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Faith, Evolution, and Programming Languages

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Bio

Philip Wadler is Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh. He is an ACM Fellow and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, past holder of a Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Fellowship, and currently serves as Chair of ACM SIGPLAN. He is a winner of the POPL Most Influential Paper Award and contributed to the designs of Haskell, Java, and XQuery.

About the conference

Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.

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Aug 06, 2012

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  • Fantastic talk

    by Tim Williams /

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    From one of the giants of programming language design - highly interesting and entertaining. Should have been a keynote.

  • Re: Fantastic talk

    by Alexander Shopov /

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    I absolutely agree, the talk was interesting and very entertaining. Philip is shouting from time to time, but if I did indeed understand all of those issues - I'd shout myself as well. I never knew he had a book on Java Generics, will look into it.

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