Brussels / 1 & 2 February 2020


Christophe de Dinechin

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Passionate about free software. Developed programming languages, compilers and development tools, 3D graphics, operating systems and video games. Historical highlights: Alpha Waves (first 3D platform game ever), HPVM (Itanium virtualization), HPDS (viral games on HP calculators), XL (extensible programming language), Tao3D (interactive 3D language), Aqua Emacs (first graphical Emacs on MacOS X) Currently working at Red Hat on virtualization: Kata Containers, QEMU mini, SPICE



Title Day Room Track Start End
Alpha Waves, the first 3D platformer ever
How 3D graphics worked when there were no graphic cards
Saturday K.3.401 Retrocomputing 15:00 15:30
Concept Programming, from ideas to code Saturday H.2215 (Ferrer) Lightning Talks 18:20 18:35
XL, an extensible programming language
A language that grows with Moore's law instead of being killed by it
Sunday AW1.125 Minimalistic, Experimental and Emerging Languages 10:10 10:30