Deadlines are strange things and people, it seems, are similarly strange when relating to them. British poet and essayist Samuel Johnson once famously commented that, “When a man knows he is to be hanged … it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” Johnson, fortuitously, wasn’t referring to himself, but rather to the Anglican clergyman, William Dodd, who was hanged on June 27, 1777, for forgery.
An execution is certainly a deadline that cannot be ignored—it is, after all, literally a matter of li
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 75: An Update on the Julia Programming Language; AI & Alternative Data; Digital Currencies
Julia Computing's Viral Shah talks about the programming language he helped create and what's ahead for it. Then James and Anthony talk about the pairing of AI & alternative data, digital currencies, and Game of Thrones.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails