Rich Hickey discusses the motivation, design and use of the Clojure core.async library.
Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure and designer of Datomic, is a software developer with over 20 years of experience in various domains. Rich has worked on scheduling systems, broadcast automation, audio analysis and fingerprinting, database design, yield management, exit poll systems, and machine listening, in a variety of languages.
Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.
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Very interesting and informative
Would like to see other languages and developers adopt these ideas.
LISP syntax is something I am still trying to warm up to ... maybe one day ...
Is this supposed to be a video?
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Video is now visible after Chrome update
It's too bad that what InfoQ displays when it thinks you don't have Flash doesn't say "we wanted to use Flash but you don't have it" or some such.
I now can see the video, and I expect it will be much more useful than the MP3.
transcript + newer presentation
However there's a more recent core.async presentation also from Rich Hickey on