DConf keynote speaker ideas

Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sat Nov 21 23:47:27 PST 2015

On Sunday, 22 November 2015 at 07:27:54 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
> On 11/21/2015 6:32 PM, Jeremy DeHaan wrote:
>> On Saturday, 21 November 2015 at 22:21:48 UTC, Walter Bright 
>> wrote:
>>> On 11/17/2015 10:48 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>>>> I'm thinking of inviting a notable industry luminary to 
>>>> deliver a conference
>>>> keynote. Please reply to this with ideas! -- Andrei
>>> Maybe someone from JPL who can talk about software on space 
>>> probes.
>> Sounds like someone just watched The Martian.
> No, I'm waiting for it to appear on dvd.
> It comes from 20 years ago I attended a seminar given by the 
> lead on the Voyager project, and his discussion on how they 
> developed the software and fixed bugs in it and drastically 
> improved it while it was traveling was fascinating. For 
> example, they figured out how to boost the resolution of the 
> cameras with a software improvement.

It's going to be a lot harder to find a Voyager engineer now. ;)


- Jonathan M Davis

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