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Local data for local growth

New year seems a good time for making predictions, so I’m going to have a go. This year, local data to inform planning for local economic growth will become much more of a priority for local government and LEPs. Organisations will need guidance and tools to put that data to work. Data analytics businesses will step up to offer products and services to meet that demand. I say this because several factors are coming together. Policy...

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SBCL 2.0.0

Steel Bank Common Lisp has a new version out. I haven’t been writing much Common Lisp lately so I haven’t kept the software up to date. SBCL makes a new release every month and I always compile from source so it takes a tiny bit of effort to stay on the bleeding edge. Despite their aggressive release schedule, SBCL is very slow to make major releases so when I saw that they’d released SBCL 2.0.0, I knew it was time to upgrade....