Re: Research Positions

2017-05-31 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 31/05/2017 7:24 PM, Chris wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 18:20:57 UTC, Chris wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 15:15:00 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: On 31/05/2017 2:10 PM, Chris wrote: [...] As long as the positions can be done in D (and the desire is there by those involved)

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 01:45:24 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: You're right. Congratulations Nicholas for this great work and I wish it succeeds by any name he chooses for it. -- Andrei And nothing increases chances of success like contributions! (subtle hint)

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 01:42:16 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: On 5/31/17 7:28 PM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 22:15:33 UTC, Wulfklaue wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: Perhaps there will be scope for renaming if/when this

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 22:03:25 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Yes, the name matters, but this thread has been pretty thoroughly derailed from its original purpose. - Jonathan M Davis https://www.xkcd.com/386/

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/31/17 6:03 PM, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 18:55:14 bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: But can we please reduce the bike shedding Marketing is only bike shedding

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/31/17 7:28 PM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 22:15:33 UTC, Wulfklaue wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: Perhaps there will be scope for renaming if/when this also includes graphics when either OpenCL is merged into the Vulkan API

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 22:15:33 UTC, Wulfklaue wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: Perhaps there will be scope for renaming if/when this also includes graphics when either OpenCL is merged into the Vulkan API or Petar Kirov gets Vulkan SPIRV

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Wulfklaue via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: Perhaps there will be scope for renaming if/when this also includes graphics when either OpenCL is merged into the Vulkan API or Petar Kirov gets Vulkan SPIRV generation going on LLVM, but for now the name stays. People who

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: I am more inclined to be persuaded by the fact that everybody that has actually done GPU programming has said that it makes sense to them. It would be a mistake to judge that on the basis of those posting in this forum. I've

Re: Research Positions

2017-05-31 Thread Chris via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 18:20:57 UTC, Chris wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 15:15:00 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: On 31/05/2017 2:10 PM, Chris wrote: [...] As long as the positions can be done in D (and the desire is there by those involved) then it does belong here. Given Chris

Re: Research Positions

2017-05-31 Thread Chris via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 15:15:00 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: On 31/05/2017 2:10 PM, Chris wrote: On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 11:26:43 UTC, Joakim wrote: [...] In case anyone with a D background is interested in one of the positions. We use D for speech synthesis and it'd be great if

Project Highlight: excel-d

2017-05-31 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
If you regularly follow the forums or saw Atila's lightning talk from DConf, you already will have heard about excel-d. Atila agreed to work with me on a Project Highlight a while back, but asked to wait until after DConf since he intended to talk about it there. So this post serves as a

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 5/30/2017 5:12 AM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: Ah, isn't English wonderful. I guess Walter is suffering the inverse of the Calvin & Hobbes "Verbing nouns weirds the language", nouning verbs does weird the language, but only to those

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-31 Thread Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/31/17 1:09 AM, Patrick Schluter wrote: In any case, you can download the dataset from [1] if you like. There are several 100 Mb big zip files containing a collection of tmx files (translation memory exchange) with European Legislation. The files contain multi-alignment texts in up to 24

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 5/30/17 3:23 PM, Jack Stouffer wrote: On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: I fear the conversation will go like this, like it has for me: N: DCompute W: What's DCompute? N: Enables GPU programming with D W: Cool! instead of: N: D-GPU W: Cool! I can use D to

Re: Research Positions

2017-05-31 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 11:03:23 UTC, Chris wrote: We are offering two research positions at the moment. Please follow the links for more information. 1. Research Fellow in Speech Recognition: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/313953286/ 2. Research Student in the area of Voice

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Patrick Schluter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 09:07:16 UTC, ParticlePeter wrote: On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: [...] D-GPU is very misleading to people who use the GPU for its original purpose, which is graphics programming. One could assume D-GPU being an alternative to

Research Positions

2017-05-31 Thread Chris via Digitalmars-d-announce
We are offering two research positions at the moment. Please follow the links for more information. 1. Research Fellow in Speech Recognition: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/313953286/ 2. Research Student in the area of Voice Modelling and Speech Processing:

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 09:07:16 ParticlePeter via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: > > On 5/30/2017 5:12 AM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: > >> Ah, isn't English wonderful. I guess Walter is suffering the > >> inverse of the Calvin &

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Wulfklaue via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 19:23:42 UTC, Jack Stouffer wrote: On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: I fear the conversation will go like this, like it has for me: N: DCompute W: What's DCompute? N: Enables GPU programming with D W: Cool! instead of: N: D-GPU W:

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread ParticlePeter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 5/30/2017 5:12 AM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: Ah, isn't English wonderful. I guess Walter is suffering the inverse of the Calvin & Hobbes "Verbing nouns weirds the language", nouning verbs does weird the language, but only to those