"Is this in 'today dollars' and corrected for inflation? Surely the Rothschild or Rockefeller fortunes in the 19th century would be worth more that 1 trillion in 2014 dollars. If not, go back further to rulers of empires like Mansa Musa and…"
"Python is a great language; has great library support and has compilers on all platforms. You can use IronPython in the .net world as well. Cool projects include scipy.org and rpy, so you can use R from python.
It's good to have as many tools…"