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YOW! Lambda Jam 2015 Call for Presentations now open! - Craig S. Jan 27, 2015 1:34 PM
Electronics and Programming workshops - Hi to all, We are holding regular electronics and programming workshops around all major capital cities. If you have always wanted to do electronics but haven't known where to start, we have workshops that ronald d. Jan 14, 2015 3:04 PM
Jobs at Ambiata - Hi all, A lot of you know Mark Hibberd, and some of you would have seen him recently on the FP with the Stars panel or giving a fantastic talk at YOW. He's currently working for Ambiata, who are looking to hire a few peopl Dave L. Dec 22, 2014 11:22 AM
FP with the Stars panel questions - Hi all, We've got FP with the Stars happening on the 6th of December.  It's a panel event, and one of the things that can help make a panel event great is a great set of questions. If you've got questions Dave L. Nov 23, 2014 5:49 PM
Meetup details changed: Applicative Yorgey Lecture & Functional 2014 Retrospective - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Brisbane­-Functional-Programming-Group/­events/184530622/ Ben K. Nov 19, 2014 9:30 PM
Discount YOW Tickets: Last Chance - Hi all, If you were wanting to buy a ticket with the group this year and didn't just get an email from me, please reply to this and let me know so. Now is the last chance to get your name on the list to get a discount code that will all Ben K. Oct 11, 2014 12:16 PM
News and Notes for September - Hi all, here are the notes taken from Tuesday night's news. ### BFPG News - September 22 # Conferences and Talks * YOW tickets - BFPG group buy. Email Ben Kolera. * OSDC - November 4 - 7, Gold Coast.    - F Nick P. Sep 25, 2014 4:05 PM
[JOB] Three-month Scala contract in Australia with Typesafe - Hello all, Katie O. Sep 23, 2014 8:46 AM
Re: [BFPG] YOW Discount & Lightning Talks - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Ben K. Sep 15, 2014 6:31 AM
Re: [BFPG] YOW Discount & Lightning Talks - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Ben K. Sep 15, 2014 6:27 AM
YOW Discount & Lightning Talks - Just a quick reminder to send me an email if you're in one of the following groups: You are planning to go to the YOW conference and have not yet emailed me or purchased a ticket yet. We've got 15 tickets in the group by already, so pleas Ben K. Sep 14, 2014 12:20 PM
Call for Abstracts SAPLING 2014 meeting - [I am passing this on from Tony Sloane, Apologies if you receive more than one copy of this mail.] Jed W. Sep 11, 2014 5:23 PM
New link for CIS194 - Hi all, It seems that UPenn are teaching CIS194 again, and are updating the course page as they go. The version from last year (that we're basing our current introduction-to-Haskell series of talks on), is available here: Dave L. Sep 11, 2014 2:53 PM
Re: [BFPG] Upcoming: YOW, Hack Night and Lightning Talks - Re: Parking There are about 6 (unmetered) parks directly out the front of the NICT Tony M. Sep 3, 2014 5:35 PM
FP News for August - Better late than never! On ICFP, the videos have already started appearing: https://www.youtube.com/playli­st?list=PL4UWOFngo5 Nick P. Sep 3, 2014 1:28 PM
Programming Languages on Coursera - Hi all, Dan Grossman’s PL course is running again in a month: Andrew H. Sep 1, 2014 4:52 PM
Re: [BFPG] Upcoming: YOW, Hack Night and Lightning Talks - Hi everyone, For the hack night on Wednesday, we will be at our new NICTA office at Spring Hill. Here are the location details: https://gist.github.com/tonymo­rris/0ff Tony M. Sep 1, 2014 12:35 PM
Upcoming: YOW, Hack Night and Lightning Talks - We had some newsworthy items at last week's BFPG and I just wanted to quickly forward them onto the list. YOW Discount Ed Kmett is keynoting YOW this year which -- for those that missed out on lambda jam -- should be an Ben K. Sep 1, 2014 7:30 AM
Brisbane free software interest/advocacy group - Hi all, I want to let you all know about the free (libre) software interest/advocacy group I have started. The purpose of this group is discussion of news, issues, advocacy, philosophy relevant to the free software movement, which is a *social move Fraser T. Aug 28, 2014 5:04 PM
