July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Carin Meier

Carin Meier
Software Developer, Cognitect

Website | @carinmeier

Carin Meier started off as a professional ballet dancer, studied physics in college, and has been developing software for both the enterprise and entrepreneur ever since. She has a strong background in Ruby and Clojure. Her passions led her to the intersection of the physical and digital world, combining hardware and software, where she has helped clients develop home automation systems as well as written a control library for the Parrot AR Drone in Clojure. She is highly involved in the community and spoken at many conferences, including keynoting at OSCON and Strange Loop. She helps lead the Cincinnati Functional Programmers and is the author of Living Clojure.


1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Solve D139/140
Carin Meier (Cognitect)
Clojure is an elegant, powerful language. With functional programming style and immutable data, we can solve the problem of concurrency that is very difficult to deal with in other languages. Read more.
2:30pm–3:10pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Solve D137/138
Carin Meier (Cognitect)
Take a step back from your normal programming approach and discover a new way of looking at problems. All living organisms' information systems are based on chemical processes. What can we learn by using this metaphor of chemistry in our programming? Read more.