In this OOPSLA 2008 session, Lucy Suchman teaches 8 lessons about objects showing how they can influence project design.
In this panel recorded during OOPSLA 2008, the panelists talk about the benefits and drawbacks of using DSLs.
Guy L. Steele Jr. and Richard P. Gabriel reenact their presentation called “The Evolution of Lisp” which took place during ACM History of Languages Conference in 1993.
Sonali K. Shah talks about innovations produced by community users. Contrary to the general perception, most innovations are not created by firms but by individuals.
Mark Lehner, an Egyptologist, talks about ancient Egyptian cultures as seen through the discoveries made on the Giza Plateau and makes some connections with software engineering.
Janos Sztipanovits attempts to tackle the complexity of large scale systems integration by approaching software, systems and control engineering convergence through model-based design.
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock reviews various forms of driven development in order to understand the principles and values of several design practices used today.