An unique opportunity for LISP/Clojure Functional Developer (Contract or Permanent) y - Stewart G. Aug 27, 2014 12:58 PM
Functional Programming at NICTA - Hey BFPG, NICTA is currently hiring in Brisbane. We do functional programming because failure is not an option. Here is the job ad. https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2­/cap/view/18373018?pathWildcar­d=18373018&trk Tony M. Aug 8, 2014 2:40 PM
[HD Video] Riak (Erlang-based) Learn Data Modeling for Key/Value Data Stores - Throw Some Keys on It: Learn Data Modeling for Key/Value Data Stores by Hector Castro, Developer Advocate & Community Evangelist, Basho Technologies - the sponsors of Riak (an open source Erlang NoSQL distribute Linda C. Aug 4, 2014 3:12 PM
Yorgey course homework - Hi all, There's been quite a few new people coming along recently, which is awesome. Between that and reaching the half way mark with the Yorgey lecture series, I figured it's a good time to repeat an earlier offer of Dave L. Jul 23, 2014 9:22 AM
Software Foundations study group thing - Hi all, A few of us have started working through "Software Foundations" [1] in a loose collaboration that falls a little short of study group.  We're all working through it at our own pace and helping each other ou Dave L. Jul 10, 2014 9:28 AM
FP Job Position Available - iseek Communications - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Ben K. Jun 23, 2014 9:39 AM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - On 14 June[masked]:42, Mark Perry < [address removed] > wrote: Steven S. Jun 14, 2014 8:35 AM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - >I'm keen to do a talk on how dependently typed programming languages will take over the world. For concreteness, I'd use the programming language Idris. I'd like to cover the "why" with some simple motivating examples as well as some "real word" demos u Mark P. Jun 14, 2014 12:42 AM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - You could convince Idris to accept runtime user-input strings and only provide values if they fit. It'd be a bit tricky though, I spent a few hours on it and then gave up. Brian M. May 28, 2014 11:02 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - On 28/05/14 06:43, Raahul Kumar wrote: Carlo H. May 28, 2014 5:55 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - Hey Steve, I found this example of two programs, one written in Idris and the other in Haskel that did the same thing pretty interesting. Raahul K. May 28, 2014 2:43 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - I actually mean that dependent types are often more simple than Haskell 98! An example is:     the : (A : Type) -> A -> A     the _ a = a No special Brian M. May 28, 2014 2:34 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - On 28 May[masked]:25, Sean Chalmers < Steven S. May 28, 2014 1:33 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - ​> Yes, of course. I guess I could have a slide that says "Proofs are values" or something like that :). It would be good to show some of the Idr Sean C. May 28, 2014 1:24 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - On 28 May[masked]:14, Tony Morris < t Steven S. May 28, 2014 1:24 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - On 28 May[masked]:09, Sean Chalmers < Steven S. May 28, 2014 1:18 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - On 28/05/14 13:09, Sean Chalmers wrote: Tony M. May 28, 2014 1:14 PM
Re: [BFPG] How dependent types will take over the world! - Don't forget to talk about 'proofs as programs' ! :)  Can't very well discuss Dependent Typing without it after all. I would certainly be interested in a topic like this! Althou Sean C. May 28, 2014 1:08 PM
How dependent types will take over the world! - Hi all, Steven S. May 28, 2014 12:41 PM
Re: Lambda Jam 2014 + Beginner Workshops - Hi, I have the discount code now and YOW has been kind enough to offer a 20% discount on the final ticket price for the conference, which gets it to $316. If you're after this then please emai Ben K. Apr 30, 2014 9:06 AM
