Rúnar Bjarnason talks about the ideas behind and features in the popular scalaz library, programming concepts like (bi-directional) lenses, Scala Macros, and much more.
Miles Sabin explains dependent typing in Scala, the Shapeless project that demonstrates these concepts, static typing improvements in Scala and Scala Macros.
Lance Walton discusses Scala in the enterprise, educating developers in functional programming and whether Scala's binary compatibility issues between releases are a problem, and much more.
Dick Wall explores the state and future of Java, his reasons for switching to programming in Scala, the SubCut Dependency Injection library for Scala, Scala Compiler Plugins and much more.
Sadek Drobi discusses functional programming sand Scala's multi paradigm approach at QCon London 2012. He also shares insights into the new Play 2.0 framework.
Viktor Klang talks about the features of Akka 2.x and future releases, Akka's approach to fault tolerance, the effort to unify Futures in Scala, and the state of functional programming.
Philip Wadler talks about the role of functional programming and some of the reasons for its slow rise in the past and its influence today. Also: lambda calculus, monads, continuations and much more.
In this interview done by InfoQ's Srini Penchikala, Oleg Zhurakousky talks about the cloud architectures with messaging as the core part of the cloud solutions. He also discusses the Spring Integration and other Spring projects like Spring Roo and Cloud Foundry.
Jonas Bonér and Kresten Krab Thorup on Bringing Erlang's Fault Tolerance and Distribution to Java with Akka and Erjang
Jonas Bonér and Kresten Krab Thorup discuss some key aspects of Erlang like fault tolerance and reliability and how the Akka and Erjang projects try to bring them to the JVM.
Steve Vinoski and Bob Ippolito discuss web development with MochiWeb and Yaws and extending Erlang with native code. Also: async I/O in Python and Node.js vs Erlang.
Mike Williams, co-creator of Erlang discusses the history of and influences on Erlang as well as languages and paradigms used at Ericsson for large scale development and embedded programming.