Yeah, a new approach every since in a while in programming has been always the norm. This industry, software, always love new stuff!
I've gone through Julia docs, and I think it's really great; not sure though if what they are promoting: "Julia is fast" is just an implementation detail (to how they implement it in each platform).
It really has an appealing syntax, especially for the parallel computing part:
I hope it won't be like R (focused just on data science stuff).
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