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QCon Keynote: Forty Years of Fun with Computers
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by Dan Ingalls on Jan 26, 2011 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

Dan Ingalls presents his journey through the world of software developing a number of core technologies over the last forty years, explaining what brought them forth and why they are fun even today.


Dan Ingalls was one of the creators of Smalltalk (at Xerox PARC) and later Squeak. His most recent work, the Lively Kernel, is a dynamic graphics and programming environment that runs entirely in a browser. Dan is a recipient of the ACM Grace Hopper Award, and the ACM Software Systems Award. Dan has recently joined SAP and is a key member of the Chief Scientist team.

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