Lambda Jam 2014 + Beginner Workshops - Hi Everyone, The highlight event of the year for aussie functional programmers is quickly approaching, so if you have yet to purchase tickets yet please get in soon so that you don't miss out on the opportunity to lis Ben K. Apr 28, 2014 11:52 AM
F# and machine learning workshop - Hi BFPG, If you are in Brisbane the day before YOW lambda jam I am presenting a workshop on F# and machine learning. Its a hands-on, byo laptop thing. No prior F# experience required and after 3 hours you will have built a Liam M. Apr 23, 2014 3:05 PM
Fwd: [scalasyd] YOW Lambda Jam Reminder - In case anyone doesn't know... Mark said it very well, awesome conference, well worth attending. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Mark Hibberd Tom A. Apr 22, 2014 7:54 AM
Re: [BFPG] YOW connected - Sean & Mark are on the PC, yep, not sure what their plan is for swipe, there is a "swipe" track now, maybe they've combine? I might ask them :) On Wed, Apr 9 Tom A. Apr 9, 2014 12:07 PM
Re: [BFPG] YOW connected - It seems like it's incorporating Tim M. Apr 9, 2014 11:15 AM
YOW connected - I know this isn't strictly related to FP, but a lot of us are (or were) using FP concepts in mobile apps. YOW connected is a new conference from YOW, aimed at mobile; iOS, Android, other, and web. The call for presentations Tom A. Apr 9, 2014 10:56 AM
Lambda Jam - Hey guys & gals, Are we organising a group for the Lambda Jam this year? The tickets just went on sale. Sent from my iPhone sanjiv s. Mar 24, 2014 8:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Lens Night with Mark Hibberd - We have a location - we're back at Ventyx for this one-off meeting. So a big thanks to them for providing the space. Also, we don't have a food sponsor for the night. However we should be done relatively early, and the Platform Bar Nick P. Mar 10, 2014 11:18 AM
YOW! Lambda Jam 2014 - CFP Closes 12 March! - Just a reminder that YOW! Lambda Jam is a conference by functional programmers for functional programmers and is again running here in Brisbane May 8-9, 2014. The Call For Presentations closes next week (Mar Craig S. Mar 5, 2014 10:38 PM
Haskell Cloud IDE - Hey folks, While I'm certainly on the neophyte end of the Haskell scale, it fills my technologist's heart with joy to see some sophisticated user-friendly tooling starting to emerge for our weapon of choice.  Adam B. Mar 1, 2014 8:26 AM
The Shape of Functional Programming - Paul Feb 26, 2014 12:20 AM
News for February 2014 - Hot off the press. https://gist.github.com/nkpart­/9205821 - Nick Nick P. Feb 25, 2014 7:38 PM
LambdaJam 2014 - Hello, It's that time exciting again when YOW! LambdaJam comes to "The capital of Fun Tony M. Feb 13, 2014 11:32 AM
Re: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - I think in general the exec are happy with job posts to the list if they are low volume, relevant, and the poster has a good history within the group. Henry, you are most welcome to propose a talk. Tom Tom A. Feb 12, 2014 7:59 PM
RE: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - I think the unsaid rule of thumb is to post things relevant to what a group is about. F Miriam H. Feb 12, 2014 7:21 PM
Re: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - Probably time for the stacks-on to end though :) mark On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 4:29 PM, Andrew Newman < user 1. Feb 12, 2014 6:20 PM
Re: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - I agree with you guys, and sorry I will ask in other group. By the way, our team have other  projects in mind: A mobile app for tourism that find activities to do, based on the gps position. This will be linked with a new wi Juan L. Feb 12, 2014 6:20 PM
Re: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - Hang on when did I subscribe to "Brisbane Friendly Php Group". On 12 February[masked]:11, Daniel Joshua Holmes < Andrew N. Feb 12, 2014 3:29 PM
Re: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - I have to admit Jamie. You comment made me laugh quite a bit. Thanks :D Kind Regards, Daniel J Holmes Dan H. Feb 12, 2014 1:11 PM
