Talk Archive: Thursday 7th November
Discover the incredible story of how the “glue of the internet” became the worlds most popular programming language. Learn how it broke out of the browser and now appears in the unlikeliest of places. In a talk packed with surprising examples, we’ll trace the history and evolution of this versatile technology.This talk is not about programming, it’s a series of examples of a technology that was made for one thing and has spread further and further, until it’s embedded in the world all around us. You’ll be amazed where it has ended up.
This talk may contain cookies*
About the speaker
John came to the web from a background in the UK games industry and demoscene. He is a specialist in the history and mechanics of measuring time and is a charter member of the Long Now Foundation.
* May actually be brownies.
8 High Street