[Melbourne-pm] Damian Conway presents - Fun with Dead Languages

leif.eriksen@hpa.com.au leif.eriksen at hpa.com.au
Wed Aug 24 18:04:08 PDT 2005

$5 says Damian will wonder off from this highly focused talk at least 
once !!!


damian at conway.org wrote:

>The abstract for the talk goes something like this:
>     Watch in mesmerized terror as Damian hacks code in five unrelated
>     languages (none of them Perl). Along the way, you'll also learn
>     about modern archaeological techniques, bidirectional cross-
>     dressing, Ancient Greeks hackers, improbable romances, the real Club
>     Med, why programmers shouldn't frequent casinos, the language of
>     moisture vaporators, C++ mysticism, conversational Latin, state
>     machines on steroids, feeding the dog the old-fashioned way, the
>     shocking truth about anime, programming without variables or
>     subroutines, the Four Voids of the Apocalypse, Microsoft's new
>     advertising campaign, what the Romans used instead of braces,
>     drunken stonemasons, the ancient probabilistic wisdom of bodkins,
>     how to kill a language with a single byte, and the price of fish.

Leif Eriksen
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