I am happy to announce that Elana Hashman will be speaking at Clojure SYNC. Most languages have a one-command installation on Unix-like systems. That makes it really easy to get started for beginners. Clojure has had that off-and-on, but it's been kind of inconsistent. I was happy when Elana told
I'm excited to announce that David Nolen will be speaking at Clojure SYNC. David is a prolific speaker and his talks never disappoint. I'm always surprised by what interests we have in common. Specifically, the ongoing work of Alan Kay and its exploration of what computation is and what it means
I am overjoyed to announce that Gerald Jay Sussman will be speaking at Clojure SYNC. I first learned who Dr. Sussman was when I read Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs. It was such a seminal book in my understanding of software. He's one of the inventors of the Scheme programming
I'm excited to welcome George Kierstein to speak at Clojure SYNC. We've got a problem. It's called bit rot. We have some working code. We don't run it for a few months. And when we try to run it again, it doesn't work. How did that happen? The system it was running on changed enough (packages
I am happy to announce that Zach Tellman will be speaking at Clojure SYNC. Zach Tellman is a prolific conference speaker. His talks are always enlightening and deep. He's currently writing a book called Elements of Clojure. The book is a deep essay into what makes Clojure code readable and
I'm excited to announce that Rebecca Kinsella will be speaking at Clojure SYNC. She's a technical recruiter at Funding Circle which is proving to be a powerful force in the Clojure world. Rebecca hosts the Bay Area Clojure User Group and is a regular presence at the US Clojure conferences. I
Yes, folks! The inimitable Will Byrd of miniKanren fame is going to be speaking at Clojure SYNC. Will Byrd presented a talk on his continuing efforts to preserve his work for at least 5,000 years. What are the challenges? Why would you want to do that? This talk falls squarely in the Context
I am very excited to announce a surprise speaker. The epic Kim Crayton will be speaking at Clojure SYNC. Kim Crayton has skyrocketed herself through the tech speaking circuit. She's working with programmers and leaders on issues of diversity and inclusion in technology as a Community Engineer.