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IOHK | Prof. Philip Wadler on programming languages

Updated: Sep 4, 2021

Philip Wadler is Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh, co-creator of Haskell, and Senior Research Fellow at IOHK. Developing Cardano is no small feat, and Phillip Wadler has been part of the team since the introduction of the Cardano Foundation. There is no other project that has ever been built to these parameters, combining peer reviewed cryptographic research with an implementation in highly secure Haskell code. This is not the copy and paste code seen in so many other blockchains. Instead, Cardano was designed with input from a large global team including leading experts and professors in the fields of computer programming languages, network design and cryptography. In this video, Phillip Wadler talks programming languages and the intricacies behind them that determine their functionality and precision.

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