C3Subtitles: Speaker: Mike Sperber

Mike Sperber

Michael Sperber is CEO of Active Group in Tübingen, Germany. He has been developing software since 1984, and taught programming courses since 1987. Mike specializes in functional programming, with many publications and several books under his belt. Mike maintains a strong interest in teaching programming, and has designed introductory courses for several German universities. He is co-organizer of the annual BOB developer conference.


36th Chaos Communication Congress, 35th Chaos Communication Congress, 34. Chaos Communication Congress
Resilience & Sustainability, Hardware & Making, Resilience

Mike's first programming experiences were in the local department store, and his formative learning experiences were all shaped by the hacker culture of the 1980s. Since then, he was a university researcher and educator (and researcher on education), a freelance developer, and finally a CEO. He has continuously taught programming in high schools, universities, to kids, and as commercial training. He's observed the effects of hacker culture and education in many industrial projects.


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