"I think OOPSLA is the best d*mned programming conference in the world: there is nothing else like it. OOPSLA is where people learn what they need todayâ€”and learn what they will be doing tomorrow.
On July 24, Larry Lessig gave a talk at the Sun CTO All-Hands meeting.
JavaOne is over - thank God! It's a great conference for finding out who is doing what in Java, and there are lots of opportunities to learn Java-related things. But I prefer conferences not so identified with a single company - hey, even when it's my own.
"How do we know that Sun won't censor or otherwise pollute java.net with heliocentric notions—after all, Sun owns and operates the site?"
I’m Dick Gabriel, a computer scientist at Sun. I’ve been working in and around programming languages since 1975 and around objects since 1984 or so. These days I’m active in OO conferences and software patterns, and most of my blogs will be about those.