How Haskell's STM opened my eyes to strong type systems

Submitted by Tirumarai Selvan (@tirumaraiselvan) on Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Status: Confirmed & Scheduled

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Understand the power of type systems using a practical application: concurrency


I will talk about one of the craziest applications of using types to solve an incredibly complex problem: concurrency. This talk will look at Haskell’s STM (Software Transactional Memory) to motivate the power of type systems


Basic understanding of types

Speaker bio

Tiru is a senior engineer at Hasura and tweets at



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