In view of the recent hardware developments , programmers should start focusing on enabling their programs for parallel execution. The actor model is one promising model to handle concurrency and parallellism easily. This talk discusses several options to use actors in Ruby.
In the last 11 years, Elise’s been rolling through jobs in C, C++, Java, a master in AI, before falling in love with Ruby and going freelance. Her experience in software development have helped her get a firm understanding on what works, what doesn’t, and what will make you cry tears on nights before deadlines. She’s a jack of all trades, loves reading, tinkering, food, travel, learning, and people out of the ordinary.