Armstrong vs. Stroustrup

Sean Hinde <>
Fri May 14 21:51:49 CEST 2004


On 14 May 2004, at 19:50, Eric Newhuis wrote:

> No, not really.  But now that I've got your attention...
>
> Has anyone seen the video "The Distinguished Lecture Series VIII - The 
> Design of C++, Bjarne Stroustrup" ?
>
> Joe, when are you going to produce "The Design of Erlang" video?  You 
> can have your way with no bothersome petty feedback from people in a 
> live audience like what you have to put up with during conferences, 
> etc.  ;-)
>
> The reason I mention it is Bjarne is rather dry in the video until at 
> one point he reaches over and pulls the string of a suspended mobile 
> replica of a water foul (bird).
>
> From what I've seen of Joe he is somewhat more animate.

The archive of Joe's talk at ll2 is still online. Quite entertaining.

http://ll2.ai.mit.edu/
http://web.mit.edu/webcast/ailab/mit-ll2-s1-09nov02-80k.ram

The Microsoft talk is also worth listening to.

Sean




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