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Distributed Programming, Hash Tables, and Fun!



Thomas Gebert and Nick Misturak demonstrate how they built a distributed hash-table video-sharing system, the technical hurdles encountered, and the pros/cons of using functional languages to do so.


Thomas Gebert is a software engineer based in New York City. His employment history includes Apple Inc, and WebMD. Nick Misturak is a software engineer living in Orlando Florida. His employment history includes Universal Studios and Westgate Resorts.

About the conference

For two days you are at the centre of the functional programming world. It is a place where academia meets industry, where research and practical application collide.

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Sep 06, 2020

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    Why exactly does this merit attention? It's nice for a hobbyist project, OK, but... sounds like an uninteresting rehash of so many other things?

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    Loved it overall.

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