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Bare Metal Functional Programming with Symbolics

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The Symbolic's Lisp Machine is an amazing and unique computer designed with one thing in mind: run functional programs as fast as possible using hardware specifically designed for the language!

Used throughout the Artificial Intelligence boom of the 1980s, these machines were the pinnacle of technology and integration. With near infinite flexibility, they were used to debug, explore and create much of what we consider standard technologies commonly used today.

Craig Lanning, a veteran developer with 30 years of LISP experience, is graciously bringing in his his vintage Symbolics Lisp Machine for a presentation and live demo of this historically significant technology.