San Francisco, CAUSA
Hometown: Calgary, Canada
March 8, 2011
Since early 2011.
It manages to mix all the best features of my previous platforms - the flexibility, expressiveness, and pure OO of Ruby, speed, compilation model and (an improved) type system of Java, the functional abstractions and actor model of Erlang.
I'm one of the primary developers/founders of Matygo (an online learning platform) and the impetus behind us moving our backend from Java to Scala.