Python creator Guido van Rossum recent video talk #Python @OxfordUnion

Creator of Python Programming Language, Guido van Rossum | Oxford Union

Guido van Rossum, creator of Python programming language, gave a talk at the Oxford Union on December 30, 2019. The video is below. Some background:

Van Rossum is a Dutch programmer and the author of the programming language Python. Python was first released in 1991 and is now one of the world’s most popular coding languages. Van Rossum was the language’s Benevolent Dictator for Life until 2018, and now sits on the Python Steering Council. He has also developed software for Google, and currently works at Dropbox.

The Oxford Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. Since 1823, the Union has been promoting debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.


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