Here is the latest Caml Weekly News, for the week of May 25 to June 01, 2010.
Archive: http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_thread/thread/f575a5d8b3d491/c29929560758a842Sam Steingold announced:
Tuareg 2.0.1 is now available from https://forge.ocamlcore.org/frs/?group_id=43. The main difference is a skip-syntax bug fix. The sources are also available via svn from https://forge.ocamlcore.org/scm/?group_id=43.
Archive: http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_thread/thread/30b18d5391e1bb8c#Owen Gunden announced:
In addition to the more conventional development positions described in Yaron Minsky's recent email, we are hiring people with skills at both functional programming and systems administration. Most of our systems automation software is either written in ocaml or will be sooner or later. ----- Sysadmin/Programmer combo (aka Systems Automation Specialist) Seeking: Responsible, careful, passionate and skillful technology specialists to help build and maintain our increasingly automated technology infrastructure. You'll need to be adept with unix (specifically linux) administration. For example, you want to be able to format filesystems, install bootloaders, and make rpm packages. It's even better if you understand system calls, kernel parameters, IO schedulers, and other lower level internals. You'll also need to be a good programmer. We only want people who've had experience writing significant amounts of real-world code. OCaml is our language of choice, but it's okay if you don't know it so long as you can learn it. Experience in ruby, python, php, perl, scheme, haskell, erlang, and others are all acceptable. About us: Jane Street is a proprietary trading firm with offices in NYC, London and Hong Kong (respond to this ad if you're interested in any of the above). We have about 200 employees total, the majority of whom work in NYC. While this makes us a medium-sized business, the culture more closely resembles that of a small startup: The atmosphere is casual and informal; we care about doing good work more than dress codes or hours put in; there's not much room for office politics; and, there's a lot of financial upside if you do great work. We have a large datacenter on-site and several colocation facilities, with hundreds of servers total. We manage all of this with just a small team by leveraging our programming skills to create scalable, automated systems. We use a lot of open source tools and write the rest ourselves. Our systems team is tightly integrated with the rest of the company so you get exposure to a broad range of concepts and ideas. Unlike at other large financial firms, our technology group is highly regarded and central to our business, not just a footnote. Perks: In addition to our excellent benefits which you can read about here: http://www.janestreet.com/workplace/benefits.php we have on-site classes taught by employees on subjects ranging from programming to finance to trading to bridge (yes, the game). If this sounds like a match to your background, skills, and disposition, let us know. Send a cover letter indicating why you think you're a good fit, along with your resume, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archive: http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_thread/thread/73993da1c22feb57#David Rajchenbach-Teller announced:
** Informaticiens de haut niveau MLstate est une jeune entreprise innovante en campagne depuis 2008 pour la reconquête du web. Notre objectif : réinventer les bases technologiques et scientifiques des applications web, pour une toile plus saine, plus sûre et plus sécurisée. Notre équipe R&D compte une vingtaine de passionnés, docteurs ou ingénieurs en informatique, et est sur le point de s’agrandir. Si vous êtes informaticien de haut niveau, inspiré et ingénieux, si vous êtes doté d’une forte culture informatique et scientifique, d’une grande connaissance des langages fonctionnels et impératifs, de la compilation, des systèmes de types, contactez-nous. Le candidat idéal, docteur ou non, avec ou sans expérience industrielle, aura aussi des connaissances en distribution, parallélisme, bases de données, sera capable d’évoluer dans un environnement polyglotte et disposera de la finesse nécessaire pour construire des produits finis. Les problèmes à résoudre sont difficiles. Pour relever le défi, contactez-nous à email@example.com . ** High-level computer scientists Since its foundation, in 2008, Paris-based start-up MLstate has been campaigning to reconquer the web. Our objective: reinvent technological and scientific foundations of web applications, and make the web saner, safer and more secure. Our R&D team comprises about 20 enthusiastic computer scientists, doctors or engineers, and is now preparing to scale up. If you are a high-level computer scientist, inspired, resourceful, if you have a strong culture in computer science, in both functional and imperative programming languages, in compilation, in type systems, contact us. Ideal candidates, PhDs or not, with or without industry experience, will also have a background in distribution, concurrency, databases, will be able to live and work in a multilingual environment, and will have the subtlety necessary to build finish products. The problems we need to solve are difficult. If you are up to the challenge, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Thanks to Alp Mestan, we now include in the Caml Weekly News the links to the recent posts from the ocamlcore planet blog at http://planet.ocamlcore.org/. Caml Trading talk at CMU: http://www.wisdomandwonder.com/link/4900/caml-trading-talk-at-cmu Offres d’emploi pour informaticiens de haut niveau: http://dutherenverseauborddelatable.wordpress.com/2010/05/31/offres-demploi-pour-informaticiens-de-haut-niveau/ FP-Syd #24.: http://www.mega-nerd.com/erikd/Blog/FP-Syd/fp-syd-24.html Gematric Search: http://alaska-kamtchatka.blogspot.com/2010/05/gematric-search.html Tuareg 2.0.1: http://forge.ocamlcore.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=618 Shopping Carts with Ocsigen.: http://blog.dbpatterson.com/post/637836183 DrScheme Style Buffer Evaluation for OCaml in Emacs: http://www.wisdomandwonder.com/article/4797/drscheme-style-buffer-evaluation-for-ocaml-in-emacs ocaml-cyclist: https://forge.ocamlcore.org/projects/ocaml-cyclist/
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