I'll try to make it to dinner to at least hang out. I'm open to
anywhere nearby, just let us know where. I may be a little after
> I'm planning to grab some dinner at 5:30 tonight. Does anyone want to join
> On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Ivan Tarasov <ivan.tara...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> David Pollak (whom many of you probably know by his work in Scala
>> community) proposed to give a talk at our next meeting, which we're going to
>> have on January 18. David is going to talk about his project Visi:
>> Visi is a new language... a "what if Haskell and Excel" had a love-child
>> kind of language. Visi is pure, lazy, just like Excel, yet Visi is
>> statically typed, like Haskell. Visi's syntax is beautiful, in a
>> Haskell/Python sort of way, yet inviting to spreadsheet users. Visi is
>> targeted as a HyperCard-like language for the iPad and the cloud, but with a
>> firm grounding in computer science that has evolved since the mid-80s. Visi
>> is built in Haskell and takes advantage of the GHC platform. David Pollak,
>> the inventor of the real-time spreadsheet, founded the Visi project which
>> can be found at http://visi.io.
>> The meeting place is our usual place in SoMa, kindly provided by Engine
>> 500 Third Street, Suite 510
>> San Francisco, CA 94107
>> Contact phone (mine): 650-762-6644.
>> Host's phone (Larry's): 407-718-7665.
>> Please arrive a little bit earlier, so that we could start at 7pm sharp.
>> We may try to set up the video feed through Google Hangout (I will post a
>> public link in my G+ if we do that before the meeting starts), however
>> please don't rely on it and try to visit the meeting in person if possible.
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>> Some people will be going from the South Bay (and probably East Bay) to
>> the meeting and back, so there's a possibility of carpooling. Also, it's
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>> and Embarcadero/Powell BART stations. Please send me a message if you need
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