Kresten Krab Thorup, CTO of the Danish software development company Trifork delivered a keynote on Erlang at Gotocon 2011. Thorup is sharing this presentation on his lessons learned in Erlang on SlideShare.

Thorup talked about cloud computing, multi-core processors, the need for fault tolerance and more are necessitating a shift away from the object oriented programming paradigm. He suggests that actor programming is the best way to deal with modern programming challenges, and talks about why Erlang in particular is well suited for modern development.

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