David Pollak presents Lift's design and how the same design decisions were applied to Clojure/ClojureScript/AngularJS. Lift is a web framework with support for server-push.
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 (which has morphed into iOS) including Mesa, the world's first real-time spreadsheet.
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.