This is a video from the NWCPP (Northwest C++) meeting.
(The sound is a little better after the first 17 minutes)
Topic: Axum: The Language Of Agents
Speaker: Artur Laksberg
Axum is an incubation project in Microsoft's Parallel Computing Team.
A .Net programming language based on asynchronous agents, isolation and message-passing, Axum allows developers to partition their applications into isolated components that communicate with each other via message passing and access shared state in a disciplined way.
Axum has not yet been released by Microsoft but it is nearing its first public beta. Please check out Axum team blog at blogs.msdn.com/maestroteam
About the Speaker:
Artur Laksberg is a software design engineer in the Parallel Computing Team at Microsoft. During his career, Artur was involved in various projects including Visual C++ compiler and SQL Server. Over the last year, Artur has been a member of a small team in the Developer Division incubating new technologies for parallel programming. Native of Estonia, Artur lives |in Redmond with his wife and son.
Time: 7p.m., April 15, 2009,
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington 98052