Guy Steele on Programming Languages

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences on July 31, 2008

Guy Steele on Programming Languages

Sun Fellow Guy Steele is interviewed by Floyd Marinescu, co-founder of InfoQ, and Bobby Norton of ThoughtWorks. Guy works for the Programming Language Research Group. The interview focuses on programming languages, the lessons to be learned from the past and what to expect from the future.

Guy Steele is a Sun Fellow for Sun Microsystems Laboratories, working on the Programming Language Research project. He received his A.B. in applied mathematics from Harvard College (1975), and his S.M. and Ph.D. in computer science and artificial intelligence from MIT (1977 and 1980). Prior to joining Sun Microsystems, he was an assistant professor of computer science at Carnegie-Mellon University

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