Re: ARTICLE: Memory bandwidth

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Apr 15 2001 - 10:12:36 MDT

Ben Goertzel wrote:
> In sum, I'd highly recommend Java for small-scale engineering projects.
> It's a fun language to work with. But for large-scale projects (meaning,
> systems that will use a lot of memory and a lot of threads), my advice is to
> stick with C/C++. Java is just not tuned for such projects, and you run
> into a hell of a lot of annoying problems that waste a huge amount of time
> and effort, far outweighing the savings in programming time.

Now *that's* a new opinion.

What do you think about prototyping? C++ doesn't seem like a good
language for that - I was thinking Python, actually.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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