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What Is Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) Really Talk by Bob Martin

Early this morning, Brandon Dees sent an e-mail to the team’s internal mailing list to a video of a talk by ‘Uncle Bob’ Martin of 8th Light (link to their Twitter).

I watched it first thing and must agree, this is an inspiring talk. It’s a great presentation on the history of object-oriented programming (OOP) and what it really means from a values point of view.

Robert ‘Uncle Bob’ Martin - What is OO really? from 8th Light on Vimeo

The talk starts out with lasers! And a brief explanation of the classic experiment that showed that photons are both a particle and a wave through the use of an interference filter.

As a computer scientist, history talks like this are absolutely fascinating.

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Frank Rietta is specialized in working with startups, new Internet businesses, and in developing with the Ruby on Rails platform to build scalable businesses. He is a computer scientist with a Masters in Information Security from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He teaches about security topics and is a contributor to the security chapter of the 7th edition of the "Fundamentals of Database Systems" textbook published by Addison-Wesley.