Re: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - He's looking for PHP programmers - I don't think there is much hard thinking going on over there. - Jamie  On 12 February[masked]:52, Tony Mo Jamie C. Feb 12, 2014 1:08 PM
Re: [BFPG] Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - Advertising for PHP programmers to a group of people with a specific interest in software that works is entirely appropriate if you think about it really really hard. I love this industry. Tony M. Feb 12, 2014 10:52 AM
Consultant / Mentor for E-commerce website - Hi, Juan L. Feb 12, 2014 10:19 AM
Functional Programming Opportunity in Sydney! - Stewart G. Feb 11, 2014 4:29 PM
Fwd: Can you help with an announcement at BFPG? - Hi everyone, For those that were keen to go to the security user group tomorrow night, there is a quick update about its starting Ben K. Feb 6, 2014 6:26 PM
Re: [BFPG] Free Brisbane Functional Programming Course - Highly recommend this course to anyone looking to learn more about Haskell! Actually, I just recommend it to anyone at all - I did it in November and learned loads. -- Matt N. Feb 5, 2014 5:28 PM
Free Brisbane Functional Programming Course - G'day everyone, Katie O. Feb 5, 2014 3:40 PM
Re: [BFPG] Hack Night #2 - 5th February - Hi all. The hack night is on tonight! If you're coming, make sure to put your name up on  https://github.com/bfpg/hack-n­ights/wiki/2014.0 Nick P. Feb 5, 2014 9:10 AM
RE: [BFPG] February Talk Ideas - Preview not available Anatoliy S. Feb 4, 2014 2:39 AM
February Talk Ideas - Heya everyone, Did anyone have any talk ideas in the pipeline that they'd like to present or otherwise see in February (and beyond for that matter)? We're a bit short on talks at the moment and I'd love to hear any suggestions if you would like to mail Ben K. Feb 3, 2014 10:07 PM
Re: [BFPG] Hack Night #2 - 5th February - I'll be there. Need some help with trying to code up APL in Haskell. On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Nick Partridge < Raahul K. Jan 30, 2014 12:04 PM
Hack Night #2 - 5th February - Come along and hack on some haskell. All are welcome! It's on the 5th February from 6.30pm at 80 Jephson Street, Toowong. For full details and to sign up, hit up: Nick P. Jan 30, 2014 10:42 AM
Vindinium - competitive AI - http://vindinium.org/ has popped up in a few places today, a competitive AI design game that looks pretty cool. Has starter packages in scala haskell and clojure (amongst others) and looks like the server Christopher M. Jan 29, 2014 4:53 PM
Re: [BFPG] FP News from last night - I am under the impression that the haskell & ARM story is going to get significantly better in GHC 7.8. That was due for[masked], but it is a bit late. I'm not sure that there is a concrete release date p Ben K. Jan 29, 2014 4:44 PM
Re: [BFPG] FP News from last night - On 29/01/14 02:10, Ben Kolera wrote: Carlo H. Jan 29, 2014 4:31 PM
FP News from last night - Thanks to all that came along last night! --- FP News that was collected: Conferences - LambdaJAM 2014 - May 8-9 Ben K. Jan 29, 2014 11:10 AM
Re: [BFPG] Learning Clojure? - Also, please note that Michael Pheasant & Doug South have started a Brisbane Clojure meetup and just recently had their very first meetup: http://www.meetup.com/clj-bne Ben K. Jan 20, 2014 9:54 PM
Re: [BFPG] Learning Clojure? - While on this topic, here is my shameful/less plug  http://markgandolfo.com/blog/2­014/01/10/a-simple-blog-in-clo­jure/ A simple blog in clojure, using compoju Mark G. Jan 20, 2014 5:41 PM
Re: [BFPG] Learning Clojure? - > (Optional step) A video of general interest. Tony M. Jan 20, 2014 5:14 PM
Learning Clojure? - If you're considering learning Clojure or Clojurescript, you might get a few ideas from my comments here . ... Ian. Ian P. Jan 20, 2014 4:57 PM
Inaugural Haskell Hack Night - Wed 8th January - Hello Everyone, Nick P. Jan 5, 2014 11:02 AM
Photos from last nights Tech Drinks - Preview not available Nigel Dec 20, 2013 11:47 AM
Snaps from FP with the Stars - Just a few captured moments for those who are intersted OJ R. Dec 7, 2013 9:33 PM
