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Comment Re:I am an HFT programmer (Score 1) 791

Assuming you worked 7 days a week, then a 100 hour week equals over 14 hours a day (average). So you either don't work 12 hour days OR you don't work 100 hour weeks OR your week consists of 8.33 days... If your maths was as good as your hyperbole perhaps you would earn even more.

Submission + - Where does Java's Future Lie?

RatOot writes: I'm considering taking a consultancy in East Africa to teach young programmers. However, the current language they are learning is Java. Given other languages such as C, C++, Python, C#, Ruby, etc, is Java really the most valuable language they could learn? What language would you teach, which language do you think has the best short term bang-for-buck and which one do you think has the best long term merits?

If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization.