David Pollak discuss the strategic goals for Visi – a language for spreadsheets - and how this language and its environment can create cultural structures designed to grow its community.
David Pollak founded Visi.Pro, cloud computing for the Rest of Us along with the Visi Language open source project. David founded the Lift Web Framework and continuously contributes to Lift. David wrote Beginning Scala and ran the first Scala-focused conferences. In the past, David wrote software for NextStep including Mesa, the world’s first real-time spreadsheet. Twitter: @dpp
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