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Best APL2010 conference presentations

by Vibeke Ulmann

(based on those I managed to attend)

Most laughs
Prof Dr Ing Horst Zuse, “The origins of the computer”
Best entertainment value
Jay Foad (Dyalog), “An Interpreter for Vanilla Siteswap”
Presentation with highest sex-appeal (I want one of those!):
John Daintree (Dyalog), “Taking APL for a RIDE”
Most “wake up we’re moving ahead” presentation
Morten Kromberg, John Scholes & Jonathan Manktelow (Dyalog), “APL#”
Most fantastic application presentation
Lars Wenzel (Fujitsu Sweden), “Volvo application”
Best up-coming APLers presentation
Mstislav Elagin & Ryan Tarpine, winners of the programming contes.
Most intriguing and thought-provoking on parallel/multicore
Sven-Bodo Scholz (University of Hertfordshire)
Best selling proposition for APL
Paul Grosvenor (Optima Systems), “Making Money with APL”
Most progressive and ‘on the ball’ APL vendor with resources for R&D
Dyalog Ltd

Berlin is a nice city and I would like to go back sometime and play tourist. Great restaurants and good music venues. Went to A-Trane (Larry Goldings trio) and Quasimodo (Blues rock with German 5 piece blues band called ‘five‘ & bought their CD Five in the Kitchen. Great food at Ottenthal – best pudding I’ve ever had: Poppyseed & Lavender Sabayon).

 

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