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Brandon Rhodes gave a great talk at PyCon 2017 about the evolution of dictionaries in Python.

I really appreciate the people who dive deep into these implementation details, and continue to optimize the languages we all use.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66P5FMkWoVU




I usually feel like a reasonably bright person, and then I go to a talk like this and suddenly remember how terribly much I don't (and will never) know. There are some very sharp people at play here.




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