Abandoning Iris

Seven years ago, when I first started working with climate model output and analysis within Python, the software stack we had available was pretty shoddy. Although direct interfaces to netCDF (the de facto standard data format in climate science) existed, they could be kind of clunky. They didn't have smart …

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Simple Ray Tracer in NumbaPro-CUDA

For a long time, I've been looking for a good application of CUDA/GPGPU programming to some of the basic analysis I do in my research. Unfortunately, there really hasn't ever been any low-hanging fruit. That coupled with my desire to avoid pure C-programming at all costs was an ideal …

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