Talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode

Everybody is invited to attend the PEM talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode(www.raincode.com) where he will present his book "The Rise and Fallof Software Recipes". Abstract:Software recipes are meant to implement transitive intellig
  • Talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode
  • 2016-05-27T13:00:00+02:00
  • 2016-05-27T14:00:00+02:00
  • Everybody is invited to attend the PEM talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode(www.raincode.com) where he will present his book "The Rise and Fallof Software Recipes". Abstract:Software recipes are meant to implement transitive intellig
  • When 27-05-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00 (Europe/Amsterdam / UTC200)
  • Where Room L017, CWI, Science Park 123, Amsterdam
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Everybody is invited to attend the PEM talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode
(www.raincode.com) where he will present his book "The Rise and Fall
of Software Recipes".

Abstract:

Software recipes are meant to implement transitive intelligence: they
are well-structured and well-documented fragments of good practices
that can be transferred and used by less experienced people to achieve
something otherwise taking years to master. Recipes have seen many
successful applications from healthcare to cooking, from piloting an
aircraft to identifying an insect. However, they hopelessly fail when
applied to software engineering. All software development processes
defined so far, from waterfall to agile, from formal methods to rapid
prototyping, are based on dogmas and drowned in folklore. On his first
and exclusive talk, the author of "The Rise and Fall of Software
Recipes", Darius Blasband, will elaborate on downsides of current
software engineering practices and reflect on the current state of
software engineering as an industry.

Speaker bio:

Born in 1965, Darius Blasband has an MSc degree and a PhD from the
Université Libre de Bruxelles. His focus is on legacy modernisation,
articulated around compilers for legacy languages. Darius is the
founder and CEO of Raincode (www.raincode.com), main designer and
implementer of its core technology, and an experienced speaker in
academic and industrial circles.