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The Haskell community could be justifiably accused of navel-gazing, that is, spending inordinate amounts of time designing beautiful programming models and APIs, while spending relatively less time building applications that solve real problems. This talk will take a different approach.
High performance concurrency
Simon Marlow has been a prominent figure in the Haskell community for many years. He is the author of large parts of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler, including in particular its highly regarded mulitcore runtime system, along with many of the libraries