Considering Rust for scientific software
This talk is for researchers dissatisfied with the status quo in scientific software.
Based on the criteria of
- Developer productivity
I contend that Rust is a unique value proposition for researchers.
There is undoubtedly a large amount of hype about Rust. This talk is not meant to diminish the enormous accomplishments of people using Python, C++, Julia and Fortran. Instead, the goal is to pitch Rust as a viable alternative to how things are done today.