07:00 PM Wed, Feb 10 2016
Faré is a cybernetician specialized in software growth infrastructure, currently working at Google NYC (on the extension language of the build system Bazel). He is known as aCommon Lisper for promoting Lisp as a scripting language, and having developed the build system ASDF 3 and the Lisp Interface Library combining ad hoc and parametric polymorphism.
He likes to think in terms of computing interactions and programming processes rather than computer devices and software artifacts; he once led the TUNES Project to reinvent computing and recently started a new blog on this topic,Houyhnhnm Computing. He relatedly believes in the power ofstorytelling and of evolutionism.
His other interests span music, fine arts, psycho-history, epistemology, and more. He also spoke or was published at severallibertarian venues. He tweets about computing as@ngnghm and on other topics as @fare. You also find him onLiveJournal orFacebook. Finally he maintains a collection ofquips.
Event: François-René Rideau on Computing Systems vs. Computer Systems
- Date+Time: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – Time: 07:00 PM
- Organizer: LispNYC
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