When is it worth it to learn a new programming language?

@ksteimel what problem are you trying to solve?

I'm wanting to write a few rest servers to do implicatures given a dependency parse. I was going to use Julia because it's fast and I know it well.

However, this is squarely in go's wheelhouse.

Idk I guess it's not worth it since Julia is plenty fast, both are garbage collected and a long running server won't suffer from jit burn in.

Mostly I'm wondering about career wise though. In academia the programming language you use for research isn't relevant right?

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