out loud!
If we were using Ada, would the industry rags be talking about a "multi-core crisis"? I don't think so...

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