User profile: Cubbi

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User name:Cubbi
Name:Cubbi
Location:Long Island, NY, USA
Website:http://stackoverflow.com/users/273767/cubbi
Bio:First language: PDP-11 assembly
Favorite language for fun: Forth or APL or Haskell
Favorite language for work: C++14 with boost

Education: Ph.D. in chemistry
Career:
1996: scientific software (phys. chemistry)
2000: OS development (hard real-time/military)
2002: scientific research (biochemistry)
2005: real-time C++ (transportation/city infrastructure)
2012: large scale infrastructure C++ (finance)

also taught programming in college and published a couple books
(non-English: http://amzn.to/18QDsFI )

also wrote much of http://cppreference.com

Biggest peeve: those who attempt to teach C++ but instead propagate nonsense like
while(!stream.eof()) or while(stream.good())
void main()
Google C++ Style Guide
The FQA

Opinions are my own and do not represent the position of my employer.
Statistical data
Birthdate:Feb 18, 1976
Gender:Male
Occupation:Engineer
Skills:C
C++
Assembly
History
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Number of posts:3727
Latest posts:

Active maths forums
...and a different stackexchange for even more advanced things: http://mathoverflow.com

The Equation Group == NSA: interesting...
The original report is a bit more detailed: https://securelist.com/files/2015/02/Equation_group_ques...

Can someone who works as a software engineer/computer programmer tell me about...
Sure, one time when I was working in OS development, almost 15 years ago, they routed a bug report f...

Arrest people for using "new" and "delete"
[quote=Avilius]nor with a care for memory allocations, (looking at you, std::string)[/quote] std::st...

Java help
[quote=ezchgg]only impedes the conversation[/quote] [quote=ezchgg]this limits discussion even furthe...