"Google's new language, Go, isn't as revolutionary as its designers would have you believe but it is an interesting language nonetheless. It is a systems language that has features that address the multicore trend. The future is parallel computation and who better to introduce a systems language with first-class concurrency primitives than the company that popularized MapReduce? Speaking of MapReduce, here's a simple implementation I wrote for Go (available at github):"
Oct 14, 2010, 4:51:40 PM