Gilad Bracha


Gilad Bracha is the creator of the Newspeak programming language and a well known researcher in the area of object-oriented programming languages. He was awarded the senior Dahl-Nygaard prize in 2017. He is currently a Technical Fellow at F5 Networks, and has held positions at Google, SAP Labs, Cadence, and Sun. He has authored or co-authored several books including the Java Language and Virtual Machine Specifications, and The Dart Programming Language. Prior to joining Sun, he worked on Strongtalk, the Animorphic Smalltalk System. He received his B.Sc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Ben Gurion University in Israel and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Utah.


Liveness, Literacy, Local First, Lambdas and Llamas

May 7, 2024 5:30 PM

Gilad will discuss the concept of live programming and its connection to literate, local-first, and functional programming. Additionally, he will explore its potential role in the evolving realm of AI software development. This presentation will include a historical perspective, demonstrations, and speculation on how live programming, originating from a humanistic approach to computing, can contribute to safeguarding individual control in the era of AI.

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