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Python multiprocessing is fucking sweet

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You know how it is said every programmer needs to learn how to do parallelisation and funky stuff on multi-core multi-processor beast of machines? And how such machines aren't even really beasts these days, they're our run of the mill desktop and portable computers.

This is the world we live in.

It's getting worse by the hour!

Very soon the first thing a young programmer will hear out of a lecturer's mouth will be "Thread-Safe".

But there's something we can do about that even today. First of all, we can kiss threading good bye. Sure it's sweet and yes it sort of works. But ew! It's like trying to make a marine corps do their job with everyone's finger in someone else's arse.

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Published on January 18th, 2010 in Application programming interface, food for thought, life, Multi-core, Multiprocessing, Parallel computing, Process, Programming, Thread, Uncategorized

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