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Learning to talk to machines with speech acts - a shipwreck adventure

6th December 2013 in London at The Crypt, St James Church Clerkenwell

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Join us for this adventure where will learn about Speech Acts, the philosophy of language, building a language with Clojure and Instaparse, and communication and friendship with machines.

During a vacation cruise, a programmer's ship encounters a freak storm that leaves her shipwrecked on a desert island. Luckily the contents of one sturdy suitcase makes it to shore. With the help of a computer, Clojure, John McCarthy papers, and a Parrot AR Drone,can she survive until being rescued? Join us for this adventure where will learn about Speech Acts, the philosophy of language, building a language with Clojure and Instaparse, and communication and friendship with machines.

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Learning to talk to machines with speech acts - a shipwreck adventure

Carin Meier

Carin builds software with the awesome folks at Neo in Cincinnati, where she also helps organize the Cincinnati Functional Programmers and Clojure Code and Coffee user groups.