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Re: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 10 September 2013 Lisp NYC: Mahesh Paolini-Subram


From: flatfish+++
Subject: Re: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 10 September 2013 Lisp NYC: Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya on Erlang
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 19:07:12 -0400
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Don't you Linux geeks and freaks think it's time to step into the
current century and adjust your announcements so they don't look like
some geek listserv crap circa 1985?

Try a blog....

Assuming you freaks even know what one is.

Geeze, you loons are the poster children for why average citizens
should avoid Linux.




On 9 Sep 2013 19:00:38 -0400, address@hidden wrote:

> <blockquote
>   what="almost official Lisp NYC announcement"
> 
>   see="http://lispnyc.org/
>        http://www.meetup.com/LispNYC/events/96126262/";
> 
>   and="http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rja14/Papers/SE-06.pdf
> 
>        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin
>        [page was last modified on 4 September 2013 at 02:04]
> 
>        
> http://www.businessinsider.com/dan-kaminsky-highlights-flaws-bitcoin-2013-4
>        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQoykhNoBbY
>        https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=277389.0;all";
> 
>   
> also="http://nylogic.org/talks/welcome-to-the-homotopy-type-theory-reading-group";
> 
>   edits="address now specifies which borough of New York City
>          the meeting is in; some material removed;
>          some paragraphs reformatted by Emacs">
> 
>  Subject: New York City Lisp User Group: Erlang by Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya
>  X-URL: http://lispnyc.org/
> 
>     corner New York City
>     Lisp Group LispNYC.org meetings blogs news home
> 
>     ( front-page )
> 
>     2013 Summer Programming Contest
> 
>     We're proud to announce our contest Lisp in Summer Projects , over $5000
>     of prizes and anyone can join in on the fun.
> 
>     Upcoming related events:
>       * Jun 1 Lisp in Summer Projects signup begins, everywhere.
>       * Jun 1-4, European Lisp Symposium 2013 - ELS'13 in Madrid, Spain
>       * Jun 2, European Common Lisp Meeting - single day conference in
>         Madrid, Spain
>       * Jun 9-12, "30 Years of Smalltalk" the Smalltalk Industry Conference -
>         STIC'13 in Phoenix, Arizona
>       * Jun 24 Lisp in Small Projects coding starts!
>       * Jul 8-10, Lambda Jam: A conference for functional programmers in
>         Chicago, Illinois
>       * Sept 18-20, Strange Loop in St. Louis, Missouri
>       * Sept 25-27, ICFP 2013 in Boston, Massachussetts
>       * Nov 14-16, Clojure/Conf in Alexandria, Virginia (Washington DC)
> 
>     ( meeting - Tuesday, September 10, 7:00 PM - Erlang by Mahesh
>     Paolini-Subramanya )
> 
>     People get so caught up in the syntactical sugar of languages
>     that they never actually grok the semantics, let alone the
>     context and philosophy underlying the whole environment.  It
>     doesn't really matter whether we're talking about something
>     'old' like Java/Python/Ruby, or 'new' like Dart/Go/F# - any
>     discussion about the merits tends to boil down to either
>     simplistic stuff like "The syntax sucks! Hrrr!", or
>     something"advanced" like "Garbage collection <redacted>".
> 
>     In the case of Erlang - theres the bit about concurrency and
>     scaling, and functional programming and actors and stuff, but
>     what most people don't get is that it is really very simple
> 
>     Erlang begins and ends with Fault Tolerance.
> 
>     Fault Tolerance is - formally! - baked into the very genes of
>     Erlang/OTP - something that ends up being amazingly useful
>     when you are building any kind of system.  Remember, your
>     clients (and co-workers!) will find new ways to break things,
>     ways that you could never have imagined in your wildest
>     dreams.
> 
>     This, this is the reason to use Erlang. Once you get it, it
>     completely changes the way you approach development, and you
>     will find yourself writing "erlang" in whatever language you
>     happen to be using (Mind you, writing tail-recursive code in
>     java is a recipe for disaster, but thats another story...)
> 
>     In this talk, I'll get into this buddha-nature of Erlang/OTP,
>     pointing out how the various features of the language tie
>     together into one seamless Fault Tolerant whole.  It'll
>     probably run 45 minutes or so, not counting questions...
> 
>     Mahesh Paolini-Subramanya is the V.P. of R&D at Ubiquiti
>     Networks - a manufacturer of disruptive technology platforms
>     for emerging markets. He has been involved in `Internet
>     Stuff' since Day Zero (remember Gopher?), and has spent the
>     recent past building out Erlang-based massively concurrent
>     Cloud Services and VoIP platforms.
> 
>     He has the - dubious -honor of being involved in creating the
>     first web/e-commerce system, the first Java based financial
>     services platform, as well as the first Erlang-based cloud
>     PBX, three products he may never live down.
> 
>     He was previously the CTO of Vocalocity after its merger with
>     Aptela (where he was a founder and CTO). Before that, he was
>     V.P. of Development at Neoglyphics Inc, and CTO of Proxicom
>     where he also led the Technology practice. He holds a B. Tech
>     from the Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur, and an
>     M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre
>     Dame.
> 
> 
>     Location:
>     Meetup HQ, 9th Floor
>     632 Broadway
>     on the Island of the Manahattoes
> 
>  < ... />
> 
>     ( functional development )
> 
>     LispNYC is a community devoted to the advocacy and advancement of
>     Lisp-based functional programming technologies such as Common Lisp,
>     Scheme and Clojure.
> 
>     We focus on education, outreach, regular monthly meetings, mailing lists
>     and development projects.
> 
>     Monthly meetings are held every second Tuesday, are free and open to all.
> 
>     Providing parentheses to NYC since 2002
> 
>     ( member services )
> 
>     mailing list Lispnyc Bloggers Meetup Google+ Facebook Linked In Twitter
> 
>     ( contact )
> 
>     contact lisp merchandise
> 
>                                  [shop-lisp.png]
> 
>     bottom corner
>       "Lisp is a language for doing what you've been told is impossible." -
>     Kent Pitman
>     about this site
>   
> </blockquote>
> 
> 
> Distributed poC TINC:
> 
> Jay Sulzberger <address@hidden>
> Corresponding Secretary LXNY
> LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
> http://www.lxny.org


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