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How to make ** less expensive and more expressive


Exponentiation is the gotcha of math operators. Be it square or square root, exp, log, tanh, or the complex roots of unity, ** has it's work cut out. Ints, floats, fractions, and zero don't play nice with **. Precision, accuracy, and performance aspects of Python can be revealed by following ** thru the interpreter down to the metal. SciPy, SymPy, and Machine Learners care, shouldn't you?

en zyme Bio

en zyme has been a coder scientist for decades, traversing meteorology, telecom, biotech, and was into data before it was big.

en zyme is the founder of Ad, Hock & Nimble [ a data consultancy] and of 40th Parallel Python. en zyme can be reached at or


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