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Life, The Universe, and Everything

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Summary

Damian Conway explores quantum finite state automata, the power of Maxwell's information engine, the computational expressiveness of (un)natural languages, blending them all into a simple self-describing massively parallel auto-visualizing superpositional proof-by-simulation system. *Note: We're not able to use our standard split-screen view to show this, but wanted to bring it to you anyway.*

Bio

Damian Conway is a well-known member of the international Perl community. A widely sought-after speaker and teacher, he is also the author of several technical books as well as numerous Perl software modules.

About the conference

Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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May 23, 2014

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  • Very enjoyable

    by Eric Aguiar /

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    This is an odd but very enjoyable presentation. I hope to see more of his content on InfoQ in the future.

  • also in minecraft

    by Jose Ignacio Seco /

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    You forgot the turing machine implemented in minecraft:
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X21HQphy6I

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