Subject: Microsoft's Craig Mundie outlines the future of computing
Date: Thursday 25th September 2008 16:14:55 UTC (over 8 years ago)
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13953_3-10050826-80.html?part=rss&subj=news&ta g=2547-1_3-0-5 "We have to see a paradigm change in the way we write applications." He also said that software development hasn't graduated to become a formal engineering discipline. "The resilience of systems is not up to the task," he said. "We have to master the transition to a parallel programming environment, with highly distributed, concurrent systems. It's nascent at this point but it's required to achieve these capabilities." Sounds like Haskell will fit well in this future world. Notice: This e-mail message, together with any attachments, contains information of Merck & Co., Inc. (One Merck Drive, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, USA 08889), and/or its affiliates (which may be known outside the United States as Merck Frosst, Merck Sharp & Dohme or MSD and in Japan, as Banyu - direct contact information for affiliates is available at http://www.merck.com/contact/contacts.html) that may be confidential, proprietary copyrighted and/or legally privileged. It is intended solely for the use of the individual or entity named on this message. If you are not the intended recipient, and have received this message in error, please notify us immediately by reply e-mail and then delete it from your system.