Emerging Technologies Presentation

January 24, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – January 24, 2009 – You are invited to an exciting meeting with Informational Professionals (IT) to review the state of the art in computer technologies. Be among the first to know about what is up and coming.

There will be a presentation and complimentary pizza. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to network with local professionals currently working with the leading technologies. Bring a friend and come join us to become “current”!

When: Wednesday February 4, 2009 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: USC – Carolina Coliseum RM #3001

Topic: Erlang

Speaker: John Long

Short Bio: I am a Ruby developer at the Budget and Control Board for the state of South Carolina and I’ve also dabbled in game development through C++ and Python. My current projects in Erlang revolve around dynamic websites and the xmpp protocol for communication with game servers using ejabberd.

Description of Erlang: Erlang is a functional, concurreny-oriented, distributive, fault-tolerant programming language built for designing soft real-time systems that never go down.

See http://erlang.org/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erlang (programming_language) for more information .

Please RSVP by e-mail to [email protected] so we order enough pizza.

Presented by TM Floyd & Company and USC.

Contact: Verbus Counts [email protected] 803-727-8576.