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CoRecursive w/ Adam Bell

Jan 10, 2018

Runar Bjarnason has been exploring how writing in a functional style increases modularity and compositionality of software for many years. He is co-author of functional programming in scala, a book that teaches these principles in scala. It is a very challenging yet very rewarding book, sometimes referred to as simple...


Jan 7, 2018

Doulingo is a language learning platform with over 200 million users.  On a daily basis millions of users receive customized language lessons targeted specifically to them.  These lessons are generated by a system called the session generator.  

Andre Kenji Horie is senior engineer at Doulingo.  He wrote about the...


Jan 5, 2018

As a system becomes more complex, the chance of failure increases. At a large enough scale, failures are inevitable. Incident response is the practice of preparing for and effectively recovering from these failures.

An engineering team can use checklists and runbooks to minimize failures. They can put a plan in place...


Jan 1, 2018

Scala is a functional and object oriented programming language built on the JVM. Scala Native takes this language, loved by many, and brings it to bare metal. Scala Native is an optimizing ahead-of-time compiler and lightweight managed runtime designed specifically for Scala.

Denys Shabalin is a Research Assistant at...