Bodil Stokke attempts to answer why some meritorious technologies fade away while others end up dominating the software landscape, and suggests what can be done to fix that.
Bodil Stokke (@bodil) is a compulsive conference speaker in the fields of functional programming and internets technologies, and is a co-organizer of multiple developer conferences in Scandinavia and the UK, mostly because she’s still learning how to stop. She is a prolific contributor to the Free Software community. In her spare time, she works as a developer for Future Ad Labs.
Code Mesh London is an annual conference dedicated to non-mainstream languages and technologies. In 2013 it featured over 50 talks from experts in languages, libraries, operating systems and technologies that handle the programming and business challenges of today. Languages discussed include Haskell, Clojure, Erlang, Elixir, Rust, Go and Julia.