Bruce is a co-founder and the CTO of Mastodon C where he is trying to save the world with clojure and big data.
He is also one of the co-founders of the London Clojure User Group and helps the London Java Community and London Python Dojo. He likes pragmatically using lean, agile and kanban.
Bruce loves automating drudgery away with a script, learning a new language in GNU emacs and generally talking nonsense.
- RT @Mark_Stringer: This isn't a song, it's a plea for help #EUROVISION 4 hours ago
- RT @duncanfwalker: Data scientist's pledge from Data Kind: Be aware. Don't be arrogant. Be change agent. Find people who need you. #opentech 10 hours ago
- RT @ntoll: The blog post of the talk I just gave on the Drogulus: ntoll.org/article/ppdd #opentech 10 hours ago
- RT @jonty: Thirty seconds after arriving: "You're Jonty, I recognise your name from twitter!". I had forgotten #opentech is essentially int… 12 hours ago
- RT @Wilmer: Two ppl walking together wearing name badges Alice and Bob. At a tech conference, that's suspicious... #opentech 12 hours ago
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Running dojos is a lot of fun. It is also really easy. No one has to prepare a talk or a subject for the night. The most important thing is that everyone has fun. After that if people learn some … Continue reading
EuroClojure for me was also about community and diversity. The community aspect of EuroClojure was obvious from the start. It was a great selection of friendly and welcoming people, which has always been my experience in the clojure community. During … Continue reading
At the end of a very busy week was the highlight for me. EuroClojure 2012 was a chance to gather about 250 clojurians from Europe and further afield. There were keynotes from Stuart Halloway and Rich Hickey. Due to one … Continue reading
Just today I was asked a question that I’ve been asked many times before: What level of Clojure proficiency is needed, if any? And my answer is — none whatsoever. We formed the dojo to learn clojure, which was a … Continue reading
I’ve been having fun today sitting on a heating pad for a bad lower back and learning a bit of statistics, python, clojure and Incanter by porting Toby Segaram’s “Collective Intelligence” to clojure. My code is on github. Continue reading
I had a bit of a struggle today. I was trying to have a play with defrecord in clojure 1.2 in preparation for the May dojo. This meant that I needed to move up to clojure 1.2 as defrecord is … Continue reading