Oh well, my friend, why didn't you use Numpy?
Think about this sentence for a few minutes, then come back so we can all have a good laugh at ourselves and the fragility of human pride.
EDIT: Downvoted? This was not meant with any kind of meanness at all. No matter what choices an author makes with benchmarks, someone will complain. The situation is so catch-22, a laughter is the only effective self defense.