100 Years of Erlang

While Erlang first became commercially available in 1990, the language boasts a rich history leading up to that point, and many of the ideas we consider to be unique to the ecosystem instead trace their lineage back to far older technologies.


Using that history as a guide, this talk attempts to recontextualize our present understanding of the language, so that we're able to look toward some of the futures that may lie ahead.