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  • Reinforcement Learning At Facebook with Jason Gauci
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    Reinforcement Learning At Facebook with Jason Gauci

    • Feb 01, 21
    • 38 min

    If you ever wanted to learn about machine learning you could do worse than have Jason Gauci teach you. Jason has worked on YouTube recommendations. He was an early contributor to TensorFlow the open-source machine learning platform. His thesis work was cited by DeepMind.

    But what I find so fascinating with Jason is he recognized... more..

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  • The Birth of UNIX with Brian Kernighan

    The Birth of UNIX with Brian Kernighan

    • Nov 01, 20
    • 51 min

    When you work on your computer, there are so many things you take for granted: operating systems, programming languages, they all have to come from somewhere.

    In the late 1960s and 1970s, that somewhere was Bell Labs, and the operating system they were building was UNIX.

    They were building more than just an operating system... more..

  • We are teaching Functional Programming Wrong

    We are teaching Functional Programming Wrong

    • Aug 03, 20
    • 46 min

    Today Richard Feldman shares his story of going from javascript developer to elm developer to functional programming teacher.

    Along the way, Richard finds that people are teaching functional programming wrong.  We are teaching it in a way that misses how most industrial software developers learn best.

    In this episode, Richard Feldman delves into Elm, his... more..

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  • Language Oriented Design and SICP with Hal Abelson

    Language Oriented Design and SICP with Hal Abelson

    • Oct 01, 19
    • 56 min

    Adam talks to Hal Abelson about the textbook he coauthored in 1985, The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs and why it is still popular and influential today.

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  • God's Programming Language With Philip Wadler

    God's Programming Language With Philip Wadler

    • Oct 22, 18
    • 60 min

    Does god code in Haskell?

    Professor and accomplished programming language researcher Philip Wadler believes that typed lambda calculus was discovered not invented – part of the underpinnings of the universe itself. As a result, functional programming languages are more fundamental and deeply justified than their alternatives.

    We talk about this principle, which has guided... more..

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Adam Gordon Bell is a professional software developer. He loves to learn new things and talk to experts in the field.All opinions here are his own. Contact him at adam@corecursive.com.
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