Speaking of bugs and programming... - is an insect an animal? I was browsing functional programming on wikipedia, fantastic resource that is is (which is the main idea for this email -- maybe the group could share some links or resources they found Joshua D. Dec 6, 2013 5:00 PM
FP with the Stars 2013 - Heya, If you were on the fence about attending the Q&A panel on Saturday, please purchase one of the remaining nine tickets this evening as we have to finalise numbers with River City Labs tomorrow morning. Ben K. Dec 4, 2013 6:29 PM
RE: BFPG with the Stars on 7 December ~ I'm happy for everyone to say whatever they want, and I'm sure it will be a great afternoon regardless. - RE: what topics I'd like discussed at BFPG Joshua D. Dec 1, 2013 10:41 AM
Re: [BFPG] In set theory is there a symbol or operator that represents the process of removing duplicates from a list of values? - thanks,  I'm happy with  remove_dups2  making a new list of unique values, since it is a bit clearer how it is working, a Joshua D. Nov 28, 2013 10:57 AM
Re: [BFPG] In set theory is there a symbol or operator that represents the process of removing duplicates from a list of values? - Hi, Just a small note - with the Ord constraint in play you can get to O(n log n) worst-case time by using a merge sort. Introduction to Functional Programming using Haskell by Richard Bird has several implementations of Dave L. Nov 28, 2013 9:57 AM
Re: [BFPG] In set theory is there a symbol or operator that represents the process of removing duplicates from a list of values? - I'm no mathematician, but I believe that the simple answer is "in pure set theory, there is not such thing as a list of numbers, so that operator does not exist". I'm not even sure that that operator exists for multisets/b Ben K. Nov 28, 2013 9:19 AM
Re: [BFPG] In set theory is there a symbol or operator that represents the process of removing duplicates from a list of values? - You might be getting confused over between the implementation Andrew N. Nov 28, 2013 9:10 AM
with the following tools on my path, is there a quick way to start a haskell REPL as a http service? - Preview not available Joshua D. Nov 28, 2013 7:38 AM
In set theory is there a symbol or operator that represents the process of removing duplicates from a list of values? - for A list = ,a,a,a,a,a,b,c A∪∅ might do it since " Sets cannot have duplicate elements" which is strange t Joshua D. Nov 28, 2013 7:31 AM
A couple of ideas here, that i would like to survey interest in - A couple of ideas here, that i would like to survey interest in from t Joshua D. Nov 27, 2013 9:20 PM
Re: [BFPG] Turing-completeness implies non-totality - Joshua D. Nov 27, 2013 4:43 PM
Re: [BFPG] Turing-completeness implies non-totality - I want to be clear that I was deliberately waving over thi Tony M. Nov 27, 2013 12:25 PM
Re: [BFPG] Turing-completeness implies non-totality - Hi Tony, Eric T. Nov 27, 2013 12:22 PM
Turing-completeness implies non-totality - Hello, Last night, I told you that Turing-completeness implies non-totality. At the time, we had a few brief comments about total languages denoting non-totality as an effect e.g. Agda with the partiality monad. On its own, the statement is not a comp Tony M. Nov 27, 2013 12:13 PM
Re: [BFPG] i guess all the definitions are different in each context - On 26/11/13 00:01, Tony Morris wrote: Carlo H. Nov 26, 2013 7:08 PM
Re: [BFPG] i guess all the definitions are different in each context - I think we would all benefit on a talk about using the fre Tony M. Nov 26, 2013 9:01 AM
i guess all the definitions are different in each context - thanks for the explanations,  I guess all the definitions are differe Joshua D. Nov 26, 2013 8:59 AM
Re: [BFPG] Something is seriously wrong with http://ai.com/?blah? please help, lol - Mark P. Nov 24, 2013 6:07 PM
Re: [BFPG] Oh I see, -- they exist both as impure and pure functions at THE SAME TIME - Yes. On 24/11/2013 4:02 PM, "Joshua Donnelly" < [address removed] > wrote: Tony M. Nov 24, 2013 4:06 PM

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